Sustainability Data in Focus

Developments in Data, Research, Trends

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...
Cut Back on Email If You Want to Fight Global Warming   
January 27, 2020
Source: Yahoo Finance - Right now, data centers consume about 2% of the world’s electricity, but that’s expected to reach 8% by 2030. Moreover, only about 6% of all data ever created is in use today, according to research from Hewlett Packard...
Yara and IBM Launch an Open Collaboration for Farm and Field Data to Advance Sustainable Food Production   
January 24, 2020
Source: AIThority - Yara International, a global leader in crop nutrition and digital farming solutions, and IBM, invite farmer associations, industry players, academia and NGOs from the food and agriculture industry to join a movement to develop an...
USGBC Releases the Top 10 States for LEED, Recognizing Leaders Committed to More Sustainable and Resilient Buildings, Cities and Communities   
January 22, 2020
Source: USGBC - As cities and states continue to work toward climate action goals, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced its list of Top 10 States for LEED green building. For the first time since 2011, Colorado took the top spot...
Robots and data - their role in sustainability   
January 16, 2020
Source: European Cleaning Journal - Sustainability in business has become an increasingly popular topic as companies recognise the need to have a firm grip on their triple bottom line. Economic, environmental, and social risks and opportunities abound in business, b
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