sustainable business News

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • MIT’s solar plant is delivering on its promises

    Original story at MIT News More than 600 acres of solar panels have been successfully installed and connected on land in North Carolina and are delivering their power into the nation’s grid, thanks to a power purchase agreement (PPA) with MIT and two other Boston-based organizations. The installation will ...

  • Use a “Carbon Law” to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050

    To bridge the gap between science-based targets focused on cutting greenhouse gases, and national commitments to such efforts, international experts propose in the highly renowned journal ‘Science’ a decadal roadmap strategy for achieving net-zero emissions by mid-century. They base this on a simple “carbon law” of halving anthropogenic carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions each ...

  • 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.

  • DC Water and Xylem celebrate the installation of the first intelligent wastewater pumping system in North America

    Xylem (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company, today presented to DC Water the first installation in North America of Flygt Concertor, the world's first wastewater pumping system with integrated intelligence.  DC Water, one of the nation's leading water and wastewater innovators, has a well-established track record of piloting and adopting leading-edge technologies to evolve ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

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