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Context for Our Decisions & Actions

Context for Our Decisions & Actions

By Allan Savory, Founder & President, Savory Institute Many people confuse Holistic Management with a grazing scheme or something similar to rotational grazing. In reality, it is much more than that and is in actuality a decision-making framework that was developed ...

Closing the Loop: Getting Started on the Circular Journey

Closing the Loop: Getting Started on the Circular Journey

By Morten Rossé, Yoni Shiran, and Martin Stuchtey from the McKinsey Center for Business and EnvironmentThe circular economy is getting considerable attention. A conference on the subject in June at the EU Commission in Brussels attracted more than 700 people, and ...

Corporations as Stewards: Getting Beyond the Starting Blocks

Corporations as Stewards: Getting Beyond the Starting Blocks

By Susan Albers Mohrman, James O’Toole, and Edward E. Lawler III Stewardship entails a profound understanding and acceptance of the organization's interdependence with the societal and ecological contexts in which it operates and becoming a force for building a viable future. The ...

Why Concentration of the Solar Industry in China Will Stunt Innovation

Why Concentration of the Solar Industry in China Will Stunt Innovation

By Varun Sivaram, Douglas Dillon fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations Earlier this month, the U.S. Commerce Department reviewed its tariffs on imported Chinese solar panels, originally imposed in 2012 in retaliation against Chinese subsidies and below-market pricing, and opted to maintain ...

Five Things I’ve Learned from 55 Years of Work at Gombe

Five Things I’ve Learned from 55 Years of Work at Gombe

By Jane Goodall, Founder, Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace It was 55 years ago, on July 14, 1960, that I arrived at the Gombe Stream Chimpanzee Reserve for the first time. I arrived, with my mother, on the government launch. ...

From Waste to Opportunity: Over 20 Companies Launch New Project to Scale up Material Reuse across US Facilities

From Waste to Opportunity: Over 20 Companies Launch New Project to Scale up Material Reuse across US Facilities

Online marketplace allows companies to exchange underutilized materials, turning one company’s waste into raw material for the other. July 8, 2015: The National Materials Marketplace is a new joint pilot project led by the Corporate Eco Forum (CEF), US Business Council ...

Electric Utilities: Embracing Change Faster Than You’d Think

Electric Utilities: Embracing Change Faster Than You’d Think

By Shawn Heath, VP and Chief Sustainability Officer, Duke Energy A few years ago, a Duke Energy critic said the company was not paying enough attention to renewable energy and was unwilling to embrace change.Since then, the company has invested $4 ...

Power for All

Power for All

By Kristina Skierka, Campaign Director, Power for All Power is fundamental to human and economic development: the greater a country’s electricity consumption, the greater the well-being of its people. Today, more than 1 billion people are without access to the health, ...

Meet the Winner of the 2015 C.K. Prahalad Award for Global Business Sustainability Leadership

Meet the Winner of the 2015 C.K. Prahalad Award for Global Business Sustainability Leadership

From Left to Right: William Reilly, CEF Chair P.J. Simmons, Sir Rober Swan, CEF Founder MR Rangaswami, and CEF Director Amy O’Meara with 2015 CK Prahalad Award winner David Crane of NRG Energy. The winner was recognized by the Corporate Eco ...

Transforming Transportation: Embracing the Disruption

Transforming Transportation: Embracing the Disruption

By David Tulauskas, Director of Sustainability, General Motors Today’s auto industry, quite frankly, is not sustainable. There are macro trends and complex challenges that are shaking up the status quo and we need to be proactive in responding. Climate change, congestion, ...

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