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Practical, Affordable Solutions for BOP, Closing Loops Rule Sustainia's Top 100 Solutions for 2015
Practical, Affordable Solutions for BOP, Closing Loops Rule Sustainia's Top 100 Solutions for 2015

5 years ago - Each year, Scandinavian think tank Sustainia highlights leading-edge sustainability solutions, technologies and practices from around the globe in its Sustainia100. Published today, this year’s list, which highlights standouts from more than 151 countries, points to a new development: sustainability alternatives are increasingly becoming the affordable and convenient choice.

Context, Business Risk & Stampeding Black Elephants
Context, Business Risk & Stampeding Black Elephants

6 years ago - Would you invest in a business that gave you only one figure — number of customers — by which to assess both its current state and future prospects? Of course, not; you would inquire about total sales, costs, revenues, margins, market share, and other figures.Any business decision-maker wants multiple figures. Context, and contextualizing data, is key.

WRI Guide Helps Companies Report Emissions From Low-Carbon Electricity Purchases
WRI Guide Helps Companies Report Emissions From Low-Carbon Electricity Purchases

6 years ago - The World Resources Institute (WRI) has unveiled new guidance for companies to measure emissions from purchased electricity.The first major update to the GHG Protocol Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard responds to the rapid growth of renewable energy and other major shifts in the electricity market, WRI says. The GHG Protocol Scope 2 Guidance provides a consistent, transparent way for companies to show how different types of electricity purchases count toward their emissions targets, and will inform corporate decisions on what kind of energy should power their business.

Setting Yourself Up for Failure? The Challenges of Environmental Target-Setting
Setting Yourself Up for Failure? The Challenges of Environmental Target-Setting

6 years ago - Companies often set targets for memorable milestones and landmark years, such as 2015 or 2020, as this makes it easier to communicate and refer to them — there are 17 companies in the FTSE 100 that will be held to account in 2015 for meeting the targets that they themselves publicly set for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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2-Part #NewMetrics '14 Panel Shines Light on Sustainability Context in Practice
2-Part #NewMetrics '14 Panel Shines Light on Sustainability Context in Practice

6 years ago - A two-part session on Thursday afternoon explored sustainability context through examining the evolution of corporate sustainability goals, and case studies from leading companies proactively applying it to their goal-setting processes.First, Sustainability Context Group co-founder Bill Baue — moderator of both parts — led a discussion on the state of corporate sustainability goals and equipping companies with practical advice on how to incorporate context.

Unilever, WRI Partner to End Tropical Deforestation Through Supply Chain Transparency
Unilever, WRI Partner to End Tropical Deforestation Through Supply Chain Transparency

6 years ago - Unilever and the World Resources Institute (WRI) this week announced a new partnership that will increase transparency in agricultural commodity supply chains with the goal of ending tropical deforestation.

Comparability of Sustainability Information — Slaughtered on the Altar of Materiality?
Comparability of Sustainability Information — Slaughtered on the Altar of Materiality?

6 years ago - This is the third in a four-part series by Ralph Thurm and Nick De Ruiter examining Sustainability Context.

Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable Releases First Common GHG Guidelines
Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable Releases First Common GHG Guidelines

7 years ago - The Coca-Cola Company, AB InBev, Diageo and other members of the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) recently published a document that creates the industry’s first common framework for greenhouse gas emissions reporting.

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