Sector Archives: Natural Resources

A Green Recovery

Challenging truths and unprecedented opportunities in the way we live and work have been revealed by the coronavirus, and we must address both head on as we reset and rebuild. Critical to this is galvanizing  political impetus to reduce the most damaging impacts of climate change and boost biodiversity while restarting the economy. The ways

Webinar: Ten Years to Deliver the Paris Agreement

  We are entering the climate decade, a ten-year period where our collective actions will determine the kind of world our children and grandchildren will inherit. In this context, we have once again joined with our partners at GlobeScan to ask global sustainability experts to evaluate progress on climate change, corporate climate leadership, as well

Webinar: What’s Next for Sustainable Business? 2020 Sustainability Trends

  We are delighted to present our annual webinar in which we explored global sustainability issues and trends that will shape the business agenda in 2020. The webinar included a presentation of SustainAbility’s current thinking and a lively discussion between Mark Lee of SustainAbility and panelists: Douglas Sabo, Head of Global Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability

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