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Posted: Mar 12, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Collaboration between business and academia holds the key to finding the commercial logic for safeguarding natural capital, which will make all the difference to CEOs in the boardroom.
Posted: Mar 11, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Leaders are stronger and more adaptable when they have more information and that’s what engagement gives them.
Posted: Mar 10, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Although investment and infrastructure are needed to audit suppliers, the fact is that delaying the auditing of your supply chain to ensure that your business is compliant with environmental and social standards can prove to be more costly than proactive engagement.
Posted: Mar 09, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Posted: Mar 06, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Water is everywhere. In every product, in every supply chain and every tap (for those fortunate to have such a luxury), but how often do we as individual consumers make that connection.
Posted: Mar 05, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Accenture's approach is to evaluate every nonprofit partnership opportunity for the appropriate balance of investment between their financial and human resources. What they've learned is that the time and skills of their people often are valued more by the recipient organization than their financial support.
Posted: Mar 04, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
In late January, the U.S. Government released final amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation that are intended to strengthen existing prohibitions and requirements related to human trafficking. These requirements, which go into effect on March 2, are applicable to all federal contractors.
Posted: Mar 03, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Reducing a company’s environmental footprint is no small task. Just getting started can be tough. But once commitments are made and first steps are taken, the path unfolds. We’ve learned a few things on our sustainability journey and every day we learn more. Here are a few of our key takeaways.
Posted: Mar 02, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
It has been predicted that in 2020, the world cocoa bean production will not meet the demand. By some estimates, there will be a 1 million ton shortfall, or 25 percent of 2012 global output. There are certainly many underlying reasons for this projected shortage, but the main theme is that cocoa bean production is not sustainable for the farmers.
Posted: Feb 26, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
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