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Michael Bloomberg: Realistic Goals for the Paris Climate Conference

The trend is moving in the right direction, and if the U.N. gathering in the fall speeds it up, that’s success.
Article

Originally pusblished on the Wall Street Journal.

By Michael R. Bloomberg
June 28, 2015

Four Trends Redefining the Healthcare Supply Chain

It's time to act on untapped opportunities in the healthcare industry
Blog

By 2020, China is projected to spend $1 trillion on healthcare, driven by a growing middle class and aging population. This is just one of a long list of stats that illustrates the significant shifts that are happening in the healthcare industry today.

Global trends such as rising consumerism, increased healthcare consumption, increasing costs of care, greater regulatory complexity and a diminishing blockbuster pipeline also all spell change, challenge and opportunity in the industry.

The Top 5 Trends in EHS and Sustainability Software

An Analysis of the NAEM EMIS Report
Blog

The 2015 EHS and Sustainability Software Buyers Guide report was just released by NAEM and now it seems like the whole EHS, Risk and Sustainability space is buzzing about it.

The report analyzes how companies are approaching EHS and Sustainability software in 2015: what companies’ data management needs are, how much they are spending on software systems, how they select their solutions, implementation challenges and more.

Latest CECP Data Show Evolution of CSR and Stronger Linkages Between Business Performance and Corporate Societal Investment Levels

Research Highlights Range of Trends from a Move to Regulate CSR Around the World to the Increasing Role of Employees in Community Engagement
Press Release

NEW YORK, January 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ - CECP, a nonprofit dedicated to fostering business as a force for good in society representing companies with more than $7 trillion in annual revenue, is pleased to release corporate societal giving trends and insights for 2014. Data from more than 300 surveys and over 1,000 individual consultations with many of the world’s leading companies enables CECP to have proprietary data and research on corporate societal investment.

The 10 Most Important Sustainable Business Stories from 2014

And here’s what to watch out for in 2015
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By Andrew Winston
It’s been an amazing 12 months in the world of sustainable business. From climate change to inequality, the scope of humanity’s biggest environmental and social challenges came into much sharper focus this year — as did the scale and range of opportunities to do something about them. And citizens, using new social media tools and old-fashioned marches, rose up to drive change. Both in response and pre-emptively, the world’s leading companies continued to aggressively pivot their businesses toward more sustainable and innovative ways of operating.

GlobalView: Climate Change in Perspective

By The Editors || Bloomberg View
Article

The debate over climate change, unlike climate change itself, seems to be stuck.  Let's see if we can get it moving.

The arguments are mainly over three issues:
whether climate change exists,
what casuses it,
and what to do about it.

The first two questions are controversial but shouldn't be. And the third would generate honest debate even if there were agreement about the first two. But viable solutions to the crisis aren't hard to find.

Trends in Sustainable Responsible Impact Investing

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The 2014 U.S. Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends Report
 
Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing (SRI) in the United States has grown substantially over the past two years. The total US-domiciled assets under management using SRI strategies expanded from $3.74 trillion at the start of 2012 to $6.57 trillion at the start of 2014, an increase of 76 percent, according to the US SIF Foundation’s latest biennial survey, the Report on US Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends 2014
 

Reporting that Matters: Global Trends, Best Practices and Advice from the Experts (Free Webinar)

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Sustainability reporting will only matter when you want it to. Global guidelines are important, but when you recognize and address the issues that matter, provide credible information and aim to create an emotional response, and treat the reporting process as an opportunity to improve your strategic outlook, your CSR/sustainability team can confidently stake the claim that it is making a significant impact.

What’s Next for Sustainable Investing

An Individual and Industry Perspective
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by Barbara Krumsiek, CEO & President of Calvert Investments
 

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