Financing the energy transition

February 16, 2018 by  
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According to the International Finance Corporation, the historic global agreement on climate change adopted in Paris helped open up nearly $23 trillion in opportunities for climate-smart investments in emerging markets between now and 2030. Who will provide that funding? What is the role of conventional banks, institutional investors and governments? Understanding the dynamic energy finance landscape will be key to unlocking the opportunities.

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Financing the energy transition

Joel Makower, closing remarks

February 16, 2018 by  
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Joel Makower shares his closing thoughts at GreenBiz 18.

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Joel Makower, closing remarks

We are still in: Microsoft, WWF, Ceres & Ingersoll Rand

February 16, 2018 by  
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We are still in: Microsoft, WWF, Ceres & Ingersoll Rand

Leaders from Mars to McDonald’s give voice to the power of partnerships

February 16, 2018 by  
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Big companies and NGOs share how they pooled resources and tackled ambitious goals to go ‘far and fast’.

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Leaders from Mars to McDonald’s give voice to the power of partnerships

Purposeful packaging for the circular products revolution requires out-of-the-box thinking

February 16, 2018 by  
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Updating international standards can take things only so far. We need a more holistic and dynamic approach to innovation.

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Purposeful packaging for the circular products revolution requires out-of-the-box thinking

What we feed animals is key to a sustainable future for food

February 16, 2018 by  
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The implications for environmental health, including biodiversity and deforestation, are significant.

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What we feed animals is key to a sustainable future for food

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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