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  • 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: 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

  • Genuine business sustainability through the integral model

    Article 13, the leading UK CSR and sustainability consultancy, has published a feature about the role of Ken Wilbur’s  integral model in helping organisations achieve genuine sustainability.  The feature provides visitors to www.article13.com with a detailed overview of the four quadrants of integral sustainability and delves into practical examples of how ...


    By Article 13

  • The Big Questions Facing Agtech in 2017

    As we approach the New Year, we can look forward to a year of great change, both politically and economically, and to a new, more advanced era in agtech development and adoption. The World Agri-Tech Investment Summit, hosted in San Francisco on March 28-29, will address the ...


    By Rethink Events Ltd.

  • Business sustainability: not just for the big companies

    Taiga Company Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company More businesses than ever are subscribing to the idea that they can save money, increase sales, and improve business value by implementing social and environmental ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Small businesses getting in on the sustainability action

    Taiga Company Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company Standing on the verge of economic recovery, the business world is well positioned to learn from the past and implement changes for a more sustainable future. This ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Expanding perspectives of business sustainability risk

    Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company Discussed in great detail in previous posts, business sustainability risk affects every aspect of a company and its external relationships. While some of the risks ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Good business is good business

    George Mason University is pleased to announce Good Business is Good Business, a conference focusing on the triple bottom line: people, planet and profits. Through CSR best practices and dynamic frameworks and models, participants will engage with various stakeholders from within the CSR field to become more strategic in their CSR initiatives and/or implementation. When: March 14-17, ...

  • Pre-Launch of ’Sustainable Business’ Report at Rebuild21

    At this year’s Rebuild21 Conference in Copenhagen, Worldwatch Europe will be presenting highlights from our new report, 'Business Innovation in a Living Economy', featuring sustainable innovation cases from leading European corporations. Following the pre-launch at Rebuild21, the entire report will be launched at the European Parliament on June 4. In a number of cross-industry ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Canadian sustainable business will grow $3.7 billion

    The Canadian sustainable business market will grow to $3.7bn in 2014 from $2.3bn in 2010, according to a new report from independent analyst firm Verdantix. Based on an analysis of 163 firms with Canadian revenues of at least $750 million, the Verdantix report finds that the Canadian sustainable business market will exceed $2.8bn in 2012, grow to $3.2bn in 2013 and hit $3.7bn in 2014. Based on ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Four CSR challenges for sustainable businesses - by Fabian Pattberg

    Written by Chris Milton We have become so used to the way business has been done for the last 50 years or so it's often difficult to break out of the mindset and look at what is unsustainable and how we can fix it. Four pieces of news from the past few weeks have set me thinking, and below are my conclusions. These ...


    By 3BL Media

  • G4 is future of sustainability reporting, say business leaders

    Business leaders today called on companies and organizations around the world to embrace the next generation of the Global Reporting Initiative's Sustainability Reporting Guidelines - G4. G4 was unveiled before an audience of 1,600 thought leaders and practitioners from around the globe at GRI’s 2013 Global Conference today. Experienced reporters welcomed the publication of the ...


    By Global Reporting Initiative

  • Sustainable business market will reach a tipping point in 2013

    The global sustainable business market will reach a tipping point in 2013 triggering rapid market expansion, according to new research findings from independent analyst firm Verdantix. Market forecasts analysing spending patterns of more than 2,500 global firms ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • How-to case study embeds sustainability into business decisions

    It"s one thing to commit to sustainability; it"s another to integrate sustainability into every business decision. Triple-Bottom-Line and Structured Decision Making: A Case Study of BC Hydro demonstrates how Canada’s third largest electric utility embedded sustainable thinking into its organizational ...

  • US sustainable business spending will double to $60bn by 2014

    The US sustainable business market will double to $60bn in 2014 from $28bn in 2010, according to a new report from independent analyst firm Verdantix. Based on an analysis of 1,833 firms with US revenues of at least $1bn, sustainability spend will increase by 11% in 2010 compared to 2009. This positive trend will continue with a year-on-year increase of 16% in 2011 accelerating to growth of 24% ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Mobilizing the global business community to achieve sustainable prosperity

    Transnational corporations are now so numerous and in some cases so well capitalized that their global influence now rivals and in many cases exceeds that of governments, according to research published by the Worldwatch Institute. Around 80,000 transnational corporations (TNCs) operate worldwide, a mere 147 of which control 40 percent of the total value of all these corporations’ value. ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Positive business sustainability indicators: focus your attention

    Taiga Company Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company Every day the indications that we are on a road to recovery get stronger. In fact, according to ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Sustainable Brands Innovation Open Finalists Selected for Sustainable Business Competition

    Sustainable Life Media announced the top 12 Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO) finalists who will be given a full pass to the conference along with the opportunity to pitch to the Innovation Open judges and attendees on Thursday, June ...

  • The business of the biosphere

    The global environment - ecologically and economically - is in peril. Climate policy, energy efficiency, renewable resources, and green jobs are great challenges. Yet, the opportunities they present are even more powerful. As we approach the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, business leaders need not look further than the Earth itself as a model for true sustainability. In his book, released today, ...

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