sustainable business strategy News

  • Making Sustainability a Core Business Strategy

    The Conference Board today announced the launch of a renamed and expanded Center for Sustainability. The Center is designed to be a comprehensive resource for companies seeking to place sustainable business practices at the core of their operations — both to ensure positive human and environmental impact and generate competitive advantage.   Members of the Center for Sustainability ...


    By The Conference Board

  • Major corporations are integrating sustainability into business strategies

    A new Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) analysis shows that S&P 500 companies are making significant strides in both transparency and progress towards carbon goals when compared to the Global 500. The results highlight a tipping point in the actions being taken in American C-suites and boardrooms to integrate a sustainability agenda into overall business strategy despite a lack of comprehensive ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Free webinar: How to build the business case for your sustainability strategy

    It’s hard work putting together a corporate sustainability plan. You have to win over your peers and bosses. Your plan has to add value to the business and goals need to be realistic and achievable. This one-hour webinar will be held by David Metcalfe, Director at sustainability analyst firm Verdantix, and John Heckman, Managing Director of PE INTERNATIONAL, Inc. ...


    By thinkstep

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Matching consumer expectations and sustainability strategies

    "If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view and see things from his angle, as well as from your own." Henry Ford, Ford Motor Company Within our sustainability consulting practice, we have traditionally worked with businesses seeking to redefine their business to meet the expectations of their customers and the market. These companies are ...


    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

  • 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: 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

  • Unilever’s triple win sustainability strategy

    Unilever has been the number one Food & Beverage company on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for 12 consecutive years. Through Bullfrog Power, Unilever recently became the largest commercial purchaser of renewable energy in Canada at 59,000 MWh per year. What is Unilever's sustainability ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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.

  • Beyond carbon confusion: strategies for real business impact

    At last, good news. For two years running, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has reported that total global carbon dioxide gas emissions from the energy sector have stalled, levelling off at around 32 billion tonnes per year. Meanwhile, the global economy has grown by just over 3% in each of the past two years – suggesting that ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Environmental strategies are good for small businesses, says EU

    Environmental policies are good for business, according to new research. The research explored the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector and found that SMEs with the most proactive environmental policies also had the best financial performance. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are responsible for around 70 per cent of global pollution, including 60 per cent of carbon emissions. ...

  • Energy 1 Corp. Outlines Business Strategy

    SOUTHFIELD, MI -- (Marketwire) -- 06/10/10 -- Energy 1 Corp. (PINKSHEETS: EGOC) (FRANKFURT: D8i) today released its strategic plan towards the development of its licensed ExhausTek and IonTek product lines. The strategic plan is divided into 4 sectors. Management: The Company has made a change in control with the introduction of a new President and Chairman effectively adding two ...


    By Marketwire

  • How to Build Business Sustainability Intelligence

    The next time you have a moment, try a simple exercise: write down the five biggest risks facing your company, the five biggest opportunities on the immediate horizon, and the five most important pieces of information you are lacking that could have a huge impact to future success.  You may be surprised to see business sustainability concepts are all over the page.  The ability to ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Ten predictions for sustainable business in 2011

    To understand the key sustainable business trends which will come to the fore in 2011, Verdantix - an independent analyst firm - assessed regulations, innovations, competitive dynamics and corporate strategies around the world. Here are their predictions. China's cleantech competitive advantage will gain prominence. China is poised to become the global market leader in wind energy ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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