Sector Archives: Natural Resources

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

SustainAbility at the Global Climate Action Summit: Room for Improvement in Climate Reporting

SustainAbility is at The Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco and will be sharing blog updates about some of the events throughout the week. You can read the first blog of this series here. Room for improvement in climate reporting Event: Reporting Your Climate Commitments: A ‘how to’ discussion with GRI and SASB, September 12th

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

What’s Next for Business?

For SustainAbility’s annual trends report, we have identified ​10 issues that we believe have the greatest sustainability influence right now, calling out implications for the private sector in particular. 2016 brought profound global ​shifts including rising support for protectionism and populism, growing cybercrime and​ shifting global climate leadership, all​ amid significant political and economic instability. Opportunities for companies

Context Matters: Setting Corporate Water Targets Based on Watershed Needs

California Drying With the unique exception of Donald Trump’s denial, California’s water resource challenges are universally accepted to be a major problem. Although I’m a native east-coaster used to snowy winters and muggy summers, I today call California home and spend my days working with the private sector to protect our water resources. Living in

Integrating Sustainability into the Maersk Mind-Set

Maersk, a worldwide shipping, oil and gas company, approached SustainAbility for help building internal awareness and understanding of the sustainability risks and opportunities facing its business, especially in relation to the financial and reputational business case. Intelligence to build awareness To help Maersk build this awareness and begin to integrate a sustainability mind-set into the

Good Growth, Together: Juan Gonzalez-Valero, Syngenta

SustainAbility’s latest report, Orchestrating Change: Catalyzing the Next Generation of Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration for Sustainability, was published in January. Syngenta, the global agribusiness company, which has made collaboration a key focus of its Good Growth Plan, was a sponsor of the report. We talked to Juan Gonzalez-Valero, Head of Public Policy and Sustainability for Syngenta, about

The Unusual Suspects: Anna Hagermann Rise, Froosh

Froosh’s Fruit Farm Programme in action This piece was originally published in the spring issue of Radar Magazine – Issue 06: The Place of Sustainability. Anna Hagemann Rise, Froosh Group Communications and CSR manager, interviewed for a different role but within minutes she and the CEO were talking politics and it ended with him asking