Sustainability Data in Focus

Developments in Data, Research, Trends

3 Industries Offer Huge Opportunities For Sustainable Entrepreneurship   
December 18, 2019
Source: Forbes - According to a report from Nielsen, 81% of respondents in a global survey strongly believe that companies should do their part to improve the environment. Where established industry titans fail to meet expectations, disruptors...
G&A Institute Releases Analysis of The Business Roundtable Companies’ ESG Reporting Practices   
December 13, 2019
Source: Governance & Accountability Institute - Governance & Accountability Institute’s research team examined the ESG / sustainability reporting practices of the BRT signatory corporations to examine trends and create a baseline for tracking progress and actions going...[more]
From Grey To Green: Embedding Sustainability And Ethical Practices Into Data Centres   
December 11, 2019
Source: Data Economy - Fortunately there is a groundswell of support for accelerated action against climate change, not only from governments and individuals but also industry leaders. At the UN Climate Action Summit in September, over 100 business...
Supply chains hold the key to one gigaton of emissions savings, finds new report   
December 09, 2019
Source: CDP - A gigaton (one billion metric tons) of emissions savings can be unlocked if key suppliers to 125 of the world’s biggest corporate purchasers increase their proportion of renewable electricity by 20 percentage points1. This is...
Is It Possible To Have 100% Sustainable Energy Data Centres Through Wind And Solar Power Alone?   
December 09, 2019
Source: Data Economy - The short answer is we are closer than you think. The long answer is that this very question triggers the notion that the data centre sector is up for a challenge.
Blockchain through the Whole Supply Chain: Traceability at the Source Depends on Trust   
December 05, 2019
Source: BSR - In the green hills of a small village, a group of about 300 farmers and members of a smallholder co-op are gathered around a converted schoolhouse, waiting. Inside the building, a team from the cooperative is managing a...
Decarbonization: The Race to Zero Emissions   
December 04, 2019
Source: Morgan Stanley / 3BL - As glaciers retreat, sea levels rise and temperatures increase, it’s clear that climate change is well underway, due in large part to the ever-increasing amounts of CO2 in the earth’s atmosphere. The question, then, is how to...
Mind the Gap: Business Impact   
November 25, 2019
Source: CECP - For data-lovers, too many metrics is still not enough. That said, no matter how many ways you run the numbers, each day has 24 hours, each week 7 days, each year 12 months. When CSR leaders share information with senior...
Tools for measuring embedded carbon in building materials are on their launching pads   
November 15, 2019
Source: BD+C - The Carbon Leadership Forum and Thornton Tomasetti are taking the lead to drive the industry toward zero-carbon buildings by 2050.
The economic toll of climate change   
November 09, 2019
Source: Axios - Top economists say the economic effects of climate change are just starting to be felt — and they're likely to start snowballing. Why it matters: Wildfires, floods, and other natural disasters could harm the nation's financial...
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