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Prahalad Award Postscript

Prahalad Award Postscript

By Former NRG Energy CEO David Crane Last May, the Corporate Eco Forum awarded me its C.K. Prahalad Award for Global Sustainability Business Leadership. A few days ago, I got a very generous note from M.R. Rangaswami praising me for living up ...

We’re Ready to Get to Work: Corporate Support Helps Close the Paris Climate Deal

We’re Ready to Get to Work: Corporate Support Helps Close the Paris Climate Deal

By Brandy Wilson, Global Sustainability Director at CH2MAbout 2 months ago, I celebrated with the rest of Paris as nearly 200 nations signed the climate deal.Today, people are still asking me why I was there. Why did our CEO sign ...

U.S. Materials Marketplace Wins Prestigious “Circulars” Award at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

U.S. Materials Marketplace Wins Prestigious “Circulars” Award at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

US BCSD, Corporate Eco Forum and WBCSD partnership recognized for “disrupting business as usual by enabling the circular economy with data driven technologies”Selected from an impressive group of more than 200 entrants, the U.S. Materials Marketplace was recognized with a ...

Climate Action: Accountability and Opportunity for Businesses

Climate Action: Accountability and Opportunity for Businesses

By Owen Smith, Director of Energy Policy and Strategy for Ingersoll Rand’s Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Put simply, the role of businesses in addressing climate change is paramount. Regardless of size or type, there is urgency for businesses to ...

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 ...

Lessons from Patagonia National Park

Lessons from Patagonia National Park

Last month, nine outstanding leaders from CEF member companies were chosen from a highly competitive field of applicants to embark on a sustainability leadership development trip to Chile to witness the launch of a new national park in the Aysén region with renowned ...

Adapting to Climate Change with Intelligence

Adapting to Climate Change with Intelligence

By Shruthi Rao, CEO & Co-Founder of Adapt ReadyI returned from COP 21 in Paris last month with great excitement. As a former sustainability consultant who had closely watched (and expressed frequent frustration with) the negotiation’s lack of progress for ...

10 Sustainable Business Stories That Shaped 2015

10 Sustainable Business Stories That Shaped 2015

By Andrew Winston, Founder, Winston Eco-Strategies The year 2015 was a pivotal time when humanity turned more decisively toward building a thriving and sustainable world. On our largest shared challenge, climate change, most of the major hurdles to action — ...

Pilot project implemented in the US by 23 leading companies reveals promising opportunities to eliminate industrial waste

Pilot project implemented in the US by 23 leading companies reveals promising opportunities to eliminate industrial waste

New report details early results and outlines a path forward for a national-scale “Materials Marketplace” Read the reportToday, the U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development (US BCSD), Corporate Eco Forum (CEF) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) announced ...

What’s the Value of Nature?

What’s the Value of Nature?

By Glenn Prickett, Chief External Affairs officer for The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and Neil Hawkins, Chief Sustainability Officer and Corporate Vice President, The Dow Chemical Company Marshes, mangroves, coral and oyster reefs can help protect people and businesses from destruction caused ...

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