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2016: The Year of the Sustainable Business

2016 can be called the year of the sustainable business. This year, businesses prioritized sustainability over profitability. According to the BSR/GlobeScan State of Sustainable Business Survey 2016, 49 percent of companies claimed that sustainability is among their CEO’s top five priorities (from 35 percent in 2015). The survey added that respondents identified human rights, workers’ rights and climate change as their top three corporate sustainability priorities for 2017.
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Sustainable Consumption: An Untapped Opportunity in Asia

The concept of sustainable consumption incites us all to consume less and to consume better. Perhaps less obviously, it also encourages the world’s poorest people to increase their consumption. The implication therefore calls the private sector to keep consumption levels to within the carrying capacity of the world, but also to make space for those currently in poverty who will inevitably consume more once out of poverty. Read More

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DEC 2016
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SCIENCE BASED TARGETS WEBINAR

 

The Science Based Target (SBT) initiative is a partnership between CDP, the UN Global Compact (UNGC), World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and World Resources Institute (WRI) which helps organizations determine how much they must cut emissions to prevent the worst impacts of climate change.

Watch our pre-recorded webinar for an introduction to SBTs and to learn about:

  • What SBTs are
  • Getting started
  • Setting SBTs
  • Implementing SBTs