November 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Global Compact Network Canada (GCNC), the Canadian chapter of the United Nations Global Compact, will be hosting an innovative virtual forum, Business for Gender Equality: A forum to fast-forward progress in the Canadian private sector on December 2, 2020, from 12 pm-6 pm EST.
Sustainable trims leader announces Sustainability Vision 2050 addressing climate change, material resources, water resources, chemical management and human rights
TOKYO,October 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – At today’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit, global sustainable trims leader YKK announced the YKKSustainability Vision 2050, which will serve as a roadmap to the company achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, among other targets. The Sustainability Vision 2050 consists of five themes with corresponding sustainability goals, as well as ten SDGs.
Theme 1: Climate Change Tackle greenhouse gas emissions and increase use of renewable energy
Why Giving Up Capitalism’s “Conveniences” is the only chance for a stable climate.
By Brad Zarnett
I used to be certain that government was failing us in our fight for a stable climate, and for the most part I still do, BUT thanks to COVID-19 I’ve gained new insight into the underlying roadblock that’s standing in our way.
NEW YORK, December 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In August 2019, almost all the Business Roundtable CEO members (181) signed on to an updated BRT definition of “the purpose of a corporation” which expanded the definition to include a focus on other stakeholders other than investors.
In his Harvard Business Review article last year Matt Gitsham discussed a growing trend of corporate leaders being remarkably proactive about sustainability: “If global temperatures rise more than 1.5 °C, the risks of draught, floods, forest fires, heat-related deaths and loss of agricultural productivity all worsen significantly… Predictably, environmentalists, pro-environment politicians, and countries es
Corporate sustainability has come a long way in the last couple of decades. Given the current climate and citizen mobilizations, any and all advances in this area deserve to be applauded.
But let’s talk about sustainability reporting for a moment. Because, quite frankly, we’re still seeing way too much fluff. And that’s worrisome. Stakeholders – whether citizens, consumers, investors, government regulators – you name it, now expect much more from corporate sustainability than simply a green beauty contest. It’s your job to deliver the goods.
Ten young business leaders advancing the Sustainable Development Goals
NEW YORK, September 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The United Nations Global Compact today announced ten new SDG Pioneers — young business leaders who are doing an exceptional job to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
NEW YORK, September 6, 2019/3BL Media/– On September 19, the Museum of American Finance will present “Corporate Sustainability: Is It Sustainable?,” a timely discussion with industry leaders driving sustainability as an essential element of corporate purpose and a means to achieve transformative social impact.
As the realities of climate change become more and more apparent, a commitment to sustainability is no longer a nice-to-have for the companies of the world — it’s a business imperative, especially in the eyes of consumers.