At the dawn of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, we are relying heavily on the impacts of a more digital grid. The previous revolutions had significant impacts on society – introducing steam, electricity and computing, but none that were so closely intertwined with technology.
Annual report highlights leading paper and packaging supplier’s excellent performance on long-term goals
BOSTON, May 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, has announced the release of its 2016 Sustainability Report. The report showcases Sappi’s industry leading sustainability performance.
The proliferation of distributed energy resources (DER) has resulted in a wide range of technologies that are impacting today’s power grid. Distributed solar energy, wind generation, energy storage, electric vehicles, demand-side management (DSM), combined heat and power (CHP), fuel cells and microturbines are all influencing today’s power grid, affecting affect every level of utility operations and business processes.
The PRI and the UN Global Compact call for more sustainability around Corporate Pensions
New York, 20 April 2017 /3BL Media/ – The leaders of the world's two largest corporate and investor sustainability initiatives today called on CEOs to ensure their corporate pension plans – an untapped sustainability area – adopt responsible investing policies – highlighting concrete benefits including improved investment performance, fulfilling fiduciary duty and managing regulatory risk and boosting corporate sponsor credibility.
By WSJ. Custom Studios At the end of a winding dirt road in Gazipur, Bangladesh, women crowd into a fluorescent-lit stall. One of them, Khodaza Khatun, is providing her fingerprints for a tiny biometric scanner. One by one, she presses her fingers on the machine, pausing to adjust the folds of her peach-colored sari. When she’s finished, she’ll have opened her first bank account.
As sustainability in its various forms becomes more integrated into business practices and strategies, business schools are adapting their programs to better prepare the sustainability professionals of the future. McGill University in Montreal is a good example.