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Q&A: How the YK Center Is Pushing Forward the ‘New Economy’
Q&A: How the YK Center Is Pushing Forward the ‘New Economy’

4 years ago - That the future of profit is purpose is the modus operandi of the YK Center, a self-proclaimed “for-benefit organization” striving to push the needle on a more sustainable economy.

How the Insurance Industry Can Help Save Humanity
How the Insurance Industry Can Help Save Humanity

4 years ago - The industrial economy is geared towards maximization of wealth. This target has led towards substantial, even amazing, economic growth during the last two centuries. Yet, at the same time this growth has introduced new risks and has caused severe threats and actual damages to the environment and to the social framework.Some risks are environmental: Global climate change; loss of diversity that decreases resilience; damage to delicate food chains; and land, air and water pollution. Others are societal, such as employment security, growing inequality in income and wealth, pressures related to rapid urbanization, and demographic changes that threaten retirement system.

Insurance And The 4D Dashboard As a Key To Save Humanity
Insurance And The 4D Dashboard As a Key To Save Humanity

4 years ago - Prof. Yehuda Kahane, Chairman, YK Center   Speech at Sustainable Brands "New Metrics15" conference, Boston, October 2015   The industrial economy is geared towards maximization of wealth. This target has led to substantial, even amazing, economic growth during the last two centuries. Yet, at the same time this growth has introduced new risks and has caused severe threats and actual damage to the environment and to the social framework. Such risks endanger the survival of the human species on Planet Earth. 

Insurance And The 4D Dashboard As a Key To Save Humanity
Insurance And The 4D Dashboard As a Key To Save Humanity

4 years ago - The industrial economy is geared towards maximization of wealth. This target has led to substantial, even amazing, economic growth during the last two centuries. Yet, at the same time this growth has introduced new risks and has caused severe threats and actual damage to the environment and to the social framework. Such risks endanger the survival of the human species on Planet Earth.

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UN SDGs Prompting Business Collaboration for a Better World
UN SDGs Prompting Business Collaboration for a Better World

5 years ago - Back in the ballroom for the last afternoon of Sustainable Brands’ New Metrics ’15, SustainAbility’s research director Chris Guenther hosted a discussion on the new UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), what they mean for brands, and how they can respond to the risks and opportunities. He was joined by Alyson Genovese, US and Canada head of corporate and stakeholder relations for Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and Lindsay Bass, manager of corporate water stewardship for World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

New Business Performance Metrics Revealed at Sustainable Brands New Metrics ‘15
New Business Performance Metrics Revealed at Sustainable Brands New Metrics ‘15

5 years ago - SAN FRANCISCO, October 6, 2015 – The Sustainable Brands® community announces several initiatives focused on identifying, measuring and quantifying entirely new forms of business risk and value at New Metrics ’15 this week in Boston, MA. Over 300 global senior executives across diverse industry sectors are convening today through Oct 8th to collaborate on leading edge corporate practices and performance indicators that quantify environmental and social impacts and tie them to financial value.  

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