“Ethical sourcing” – we see that a lot of companies are systematically addressing issues in their sourcing and supply chain management to better understand and address (and better manage!) the various issues that their investors, customers, employees, business partners, and other stakeholders care about. What is “ethical” behavior in the layers upon layers of suppliers in the usual globalized sourcing effort?
OAKLAND, Calif., February 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ - GreenBiz Group, in partnership with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and BSR, is seeking nominations for its fourth annual "30 Under 30" feature, showcasing the next generation of sustainable business leaders.
We recently spoke with Virginie Helias, Chief Sustainability Officer at Procter & Gamble (P&G), about why she’s optimistic about the future of sustainability and what drives her passion for her work.
Keep reading to learn how Helias, who has 30 years of experience at P&G and recently returned from a productive week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, continues to embed sustainability thinking and practice across everything the company does.
SB: What project are you most excited about right now?
Until recently, we have lived in a linear economic system that operates under a “take, make, and dispose” philosophy, which ends in waste. In contrast, circular economies develop services and products that are guided by three main principles: design out waste and pollution, extend the life cycle of materials and products, and regenerate ecosystems.
February 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Antea Group is pleased to announce that Michael Washburn, Senior Consultant, has been appointed to lead our Food & Beverage Segment. With over 20 years of experience, Michael has expertise in sustainability, corporate responsibility, resource conservation, conservation advocacy, coalition building, and campaign leadership in the food and beverage market and beyond.
Materiality assessments are formal exercises aimed at engaging stakeholders to find out how important specific environmental, social and governance issues are to them. The insights gained can then be used to guide strategy and help you tell a more meaningful sustainability story.
"At NRG, sustainability is at the center of everything that we do. It's more than the way we do business; it's an integral part of who we are and literally at the heart of our purpose of creating a sustainable energy future."-Mauricio Gutierrez, President and CEO, NRG Energy
While Tom Brady was chasing his 6th Super Bowl Victory, something big happened during the game. Budweiser aired an ad celebrating the link between business and sustainability – a message that reached at least an average of 100 million viewers.
The 45 second video combined Budweiser’s brand icons, Dalmatians and Clydesdales, with Bob Dylan’s “Blowin’ in the Wind”, to tout the company’s renewable energy commitments, particularly around wind generation.