Sector Archives: Transport & Mobility

SustainAbility at the Global Climate Action Summit: Steering the Course to a Clean Mobility Future

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. Steering the Course to a Clean Mobility Future: Tech Innovation Alone Won’t Get Us There Event: Setting the Scene for Climate

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

How Mitsubishi Gain Insight Through Intelligence

Japan’s largest general trading company, Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) has business interests in industries as diverse as energy, metals, machinery, chemicals, food and general merchandise. A company committed to the enrichment of society through business, it is acutely aware of how environmental, social and economic pressures are rapidly shaping the context in which global companies operate.

If Technology is the Answer, What is the Question?

In our Fall 2015 Quarterly Trends we noted that rapidly developing technological breakthroughs are reshaping society, business, supply chains and the workplace. We are also seeing a greater articulation of the discomfort that is arising from the rate at which technological progress is taking place and the inability to manage some of the risks and

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

Materiality Matters at Michelin

Established in the late 1800’s when brothers André and Edouard Michelin began to create new tire innovations, Michelin believes that mobility is essential for human development. In 2012, Michelin embarked on a program to review its approach to sustainability and asked SustainAbility to help with its first materiality process. Identifying the issues Our starting point

Citystates II

Daunting challenges – from climate change to food and water security, from nutrition and public health to inequality and social exclusion – confront global cities today. But an exciting range of solutions – from distributed power generation and multi-modal transportation networks to compact development, urban farming and smart cities – is emerging also. Bringing these

How the World Travel & Tourism Council Gained Insight on the Tourism of Tomorrow

For over 20 years, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has served as a forum for the leaders of one hundred of the world’s largest Travel & Tourism companies. Since then, it has been raising awareness of travel and tourism as one of the world’s largest industries, supporting 277 million jobs and generating 9.8

Challenges, Performance and Accountability

In comparison to the 2011 edition of this survey, titled Key Challenges and Industry Performance this year’s results show a slight uptick in the level of urgency experts feel across top sustainability issues, as well as in their impressions of how well industry is managing the transition to sustainability. But, even while perceptions of performance

On Our Radar: Tracing Food and Clothes & Charting Business Leadership Paths

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop. Image: P.S.Lu via Flickr Between traditional news channels, blogs, and social media, it can be hard to keep up with what’s making waves in the field of sustainable development. In this roundup we aim to cut through the noise with a handful of highlights that have caught our eye. Traceability in Food