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Meet the Winners of the 2016 C.K. Prahalad Award for Global Business Sustainability Leadership

Meet the Winners of the 2016 C.K. Prahalad Award for Global Business Sustainability Leadership

                        2016 C.K. Prahalad Award for Global Business Sustainability Leadership Honors Joe Kaeser and Siemens, with Special Recognition to Christiana Figueres and Douglas Tompkins Three winners were recognized at the Corporate Eco Forum’s 9th Annual Leadership Retreat, for exemplifying the fundamental connection ...

Thriving in a Low-Carbon Economy: Look for the Opportunities

Thriving in a Low-Carbon Economy: Look for the Opportunities

By Karen Clarke-Whistler, Chief Environment Officer, TD Bank Group Since the Paris climate talks, terms like the "low-carbon economy" and "carbon pricing" have moved front and centre into boardrooms and business discussions. If countries commit to the goals set out at ...

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 ...

Bond, Green Bonds

Bond, Green Bonds

By Alex Liftman, Global Environmental Executive at Bank of America Years from now, 2015 may be seen as the tipping point for when the world began to address climate change in a truly meaningful way. It was the year that set ...

Conservation is Everyone’s Business

Conservation is Everyone’s Business

By Larry Selzer, President and CEO, The Conservation Fund  Any ambitious movement for major transformation starts with courageous, far-sighted visionaries. But to fully succeed – to tip fundamental change into the mainstream – every consequential movement requires massive participation and broad ...

Growing your Brand Reputation from Renewable Roots

Growing your Brand Reputation from Renewable Roots

By Erin Decker, Senior Director, Strategic Renewables at Renewable Choice Energy In a crowded world of sustainability claims, select industry leaders including Google, IKEA, Proctor & Gamble, and Salesforce have earned exceptional public visibility by making high impact commitments to renewable ...

Understanding Food Price Spikes: Insights for Business and Policymakers

Understanding Food Price Spikes: Insights for Business and Policymakers

By Michael A. Levi & Lindsay Iversen, Council on Foreign Relations Introduction  Sudden, sharp increases in food prices have occurred more frequently in the last decade than in the previous thirty years, leading analysts to wonder whether a generation of relative stability ...

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 ...

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 ...

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