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Ocado Reduces Food Waste Through Redistribution Initiatives

By Tom Idle
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Food waste is a huge global issue. Every year, UK households throw away £13 billion worth of food. A staggering 7.3 million tonnes of household food waste was thrown away in 2015, according to the waste advisory body WRAP.
 

“Our Vision Is a World That Runs Entirely on Green Energy”

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Following a profound strategic transformation from black to green energy and recent divestment of the oil and gas business, the Danish energy company DONG Energy is changing its name to Ørsted and boosting their vision for a green future. 

Landsec Leads the Way with Science-Based Targets

By Tom Idle
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The UK’s largest commercial property company creates energy efficiency programmes using the best available science. 

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The UK’s largest commercial property company creates energy efficiency programmes using the best available science. 

Webinar: Transforming Business and Industries to Deliver Long-Term Impacts

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Increasingly businesses are realising that small sustainable impacts are no longer enough. To meet the UN Global Goals and 2 Degree target requires a wholesale shift in thinking and operations across both the business and industry.

To help you deliver positive long-term impact, 3 senior leaders are ready to share their experiences live. Join us next week (October 10th) at 2 pm BST for our free online webinar with:

Webinar: How 3M, Williams-Sonoma and SupplyShift Leverage Data to Transform Supply Chains Across All Tiers

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Ethical Corporation is running a live webinar on how to transform data across every tier in your supply chain.

Join the 60-minute webinar next September 26th at 7am PST (3pm UK/ 10am EST) with 3M, Williams-Sonoma and SupplyShift here.

Learnings include:

Sourcing the Building Blocks for a More Sustainable World – Complimentary Briefing

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Doing good is no longer enough. Businesses need to drive sustainable innovation across all product levels to deliver real positive impacts. This evolution has left many businesses unsure of the where to look in their corporate supply chain and procurement.

In Ethical Corporation’s latest case study briefing, we have talked at length to Dirk Jan de With, Chief Procurement Officer at Covestro, on how the company has transformed its strategy to leverage sustainability and innovation together to drive business growth.

Supplier Development: Quantifiable Bottom Line Benefits - Webinar Recordings

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Moving beyond audit and shift mindsets across your supply chain and internally might be the hardest task but truly engaging suppliers in sustainability is key to reduce costs, drive efficiencies and minimise risk to ensure business impact, reputation and competitiveness. We brought together 3 senior leaders in this space to share their experiences and strategies, and to help you in measuring the bottom line benefits to prove the business case. Hear from:

New USA Whitepaper on Why Business Backs Climate Action

Access the report on progressive businesses backing climate action
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Ethical Corporation released its latest whitepaper on the benefits of business to back the Paris climate agreement. The report has 7 pages of expert response including:

  • How business leaders react to President Trump’s pull-out from the Paris climate agreement
  • The benefits of business taking a lead on climate action
  • How Green banks will fare in a new era

Read the full report online: http://bit.ly/2vkZbcI

Ashridge Executive Education: 'Action Research' Method Trains Business Leaders to Make Impact

By Miranda Ingram
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Originally published in Best Practice - Spring 2017 issue

The challenges facing us – population growth, migration, globalisation, shifting centres of economic power, increasing inequality of life and the deterioration of the environment – are pressing. Now, many advocates for change have realised that change and innovation is predominantly a socio-technological phenomenon and that the standard approaches no longer work.

Tetra Pak Aligns Its Environmental Goals with Paris Climate Agreement

By Tom Idle
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Former UK Education Secretary Michael Gove’s assertion that “people have had enough of experts” came to symbolise last summer’s Brexit referendum debates. But when it comes to the business response to global warming, it is the experts – in this case, the climate scientists – that are starting to set the agenda.

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