The TomorrowRising Fund and Schneider Electric Nigeria are supporting LEAP Africa, a nonprofit organization committed to developing dynamic, innovative and principled African leaders, in #response to COVID-19 by providing food to low income households across the country.
At Schneider Electric, we believe that access to energy and digital are basic human rights. To date, 840 million people in the world still lack access to electricity1. This figure is down from 1.2 billion in 2010, indicative of significant progress made in the last decade. We must do even more.
Progress on energy and sustainability was at an all-time high in 2019, but how will that momentum fare in a new decade—and under radical new circumstances? To find out, we partnered with GreenBiz to survey global energy and sustainability professionals.
Join Bill Brewer, VP of Global Supply and Sustainability Operations at Schneider Electric as he shares insights from more than 260 energy and sustainability professionals and discusses what progress, disruptions, and opportunities companies can expect in the coming decade.
Contributed by: John Hoekstra, Vice President Sustainability & Cleantech, Schneider Electric Energy & Sustainability Services
We are living in an extraordinary time, the likes of which few of us could even imagine a few months ago. The ramifications of COVID-19 on human physical and mental health, the global economy, businesses (including many of our clients), and more are simply unfathomable.
The responsible use of resources is central to our identity. Circularity is a model that offers efficiencies that build upon themselves; over the past year, circular principles helped us outpace our own expectations toward our sustainability progress.
While the world we live in today looks a lot different than that of 2019, a few things remain the same – the impact of climate change on our resources and the push to meet corporate sustainability goals by stakeholders. However, due to the new drastic changes we’re facing in the world today, companies are now challenged to think differently about how they move the needle for sustainability. Now more than ever is the time to build a more resilient and sustainable future, and companies cannot take their foot off the gas.
Partnership between Global Footprint Network and Schneider Electric aims to highlight the powerful competitive advantage of one-planet compatible companies
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By July 29, 2019, humanity’s demand for nature will exceed what Earth’s ecosystems can replenish during the entire year. It is Earth Overshoot Day and the 2019 date is the earliest ever. Since overuse is only possible for a limited duration in time, human demand on nature will be brought in balance with what Earth can provide – the question is whether this happens by design or disaster.The good news is that the current trend can be reversed.