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Join Us at the Future of Climate Action Event

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Urgent action is required to limit global temperature rises and the role of business is key. Hosted by Innovation Forum from September 27-29, 2021, this climate action conference will focus entirely on supply chain decarbonization.

CGF Sustainability Director Moderates Panel on Food Waste and the SDGs at The Future of Food USA

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On March 25TH, Ignacio Gavilan, Director of Sustainability at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), joined a panel at The Future of Food USA, organised by Innovation Forum. Ignacio, who oversees the CGF’s Coalition Food Waste was invited to moderate a panel “Global food waste and the SDGs: How can companies reduce and eliminate food waste in the supply chain” and to share his thoughts on the industry’s role in solving the food waste problem and progress so far.

Conversations with Consequence: Metrics and Sustainability at Innovation Forum Detroit

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The Erb Institute engaged with several speakers and participants around key questions that relate to business, academia and sustainability, during a partner event with Innovation Forum in Detroit. We asked two sustainability leaders one question:

Which metrics matter most when it comes to measuring sustainability?

Conversations With Consequence: Professionals from Hilton and Microsoft Weigh In On Sustainability Innovation

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The Erb Institute engaged with several speakers and participants around key questions that relate to business, academia and sustainability, during a partner event with Innovation Forum in Detroit.  We asked business sustainability professionals:

What new opportunities are on the horizon for business to better “innovate for sustainability”?

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Conversations With Consequence: How Can Business Better Innovate for Sustainability?

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The Erb Institute engaged with several speakers and participants around key questions that relate to business, academia and sustainability, during a partner event with Innovation Forum in Detroit.  We asked business sustainability professionals:

What new opportunities are on the horizon for business to better “innovate for sustainability”?

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Erb Institute ICYMI: How Can Academia and Business Collaborate for Sustainability?

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The Erb Institute engaged with several speakers and participants around key questions that relate to business, academia and sustainability, during a partner event with Innovation Forum in Detroit.

In the videos above, we take a look at what academia has to offer business sustainability professionals and how the sum of the parts is greater than the whole.
 

Report: How Business Can Measure the Impact and ROI of Corporate Sustainability

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In partnership with the Erb Institute, Innovation Forum recently hosted a conference in Detroit that delved into the best ways to assess materiality, build a business case and deliver impact at scale. Participants from corporations, nonprofits and academia shared their approaches to measuring impact and return on investment (ROI). They focused on fully understanding impact so that they can better drive strategy, justify budgets and communicate progress.

Erb Faculty Director, Joe Arvai Talks Metrics at Innovation Forum: Measuring Business Outcomes and Impacts, and Capacity Building

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The Erb Institute partnered with Innovation Forum during their recent visit to Detroit, Oct. 2-3rd, for their conference on “How business can measure the impact—and ROI—of corporate sustainability.”

The conference delved into the best ways to assess materiality, build a business case and deliver impact at scale. Participants from corporations, nonprofits and academia shared their approaches to measuring impact and return on investment (ROI).

Kellogg’s Amy Senter Sits Down With the Erb Institute Ahead of Innovation Forum Detroit

Insights on why measuring sustainability matters and which metrics matter most.
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How did sustainability become a career for you?

When I was going into undergrad, I wanted to do something in the sciences and had always had a strong affinity for the environment. I can remember back to my elementary school days when we had a “cans for critters” campaign, where we collected soda cans, and all the money from the recycling went to the San Diego Zoo.

When I saw that the University of Michigan had such a strong program—at the undergraduate and graduate level—I jumped at the opportunity to dive into something I loved.

Erb Institute Managing Director, Terry Nelidov Is Panelist on Innovation Forum Webinar

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Innovation Forum is partnering with the Erb Institute in Detroit Oct. 2-3rd, to talk about the latest approaches to materiality, and how to establish a robust business case in 2018.  Want to be a part of the conversation? Register here!

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Innovation Forum is partnering with the Erb Institute in Detroit Oct. 2-3rd, to talk about the latest approaches to materiality, and how to establish a robust business case in 2018.  Want to be a part of the conversation? Register here!

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