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CEF 2024 C.K. Prahalad Award for Business Sustainability Leadership Honors the Sustainable Procurement Pledge

CEF 2024 C.K. Prahalad Award for Business Sustainability Leadership Honors the Sustainable Procurement Pledge

Pictured above: Thomas Udesen and Bertrand Conquéret, Co-founders; Charlotte Horder, Community Engagement Director; Kathrin Decker, Deputy Director; Mélissa de Roquebrune, Executive Director Award recognizes Thomas Udesen and Bertrand Conquéret, Chief Procurement Officers for Bayer and Henkel, for harnessing the power of ...

CEF Welcomes Margaret Fenwick to the Team

CEF Welcomes Margaret Fenwick to the Team

We are delighted to announce that Margaret Fenwick has joined CEF as our Program Lead. “Having been part of the CEF community for many years, Margaret brings a passion for our mission and culture, and knows many members well. Her experience as a ...

2023 C.K. Prahalad Award for Business Sustainability Leadership Honors the First Movers Coalition

2023 C.K. Prahalad Award for Business Sustainability Leadership Honors the First Movers Coalition

Award recognizes winners for exemplifying the fundamental connection between sustainability, innovation and long-term business success. CEF presented the 2023 C.K. Prahalad Award to the First Movers Coalition, recognizing the coalition’s groundbreaking efforts to decarbonize high-emitting industries. The award was announced in ...

6 Reasons Why We Can Be (Cautiously) Optimistic About Solving the Climate Crisis

6 Reasons Why We Can Be (Cautiously) Optimistic About Solving the Climate Crisis

Photo by Karsten Würth on Unsplash Reprinted with permission. Originally featured in two parts: part one here & part two here. Written by Karl Burkart, Deputy Director One Earth, formerly DiCaprio Foundation Dir. Science & Technology I’ve been spending a lot of ...

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 ...

CEF Ecosystem Map of Resources Advancing Sustainable Value Chains

CEF Ecosystem Map of Resources Advancing Sustainable Value Chains

The Ecosystem Map gives a high-level snapshot of notable channels and resources that may be helpful to executives seeking to drive impact across supply chains and value chains - including around Scope 3 emissions. TO ACCESS THE MAP 1) Click here to ...

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 ...

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