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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 ...

Meet the Winners of the 2017 C.K. Prahalad Award for Global Business Sustainability Leadership

Meet the Winners of the 2017 C.K. Prahalad Award for Global Business Sustainability Leadership

CEF honored three winners at their 10th Anniversary Leadership Retreat, for exemplifying the fundamental connection between sustainability, innovation and long-term business success in a globalizing world. CEF presented the 2017 C.K. Prahalad Awards in two categories, with honors for sustainability leadership ...

A Letter from CEF Founder, MR Rangaswami to our Members

A Letter from CEF Founder, MR Rangaswami to our Members

A decade ago, CEF co-founder P.J. Simmons and I set out to answer a simple question: Could we do something meaningful to help accelerate business innovation and problem solving around the greatest sustainability challenges of our time? As big believers ...

A Business Case Your CFO Will Love

A Business Case Your CFO Will Love

By Bob Willard I just released the Sustainability ROI Workbook. It is a self-published, free, open-source Excel workbook with the most comprehensive business case for sustainability so far. My “mission impossible” goal is that by the end of 2018, the global legions ...

Cities, States, and Business: Our True Climate Leaders

Cities, States, and Business: Our True Climate Leaders

(Editor's note: This article was first published on Medium. You can also track Andrew's ongoing and growing list of non-national groups in the U.S. that remain committed to Paris-level carbon reductions here.) By Andrew Winston, Author and Founder of Winston Eco-Strategies A couple of ...

Winds of Change? Why Offshore Wind Might be the Next Big Thing

Winds of Change? Why Offshore Wind Might be the Next Big Thing

This article was first published here. By Arnout de Pee, Florian Küster, and Andreas Schlosser, McKinsey & Co. The landscapes of Rembrandt glow with the great painter’s rendering of light. And they are distinctive for another reason: windmills are everywhere. As far back ...

We Mean Business When it Comes to Climate Change

We Mean Business When it Comes to Climate Change

By Jerry Lynch, Chief Sustainability Officer at General Mills These days, it’s nearly impossible to open up a paper, news website or even Twitter and not see   mention of a climate-related issue. People everywhere – concerned citizens to climate scientists to ...

16 Ways Your Company Can “Walk the Walk” on Climate Change this April 29th

16 Ways Your Company Can “Walk the Walk” on Climate Change this April 29th

The People’s Climate March is coming to Washington, DC on April 29th. Businesses and their employees can play a big role. By Andrew Winston, Author and Founder of Winston Eco-Strategies In September 2014, hundreds of thousands of people marched through the streets of ...

Is Sustainability Sustainable in the Age of Trump?

Is Sustainability Sustainable in the Age of Trump?

By Tensie Whelan and Michael Greenhouse Let’s face it. This is now a legitimate question. GreenBiz Chairman Joel Makower spoke to the issue very directly in a February 2017 tweet: "Let's face it folks, Donald Trump is sustainability's stress test. We weren't prepared for ...

Your Cities Can Change Our World

Your Cities Can Change Our World

By Tim Fleming, Director, Enterprise Sustainability, AT&T Cities account for 60-80% of energy consumption and 75% of carbon emissions on the planet. Because of their population density, cities are also likely to feel the impacts of climate change – including water ...

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