Antea Group consultant Francisco Cordero presented at the 2016 ILTA conference on strategic sustainability, including challenges and opportunities, and practical tactics to build your business case and measure your results.
Sustainability is good business — and here’s proof
For many businesses, sustainability is a nice idea that looks better on paper than in practice. Yet, research shows that sustainability doesn’t just sound good — it’s smart, and it works. Sustainable Brands has compiled a list of 22 research studies that show sustainable practices lead to long-term benefits. The studies cover multiple benefits, from global reach and stock market value to brand trust and product sustainability. For example: Project ROI, an initiative created in partnership...
Sustainability and productivity – how can businesses successfully achieve both?
Every business is aware of the challenges associated with helping to increase productivity without the move having a detrimental impact on other areas of the business. If processes can be streamlined and output increased, most businesses would grab the opportunity to do so, but this may also come at the expense of other things outside of the organization’s specific business model and areas of operation. In many industries, one of the most significant side-effects of increased output is the impact on the...
Removing Obstacles to Better, More Sustainable Business Decisions
The Monetization Working Group in Action June was a very active month for the Monetization Working Group (MWG), which included participation in the 3rd Biennial Water Funds conference in Bogota, Colombia along with working sessions and a full MWG meeting hosted by FEMSA at their offices in Mexico City. Both of these events played an important part in helping the Group advance its purpose of accelerating progress by removing obstacles to better, more sustainable business decision-making. During the Water Funds...
Business Continuity Management: Weathering the storm
Business Continuity Management (BCM) outlines the minimum requirements needed to keep vital functions operating during an emergency or shutdown, to allow an organization to weather unexpected storms. BCMidentifies risk, threats and vulnerabilities that could impact an organization’s continued operations and provides a framework for building resilience and effective response capabilities. It improves an organization’s resilience by identifying key products and services and the most urgent activities...
Defining Sustainability For Your Business
The term “sustainability" is often used interchangeably with corporate responsibility (CR), corporate social responsibility (CSR), corporate citizenship, social enterprise, sustainable development, triple-bottom line, corporate ethics, and even in some cases corporate governance. However, understanding what it means and, more importantly, what it means for your organization is crucial to creating a focused, actionable plan. Antea Group has put together the chart below to illustrate our framework for...