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4 Ways Companies Can Price Carbon: Lessons from India That Can Work Anywhere

4 Ways Companies Can Price Carbon: Lessons from India That Can Work Anywhere

This blog piece was originally published by World Resources Institute (WRI). By Chirag Gajjar, Senior Manager & Lead Mitigation, Climate, WRI India The Indian government has adopted some of the world’s most ambitious renewable energy targets, which are a centerpiece of its strategy to ...

Resiliency is Preparedness — and It’s Best Made with Partners

Resiliency is Preparedness — and It’s Best Made with Partners

By Scott Tew, Executive Director, Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability at Ingersoll Rand Cities across the globe are already experiencing a great deal of change – and stress – associated with the rise of urbanization. In fact, according to the ...

Better Business, Better World

Better Business, Better World

By Jeremy Oppenheim, Programme Director, Business & Sustainable Development Commission  2015 was a year filled with positive achievements for our collective future, with the adoption of both the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement. 2016 came as a stark ...

The Sustainable Development Goals: Doing Business a World of Good

The Sustainable Development Goals: Doing Business a World of Good

By James McDonald, Director, Global Citizenship and Sophie Beckham, Global Forest Stewardship and Sustainability Manager at International Paper If you’re wondering who is trying to make the world a better place, look no further than the United Nations. Their 17 sustainable ...

Trash Talk: How to Get to Landfill-Free

Trash Talk: How to Get to Landfill-Free

  By John Bradburn, Global Waste Reduction Manager, General Motors GM achieved a record number of landfill-free facilities last year, exceeding our commitment four years early. We now have 152 global facilities that recycle, reuse or convert to energy all daily waste. ...

Sharpening Your Sustainability Edge

Sharpening Your Sustainability Edge

By Suhas Apte, President of Apte Consultants and Jagdish N. Sheth, Charles H. Kellstadt Professor of Marketing, Goizueta Business School at Emory University The challenges facing global business leaders today are not only increasing in numbers, but also in magnitude. This sentiment has ...

Why a Carbon Tax Alone Isn’t a Miracle Cure for Climate

Why a Carbon Tax Alone Isn’t a Miracle Cure for Climate

By Hal Harvey, CEO, Energy Innovation  Momentum is growing for a carbon tax to help solve climate change—and for good reason: Properly designed, it induces energy-efficient equipment; balances renewable energy with fossil incumbents; and shows consumers the societal cost of pollution, ...

The Irresistible Vision Behind ‘The New Grand Strategy’

The Irresistible Vision Behind ‘The New Grand Strategy’

                      This post was orginally featured on GreenBiz.com By Joel Makower, Chairman and Executive Editor, GreenBiz Group Sometimes, an idea comes along that you just can't pass up. It may be that the messenger behind the idea is charismatic, or that the timing ...

Working on What Matters: 6 Lessons in Corporate Water Stewardship

Working on What Matters: 6 Lessons in Corporate Water Stewardship

By Bob Reich, Manager, Global Environmental Stewardship at DuPont Over the past two decades, companies have taken a limited view on water stewardship programs by largely focusing their efforts on water use reduction within their manufacturing operations. Impactful corporate water stewardship must ...

The Difficult Task of Changing Consumers’ Outlook on the Sustainability of a Brand

The Difficult Task of Changing Consumers’ Outlook on the Sustainability of a Brand

By Helio Mattar, President & CEO, Akatu Institute for Conscious Consumption Expectation by most companies is that more sustainable versions of their products should be valued by consumers and hence be immediately preferred over the less sustainable versions of competing ones. That ...

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