Green Buzz: Taking Care of Business

Taking Care of Business By Joel Makower Chairman & Executive Editor On April 28, we’ll be holding another in our series of VERGE Salons — high-energy, day-long events focused on unlocking the business opportunities at the convergence of technology and sustainability. The focus of VERGE Salon London is Supply-Chain Transparency and …

Green BUzz: Finance powerhouses Michael Bloomberg and Mary Schapiro to lead SASB

Reporting Spotlight Finance powerhouses Michael Bloomberg and Mary Schapiro to lead SASB By Elsa Wenzel The 108th New York City mayor and the 29th chair of the SEC are taking leadership roles with the Sustainable Accounting Standards Board. …Read More 5 top reporting frameworks: A crash course By Anne Shiraishi …

The Sustainable Value of “Brand Disney”: Strategic Implications of Its Withdrawal from Bangladesh

  What I Learned About Sustainability at REI, Part 1: Abundance Over Scarcity After seven years of working on sustainable business at REI, I am taking some time to reflect and share some of the things I learned. My first lesson was that no one was inspired by an “I …

Sustainability in Korea – Performance & Trends 2013

Sustainability in Korea 2013   Corporate Sustainability Korea: Performance & Trends 2013 The results of the 6th annual Korean ESG review show that management awareness for sustainability management has been further increasing, accelerated strongly since the financial crises of 2008/2009. However, certain areas remain challenging, with little improvement made over recent years. This …

GreenBuzz: Inside H&M’s design for a new water management strategy

Register today for the 2013 GreenBiz Forums Water, Water (Not) Everywhere Inside H&M’s design for a new water management strategy  By Harry Stevens WWF will help the clothing giant address water scarcity in its buildings, product design and supply chain. …Read More Intel aims to make matches for wastewater heaven …

CORPORATION 20/20 Fall Seminar Series 2012

CORPORATION 20/20 Fall Seminar Series 2012 We cordially invite you to three upcoming seminars hosted by Corporation 20/20 in conjunction with the Great Transition Initiative. Arlington Station 12:00-1:30 Tellus Institute, 11 Arlington St., Boston, MA RSVP: Kate Robinson, [email protected] , 617 266 5400 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 Finance and Inequality: …

Rio+20: negotiations falter amid deluge of corporate commitments

Rio+20: negotiations falter amid deluge of corporate commitments Businesses have announced a raft of commitments and unveiled numerous reports on sustainable development, as the Rio+20 negotiations enter their final phase. More >>> Sustainability reporting falling among large corporations Regulation is required to reverse a fall since 2008 in the percentage …

Joint Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and UN Global Compact press release

Joint Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and UN Global Compact press release For immediate release Wednesday 13 June 2012 New 3.2m Euro program to boost sustainable business in developing countries launched at Rio+20 A new 3.2 million Euro program that aims to build capacity …