In physics, electricity is power. Electricity can also be power, though, in the sense that it creates opportunity for the pursuit of social capital and positive outcomes. This week on Sea Change Radio, we highlight the efforts of two nonprofits that are working to bring clean, affordable energy to some of the most under-resourced people on the planet. First, we hear from Anya Cherneff of Empower Generation who gives us a snapshot of her organization’s efforts to bring electricity to people in Nepal, and how it connects to fighting human trafficking in Southeast Asia.
According to its last Strategy & Sustainability Highlights , titled “Envisioning a Sustainable Future by solving energy paradox”, @Schneider_Elec tells how the company is delivering access to clean, modern and affordable energy to more than 20 million households around the world, at the same time as its main solution, called EcoStruxure™ is able to drive energy efficiency in markets that combined, consume 70% of the
Companies that follow GRI’s sustainability reporting framework provide higher quality disclosures than those that don’t, according to a recent study by US-based consulting firm, the Governance and Accountability Institute Inc. High quality data leads to better decision making by the company, investors and other stakeholders, which can help drive both the bottom line and sustainable development.
Domtar’s 2017 Sustainability Report details the company’s endeavors to take a longer term view of creating and preserving value for our shareholders, customers, employees and communities. Focused on the areas of Caring for People and Communities, Efficient Manufacturing, and Responsible Sourcing & Logistics, it details the company’s priorities, challenges and progress via engaging stories and stunning visuals.
Helping Business Accelerate Growth, Enhance Competitiveness and Mitigate Risk
GENEVA, July 20, 2017: Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) published 8 Business Cases for the Circular Economy illustrating how companies can accelerate growth, enhance competitiveness and mitigate risk through circular solutions.
The macro-opportunities associated with implementing the circular economy are clear. Now, companies need to know how circularity will impact their business as well as specific industry or sector opportunities.
Beer can be enjoyed at many positive occasions, bringing people together.
However, irresponsible drinking can turn those positive moments into problematic ones, which is why the Carlsberg Group’s vision for a better tomorrow is a society without irresponsible drinking. No drinking and driving. No underage drinking. Just moderate consumption and enjoyment.
Breaking the mould of the work routine is invaluable. I was reminded of this recently as I walked around the white tents of the Aspen Ideas Festival. Here, against the backdrop of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, you’re more likely to see shorts and t-shirts than suits and ties. There's also a good chance you’ll finally talk with that expert you’ve been trying to connect with for months - while waiting in line for a famous Let’s be Frankgrass-fed beef hot dog.
Schneider Electric shows its progress by driving energy efficiency to more than 70% of world’s energy demand
PARIS, July 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, announces the launching of Strategy & Sustainability Highlights that shows the progress of the company towards an answer to the world energy paradox.