Government regulation can be a blessing or a burden. In every case, it’s the result of a public process. In contrast, says Domtar CEO John D. Williams, too many of today’s extra-governmental, voluntary programs — shadow regulations — fall short of this process.
Shadow regulations are built on opaque algorithms and are of nebulous value, and they threaten the very transparency that legitimate sustainability regulations are supposed to advance.
Las Vegas Sands was recently recognized on the Climate Change and Water A List by CDP, the international nonprofit environmental disclosure platform. This is the company’s fourth year in a row to attain a leadership position for Climate Change and is the company’s first time responding to the Water recognition. The company has participated in CDP disclosure since 2012, beginning with reporting on climate change initiatives and performance.
The nutrition label for products expands into Europe for manufacturers, architects and designers
BOLZANO, Italy, January 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) and Living Future Europe Initiative (LFEI) announce the release of a new edition of the Declare product transparency label for the European building and manufacturer market. The Declare Europe launch is taking place in Bolzano during the 2019 Klimahouse conference, which is focused on the exchange of ideas, innovations and insights on the latest trends in the energy-efficiency and sustainable construction sector.
The 2019 index includes 230 leaders employing seven million women around the world.
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Bloomberg announced the launch of its 2019 Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which this year selected 230 companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality in the workplace.
Disclosures from firms included in the 2019 GEI provide a wide-ranging and comprehensive look at how companies around the world are investing in their female colleagues.
As Microsoft pursues its mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more, there is great opportunity for their customers, partners and company. With that opportunity comes a great responsibility to society. That is why Microsoft continuously works to apply the power of technology to empower all people, strengthen communities globally and protect our planet. It is also why their policies and business practices are rooted in a commitment to timeless values such as trust, privacy, inclusion, and transparency.
The power of the consumer is on the rise — especially when it comes to sustainable business practices and combating climate change. How can you show the consumer you are walking the walk with your environmental practices?
Follow Antea Group's four steps to help you promote sustainability throughout your company and to the general public.