Paul Rice, 2005 Skoll Award recipient, is out to change the world. His motivation? The nearly one billion farmers and workers across the globe earning two or three dollars a day, less than what we pay for a morning latte or chocolate bar.
Sustainability boils down to a very simple fact: If I continue to do things that I do today, will I exist tomorrow? Is what I’m doing sustainable? Don’t I use too much water and energy to make my beer? Do we not use the wrong source of water supply to grow our agricultural produce, which will lead us in 20 years’ time to problems and no supply at all in the area where we are?
January 2015 will mark the tenth anniversary of Green Builder® Media. So much has changed over the past decade. The green building market, and Green Builder Media along with it, has evolved from niche and fringe to mainstream and intelligent. As individuals, corporations, and governments around the world have awakened to our pressing environmental realities, sustainability has become recognized as the most cost-efficient, durable, and efficient building strategy.
Enterprise risk management and sustainability are quickly becoming top priorities for corporate boards. Incorporating sustainability issues and ERM into a company's overall business strategy promotes faster growth and reduces risk—benefiting the company and its stakeholders.
"Coca-Cola can only be as healthy, vibrant and resilient as the communities we proudly serve around the globe. That’s why we’re working together with our bottling partners across our system to build stronger, more active communities and advance environmental conservation."
Sustainability is increasingly on the top of corporate agendas. It provides a complete picture of a company's capacity for growth and business development—as enterprise risk management (ERM) does for a company's risk profile.
September 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Fiat S.p.A. has once again been included in the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World. The company received a score of 87/100 compared with an overall average of 58/100 for companies in the Automobiles industry evaluated by RobecoSAM, the specialists in sustainability investment. This result places Fiat Group’s economic, environmental and social performance among the world’s leading companies.
Metrics drive improvements and help businesses focus resources on areas that matter to drive positive business results. As we travel down the path towards social, economic and environmental resiliency in the 21st century, defining new metrics that measure and quantify entirely new forms of business risk and value will help decision makers drive strategy, innovation and performance.