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To lead on climate action, engage your employees—all of them

To lead on climate action, engage your employees—all of them

Photo by Hannah Busing on Unsplash By Aiyana Bodi, Senior Associate, Drawdown Labs We are reaching an important juncture within the corporate climate landscape. In a recent Deloitte survey of over 2,000 C-suite executives, 97 percent said “their companies have already ...

Rheaply Acquisition of the Materials Marketplace Will Fuel Next-Level Growth of Circularity

Rheaply Acquisition of the Materials Marketplace Will Fuel Next-Level Growth of Circularity

By Andy Mangan, US BCSD founder The United States Business Council for Sustainable Development (US BCSD) announced this October that Rheaply will be acquiring its Materials Marketplace platform. The Materials Marketplace has grown quickly since its inception in 2015 to a ...

Who’s Behind the Right’s Anti-ESG Campaign?

Who’s Behind the Right’s Anti-ESG Campaign?

Reprinted with permission. Originally featured here. Written by Jon Hale, Ph.D., CFA, Director of Sustainability Research for the Americas at Sustainalytics. A New York Times article this week shed some light on who is behind the anti-ESG campaign coming from the political right in the ...

Celebrating the Sustainability Legacy of King Charles III

Celebrating the Sustainability Legacy of King Charles III

King Charles III's decades-long visionary leadership has made a huge impact to advance climate change and natural capital solutions, and he’s been such a vital champion of organizations like CEF in efforts to galvanize business sustainability leadership. His powerful remarks ...

Consumer Sustainability Trends Driving Structural Change in Food and Beverage

Consumer Sustainability Trends Driving Structural Change in Food and Beverage

By ADM. To dive deeper into ADM's findings, click here.   Now more than ever, consumers are tuned into the environmental and social impacts of their food and beverage choices. In fact, over half (54%) of global consumers feel they can make ...

2022 C.K. Prahalad Award for Global Business Sustainability Leadership Honors Shopify’s Sustainability Fund and Stripe Climate

2022 C.K. Prahalad Award for Global Business Sustainability Leadership Honors Shopify’s Sustainability Fund and Stripe Climate

Award recognizes winners for exemplifying the fundamental connection between sustainability, innovation and long-term business success in a globalizing world. CEF presented the 2022 C.K. Prahalad Award to two co-winners, Shopify Sustainability Fund and Stripe Climate, recognizing their groundbreaking efforts to catalyze ...

Move Over Smokey: We Need Innovation to Save Our Forests—and Corporate Sustainability Leaders Can Help Speed it Up

Move Over Smokey: We Need Innovation to Save Our Forests—and Corporate Sustainability Leaders Can Help Speed it Up

DroneSeed autonomous reforestation operations By Vincent Caruso and Nancy Pfund, DBL Partners Fire season is here in the northern hemisphere, and it is shaping up to be another gut-wrenching year with 53% of the contiguous U.S. experiencing drought conditions. To be blunt, 20th ...

Why Biodiversity May Be More Important to Your Business Than You Realize

Why Biodiversity May Be More Important to Your Business Than You Realize

Reprinted with permission. Originally featured here. Written by Alexis Gazzo, EY France Climate Change Leader; Partner, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, EY & Associés In brief Capital could be diverted away from businesses that deplete natural resources or cause adverse biodiversity impacts. Managing ...

Sustainable CPG Products Outpacing Conventional Counterparts

Sustainable CPG Products Outpacing Conventional Counterparts

By Tensie Whelan and Randi Kronthal-Sacco, NYU Center for Sustainable Business The NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business just-released analysis of IRI’s 2021 consumer purchasing data, The Sustainable Market Share Index, found sustainability marketed consumer packaged goods grew 2.7 times faster than ...

Special Focus: Corporate Responses to Russia-Ukraine War

Special Focus: Corporate Responses to Russia-Ukraine War

Platforms monitoring corporate responses: Yale School of Management tracks over 800 companies' responses to the war, organized into five categories and graded on a school-style letter grade scale of A-F for the completeness of withdrawal. MORE » Just Capital is tracking corporate ...

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