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SB’19 Paris, Day 3: Confidence, Cautionary Tales About a Tech-Driven Future
SB’19 Paris, Day 3: Confidence, Cautionary Tales About a Tech-Driven Future

5 months ago - As SB’19 Paris wound down to a close, two thought-provoking roundtables on Tech, Science and Ethics explored conflicting views regarding a rise in AI applications; and how, for the next generation of purpose-driven startups, not all investors are created equal.

Microsoft Increases Carbon Fee, Doubles Down on AI for Sustainability
Microsoft Increases Carbon Fee, Doubles Down on AI for Sustainability

6 months ago - Informed by new research from PwC UK that shows AI can boost global GDP by up to 4.4% and reduce emissions by 4% by 2030, Microsoft commits to a tech-first approach to drive progress across operations, products, customers and data science.

Net Zero in Practice: How Brands Can Turn Targets Into Action
Net Zero in Practice: How Brands Can Turn Targets Into Action

6 months ago - The scope and scale of the challenge presented by climate change is dawning on consumers, putting mounting pressure on brands to act in their wider interests — and fast. Going net zero offers a real solution, but how do businesses get there?

The Purpose Statement: Necessary, but Insufficient
The Purpose Statement: Necessary, but Insufficient

6 months ago - Is a well-crafted Purpose Statement and a sharply defined set of Values enough to catalyse change in your organization, and guide decision-making, drive behaviour and nurture a powerful culture over time?

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Financial Services Lead Charge in Linking Financial Performance, Sustainability
Financial Services Lead Charge in Linking Financial Performance, Sustainability

8 months ago - Companies increasingly recognize the importance to their bottom line of a comprehensive sustainability strategy, which includes reporting.

Corporate Giants’ Suppliers Have Saved $19.3B by Reducing CO2
Corporate Giants’ Suppliers Have Saved $19.3B by Reducing CO2

8 months ago - CDP says 10 years of corporates requesting supplier transparency has triggered a step-change in environmental action.

Was I Asleep During This Year’s Super Bowl?
Was I Asleep During This Year’s Super Bowl?

8 months ago - Quick laughs, bad jokes, celebrities — but very few with a message

L'Oréal, Firmenich Top CDP’s A-Lists for Climate, Water, Deforestation
L'Oréal, Firmenich Top CDP’s A-Lists for Climate, Water, Deforestation

8 months ago - CDP scored over 6,800 companies from A to D-; only the top 2% made the A Lists.

Reducing Transport Emissions in Electronics Supply Chains, the 'SmartWay'
Reducing Transport Emissions in Electronics Supply Chains, the 'SmartWay'

9 months ago - Electronics manufacturers are asking for more sustainability data from suppliers as the demand for CSR extends throughout the supply chain.

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JUST Capital, Forbes Name America's Most JUST Companies for 2018
JUST Capital, Forbes Name America's Most JUST Companies for 2018

10 months ago - JUST Capital and Forbes today released the 2018 list of America’s Most JUST Companies, an annual ranking of the 1,000 largest publicly traded US corporations on the issues Americans care about most, including fair pay and good benefits, customer treatment and privacy, beneficial products, environmental impact, job creation, and community support in the US and abroad, as well as ethical leadership and long-term financial growth.

WWF Calls on Corporates to Implement Credible Mining Certification
WWF Calls on Corporates to Implement Credible Mining Certification

10 months ago - WWF Germany recently published a report, Boom in Raw Materials: Between Profits and Losses, which offers one of the first concrete rebuttals from a major environmental group against the notion that industry actions alone are enough to move the global industrial mining sector towards greater responsibility.

#NewMetrics18: Dos, Don'ts, Tools and Topics Critical to Sustainability Communication
#NewMetrics18: Dos, Don'ts, Tools and Topics Critical to Sustainability Communication

11 months ago - Last week at Sustainable Brands’ New Metrics ’18 conference in Philadelphia, PA, over 300 delegates from brands, NGOs, strategists and practitioners across sectors gathered to share the newest credible tools and solutions for assessing the ROI of Sustainable Business.

REI, Microsoft Rallying Companies to Support Washington’s Proposed Carbon Fee
REI, Microsoft Rallying Companies to Support Washington’s Proposed Carbon Fee

11 months ago - Next month’s election could potentially be historic for Washington State, where voters will have the choice of enacting the first-in-the-nation carbon fee — a concrete measure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the state. Measure 1631 has the support of several prominent Washington-based businesses including REI, Expedia, Microsoft and Northwest Energy, and over 100 businesses in total.

How AI, Machine Learning Are Solving Global Problems
How AI, Machine Learning Are Solving Global Problems

1 year ago - Although developments in the field of artificial intelligence began around the 1950s, its capacities have significantly increased in the recent years. Owing to factors such as the development of faster computers, availability of open-source software and the access to vast amounts of computational data, AI has now branched into machine learning (ML), probabilistic predictions, chaos theory and evolutionary computation. Investing in artificial intelligence courses, therefore, prepares people to undertake not just one, but many AI applications.

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Q&A: EcoAct on How the Dow 30 Measure Up on Climate Action
Q&A: EcoAct on How the Dow 30 Measure Up on Climate Action

1 year ago - Since its founding in 2006, EcoAct Group has grown from raising awareness at the local level in France into a global collection of experts engaging with the private and public sectors to aid in the transition to a low-carbon economy. In addition to advising companies on climate change and carbon neutrality strategies, EcoAct also conducts research to assess publicly listed companies’ efforts in these areas.

Microsoft, Tiffany & Co Lead Global Agreement on Responsible Industrial-Scale Mining
Microsoft, Tiffany & Co Lead Global Agreement on Responsible Industrial-Scale Mining

1 year ago - Led by leading companies Anglo American, ArcelorMittal, Microsoft and Tiffany & Co — and after a full decade of consultation among large numbers of stakeholders from the mining industry, organized labor, nonprofits, impacted communities and businesses — a global Standard for Responsible Mining was released today.

Intel, HP, Apple Named Leaders in Taking Action Against Forced Labor in Tech
Intel, HP, Apple Named Leaders in Taking Action Against Forced Labor in Tech

1 year ago - KnowTheChain has released its second ranking of the top 40 global information and communications technology (ICT) companies on their efforts and disclosure related to eradicating forced labor.

Why Business Needs to Collaborate for a Clean Energy Future
Why Business Needs to Collaborate for a Clean Energy Future

1 year ago - Many people assume that tech companies are always competing. But as we celebrate Earth Day this year, we’re feeling grateful for our tech peers. When it comes to the environment, working together allows us to make bigger strides toward our shared sustainability goals — and collaboration is the only way forward.

Report: Unilever, Tesla, Nestlé Among Biggest Corporate Advocates for Climate Policy
Report: Unilever, Tesla, Nestlé Among Biggest Corporate Advocates for Climate Policy

1 year ago - Companies including Apple, Google and IKEA earned top spots in a new ranking of the top 20 business leaders calling for more ambitious climate policy across the globe. To make the A-List of Climate Policy Engagement, companies must showcase sectoral leadership, be vocal in calling for ambitious policies and align these calls with their own strategic activities.

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Trending: Sustainable, Ethical Supply Chains Continue to Gain Momentum
Trending: Sustainable, Ethical Supply Chains Continue to Gain Momentum

1 year ago - The complexity of global supply chains has made it incredibly difficult for businesses to effectively drive sustainable social and environmental change. However, new funding and accessible online resources are making it easier than ever for businesses to overcome these deeply embedded challenges.

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