Sustainability Data in Focus

Developments in Data, Research, Trends

Sustainable IT and the 2020 office   
December 03, 2020
Source: Open Access Government - 2020 continues to throw up challenges in all directions, highlighting how mankind needs to rapidly progress thinking and actions, certainly around cleaner lives and working conditions. As I’ve said before, working long hours in a...
This is how smart technology is helping to combat overfishing   
December 01, 2020
Source: World Economic Forum - The humble fishing net has had an upgrade – and it’s one that’s playing an important role in fisheries management. At sites around the northeast Atlantic, scientists are working with the fishing industry on trials of light and...
Sustainability: Millenials impact how their wealthy parents invest, study finds   
November 25, 2020
Source: Monaco Tribune - 7 out of 10 wealth creators say that millennials have influenced them to invest more sustainably, suggesting that the younger and more environmentally-conscious generation has successfully got their elders on board with...
Participation in the 2020 GRESB Real Estate Benchmark leaps 22% amid accelerating investor demand for ESG data   
November 24, 2020
Source: GRESB - GRESB, the global environmental, social and governance (ESG) benchmark for real assets, has released the results for the 2020 GRESB Real Estate Assessment.
Most Businesses Still Treat Sustainability As Compliance, Not Transformation: Study   
November 23, 2020
Source: Which- 50 - Too many businesses still treat environmental management and intelligence as a tick-box ‘compliance exercise’ (51 per cent) and the ‘cost of doing business’ (43 per cent), rather than a transformational opportunity
Climate change and P&C insurance: The threat and opportunity   
November 19, 2020
Source: McKinsey & Company - Many in the property and casualty insurance industry have underestimated the immediacy of physical—and systemic—effects from climate change. Business models must adapt.
How the digital wave is contributing to the rise of sustainable fisheries   
November 13, 2020
Source: GreenBiz - World fish consumption has almost doubled between the 1960s and now, and some estimates suggest fish contributes to at least 50 percent of total animal protein intake in developing nations. Despite higher demand for seafood and...
New apparel tracker findings reveal major fashion brands record profits while vulnerable workers languish in poverty   
November 12, 2020
Source: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre -
CECP data offers a unique look at social investments before and after 2020   
November 12, 2020
Source: CECP - The 2020 edition of Giving in Numbers is here! As always, this year’s report covers trends in corporate social investment and includes a brand-new section on corporate purpose.
November 10, 2020
Source: Research Live - Research businesses can contribute to climate emergency efforts by addressing their own practices and helping to create new sustainability ‘narratives', according to speakers at the MRS Sustainability Summit.
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