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Not All of US: Response to Trump Administration's Decision to Withdraw from Paris Agreement
Not All of US: Response to Trump Administration's Decision to Withdraw from Paris Agreement

2 years ago - While telegraphed for days and choreographed down to the military band playing soft jazz in the background before the announcement, President Trump’s June 01, 2017 declaration that the U.S. will pull out of the Paris Agreement still jarred and dismayed.

As Cobalt Declines, Demand-Growth Rises by 500%
As Cobalt Declines, Demand-Growth Rises by 500%

2 years ago - Circular initiatives may be on the rise, but an impending commodity crisis for cobalt indicates that we still haven’t learned our lesson as far as resource depletion is concerned. The ferromagnetic metal is primarily used in the preparation of magnetic, wear-resistant and high-performance alloys and is a critical component of batteries designed for electric vehicles, laptops, smartphones and a host of other electronics. And we’re running out.

In Search of Sustainable Leadership: Keep Your Head When They Are Losing Theirs
In Search of Sustainable Leadership: Keep Your Head When They Are Losing Theirs

2 years ago - This is the seventh in a series of articles examining the many facets of ‘sustainable leadership.’ Find links to the entire series below. Our search for sustainable leadership has shown us how to find the opportunities in a crisis and turn the best of them into an inspiring vision. To help ensure successful implementation of that vision, sustainable leaders add two final abilities to their skill set.

Landmark Research Shows Americans Are Redefining The “Good Life”
Landmark Research Shows Americans Are Redefining The “Good Life”

2 years ago - In spite of a chaotic political arena, a majority of Americans share the view that The Good Life is defined by connections to people and planet more than by material wealth and consumption. Furthermore, Americans are looking to brands to take the lead in showing them how they can make a more fulfilling life according to a US study of 1,000 adults 18+ conducted in April 2017. The Enabling the Good Life Report from Sustainable Brands and Harris Poll released today shows the dramatic shift in American attitudes and reflects a gap between people’s new aspirations and the ways business responds.

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CEOs of 30 More Major US Brands Pen Letter to Trump, Urging Adherence to Paris Agreement
CEOs of 30 More Major US Brands Pen Letter to Trump, Urging Adherence to Paris Agreement

2 years ago - Top brands continue to make their voices heard in the days leading up to the G7 Summit in Italy, with the release of yet another letter urging President Trump and the administration to deliver on its climate commitments.

Startup Going Head to Head with Tesla in Solar-Powered Smart Home Market
Startup Going Head to Head with Tesla in Solar-Powered Smart Home Market

2 years ago - In 2016, clean energy giant SunEdison set its sights on acquiring Vivint Solar, a rooftop solar panel installation company. In what unfolded as a sordid affair, Vivint terminated the deal.

Jaguar Land Rover, Tesla Harness Renewables to Reduce Impacts, Tackle Energy Security
Jaguar Land Rover, Tesla Harness Renewables to Reduce Impacts, Tackle Energy Security

2 years ago - Renewables continue to gain traction both with businesses and governments, offering solutions to reduce impacts and address issues of energy security. Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is the latest to embrace renewables, signing a new agreement with EDF Energy to buy all of its electricity for its manufacturing and production sites from renewable sources up to March 2020.

Should Businesses Be Hiring Anthropologists Instead of MBAs?
Should Businesses Be Hiring Anthropologists Instead of MBAs?

2 years ago - The language of business can be combative (launch, target, strategize), or very often it is about profits, sales, shared value - the language of money. We are either warriors or accountants when it comes to business. However, both warring and counting money are inherently non-productive. In themselves, as actions, they are incapable of producing growth.

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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630 Companies, Investors Tell Trump: Continue Accelerating a Low-Carbon Economy
630 Companies, Investors Tell Trump: Continue Accelerating a Low-Carbon Economy

2 years ago - More than 530 companies and 100 investors – from iconic Fortune 500 firms to small family-owned businesses – are calling on the Trump administration and the new Congress to continue to support policies to accelerate a low-carbon future that will help curb climate change.

Apple, HP, Samsung, Sony Join Effort to Keep Child Labor Out of Cobalt Supply Chains
Apple, HP, Samsung, Sony Join Effort to Keep Child Labor Out of Cobalt Supply Chains

2 years ago - Apple, HP, Samsung SDI and Sony have joined the Responsible Cobalt Initiative, with a pledge to follow the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) guidelines for mining supply chains, which call for traceability and immediate correction of any abuses.

Elon Musk Set to Benefit Under Trump, But Will Sustainability?
Elon Musk Set to Benefit Under Trump, But Will Sustainability?

2 years ago - NASA doesn’t just train astronauts and send them into space - it also does a good deal of Earth-related research, providing us with an overview of the planet’s continuing evolution, and making important contributions to our understanding of what’s happening to the Earth because of climate change. But with the coming inauguration of Donald Trump, that’s about to change.

Jackson Family Wines Unveils New Report, Goals Aimed at Advancing Field of Sustainable Wine
Jackson Family Wines Unveils New Report, Goals Aimed at Advancing Field of Sustainable Wine

3 years ago - Today, Sonoma County winemaker Jackson Family Wines (JFW) unveiled its first sustainability report, supported by a list of comprehensive 5-year goals. The family-owned wine company, known for its portfolio of over 30 premium wineries, including household names as Kendall-Jackson, La Crema and Cambria, is a progressive leader in environmentally and socially responsible business practices.

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.

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Musk Envisions Tesla at Center of Sustainable Energy, Urban Transit, Sharing Economy
Musk Envisions Tesla at Center of Sustainable Energy, Urban Transit, Sharing Economy

3 years ago - Billionaire industrialist Elon Musk is doubling-down on the ambitious vision he laid out in August 2006. In a blog post, Musk recently revealed his “Master Plan, Part Deux,” which extends beyond a corporate strategy for his electric car company Tesla, covering the breadth of the sustainable energy chain from generation and storage, to electrification of several types of vehicles, to the sharing economy.

How Tesla's Stationary Energy Storage Is Makin' 'Bacon' for Jackson Family Wines
How Tesla's Stationary Energy Storage Is Makin' 'Bacon' for Jackson Family Wines

3 years ago - “Facility managers are at a premium these days and are overtaxed,” said Julien Gervreau, director of Sustainability at Jackson Family Wines (JFW) during a Thursday breakout session at SB'16 San Diego. That’s why the winery is benefiting from Tesla Energy’s stationary energy storage systems, which currently stores 4.2 MW of electricity. Partnering with Tesla has been helpful because the energy innovator understands how the winery is trying to be disruptive, Gervreau said.

Communicating purpose through brand among top drivers of corporate leadership: new poll of experts
Communicating purpose through brand among top drivers of corporate leadership: new poll of experts

3 years ago - Integrating purpose through a common brand promise and aligning sustainability strategy with internal culture and values are key drivers of corporate leadership according to the findings of the just-released 2016 Sustainability Leaders Survey by GlobeScan and SustainAbility in partnership with Sustainable Brands.  The Sustainability Leaders Survey tracks expert opinions on the evolution of the sustainability agenda for two decades, along with views on the leaders and institutions most responsible for driving it forward. This is the first edition of the survey since the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement on climate change in late 2015.

Sustainability Leaders Agree: Integrating Purpose, Brand a Top Driver of Corporate Leadership
Sustainability Leaders Agree: Integrating Purpose, Brand a Top Driver of Corporate Leadership

3 years ago - Integrating purpose through a common brand promise and aligning sustainability strategy with internal culture and values are key drivers of corporate leadership, according to the findings of the just-released 2016 Sustainability Leaders Survey, by GlobeScan and SustainAbility in partnership with Sustainable Brands, released today at SB’16 San Diego.

Top 5 Ways to Connect Consumers with Your Brand Purpose
Top 5 Ways to Connect Consumers with Your Brand Purpose

3 years ago - Purpose-driven brands know that the key to successful engagement is connecting consumers to their brand purpose and mission. The most effective ways to do that is to listen, communicate, and build trust. Here we offer five inventive new ways to actively connect with the growing segment of conscious consumers.

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6 New Ways Tech Is Helping to Drive Sustainability
6 New Ways Tech Is Helping to Drive Sustainability

3 years ago - As the pursuit of sustainability in business becomes more mainstream, it is intersecting with burgeoning and cutting-edge technologies that are transforming the way we interact with our planet, our things, our community, and more.

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