Team discusses innovations and strategy following Jennifer Miller' retirement
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A dialogue with Sappi North America’s sustainability and innovation leaders
Jennifer Miller is SNA’s Chief Business Sustainability Officer, responsible for integrating the company’s sustainability strategy into its business growth plans. An experienced business professional in managing profit and loss as well as market strategy, Jennifer recognizes the important roles that customer insight, employee engagement, and strong governance play in ensuring an effective sustainability strategy.
by Justin Winter, Portfolio Manager and Director, Impax Asset Management
Clean water and sanitation for all is the subject of the United Nations’ sixth sustainable development goal, and an increasingly relevant topic to both emerging markets and the developed world. The need for water infrastructure is great in the developing world, and in the developed world, ensuring access to clean water is an ever-present issue, as recent crises have illustrated. This brings opportunities for sustainable investors.
Roughly half the industries in our economy face significant water risks.
by Kirsten James, Director of Water at Ceres
Our research shows that roughly half the industries in our economy face significant water risks. That’s the startling insight we uncovered when we analyzed the sectors represented in the four main U.S. stock indices. These risks, including dwindling water sources, pollution, climate change and increasing competition, affect industries across the board, from agriculture to utilities, apparel to oil and gas.
by Lydia Miller, Senior Vice President at Dana Investment Advisors
The last decade was quite a remarkable period for renewable energy growth. In 2019, estimates indicate new capacity additions were slightly more than 70 percent renewables and over half of newly commissioned utility-scale renewable power generation provided electricity at a lower cost than the cheapest new fossil fuel powered source.
July 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - HENRi is one of Nestlé's open innovation platforms set up to help harness the ideas and passion of external partners, especially from the start-up sector. As we celebrate HENRi's fourth birthday, I look at some of the successes that have shaped its story so far.
To continually improve what we do – and push the boundaries of what is possible with foods, beverages, and nutritional health solutions – we need to work closely with outside partners.
Today, those external collaborations are central to our pursuit of innovation.
“I believe my greatest contribution to Booz Allen since arriving in 2013 has been elevating the impact of a high-performing legal team. Our team is now broadly strategic and forward thinking—it has become an integral partner for our business leaders. The team is “skating to where the puck will be,” as Wayne Gretzky once said.” - Nancy Laben, Booz Allen Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
“Role model to many and a true, innovative leader whose contributions deserve to be highlighted,” is how JD Kathuria, WashingtonExec founder and CEO, describes Booz Allen Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer Susan Penfield.“She perfectly embodies what the Lifetime Achievement Award stands for.”
The food and agriculture sector is in the early stages of a far-reaching transition toward more sustainable food production and consumption. Growing environmental and resource pressures, changing consumer demands, technological innovation and ever-tightening regulatory interventions are disrupting depletive practices and unhealthy preferences. This transformation is creating fast-growing insurgent companies and changing the business models of incumbent firms, creating compelling investment opportunities for active investors.