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5 Steps to a Corporate Strategy That Delivers on Sustainability

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Companies are realising that to do their part on sustainability, their approach to corporate strategy needs to shift.

More executives are coming to terms with the risks of not not doing enough to address their company’s impacts on society and the environment. To achieve the societal transformation that we need, corporations must do their part. This means embedding sustainability into your company’s core strategy.

Sustainability Evolved: Adapting Your Business Strategy to an ESG Framework

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Have you ever tried to assemble something with instructions that seem to go from “Take the pieces out of the box” to “You’re done!” without any comprehensible explanation in between? Even if you have everything you need right in front of you, it’s going to be a long, painful, and potentially hazardous undertaking if you don’t know how to move from start to finish.

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Unlocking Purpose-Led Performance Management
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With increasing recognition that markets today create wealth and positive social impact inequitably, more companies must rethink their purpose and strategies in order to provide real and lasting solutions to these substantial problems. In the process, they must identify new business models to ensure a more positive impact on key environmental and social conditions and set themselves ambitious financial and social targets.

[GUIDE] Roadmap to Results: A Corporate Funder's Guide to Impact

Get the Roadmap to a Results-Driven CSR Strategy
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As a corporate funder, how can you invest more strategically to meet your social and business goals? In this guide, Michelle DiSabato, Founder and President of Community Impact Consultants, Inc. walks you through a step-by-step approach to a more impactful and measurable action plan. 

Making People Central to a Sustainability Strategy

Sappi puts its people front and center to achieve goals
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At Sappi North America (SNA), we keep sustainability at the forefront of our operations. Together with the 2020Vision— Sappi’s global growth strategy—we use our sustainability goals program to set targets, initiate improvement actions, and monitor our commitment to progress. Our goals are reflective of the desires of our employees, customers, and investors.

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Sustainable Brands Delivers Insight on How to Build Better Sustainability Metrics

Danone, Global Reporting Initiative, SAP, PepsiCo speaking at New Metrics ‘18 about creating and measuring new forms of value
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Sustainability Winners Unwrapped

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The 9th Annual Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Awards are back and with the submission deadline set for the 22nd June 2018 time is ticking to enter your submission!

Understanding what it takes to create and drive an innovative strategy can be a challenging task, so to help your submission along, we’ve drawn together a report detailing last year’s winners to demonstrate the projects that win through.

Measuring Natural Capital – Briefing

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Companies appreciate that natural capital greatly benefits business, but what is required is quantifying and demonstrating the business value of natural capital.

In Ethical Corporation’s latest briefing, you will learn key strategies for your company to ensure the natural capital measurement is achieved and taken to the heart of decision-making.

Click here to see your complimentary copy of the briefing

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Responding to Natural Disasters: Three Steps for Companies to Maximize Their Impact

By Jennifer Weston-Murphy, Associate Manager, Corporate Leadership, CECP
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In what has been an unforgettable year of natural disasters, companies have demonstrated that they intend to do their part to help devastated communities rebuild. The private sector has committed more than $300 million to date to relief efforts for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and millions more in the aftermath of Mexico’s strongest earthquake in a century and the wildfires ravaging northern California.

Family Farms: Passing on the Legacy

Succession planning ensures farms pass between generations smoothly.
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Half a Century of Hard Work

Farming is more than just a job. It’s an all-encompassing lifestyle, and it’s not uncommon for farmers to work for 50 years or more on their farms. That’s 50 years of waking up before sunrise, eating lunch in the combine, harvesting till midnight, and working long hours repairing equipment. It’s also 50 years of managing property, equipment, and livestock, often with decades spent establishing relationships with employees, neighbors, suppliers, bankers, advisors, brokers, breeders, and more.

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