Sustainability Data in Focus

Developments in Data, Research, Trends

3BL Media Opens CSRwire for Free Social Impact Communications Around COVID-19   
March 17, 2020
Source: GRI - As we start a new work week, many of us are still wrapping our heads around the reality that we’ve awakened to a much different world than the one we knew just a few days ago. Many of our colleagues are working remotely while...
Fashion needs to fix its data to tackle sustainability   
March 17, 2020
Source: Tech Republic - Sustainability has become one of the key issues highlighted by the fashion industry, with global brands such as Nike and Chanel letting the world know that they're striving to be environmentally conscious. After all, the Ellen...
Can 5G really be sustainable?    
March 16, 2020
Source: Raconteur - Concerns of a potential surge in e-waste and energy demand could dampen excitement during the rollout of 5G, but experts remain optimistic
Transit investments in an age of uncertainty   
March 10, 2020
Source: McKinsey & Co - Here are some ways that cities and rail operators can shape the mobility system to incorporate new technologies.
Augmented perfumery ‘a must’ in winning over conscious consumers, says Firmenich   
March 04, 2020
Source: Cosmetics Design Europe - Fragrance design must be reimagined to focus on brand purpose and conscious consumerism from the start, and leveraging big data to do this will be increasingly important, says Firmenich.
Executive interview: Making IT sustainable   
February 21, 2020
Source: Computer Weekly - Defra recently reported that “cloud-first” IT strategies are driving green information and communications technology in government. This puts a greater emphasis on datacentre transparency
Sustainability disclosures by European companies generally poor: study   
February 17, 2020
Source: Reuters - LONDON - European corporate disclosures on climate change and other sustainability issues are generally poor, a study on Monday showed, as regional policymakers mull toughening up the rules.
Climate risk and response: Physical hazards and socioeconomic impacts   
January 31, 2020
Source: McKinsey & Co - After more than 10,000 years of relative stability—the full span of human civilization—the Earth’s climate is changing. As average temperatures rise, climate science finds that acute hazards such as heat waves and floods grow in...
Climate risk and decarbonization: What every mining CEO needs to know   
January 30, 2020
Source: McKinsey & Company - Building a climate strategy won’t be quick or easy—but waiting is not an option. In the mining industry, the impact of climate change and how the industry can respond to it has increasingly been a topic of discussion over the...
New Tool Launches For Businesses to Take Meaningful Action on the Sustainable Development Goals   
January 29, 2020
Source: UNGC - With 10 years left to meet the deadline of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, a new web-based impact management solution for the global business community launches today. Available in five languages, the SDG...
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