The role of company boards in driving sustainability

February 16, 2018 by  
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More than half of S&P 500 companies exceed board-level oversight requirements on environmental or social issues, especially in industries subject to scrutiny. More directors and executives see the financial risks and opportunities of sustainability. How do boards oversee a company’s sustainability efforts? What role can sustainability executives play?

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Sustainable solutions: collaborating for climate change

February 16, 2018 by  
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In today’s political environment, the mantle of climate leadership has been passed to the private sector. Supply chains are the new frontier of sustainability and accelerating this transformation can’t wait. Today, nearly half of all American Fortune 500 companies have stepped up to set climate targets, generating huge results for the planet and the bottom line – more than $3.7 billion in savings for corporations last year alone.

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Uncommon collaboration: Action-oriented transparency

February 16, 2018 by  
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Hear how International Paper and Procter & Gamble are driving sustainable change throughout the value chain and beyond – through strategic alignment, cross-functional dialogue and partnerships. Sustainability leaders will discuss their companies’ respective citizenship strategies, as well as specific collaborations that leverage their combined expertise and scale to create value for customers and stakeholders across commercial, technical, supply chain and sustainability areas.

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From doing better to doing enough: Using science & context to set meaningful targets

February 16, 2018 by  
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As corporate sustainability target-setting becomes increasingly integrated into core business decisions, agreeing to and implementing ambitious targets now reaches far beyond sustainability teams. With over 320 companies seeking Science-based GHG targets, and leading businesses pursuing context-based targets for impacts related to land and water use, the momentum toward targets that actually solve key sustainability issues is palpable.

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Designing for the circular economy with Bruce Smith from Steelcase

February 16, 2018 by  
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Hear from Steelcase Director of Design Bruce Smith about how to push limits, explore edges, and prototype quickly, and the benefits of applying design thinking to developing sustainable systems.

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A moment for business statesmanship

April 24, 2017 by  
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Amidst rising global uncertainty, one group that stands to lose the most is global business.

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The mid-tier manufacturer’s sustainability dilemma

August 15, 2016 by  
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A recent study by G&A Institute suggests that 81 percent of all S&P 500 companies are publishing sustainability reports. To get to this point has taken roughly 20 years, mostly promoted by the community that evolved around the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), founded in 1997.

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What next for Colorado’s home-grown carbon offset program?

August 15, 2016 by  
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Eight years after launching a public-private carbon offset program, it’s time for a shift in strategy.

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How to profit from sustainability: 3M, Ricoh tap the B2B market

May 11, 2016 by  
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Trucost finds that half to two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies profit from selling sustainability products or using sustainability technologies to cut costs.

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How to profit from sustainability: 3M, Ricoh tap the B2B market

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Trucost finds that half to two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies profit from selling sustainability products or using sustainability technologies to cut costs.

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