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Posts tagged with corporate sustainability
Posted: Feb 08, 2017 – 06:00 AM EST
Over the last few years we’ve seen sustainability climb the corporate ladder, to the point where many companies have put it at the heart of their business strategy.
Here are several corporate sustainability trends to watch out for in 2017:
1. Climate Change and Paris Agreement COP21 and next steps
Climate change has been on the agenda for many decades, with awareness steadily growing but with no significant commitments. Yet in 2015 a bold new agreement was signed in Paris, which sets out a global action plan to put the world on track to avoid dangerous climate change by limiting global warming to well below 2°C.
Posted: Nov 18, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST
Much has been made about whether Silicon Valley corporations are or are trying to be role models for sustainability. There is a perception that Silicon Valley corporations, many with high concentrations of Millennials, are inherently sustainable. Yet the likes of Google and Apple are noticeably absent from the top of sustainability indices such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and Corporate Knights Global 100. Given the disconnect, the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) has undertaken the first systematic research on the true picture of sustainability efforts in Silicon Valley by analyzing sustainability and corporate sustainability strategies by Silicon Valley-based companies.
Posted: Aug 01, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST
With the financial crisis forcing organizations to look beyond their bottom line and prove themselves as responsible and trustable, the issue of Corporate Sustainability rises as highly important. It is an issue that involves all of its main functions, such as HR, Marketing, Supply, and therefore brings value to the whole organization.
Posted: May 16, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST
After a long and often tortuous process of collecting information and then drafting, reviewing, approving and proof-reading, there it is: the sustainability content ready for your website.
Posted: May 06, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST
Although Corporate Sustainability has grown rapidly over the past years and most executives in various research studies declare that Sustainability is extremely important to their business, few organizations globally have integrated sustainable values into their core strategy and supply chain.
There are many reasons why this is happening.
Posted: Jan 20, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST
Most of the products we buy and consume are bound to reach their ‘end of life’ at some stage. To date, business and industry have customarily followed an economic model that is built on the premise of ‘take-make-consume and dispose’.
Posted: Nov 10, 2014 – 02:55 PM EST
Corporations may possibly become a key player in addressing unmet needs in education.
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