Sector Archives: Government & NGO

Webinar: What’s Next for Sustainable Business? 2019 Sustainability Trends

  We are delighted to present our annual webinar to discuss the global sustainability trends that will shape the economic, political, and social landscape and business agenda in 2019. The webinar included a presentation of SustainAbility’s current thinking and a lively discussion between SustainAbility’s Mark Lee and Bron York and panelists: Bernice Lee, Executive Director, Hoffmann

Collaborating to Change Policy and Markets

This is the fifth in a six-part series that explores five focus areas for businesses to address in plastic strategies, accelerating change and pursing the necessary scale of innovation and collaboration to address the plastics challenge. You can read the fourth blog in this series here. No one consumer goods company, packaging or plastics manufacturer

SustainAbility at the Global Climate Action Summit: Climate Resilience

On September 11-14th, California will be the center of global climate action. The Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco will bring together leaders from governments, businesses, cities, NGOs and other organizations from around the world to discuss ways to accelerate global ambition on climate, celebrate achievements to date and launch new initiatives. As we reach

Private Sector Contributions to the Shared Global Threat of Antimicrobial Resistance

Leading SustainAbility’s portfolio in health – including work with major pharmaceutical companies, the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA) and the AMR Industry Alliance – Denise Delaney reflects on the threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and the need to spur collective action on it through engaging diverse stakeholders and partners. What kind of

Webinar: Business Impacts Insight – 2018 Sustainability Trends

  We are delighted to present our annual webinar to discuss the global sustainability trends that will shape the economic, political, and social landscape and business agenda in 2018. This year we expect to see continued momentum and leadership by companies on climate change, the social equity agenda, freedom of speech, sustainable mobility, and other

We Are Not Alone in Believing Change is Possible

Although dented, the Paris Agreement is not broken. Companies and many other institutions remain committed to climate action. Interface shares with SustainAbility thoughts on why it is standing by the Paris Agreement and how climate leadership is good for business. At Interface, we were very disappointed when the President announced that the United States would withdraw

Our Power Is in Collective Action

Although dented, the Paris Agreement is not broken.  Companies and many other institutions remain committed to climate action. HPE shares with SustainAbility thoughts on why it is standing by the Paris Agreement and how climate leadership is good for business. The mobilization of businesses, governments, and individuals in response to the U.S. withdrawal from the

Pursuing a Commitment to a Sustainable Future

Although dented, the Paris Agreement is not broken. Companies and many other institutions remain committed to climate action. Starbucks shares with SustainAbility thoughts on why it is standing by the Paris Agreement and how climate leadership is good for business. Starbucks has always believed that when it comes to our obligation to environmental sustainability, actions

Not All of US: Response to Trump Administration’s Decision to Withdraw from Paris Agreement

While telegraphed for days and choreographed down to the military band playing soft jazz in the background before the announcement, President Trump’s June 01, 2017 declaration that the U.S. will pull out of the Paris Agreement still jarred and dismayed. What the President portrayed as “A reassertion of American sovereignty” is a disappointing and dangerous

Corporates Hold the Keys: Climate Leadership Under Trump

SustainAbility’s Trends blog series provides you with updates on important signals from our What’s Next for Business? Sustainability Trends for 2017 report. The first blog in this series looks at emerging opportunities for leadership for American companies in relation to recent changes in United States climate and energy policy. US government action on climate change