The business landscape is very different now to when I started my career in the field of sustainability over 15 years ago, writes Joe Franses.
Businesses today face significant pressure to deliver value beyond a return for investors. They must generate a profit whilst also addressing the significant social and environmental challenges we face.
Each year, Coca-Cola Enterprises hosts ‘CRS in Action Week,’ a week of sustainability events across the company during which each employee is encouraged to get involved in sustainability-related activities. Take a look at our wrap up video and see how we were able to bring sustainability to life throughout our territory!
Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has signed a letter issued by the Prince of Wales Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) to Heads of State and Government of the European Union this week, urging them to take action on climate change. We join a group of 56 other companies and organisations from a diverse range of sectors, including the likes of General Electric (GE), Tesco, Ikea, GSK and Unilever, representing over 4.5 million employees.
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September 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Taking place in Sacramento, CA from December 2–4, REM 2014 is the most important conference of the year for the clean energy market. Join us for three days of events geared toward attendees from around the globe who share an interest in and commitment to promoting clean energy. Set in California's state capital, REM 2014 promises to be the largest yet, with dozens of sessions covering every aspect of the North American renewable energy markets, including:
Last month we joined forces with the University of Exeter in sponsoring their ‘One Planet Sustainability Challenge’. It is the second year that Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has sponsored the challenge, which tests MBA students from across the globe to find solutions to sustainability issues that we face in today’s society. The two-day challenge was hosted by the University of Exeter’s ‘One Planet MBA’ program, developed in partnership with WWF International and which goes beyond the usual modular learning, with additional extra-curricular workshops and events.
On October 1st 2014 Coca-Cola Enterprises and The Financial Times will welcome over 200 delegates to London for a lively debate on the Future for Sustainability. Taking place at the famous Kings Place, London, the Summit will bring together business leaders, policy makers, pioneers and future leaders from across Europe.
New report outlines ways current clean energy infrastructure can assist states in meeting goals of EPA Clean Power Plan
San Francisco, July 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today released a guide to help states comply with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s recently proposed Clean Power Plan, which directs states to cut carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants to 30% below 2005 levels by 2030. The CRS report, Tracking Renewable Energy for the U.S.
April 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Sponsored by Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Green Power Leadership Awards are competitive awards that recognize outstanding commitments and achievements in the green power marketplace.
Ten years ago, almost no one in coffee was talking about hunger in the coffeelands. Now it seems almost everyone is. How did the issue of food security in coffee communities move from the margins to the mainstream of the industry’s sustainability agenda in just a few short years?