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Trucost

Trucost, part of S&P Global, assesses risks relating to climate change, natural resource constraints, and broader environmental, social, and governance factors. Trucost examines how investors can integrate future carbon price risk into portfolio analysis.

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New Frontiers in the ROI of Sustainability
New Frontiers in the ROI of Sustainability

10 years ago - Demonstrating the business case for investment in sustainability — whether in product innovation, supply chain improvements, operational efficiency, employee engagement, communications or an overarching, multi-pronged strategy — remains one of the biggest challenges for the private sector, even for companies that clearly understand the underlying issues. It is proving particularly difficult for change agents trying to get approval from executives within big, slow-moving corporations focused on short-term goals in a highly uncertain global economy. In the absence of commonly-accepted guidelines for relating environmental and social impacts directly to the bottom line, where does one look for the cutting edge in methods that have worked for others?

Follow-Up to SB'13: Bob Willard on the Emergence of Capitalism 2.0
Follow-Up to SB'13: Bob Willard on the Emergence of Capitalism 2.0

10 years ago - Bob Willard is an expert on quantifying and selling the business value of corporate sustainability strategies. He serves on the advisory boards of The Natural Step Canada and Forum for the Future US, and his fourth book, The New Sustainability Advantage was published in 2012.

Five Reasons Every Business Should Care About the New Metrics of Sustainable Business
Five Reasons Every Business Should Care About the New Metrics of Sustainable Business

10 years ago - Every now and then, as I discuss various products Sustainable Brands has to offer to our growing community of brands and solution providers, I mention our New Metrics of Sustainable Business conference and I detect either a blank stare or a confused nod. When I pause to find out why, I typically get a response gravitating around these questions: “What exactly are these New Metrics you speak of? How do they affect my company, and why should I care?”Simply put, New Metrics (#NewMetrics) is an umbrella term for the latest and most successful ways businesses are creating and capturing entirely new forms of value, or quantifying previously ignored economic, social and environmental impacts and opportunities.

Research: Calculating the Hidden Risks of Environmental Damage
Research: Calculating the Hidden Risks of Environmental Damage

10 years ago - A new analysis reveals that some business activities do not generate sufficient profit to cover their natural resource use and pollution costs, creating large, hidden risks that affect some industries operating in certain regions of the world. The analysis can help businesses and investors take account of natural capital costs to help manage risk and gain competitive advantage.

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The Power of Brands to Change the World, Part Three
The Power of Brands to Change the World, Part Three

10 years ago - This is the third in a three-part series by Fruitful Strategy's Jennifer Rice, in which she explores sustainable, world-changing brands. She will delve further into the topic in the workshop "Sustainable Brands 101: Integrating Sustainability at the Brand Level" at SB '13 on June 3.

13 Hot Research Reports on Corporate Sustainability Issues, Tools and Trends
13 Hot Research Reports on Corporate Sustainability Issues, Tools and Trends

10 years ago - As the fourth and final piece in our 4-part series of ‘hot lists’ (check out our other picks for hot products, books and business model innovations), this week we introduce 13 hot research reports tracking the state of various aspects of corporate sustainability, as well as respective consumer attitudes and behaviors.

Report: Environmental Externalities Cost Global Economy $4.7 Trillion Annually
Report: Environmental Externalities Cost Global Economy $4.7 Trillion Annually

10 years ago - Agriculture, coal power, steel manufacturing and several other high-impact business sectors face an economic loss when accounting for damages to natural capital, according to a study released by the TEEB for Business Coalition during the recent Business for the Environment Summit in New Delhi.

Becker Underwood Releases Inaugural Sustainability Report
Becker Underwood Releases Inaugural Sustainability Report

11 years ago - Ames, Iowa – Aug., 28, 2012 – Becker Underwood has released the company’s first ever sustainability report, Be Legendary. Be Positive., highlighting the company’s economic, environmental, social and governance performance, compiled in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). Becker Underwood’s approach to sustainability revolves around the company’s NET positive™ strategy, which is built on the philosophy that all businesses have positive and negative impacts on the environment and society through their policies, processes and products.

Becker Underwood partners with Trucost to quantify the environmental impacts of its supply chain
Becker Underwood partners with Trucost to quantify the environmental  impacts of its supply chain

11 years ago - AMES, Iowa – March 2012 – Becker Underwood, Inc., technology-intensive developer of biologicals and specialty products for the ag sector, together with Trucost, today released the first stage results of a comprehensive supply chain sustainability assessment study. Ultimately the company plans to publish a complete Environmental Profit and Loss Account covering its global operations and supply chain.

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