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CDP Names 58 Companies Leading the Charge Against Climate-Related Supply Chain Risks
CDP Names 58 Companies Leading the Charge Against Climate-Related Supply Chain Risks

1 year ago - The number of companies committed to tackling emissions in the supply chain has doubled over the last year, according to new research from CDP and McKinsey & Company.

2018 Circulars Honors 7 Innovators Accelerating a Waste-Free Future
2018 Circulars Honors 7 Innovators Accelerating a Waste-Free Future

1 year ago - At the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos, WEF, the Forum of Young Global Leaders and Accenture revealed the winners of the 2018 Circulars. The awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made notable contributions to the circular economy. The fourth annual awards ceremony showcased advances from the private and public sectors that drive innovation and growth while reducing dependence on scarce natural resources.

Report: Corporate Performance Falls Short on Supply Chain Due Diligence for Conflict Materials
Report: Corporate Performance Falls Short on Supply Chain Due Diligence for Conflict Materials

1 year ago - The Responsible Sourcing Network (RSN), a project of the nonprofit organization As You Sow dedicated to ending human rights abuses associated with raw materials, has released a new report analyzing 206 companies’ due diligence regarding the use of conflict materials in their supply chains. In a year-on-year comparison, almost all participants decreased their scores, despite demonstrating strong initiative to mitigate risks.

Dell, Philips, Timberland Working Out Kinks in Circular Plastics Strategies
Dell, Philips, Timberland Working Out Kinks in Circular Plastics Strategies

2 years ago - Capturing littered plastic – whether in the oceans, on beaches or from city streets – and transforming it into new products has become something of a creative marketing drive, with brand owners investing in high-profile launches to demonstrate leadership in this space: P&G’s beach plastic shampoo bottle and the

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Trending: Cross-Industry Collaboration, Existing Tools Accelerating Circular Economy
Trending: Cross-Industry Collaboration, Existing Tools Accelerating Circular Economy

2 years ago - The unveiling of new research across industries has revealed that existing tools and collaborative research could hold the key to driving forward the shift to a more circular economy.

Philips Paves the Way for a Low-Carbon Future with Connected LED Lighting
Philips Paves the Way for a Low-Carbon Future with Connected LED Lighting

2 years ago - LED lighting provides an important resource for the successful transition to a low-carbon future, something Philips Lighting is hoping to convey this week at the annual LIGHTFAIR International Tradeshow and Conference in Philadelphia. The lighting company is introducing three new LED lamps designed to reduce energy consumption and operating costs, improve the comfort and utilization of a space and deliver value that goes beyond illumination. The new technology advancements combine the accumulative improvements in energy efficiency with enhanced quality and capabilities of connected LED lighting.

AkzoNobel Launches Human Cities Coalition to Create Inclusive, Sustainable Cities of the Future
AkzoNobel Launches Human Cities Coalition to Create Inclusive, Sustainable Cities of the Future

2 years ago - Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals requires extensive cooperation with a long-term vision, which is why AkzoNobel has brought together more than 150 stakeholders and 20 partners, including Arcadis, Philips, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Slumdwellers International to launch the

Philips' Sustainability Performance Influences Interest Rate for New Revolving Credit Facility
Philips' Sustainability Performance Influences Interest Rate for New Revolving Credit Facility

2 years ago - Royal Philips (Philips), a leader in health technology, has announced an agreement with a consortium of sixteen banks for a new €1 billion Revolving Credit Facility with an interest rate that will be dependent on the company’s year-on-year sustainability performance improvement.

Clean200 Update: China Continues to Lead Clean Energy Economic Expansion
Clean200 Update: China Continues to Lead Clean Energy Economic Expansion

2 years ago - An updated version of the Carbon Clean 200 (Clean200) released today by As You Sow and Corporate Knights reveals that China continues to play a leading role in the clean energy economic expansion. Although China’s stock market is less than half the size of the U.S., it has almost double the number of large clean energy companies (71 vs. 41).

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CDP: Suppliers Eliminate 434M Tons of Emissions as Big Buyers Flex Purchasing Muscle
CDP: Suppliers Eliminate 434M Tons of Emissions as Big Buyers Flex Purchasing Muscle

2 years ago - As the global economy moves towards implementation of its new climate goals, the world’s largest purchasing organizations are using their buying clout to drive down emissions across their supply chains.

RE100 Annual Report: Corporate Sourcing of Renewables Transforming Global Energy Economy
RE100 Annual Report: Corporate Sourcing of Renewables Transforming Global Energy Economy

2 years ago - Corporate sourcing of renewable electricity can be a major driver of the transition to a robust, zero-emissions economy, according to the RE100 Annual Report, released last week to coincide with the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos.

#BusinessCase: Transition to Low-Carbon Economy Can Bring Big Returns, But Many Still Lag
#BusinessCase: Transition to Low-Carbon Economy Can Bring Big Returns, But Many Still Lag

2 years ago - According to new analysis by CDP, while global corporations have begun the transition to a low-carbon economy and some are already capitalizing on the opportunities this affords, a large number still risk being left behind through lack of long-term planning and inertia.

The Circuitous Road to a Circular Economy: Brand Failures, Triumphs and Lessons Learned
The Circuitous Road to a Circular Economy: Brand Failures, Triumphs and Lessons Learned

2 years ago - Discussions on the circular economy always trigger great interest, even on the final afternoon of the action-packed SB’16 Copenhagen conference, judging from the enthusiastically packed room at this breakout on circular business models.

Philips Lighting Launches New Sustainability Program 2016-2020 ‘Brighter Lives, Better World’
Philips Lighting Launches New Sustainability Program 2016-2020 ‘Brighter Lives, Better World’

2 years ago - Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, today announced the launch of its new five-year sustainability program ‘Brighter Lives, Better World’ during the Climate Week NYC. This is the first time Philips Lighting has set sustainability goals as a standalone, listed company, building on the long legacy of Philips’ world class performance in sustainability and its EcoVision programs.

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For World's Most Purposeful Brands, Collaboration Is Key for Putting Purpose Into Practice
For World's Most Purposeful Brands, Collaboration Is Key for Putting Purpose Into Practice

2 years ago - British creative consultancy Radley Yeldar (RY) has launched the 2016 Fit for Purpose index, ranking the world’s most socially, environmentally and economically purposeful companies. The overall trend that surfaced in this year’s index was collaborative thinking; the top purposeful brands are collaborating with stakeholders and partners within and outside the company to embed purpose in authentic and meaningful ways.

Project Breakthrough: Can Your Brand Deliver Exponential Solutions to the SDGs?
Project Breakthrough: Can Your Brand Deliver Exponential Solutions to the SDGs?

3 years ago - Declaring intent is oh-so-easy. CEOs and other business leaders do it all the time. But delivering against declared pledges can be a very different matter. In recent years, for example, thousands of companies have signed up to various international charters and business-to-business platforms pursuing sustainable development — and rolled up at the growing number of events celebrating incremental progress. Then, last year, somebody sat on the fast-forward button.

Cleantech Companies Delivered Triple the Returns of Fossil Fuel Companies Over Past Decade
Cleantech Companies Delivered Triple the Returns of Fossil Fuel Companies Over Past Decade

3 years ago - A report released today from As Yow Sow and Corporate Knights reveals that a list of 200 clean energy companies known as the Carbon Clean 200™ (Clean200™) show a simulated annualized return of 21.82 percent over the past decade – nearly triple that of the Carbon Underground 200™, a list of fossil fuel companies being targeted for divestment, which generated a 7.84 percent annualized return over the same period. The Clean200’s high figure was largely due to the explosive growth experienced by Chinese cleantech firms, but firms outside of China still had figures superior to the S&P 1200 global benchmark and Carbon Underground 200.

Sustainable Brands Spotlights SB’16 Copenhagen Program
Sustainable Brands Spotlights SB’16 Copenhagen Program

3 years ago - SAN FRANCISCO, July 21, 2016 – Sustainable Brands® spotlights SB’16 Copenhagen this week as the Northern European business community prepares to gather at the Radisson Blu Scandinavian Hotel in Copenhagen on September 26-28th to collaborate on how sustainability-led innovation can be an essential driver of business success and value creation.

SB'16 Barcelona Will Demonstrate 'Sustainability and Business Are Not Only Compatible, They Are Inseparable'
SB'16 Barcelona Will Demonstrate 'Sustainability and Business Are Not Only Compatible, They Are Inseparable'

3 years ago - The second edition of Sustainable Brands Barcelona is taking place the 22nd-24th of May. Sandra Pina, director of the event and partner of the consultancy firm Quiero salvar el mundo haciendo marketing gave us a sneak peak of what is to come.

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Can ‘The Paris Effect’ Take Companies, Governments Beyond Flagship Initiatives?
Can ‘The Paris Effect’ Take Companies, Governments Beyond Flagship Initiatives?

3 years ago - This Friday, world leaders will convene to sign the Paris Climate Agreement. The international regulatory environment and national policies to curb emissions are reshaping global markets. Decarbonization could define the 21st century economy. But what do these changes mean for businesses?

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