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11 Top Impacts from The Davos Agenda

11 Top Impacts from The Davos Agenda

By Kirsten Salyer Opinion Editor, World Economic Forum The World Economic Forum's January meetings are at their heart working meetings focused on action. They bring together leaders from governments, businesses, and civil society to collaborate on solutions to the most pressing issues ...

Five Hot Topics for Corporate Conservation in 2021

Five Hot Topics for Corporate Conservation in 2021

This blog post was originally featured here. By Margaret O’Gorman If 2020 taught us anything, it was that plans can be derailed in an instant, priorities change overnight and what we consider to be pressing challenges one day can become low priority ...

The State of Green Business, 2021

The State of Green Business, 2021

  By Joel Makower, Chairman & Executive Editor, GreenBiz Group There never has been a moment as opportune as this one to be talking about the intersection of business and sustainability. Our world has been rocked on several fronts, most notably by ...

The Six New Rules of Business

The Six New Rules of Business

By Judy Samuelson Tell me which of the pressing issues of our time keep you awake at night, and I will tell you how the old rules of profit maximization and short-term thinking contribute to those problems. Globe-hopping brands with big footprints ...

Making ESG Reporting Work for Companies

Making ESG Reporting Work for Companies

By Dan Esty and Tyler Yeargain More and more investors want better alignment between their values and their portfolios – thus driving expanded interest in corporate sustainability performance as gauged by Environmental/Social/Governance (ESG) metrics. But the existing ESG data frameworks – ...

Five Lessons From McKinsey & Company’s Annual Global Sustainability Summit

Five Lessons From McKinsey & Company’s Annual Global Sustainability Summit

This article was originally featured here. By Dickon Pinner, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Co. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused us to reimagine many fundamental aspects of business and society faster than thought possible just six months ago, in ways that could help ...

CEO Blueprint for Achieving Racial Equity

CEO Blueprint for Achieving Racial Equity

  This article was originally featured here. By Greg Hills, Lakshmi Iyer, Michael McAfee, Josh Kirschenbaum, and Martin Whittaker The following is a joint statement from FSG, PolicyLink, and JUST Capital. The courageous antiracist movement sweeping across the world has called into question the American legacy. We have ...

Five Tips for Embedding ESG in the Earnings Call

Five Tips for Embedding ESG in the Earnings Call

A version of this appeared as an Op. Ed. in IR Magazine. By Kevin Eckerle, Director of Corporate Research and Engagement, NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business; Brian Tomlinson, Director of Research for the CEO Investor Forum at Chief Executives for ...

Bold Business Leadership is Key to Rebuilding a Resilient, Low-Carbon Economy

Bold Business Leadership is Key to Rebuilding a Resilient, Low-Carbon Economy

By Tom Murray, Vice President, EDF+Business  This article was originally published here. Even before the tragic illness, heartbreaking loss of life and growing financial hardship of the COVID-19 crisis, the social contract between government, business and society was stretched to its limit. ...

Is the COVID-19 Outbreak a Black Swan or the New Normal?

Is the COVID-19 Outbreak a Black Swan or the New Normal?

This article was originally featured in MIT Sloan Management Review. By Andrew Winston, Author and Founder of Winston Eco-Strategies In the time between writing this and reading it, whatever I say about COVID-19 will likely be out of date. That’s the nature ...

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