sustainable business News

  • Who is defining business sustainability?

    Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company With climate change and the business case for sustainable ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Business sustainability: to what end?

    Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company If the corporate actions of the first quarter are any indication of the future, then business sustainability is truly the mindset for 2011 and beyond.  The nearing horizon of ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Practicing the zen of business sustainability

    Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company Zen - Chinese, Ch'an. Buddhism . a Mahayana movement, introduced into china in the 6th century a.d. and into japan in the 12th century, that emphasizes enlightenment for the ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Innovating business models for sustainability

    How innovation in products, processes and business models can help organisations become more sustainable. By Richard Waters, Principal, Carbon Trust Advisory. Regulation, cost, reputation, revenue and risk management are driving many organisations to cut their carbon emissions, and become more sustainable. More businesses are looking at how they can put environmental sustainability at the heart ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Teaching Business Sustainability

    We are pleased to announce the publication on April 3rd, 2007 of TEACHING BUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY 2 CASES, SIMULATIONS AND EXPERENTIAL APPROACHES Edited by Chris Galea Saint Francis Xavier University, Canada April 2007 208 pp 234 x 156 mm Hardback ISBN 978-1-874719-73-1 £35.00 USD65.00 EUR52.50 ********************************* To place an order for ...


    By Greenleaf Publishing

  • Business opportunities in sustainable consumption

    BSR"s latest report examines the newest frontier of sustainability, outlining the opportunities for companies to deliver value to customers, society, and the planet by promoting sustainable consumption-an economic and social system that allows all individuals to ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Business sustainability: a fix or a change?

    Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company Is your company seeking to move up the business sustainability scale?  Are you searching for that singular ‘silver bullet’ or ‘quick fix’ that ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Software making businesses sustainable

    Companies with sustainability programs in place have improved their brand, cut costs, and minimized risks from environmental fines.  Caps on greenhouse gas emissions are also underway, and companies requiring tools to manage the use of their resources have presented a profitable opportunity to software providers that specialize in offering sustainable solutions. Hara Software, a Silicon ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The business of building sustainable cities

    For the first time in human history, more than half the world's population now live in cities. By 2050 that percentage will rise to over 70 percent, and the social, economic, environmental challenges associated with this transformation will largely define how our societies evolve in the 21st Century. Equally challenging will be the task of mitigating the environmental impacts of mass ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Metrics for valuing business sustainability

    Research tells us that sustainability and financial performance are positively related. But the direction of influence is debatable and the relationship is not linear. Do sustainability activities improve financial performance, or does financial performance give firms more resources to invest in sustainability? At what point does further investment in sustainability destroy company value? The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Business summit to discuss sustainability

    UK business leaders and policy makers are to debate sustainability in business at a nine-day summit led by IBM in conjunction with the Prince of Wales’ sustainability initiative, it was announced today (June 1). Speaking to the press at Lancaster House in London, Stephen Leonard chief executive of IBM UK revealed plans for the nine day IBM Summit in September in which each day of the event ...

  • Business sustainability: getting with THIS

    Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company Have you seen the Kia Soul hamster advertisements? How about that catchy phrase, "You can get with ...


    By 3BL Media

  • The role of ERM in business sustainability

    Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company In the wake of Sarbanes-Oxley and the current economic challenges, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) has elevated in importance and has, in fact, become more common practice. This ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Sustainable business conference announced

    We are pleased to announce the conference programme for SB – The Event 2010is now online. If you haven’t yet registered for SB – The Event, part of Sustainabilitylive!, don’t miss out and ...


    By Faversham House Ltd.

  • Partnering for Sustainable Business

    Most companies have a multi-facetted interaction with wetlands: On the one hand they rely on wetlands and the services they provide, above all water security. On the other hand they have an impact on wetlands, e.g. through water use or land-use change. Wetlands regulate water quantity and quality, thus creating the conditions for economic activity and for life in general. Besides water, ...


    By Wetlands International

  • Sustainability

    New research from KPMG International has identified 10 "megaforces" that will significantly affect corporate growth globally over the next two decades.  The KPMG study, Expect the Unexpected: Building Business Value in a Changing World, explores issues such as ...


    By KPMG International

  • Xylem recognized by Business Roundtable for sustainable business practices

    Xylem was featured in Business Roundtable’s (BRT) 2014 Sustainability report. BRT is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote sound public policy and a thriving U.S. economy. Entitled Create, Grow, Sustain: Celebrating Success , the report lists Xylem as one of 150 companies ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • How to navigate the business sustainability dashboard

    Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company Business leaders are always looking for new and innovative ways to improve their businesses.  One of the most dramatic ways to reshape your entire company, from ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Business takes a lead on sustainable consumption

    Business can play a leading role in fostering more sustainable consumption patterns, according to a report released by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. The report, Sustainable Consumption: Facts and trends from a business perspective (1.3 MB), is the result of a year-long study of the relationship between business activities, consumer behavior and environmental and social ...

  • Defining the qualities of business sustainability leaders

    In business, every function has a purpose and every job requires a unique set of skills in order to fulfill on that purpose.  When it comes to defining rolls for a sustainable business future, what skills and leadership qualities will your business leaders require to meet its purpose? More companies today are looking to ‘sustainability’ leadership as a competitive core ...


    By 3BL Media

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