COVID-19 has completely shaken up most business around the world. Leaders and businesses are having to adapt and rethink their structure to survive in a post-coronavirus future. The speakers at the Virtual Fast Forward Forum discussed how these trends will impact the economy, and what business leaders can do to stay ahead.Here are their main lessons:
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Zulum at refugees commission over repatriation from Chad, Niger, Cameroon Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum was at the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Disp…
Zulum at refugees commission over repatriation from Chad, Niger, Cameroon Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum was at the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally…
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Sustainability | Free Full-Text | Opportunities and Challenges of Green-Lean: An Integrated System for Sustainable Construction
Although the two concepts of lean and sustainable construction have been developed due to different incentives, and they do not pursue the same exact goals, there exists considerable commonality between them.
Federation of Pilling Specialists – FPS Webinar – Sustainability Series: “Calculating your project’s carbon footprint”
Save the Date – 21 July 2020, 11am – for the inaugural Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) Webinar! Free to view, and carrying CPD points, the webinar is the first in the FPS Sustainability Series, with the topic “Calculating your project’s carbon footprint”. With the UK committed to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050, it is important we begin examining how this can be achieved on a geotechnical construction site. This first webinar tackles this complex subject and will explain why carbon reduction is important as well as how companies can take the first step on the journey to reducing emissions by simply measuring its carbon footprint.
Clean water is essential to our health, our communities, and our lives. Yet our water infrastructure – drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems, dams and levees – is seriously outdated. In addition, we have degraded much of our essential natural infrastructure – forests, streams,…
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Mohawk Reflects on 100 Years of Believing in Better and Showcases Steps Toward a Sustainable Future With 2019 Snapshot – Press Releases on CSRwire.com
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MedEcoSuRe kicks off series of webinars on the topic “Sustainable policies for construction and building renovation”
The first webinar of BeX.Live LL will be hosted by MEDREC, coordinator of Med-EcoSuRe project, and is scheduled to take place on June 23,2020 at 11:00 CET …
Global Asiatic Pennywort Extract Market Expected to Witness a Sustainable Growth over 2025 According to this study, over the next five years the Asiatic Pennywort Extract market will register a xx%% CAGR in terms of revenue, the global market size will reach $ xx million by 2025, from $ xx million in 2019. In particular, this report presents the global revenue market share of key companies in Asiatic Pennywort Extract business, shared in Chapter 3.
Meet Shilpa Reddy, an ace fashion designer from India talks about sustainable fashion…
Percentage of stock U.S. households own determines the market’s 10-year return, writes Mark Hulbert.
UNStudio has announced that construction is underway on a new college campus building in the Netherlands. Once work is completed, students will be hitting the books in a flexible and energy-efficient space that integrates greenery on its facade.
Refinitiv Announces Second Annual Sustainability Report Article page | Fintech Magazine…
The beauty of sustainable sourcing A film by Cosmetics Europe and BBC Storyworks as part of the new series “Essentials for Daily Life”. ‘Essentials for Daily Life’ is a series of films offering a behind-the-scenes look at the dynamic, innovative and progressive cosmetics and personal care sector, exploring what the sector is doing to enhance people’s lives, support the planet and improve products. At Weleda, our sustainability commitment goes beyond sourcing organic raw materials.
Danny van Kooten is a Dutch programmer who decided to reduce his carbon output by no longer eating beef or flying.Then, five months ago, he made a change that had an even bigger impactand it took on……
The report shows that the European Union has made progress towards a large number of the 17 SDGs over the past five years.
Printing and electronics giant HP has committed to using 75% fewer pieces of single-use plastic packaging in 2025 than it did in 2018, as it revealed that its sustainable products and services generated more than $1.6bn (£1.27bn) in sale…
Full article: Teaching contributions from secondary school subject areas to education for sustainable development – a comparative study of science, social science and language teachers
In many countries’ policy documents and curricula, teachers in the subject areas of science, social science and language are encouraged to collaborate on cross-curricular issues such as sustainable…
A webinar organised by Sustainable Food Places and Sustain, with the Real Bread Campaign and London Food Link. Good Food Businesses have shown their ability to adapt during the Covid-19 lockdown by swiftly establishing new and different ways to continue to supply food to their local areas. Now that lockdown is starting to lift and we begin to shift to a ‘new normal’, this webinar will showcase several Good Food organisations who are finding innovative ways to re open right, build back better, retain new customers and the maintain the revived interest in local, and better, food.
It’s only in the last couple decades that packaging has been getting appropriate attention from corporate executives at major consumer packaged goods companies. Yet, brand marketers still mostly focus on product development first, and bring in the packaging folks later. But at least one consumer packaged goods (CPG) leader is rethinking that strategy from a sustainability point of view. An upcoming Packaging Digest webinar will put sustainable packaging innovations and successes at Nestlé, the world’s largest food company, in the spotlight.
Passionate about environmental policy issues? Spend this summer with Whittle School & Studios learning about environmental sustainability and public policy at our Sustainable Summer Ideas Lab (SSIL). Students will study the mechanisms government has to impact the environment and how that relates and sometimes conflicts with a market economy.
Throughout history, the planet has increased the amount of population it can support thanks to technology. That ability has made some believe that the bounty of the earth is unlimited.
Articles like Sustainability: A Leadership Imperative from Russell Reynolds Associates can provide you with insights and expertise to help navigate difficult organizational challenges. Read more.
Industriens Pension, Copenhagen, Denmark, shifted 8.9 billion Danish kroner ($1.3 billion) between Pacific Investment Management Co.’s corporate bond strategies, a spokesman confirmed.PIMCO, which manages Industriens Pension’s largest external investment mandate, will run the money in…
The six trends transforming finance for a sustainable economy — Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership
28 May 2020 – Alice Chapple, Course Convenor on the new Sustainable Finance online short course from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), explores the trends that are emerging in the world of finance, from the need to manage climate change risk, to…
Neighborhood Housing Services of Los Angeles County / The Sustainable Communities Initiative / 2020 My LA2050 Grants Challenge
Utilizing a place-based, collective-impact approach to comprehensive community development, SCI provides a wide array of services and resources that help mitigate social, economic, health and environmental stressors that have historically caused barriers for LMI community members to fully thrive…
Sustainable by design: How engineered microbes can shape the future of food Tickets, Thu, 25 Jun 2020 at 12:00 PM
Eventbrite – District 3 Innovation Centre presents Sustainable by design: How engineered microbes can shape the future of food – Thursday, 25 June 2020 – Find event and ticket information.
Kittatinny Coalition Support The Kittatinny Coalition is an alliance of organizations, agencies, and academic institutions working with municipal officials and private landowners to conserve the natural, scenic, cultural, and aesthetic resources of the Kittatinny Ridge and Corridor.
How sustainability is influencing product design Article page | Supply Chain Digital…
In the months before the coronavirus pandemic struck, sustainable finance had briefly become the biggest issue in global business. Now we have encouraging data which shows it is re-emerging as a focus for investors.
Top asset owners light on detail when it comes to applying sustainability strategies, says World Bank
Disclosures by eight of the world’s largest asset owners on how they approach sustainability are “not matched” by disclosures of how they actually implement it in investments and key decisions like manager selection, according to a new report by the World Bank, which tests its new asset owner disclosure…
International BizEd Guru Matt Symonds, BlueSky Education, and David Woods-Hale of AMBA and BGA discussed the role of sustainability in business education.
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New webinar series: How can ESG maximise and protect value through sustainable recovery? • RSK • Engineering and Environmental Consultancy
We are delighted to announce a new webinar series that RSK will be hosting with leading law firm, Ashurst, and leading sustainability consultancy, Sancroft.
The team-up is part of the Premier League club’s ’Reds Go Green’ sustainability initiative…
A 4.5 MWdc solar project installed with a 3.8 MWh lithium-ion storage solution on a landfill cap site located in Amesbury, Massachusetts, has been completed.
What Are The Sustained Implications Of COVID-19? Here’s What Our B2B Marketing And Sales Analysts See
Although we’re only halfway through 2020, it feels like we’ve experienced enough disruption to last us a full year, if not an entire decade.During our recent Summit and CX North America virtual events and in many reports and blogs, Forrester analysts have provided guidance about how best to respond,…
This course is for graduates and professionals looking for greater knowledge and expertise in sustainable agricultural development. You’ll gain a strong understanding of the fundamentals of crop production, such as adaptation to climate and other environmental changes. You then explore how this expertise can help to design effective food production systems without placing unsustainable demands on the environment. The emphasis is on agriculture in tropical or developing countries, but the approaches can be used globally.
Gulf Organisation for Research and Development highlights sustainability facts about Education City Stadium
The Gulf Organisation for Research and Development (GORD) has highlighted several sustainability features about the Education City Stadium, which have helped it to achieve an outstanding rating….
The coronavirus pandemic has changed much about our world, but any fears that it would kill off the growing unease among consumers around the impact of human activity on the environment are unfounded.
As more and more product manufacturers work together to close the loop on the circular economy, polyurethane continues to play…
Amazon on Tuesday launched The Climate Pledge Fund, a new venture capital investment program that will funnel an initial $2 billion into startups building sustainable technologies across various industries such as transportation, food, manufacturing, and more.
Join the next “Leading Through Change,” Tuesday, June 23 | 8 AM PST | 4 PM BST | 5 PM CET to hear from Gavin Patterson, President and CEO of Salesforce International, in conversation with Mark Carney, Finance Adviser to the Prime Minister for COP 26 & UN Special Envoy for Climate Action & Finance.
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING Education is at the core of our mission. Our hope is that our programming revolving sustainability topics inspires innovative solutions and consciousness of our environment to the many creative minds that enter our museum/garden/institution/organization resulting in the creation of a better community. Our internal Green Team represents multiple departments who convene to discuss and implement green initiatives in operations and programming. The 2018 Cherry Blossom Festival marked our first collaboration that consisted of creating proper signage for festival attendees and waste management and diversion. Having a Green Team available during the Cherry Blossom Festival allowed for a benchmark to be created which in turn, can act as a reference to see what additional steps can be taken by JFG and its vendors to help make these types of events more sustainable.
President Cyril Ramaphosa said that he was trying “to balance our overriding objective of saving lives and protecting livelihoods.” Around 40% of South Africans live below the poverty line; the lockdown hit them hard.
The number of members of the Green Marine environmental certification program has been steadily increasing, according to the program’s latest performance report.
By transforming a decaying prison into a flourishing farm, these young men are avoiding the criminal justice system—and creating a model to share.
The Water Security and Sustainable Development Hub is a five-year £17.7 million project improving water security for a resilient future. The Hub brings together an international team from over 12 different countries to address threats to water security and contribute towards achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation). Leeds is a key partner with UK-based universities Newcastle and Oxford, and four overseas collaboratories located in Colombia, Ethiopia, India and Malaysia.
Dentons – Dentons advises UniCredit on a €450 million secured sustainability-linked borrowing base financing for Gunvor Group
Global law firm Dentons has advised UniCredit Bank AG as Mandated Lead Arranger, (Sustainability) Coordinator, Bookrunner, Facility Agent and Security Agent as well as the lenders on a €450 million secured sustainability-linked borrowing base facility agreement with Gunvor Group.
The COVID-19 crisis has strained our food system in lasting ways but it has also reshaped people’s view of what is possible and given us a renewed sense of urgency towards our long-term sustainability goals.
Climate change, energy, and sustainability in the Pacific region: knowledge, policies, and transfers (1970s-present) | H-Soz-Kult. Kommunikation und Fachinformation für die Geschichtswissenschaften…
Conference “Climate change, energy, and sustainability in the Pacific region: knowledge, policies, and transfers (1970s-present)” Date and venue: 19-21 April 2021, German Institute of Japan Studies, Tokyo Conveners: Sarah Beringer (German Historical Institute Washington D.C.), Benjamin…
Established in 1847 by brewer J.C. Jacobsen, Carlsberg Group is one of the leading brewery groups in the world today, with a large portfolio of beer and other beverage brands.
The HKMA issued its Common Assessment Framework on Green and Sustainable Banking on 13 May 2020. The Framework assesses an institution’s readiness and preparedness to address climate and environmental-related risks and allows the HKMA to determine the “Greenness Baseline” of individual banks. In this webinar, a panel of our experts on ESG, Risk Management and Banking will share with us their insights and reminders on the importance of identifying the gaps and actions needed to futureproof the organisation. The effects of climate change are undeniable, and businesses need to take quick and decisive action. ESG is no longer a nice-to-have. It is a must-have.
Ford plans to tackle range anxiety around its all-electric 2021 Mustang Mach-E with a smarter battery gauge, taking into account factors like traffic and even…
A survey of 50 of the largest consumer-facing goods firms, including PepsiCo, Kraft Heinz and Kellogg, has found that companies are generally failing to take ambitious action on plastic pollution, despite lofty pledges to do so.
Accolades for technology driven sustainable solutions Startupticker.ch | The Swiss Startup News channel
This year, the SEIF Awards celebrated their 10th anniversary and the second edition of the competition focusing on the theme Tech for Impact, which targets European impact entrepreneurs who develop or make innovative use of technologies to tackle social and environmental challenges. The solutions also contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Everything you need to know if you’re considering fitting your property with solar panels….
The coronavirus pandemic is increasing demand for plastic and delaying the drive towards sustainable alternatives, say designers.
Smurfit Kappa’s new Thermo Box is 100% recyclable and available in Europe and the Americas….
Thailand improving incentives to attract investments, boosts agriculture and sustainable businesses NNA Business News Thailand Economy
By Chalermlapvoraboon Valaiporn BANGKOK, NNA – The Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) has ann…
The risks of climate change and population growth on water scarcity in the UK remain hidden, with a new survey of 2,000 Brits revealing that water consumption is low down on the priority agenda for environmental concerns.
The coronavirus lockdown has revived Britons’ love of nature, according to a poll from the National Trust. A third of British adults are more interested in nature as a result of the lockdown, it says.
Global Sustainability Director Matthew Claxton talks investment, innovation, and Plug and Play’s future trajectories post COVID.
The US ridesharing company Lyft committed to reaching 100% electric vehicles for their platform by 2030. They also officially joined the Climate Group’s EV100 global electric mobility initiative.
Frozen seafood imports to sustain losses after coronavirus outbreak in Beijing’s Xinfadi market: expert
Imports of frozen and freezing food will take a heavy hit due to a series of probes launched after a sudden coronavirus outbreak at Beijing’s Xinfadi market points to risks in cold chain logi……
Multiple Chinese media outlets are reporting that Binance China’s influence is “growing” in the Middle Kingdom after the exchange’s domestic arm joined the United Nations Global Compact sustainability drive.
Falling PRN/PERN values is the main area of concern for the recycling market this week with many key grades seeing a drop.
Six travel organisations have come together to form the Future of Tourism Coalition, which aims to ensure the viability of an industry that was facing a multitude of threats even before Covid-19 all but shut it down.
BMW and Mercedes-Benz have put their autonomous driving collaboration on hold, blaming the expense of building a shared system for the decision.The two German…
Airstream recently unveiled new interior designs for its Flying Cloud and International travel trailers.New for 2021 are refreshed decors, updated fabrics, and…
Are we designing “concrete coffins”? Alternative approaches to urban tree pit design | Centre for Sustainable Planning and Environments
by Dean Bell… It was once put to me by an ex colleague that urban tree professionals are designing “concrete coffins” in order to integrate trees into paved urban environments. They were in essence indicating that conventional approaches to urban tree pit design are driving high mortality rate …
This program is designed for entrepreneurs, people who work in marketing, and decision makers of any company of any size.
There has been a renaissance of interest in printed photos, partly thanks to the popularity of Instagram’s square format and the return of instant-print…
Published: 17 June 2020The new card technology will save up to 75 percent of the CO2 emissions involved in payment card production.The new card technology will save up to 75 percent of the CO2 emissions involved in payment card production.
How to build back better: 8 ways sustainable businesses can survive in the post-Covid era | News | Eco-Business | Asia Pacific
The Covid-19 pandemic has infected the global economy. Here’s how sustainability can help businesses weather the storm ahead.
Lowe’s Canada received recognition this week for its ongoing national household battery collection and recycling efforts. The home improvement retailer recovered more than 255,000 pounds of batteries in 2019 alone.
Webinar: Emerging Trends in Data Center Design: Scale, Efficiency, and Best Practices for Sustainability
The crucial roles environmental monitoring and power management play in ensuring sustainability when designing next-generation data centers.
by Carol A Adams Main points: A proliferation of bodies setting standards and frameworks has led to a proliferation of bodies claiming to ‘harmonise’ them. Five myths are prevailing to support claims to move the authority base for standards and reduce reporting requirements. Recommendations regarding the role of key players are proposed. COVID-19 has intensified focus on sustainable finance and sustainability reporting. The stream of social media posts, articles in the FT and press releases by connected organisations have increased.
A trio of Greater Manchester companies who have all taken action to improve efficiency with GC Business Growth Hub support have received the prestigious Queen’s Awards for Enterprise.
The manufacture of sustainable aircraft is a step closer thanks to an invention from the Saxion University of Applied Sciences in the Dutch city of Enschede.In cooperation with GKN Aerospace and othe…
Startup Liquidstar is targeting rural electrification by combining solar powered charging stations wtih portable batteries and blockchain…
Supply Compass has launched a new Certification Guide to help fashion brands navigate the sustainable apparel production landscape.
Former Apple design chief Jony Ive hit reset on the company’s first AR and VR headset project, according to a new report, pushing for a controversial design…
Use this list of ideas to help improve sustainability practices in your office or learning environment.
The new packaging options guarantee to preserve the freshness of fruits and vegetables from harvest to the table.United States Paper Recycling News…
Statement in full As we rise to the challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the question is no longer should we build back better, but how. Many have already called for a response to the devastating impacts of this pandemic that does not turn attention away from other global challenges such as climate change and pollution. The circular economy offers a solution for how to do so. By designing out waste, keeping products and materials in use, and regenerating natural systems, it creates vital opportunities for economic growth that also restore the environment, create jobs, and benefit society. Leading businesses and governments have already taken important steps towards building a circular economy.