The latest in how organizations around the world are demonstrating the business case and ROI for environmental and social sustainability initiatives.
While California’s recent drought is officially over, more intense rainfall means more rain is running off, rather than soaking into the ground. But what if some of this water could be collected to help recharge thirsty
aquifers and mitigate the effects of overdraft?
More and more mission-driven organizations are making positive environmental changes, often through partnerships with other companies and nonprofit organizations. One of the major ways businesses can contribute to environmental efforts is by planting trees.
Professionals who received their education over 10 years ago — and who haven’t upgraded to be able to understand the implications and complexity of
sustainability trends, risks and opportunities — may be putting their organizations at risk.
Global demand for coffee continues to rise, but climate change is expected to shrink suitable land for Arabica coffee beans by 50 percent by 2050. Japan's Key Coffee is working to protect the future of coffee, starting in Tana Toraja, Indonesia.
Cross-Posted from Marketing and Comms.
Ahead of his upcoming keynote at SB’19 Madrid, we spoke with Andrew Medhurst — a one-time investment banker and now full-time volunteer with Extinction Rebellion — about the moonshot thinking we need to get us out of our current predicament.
I am a huge believer in tiny actions adding up to have incredible, positive impact. We have climate crisis data and solutions — by implementing design thinking, systems thinking, and going about it with a little fun through pragmatic optimism.
Ahead of the UN Climate Action Summit in September, companies commit to set 1.5°C climate targets aligned with a net-zero future, challenging governments to match their ambition.
Despite the consumer demand, brand opportunity and environmental imperative, very few brands are taking action in a meaningful way. So, what’s holding up the necessary shift away from fast fashion?
Dear CEOs, CCOs, CMOs, CFOs, MDs and CDs: It’s time to wake up ... Commit your creativity to ‘the biggest brief’ this sector has ever known.
By making informed decisions on carbon credit selection, sustainability-minded companies can go beyond simply being carbon neutral — to inspire customers and employees alike with life-changing impacts.
Study finds that financial sector companies see the most potential revenue (US$1.2T) from sustainable products & services, while also being exposed to almost 80% of all financial risk value.
Cross-Posted from Organizational Change.
In a recent conversation with Virginie Helias, VP and Chief Sustainability Officer at Procter & Gamble, we spent our time talking about how to successfully embed sustainability. Virginie shared the top five factors that she believes are critical to rooting sustainability within an organization.
Many companies are intrigued about setting science-based targets, yet are unsure about what this means in practice. So, we spoke to South Pole's Charles Henderson to learn more.
You’re sitting across from the decision-maker for a large potential sustainability project. It’s taken months, possibly years, to get here. If your numbers look good, the decision is much more likely to be a positive one for you, for them and for the world.
SB'19 Paris opened with a powerful statement from Danone CEO Emmanuel Faber, which in large part set the tone of the discussions for the week ahead. With remarks that were as refreshing as they were bold, Faber outlined how his company is championing being a brand for good.
Even at this advanced stage of our climate and resource debacle, sustainability practitioners still do not possess the same status in corporations as their purely business-minded brethren. How do we get sustainability officers both the recognition they deserve and the clout that should go with it?
Seminal research shows that sustainability is driving market growth in CPGs; products marketed as sustainable grew 5.6x faster than conventionally marketed products, and 3.3x faster than the CPG market.
The mass population is far more skeptical of institutions than the informed public, only one in five people believes the system is working for them, and large majorities express a sense of injustice and a desire for change.
Cross-Posted from Cleantech.
The Carbon Clean 200 are already capitalizing on the transition to a low-carbon future; BP’s latest scenarios support that strategy
New research finds rather compelling business case for restaurants to reduce the amount of food they throw away.