Less than Half Feel Prepared to Tackle These Challenges Survey Offers New Insights Into Logistics Challenges and Opportunities Collaboration Needed to Build Environmentally Sustainable Cities
ATLANTA, September 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - A new study from UPS (NYSE:UPS) and GreenBiz Group reveals nearly all companies (95 percent) surveyed are concerned about how urbanization will impact business growth and sustainability. However, according to The Road to Sustainable Urban Logistics survey, only 47 percent feel prepared to address the associated business challenges.
The obvious way to start a feature about Carlsberg's sustainability strategy would be to jokingly refer to it as "probably the best sustainability strategy in the world." But could the advert-inspired hyperbole actually be justified?
VERGE Accelerate contestants to pitch clean economy solutions before global audience
OAKLAND, California, August 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ – GreenBiz Group announced today the 14 finalists for the VERGE Accelerate fast-pitch competition, featuring innovative early-stage companies offering solutions to accelerate the clean economy. The finalists will present to a globally livestreamed audience on stage at the VERGE 17 conference and expo in Santa Clara, Calif., September 19-21.
Enter the new Sustainable Fuel Buyers' Principles drafted by companies such as PepsiCo, Walmart, UPS, Amazon and the nonprofit membership group Business for Social Responsibility, or BSR. The effort, an outgrowth of BSR's ongoing "Future of Fuels" initiative, aims to bring fleet owners together to help grow the market for low-carbon or electric industrial vehicles.
Partnership with WBCSD names talented professionals impacting sustainable business
OAKLAND, Calif. and GENEVA, Switzerland, June 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ — GreenBiz Group and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development today named the 2017 “30 Under 30,” based on a global search for emerging leaders across sectors who are shaping the next generation of sustainable business.
The 30 individuals being honored come from nine countries on five continents. They work for multinational corporations, innovative startups, social enterprises, nonprofit organizations, government agencies and academe.
It’s no secret that Earth’s natural resources are diminishing at an increasing rate. According to the Global Footprint Network’s estimate, human demand on our planet’s ecosystems is projected to exceed what nature can regenerate by about 75 percent in the next three years. Considering we only have one Earth, we need to reinvent how we use its resources before it’s too late.
Last year, PepsiCo introduced its Performance with Purpose 2025 agenda, renewing efforts to drive further progress across its sustainability goals. At the forefront is the company’s strategic global approach to water stewardship.