February 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The issues businesses face, and in turn need to communicate, are vast and complex. There’s increasing pressure for business to communicate its actions, vision and impact in a way simplified manner that engages key audiences whilst demonstrating integrity and leadership
February 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The global commodity system that has served society for centuries is no longer fit for purpose. What materials businesses buy, where from and how are a crucial part of the sustainability journey; companies are altering sourcing models, simplifying supply chains, and putting purpose and impact at the heart of the procurement process.
New data from Last Minute Market/SWG’s Waste Watcher Observatory on household food waste in Lombardy has been presented today
A more sustainable diet can contribute to saving our planet and everyone must play their part, as only by tackling food waste together there can be a real and long-lasting impact.
This is the commitment that institutions, civil society and businesses insisted on during the event “Let’s not waste food: for a more sustainable diet“, which was held today in Milan and saw the presence of the main actors involved in the fight against a dietary model that is no longer acceptable.
Here we are now in a new year, and new decade (the third decade of the 21st Century) and much of the buzz is all about (1) climate change and the dramatic impacts on business, finance, government and we humans around the globe; and (2) many more investors are moving their money to more sustainable investments.
Welcome to the special 150th edition of the award-winning GreenMoney Journal
At GreenMoney, we have been focused on Sustainable Business and Impact Investing since 1992. The articles and videos in the January 2020 issue are a selection of readers’ favorites, as well as some of our own from past issues. But first, we begin with an update to one of our most widely-read articles from Frank Coleman with his unique perspective on Facebook as they face another Moral Dilemma .
Recently, we announced a partnership with Certify My Company to assist self-classified suppliers in obtaining third-party diversity certifications.
The partnership furthers our commitment to increase overall spend with small and diverse suppliers to 25 percent by 2025. Our robust supply chain already includes more than 6,000 small or diverse suppliers, about 18 percent of which are third-party certified as diverse. A diverse business is generally defined as one that is 51 percent owned and controlled by women, ethnic minorities, veterans, LGBTQ, or disabled person(s).
It is a favorite pursuit of journalists and commentators at each year-end and the start of the new calendar year to look back and look forward to identify “top stories” and significant trends of the year past. And to look ahead at “what might be” in the new year. We present a few of these musing for you in this first newsletter of the year 2020.