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British American Tobacco Underlines Commitment to Transforming Tobacco in Latest Group Reports

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LONDON, March 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- British American Tobacco (BAT) recently published its Annual Report and Sustainability Report – both of which outline the Company’s commitment to transform tobacco by offering an unrivalled suite of potentially reduced-risk products that address the varied preferences of today’s consumers.

WBCSD's Panorama Podcast | Sustainability at Microsoft: IT Innovation, the Future of Work and Moving From a Know-it-all Culture to a Learn-it-all Culture

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Where does sustainability fit in a diverse IT company like Microsoft? For a special edition of Panorama, WBCSD President and CEO Peter Bakker sits down with Toni Townes-Whitley, Corporate Vice-President for Industry at Microsoft, to discuss the increasing role of information technology in our lives, Microsoft’s vision for the future of work and how business leaders can work to deliver the SDGs.

Towards a Brighter Future

by Alexandre Lalumiere, Director of Client Sales, 3D Printing, HP

Yesterday, I participated in Shell’s #MaketheFuture Festival Singapore, and was among the panelists during the Shell #PoweringProgress Together (PPT) Asia forum. The energy was positively electric!

Schneider Electric WHITEPAPER | Discover Why Helping Entrepreneurs in the Energy Field Can Contribute to Reaching a More Sustainable Development

Both growing unemployment and lack of access to energy can be solved. Want to know how?

With a global unemployment that will reach 212 million in 2019 and 1.06 billion people without access to energy, urgent actions need to be taken to tackle this unfortunate trend. One of them could be entrepreneurship.

New Report Shows That Costa Rica Is Raising the Bar for Sustainability Reporting Ambitions

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GENEVA, Switzerland, March 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) in collaboration with the Business Association for Development (AED), released a case study on the sustainability reporting in Costa Rica. The report was compiled using data from The Reporting E

New Report Helps Business Navigate Global Sustainability Reporting Trends


The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) released a new report that maps global and regional Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting trends.

CLP Tightens Emissions Cut Targets Towards 2050 to Fight Climate Change


The CLP Group has tightened the carbon intensity reduction target of its Asia-Pacific power business for 2050, the company unveiled in its latest Sustainability Report and Annual Report.

Over a decade ago, CLP voluntarily introduced the Climate Vision 2050, where it committed to lower the carbon intensity of its generating portfolio by approximately 75% of its 2007 position by 2050.

Report: Cities of All Sizes Can Achieve Sustainable Energy Solutions

by Katie Pyzyk

Countries are scrambling to develop strategies to fight climate change, as a desire to mitigate its effects intensifies around the world.

How to Make CSR Everyone’s Responsibility


Do you believe that corporate social responsibility is important to your company, but that it’s someone else’s problem?

A recent Harvard Business Review article entitled “How to Make Sustainability Every Employee’s Responsibility” posits that question (albeit substituting “sustainability” for “corporate social responsibility”) and suggests that while many companies talk about sustainability and integration, it’s much harder to get people to act individually to achieve these corporate goals.

Data As the New Infrastructure

Data plays foundational role in enabling smart cities

For decades, the definition of “infrastructure” has remained unchanged and was used to define roads, bridges, electricity and water delivery systems, among other examples. But as cities continue to build upon smart city efforts, the concept and very definition of infrastructure is changing.


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