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The Markets Institute @ WWF’s Top Issues, Trends, and Tools for 2022

The Markets Institute @ WWF’s Top Issues, Trends, and Tools for 2022

Photo by Anthony Cantin Reprinted with permission. Originally featured here. The Markets Institute at WWF identifies global issues, trends, and tools around the most pressing challenges of our time. Each year we release a list of what may be emerging developments for industry and ...

Life Lessons from Tom Lovejoy: A Force of Nature

Life Lessons from Tom Lovejoy: A Force of Nature

By P.J. Simmons, Co-Founder and Chair, CEF The world lost an environmental superhero on Christmas day. And I lost one of my best friends and mentors: Dr. Thomas E. Lovejoy III. Tom had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer earlier this year, but the ...

Time for Business Unusual: Why Only Just and Regenerative Approaches Will Get Us to Where We Need to Be

Time for Business Unusual: Why Only Just and Regenerative Approaches Will Get Us to Where We Need to Be

As we catch a breath after COP26, it’s clear that the role of businesses in tackling major global challenges must continue to evolve. Dr Sally Uren, Forum for the Future’s CEO, provides an overview of Forum’s new report on business ...

The Business Value of Biodiversity

The Business Value of Biodiversity

By Alison Taylor, Chief Sustainability Officer, ADM Biodiversity is integral for economic progress, and private sector actors hold influence and resources that are key to scaling innovative solutions that can help reverse biodiversity decline. As a global leader in the food and agriculture ...

2021 C.K. Prahalad Award for Global Business Sustainability Leadership Honors Team of Executive Leaders from Microsoft and Douglas M. Baker Jr., Board Chairman and former CEO of Ecolab

2021 C.K. Prahalad Award for Global Business Sustainability Leadership Honors Team of Executive Leaders from Microsoft and Douglas M. Baker Jr., Board Chairman and former CEO of Ecolab

Award recognizes winners for exemplifying the fundamental connection between sustainability, innovation and long-term business success in a globalizing world. Austin, Texas — October 12, 2021 – CEF presented the 2021 C.K. Prahalad Award in two categories: collaborative leadership by an executive ...

How US Companies Can Become Effective Climate Policy Advocates

How US Companies Can Become Effective Climate Policy Advocates

By Amy Meyer, Associate, WRI Center for Sustainable Business WRI will host a webinar on this topic on June 30, 2021. Register here to attend.   For the past few years, and especially over the past few months, the bar for corporate sustainability ...

Detroit’s Moment to Lead on Sustainability

Detroit’s Moment to Lead on Sustainability

By Paul Riser, Director of Detroit Urban Solutions at TechTown Detroit and Terry Nelidov, Managing Director of the Erb Institute at the University of Michigan On June 16, SBN Detroit comes alive with its inaugural event, Detroit’s Moment: Accelerating the Sustainable ...

A Look Inside the Waste-Free World

A Look Inside the Waste-Free World

Closed Loop Partners CEO Ron Gonen offers a glimpse into his new book, The Waste-Free World, in the following written interview with CEF Deputy Director Michael Rama. ________________ Michael Rama: What led you to write The Waste-Free World? Ron Gonen: I’ve written a ...

The Race to Net-Zero Emissions is One We Can’t Run Alone

The Race to Net-Zero Emissions is One We Can’t Run Alone

Reprinted with permission. Originally featured here.  By Kristina Kloberdanz I’m a marathon runner, not a sprinter, and there are a few principles I’ve embraced over the years. To run a marathon, you have to be willing to bet big and commit. You ...

How to Accelerate Corporate “Net Zero” Action

How to Accelerate Corporate “Net Zero” Action

Reprinted with permission. Originally featured here on The Instigator.  By Mark Tercek and Peter Ebsen Background: We recently put forth this submission to the Science-Based Targets Initiative (SBTi). We admire the SBTi, and we share their goal of “driving ambitious corporate climate action.”  ...

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