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August 11, 2014 Necessity for sustainability
ITP.net - Earlier this year, the UNâs îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPPC) report claimed that global warming is an irrefutable fact, and that scientists are 95% sure that human influence has been...
August 11, 2014 Business finding its voice: The rise of campaigning & advocacy in sustainability strategiesSource: Eco Business
We have long known that multinationals are powerful agents of global change. Their potential to motivate, persuade and mobilise is enormous. Whilst it is unlikely that we will see activists from big business scaling the glass...
August 8, 2014 Penn State rewarded for sustainability on a national scaleSource: Penn State
Penn State has received one of the top facilities honors in the country — APPA’s 2014 Sustainability Award. APPA is the professional association of educational facilities in the United States, Canada and abroad.
August 8, 2014 How to engage your employees on sustainabilitySource: Eco Business
Organisations may have sustainability initiatives at the corporate level, but it is also important to engage employees to connect with these initiatives and participate in them. Bhavani Prakash shares how to engage employees on...
theguardian.com - âSomeone once told me Levis used my cotton, but I had no clue,â Burleson says. According to the îOrganic Consumers Associationî, the US is the worldâs second largest cotton producer...
Source: Triple Pundit
Sustainability reporting should be comprehensive, transparent, non-biased and standardized, and the best way to improve the quality of reporting, according to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), is to get those sustainability...
August 7, 2014 Asia Looks to Innovation to Achieve SustainabilitySource: IPS
Innovation in the fields of renewable energy, food production, water conservation, education and health will be crucial for the developing economies of Asia to meet the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Source: Triple Pundit
In 2010, Carmen Reinhart and Ken Rogoff published a study “Growth in a Time of Debt” that became one of the most famous, most talked about economics papers since the financial crisis. In an era of economic recession, it answered...
August 6, 2014 6 things about the McKinsey survey on sustainabilitySource: Eco-Business
McKinsey & Company’s latest survey on sustainability revealed that businesses no longer question its importance, although not all succeed in implementing it.
August 5, 2014 Why sustainability leaders don’t impress Wall StreetSource: GreenBiz
It’s a question for the ages — or, at least, the age of sustainability: If sustainable business practices create profits and shareholder value, why aren’t mainstream investors paying attention? Some new research by McKinsey &...
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