Amazon, Sustainability and Packaging
The universal adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals by all the world’s nations marked a huge global milestone, something that many thousands of people had been working to achieve, over many years. This momentous breakthrough sparked AtKisson President and CEO Alan AtKisson to pen a song and spark a global movement, imbuing music, dance and simple human happiness into sustainable development and create our best hope for a bright future.
On Harmony and Hope
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Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune addresses the importance of climate action at every scale in the public and private sector, from global agreements to city pilot programs, from startups to multinational corporations.
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Inside the Climate Justice Movement
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Global water scarcity is a function of the compounding impacts of decreasing availability and declining quality. The impacts of these factors on business are complex and far reaching. Succeeding in a water quality constrained world requires the ingenuity of business to drive water strategies that go beyond conservation to reuse, recycling and stewardship. Ecolab vice president of sustainability Emilio Tenuta will outline imperatives for achieving business resilience amidst water scarcity.
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Connecting Nature & People
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Natural systems – forests, grasslands, and wetlands – can deliver over a third of the mitigation needed to meet the Paris Agreement’s 2 °C target, a critical biological bridge in the next two decades. Growth in demand for natural resources will put unprecedented pressure on our planet, but it also brings opportunity for economic growth and value creation.
Sustainability in the Age of Trump
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Hear from Thread CEO Ian Rosenberger on how the company transforms trash from the poorest communities into the most responsible fabric on the planet, and how corporate partnerships are taking this impact to scale.
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Weaving Together Community and Corporate, One Thread at a Time
PepsiCo’s foods and beverages appear in every corner of the globe. With such an expansive reach, there is tremendous opportunity for positive impact and engagement with consumers, retailers, farmers, investors, employees and the communities near where it works. The company’s Performance with Purpose Agenda seeks to do just that – improve its products, protect natural resources, and support communities around the world. But what will it take to achieve the ambitious new goals laid out in the agenda? What are the lessons for other companies?
Performance with Purpose
Open Data Institute’s Gavin Starks describes a generation of network thinkers tackling the world’s biggest systemic challenges.
How to change the world with data