Topic Archives: Leadership

Helping a Sourcing Leader Broaden its Approach to Sustainability

In 2016, SustainAbility supported Chipotle to conduct its first sustainability materiality assessment to better understand the company’s priority issues. Chipotle has been working to integrate sustainability into its menu and sourcing of ingredients. The company has shown leadership on local and organic sourcing and has embedded key sustainability values into its core business. To build

Bringing Together Stakeholders to Advance Sustainability

SustainAbility has worked with Nestlé on its stakeholder engagement since 2006 and have managed and facilitated its stakeholder convenings since 2012. “At Nestlé, we unequivocally believe that access to water is a basic human right.” – Paul Bulcke, Chairman of Nestlé Board of Directors, Nestlé CSV Forum, Brasilia Tweet This Every two years Nestlé hosts

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

Innovating to Minimise the Lifecycle Impacts of Plastic

This is the fourth in a six-part series that explores five focus areas for businesses to address in plastic strategies to accelerate change and pursue the scale of innovation and collaboration necessary to address the plastics challenge. You can read the previous blogs from this series here. Whilst it is not possible, or even desirable, to remove

Common Threads

Today’s businesses are increasingly recognizing that stakeholder engagement is critical to understanding their context, navigating disruption and formulating successful business strategies. Though engagement is relatively common practice, approaches are not yet common enough. There are no agreed upon best practices shaping corporate strategies around engagement, and many practitioners struggle to determine the right stakeholder engagement approach

Creating a Circular Economy for Plastics

This is the third in a six-part series that explores five focus areas for businesses to address in plastic strategies, accelerate change and pursue the necessary scale of innovation and collaboration to address the plastics challenge. You can read the second blog in this series here. Our current system is failing to capture the economic

SustainAbility at Climate Week NYC: Finance for Global Change

Check out SustainAbility’s blog series covering our team’s attendance at several Climate Week NYC events in September 2018. Event: HSBC Finance for Global Change Forum, New York Public Library At a well-attended early Climate Week event hosted by HSBC in the beautiful Bryant Park New York Public Library, attendees heard from several great speakers about how finance can

Watch: Highlights from The 2018 Sustainability Leaders Survey Webinar – Asia/Pacific

  GlobeScan and SustainAbility presented a webinar on June 25th to discuss the results of The 2018 Sustainability Leaders Survey. Hear from global thought leaders who shared their insights on the 2018 survey findings and answered your questions on the current and future state of sustainability leadership: Pier Luigi Sigismondi, President, Southeast Asia and Australasia,

Watch: Highlights from The 2018 Sustainability Leaders Survey Webinar – Americas/EMEA

  GlobeScan and SustainAbility presented a webinar on June 19th to discuss the results of The 2018 Sustainability Leaders Survey. Hear from global thought leaders who shared their insights on the 2018 survey findings and answered your questions on the current and future state of sustainability leadership: Erin Meezan, VP and Chief Sustainability Officer, Interface

The 2018 Sustainability Leaders

The 2018 GlobeScan-Sustainability Leaders Survey shows Unilever’s top ranking among global experts for strong sustainability leadership continuing. Meanwhile, Interface, the only company to place in the Leaders Survey every year since inception, extended its unbroken run among the most admired companies for yet another year. Finally, Walmart has returned to the Leaders Survey highest echelon