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Commentary & Opinion
January 7, 2022 Commentary: Sebastian Santos and Tom Hastings — The struggle between consumerism, sustainabilitySource: My Journal Couries
The majority of the world’s economy is based on the concept of consumerism. On the surface this does not seem to be a bad thing, as we need to consume goods and services in order to live. However, the excess acquisition of goods...
December 28, 2021 Goldman Sachs guidance on Build Back Better a bad economic callSource: NY Post
When Goldman Sachs talks, people usually listen because the smart guys who run the company often make good calls on markets.
December 28, 2021 Sustainable Business Went Mainstream in 2021Source: Harvard Business Review
How do you know when something becomes the norm? Trends in corporate sustainability have been mostly consistent — an expanding climate crisis, lightning-speed growth in clean tech, rising pressure from many stakeholders, and more
December 16, 2021 Why sustainability needs to be part of a CIO’s strategySource: Fast Company
A company focused on sustainability thinks not only about the environment but also about its impact on society. How and how much we consume continues to strain natural resources, and warnings of the effects of climate change get...
The challenge for our generation is to end this global crime wave at the local level. One of the best ways to do that is to align anti-trafficking efforts with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Only one of...
December 6, 2021 Opinion: The energy crisis shows precisely why this industry should be in public hands (UK)Source: The Guardian
Last week, the energy company Bulb became the latest and largest victim of a bloodbath that has seen 25 firms go to the wall. Emergency procedures for “special administration” have been used for the first time, with Bulb...
November 23, 2021 Former Unilever CEO Paul Polman Says Aiming for Sustainability Isn’t Good Enough—The Goal Is Much HigherSource: Harvard Business Review
How can a company profit from solving the world’s problems, not from creating them? Is the world better off because your business is in it, or not? These are some of the fundamental questions that Paul Polman, former CEO of...
November 9, 2021 Opinion: We need smarter, sustainable water stewardsSource: Arizona Capitol Times
In an era of historic drought and hotter temperatures, EPCOR understands the importance of conserving our most precious resource: clean drinking water. That’s why we reuse, recharge or recycle nearly 100% of our water. Since...
Source: Central Michigan Life
If you search sustainability online, a lot of different images will pop up. Most of them are green -- aerial shots of trees, green light bulbs, and cute graphics of wind turbines, bicycles and solar panels.
October 21, 2021 Commentary - How to build sustainable, healthier, more equitable food systems - print/audioSource: World Economic Forum
Sadly, after many years of progress, the number of people suffering food insecurity in the past few years has begun to rise again rapidly. Notably, in 2020 up to 811 million people were severely undernourished – that is as many...
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