United Nations Says Global Emissions Likely to Increase Post-Pandemic

Carbon dioxide emissions have plunged as covid-19 slows commercial and industrial activity. But that drop is probably just temporary, the United Nations warned this week. The UN’s weather agency, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), called the recent 5.5 to 5.7% decrease in carbon dioxide due to the pandemic “short-term good news.” “Once the global economy…

How to harmonize the sustainability reporting of your business unit with your parent company

Part of international company Engie Group, Engie North America is a power generator, energy services company and retail electricity supplier committed to shaping a more sustainable future throughout the United States and Canada. In 2019, our business unit produced its inaugural sustainability report to provide more localized, relevant performance data and better connect with our local stakeholders….

Çıkarımlar, İzlenimler: COVID-19, SÜRDÜRÜLEBİLİR FİNANS VE KÜRESEL EKONOMİNİN GELECEĞİ (UNGC Akademi Webinar, 21 Nisan 2020)

COVID-19 : Sustainable Finance and the Future of the Global Economy by UNGC ACADEMY Konuşmacılar: –Francesco Starace, CEO, Enel –Fiona Reynolds, CEO, Principles for Responsible Investment –Miguel Nogales, CIO, Generation Investment Management Moderator: Lise Kingo, CEO and Executive Director, UN Global Compact S.E.Ç. Sürdürülebilirlik Danışmanlığı ekibi olarak 21 Nisan 2020‘de UNGC Academy tarafından gerçekleştirilen “Covid-19- Sürdürülebilir Finans ve Global Ekonominin…

Çıkarımlar, İzlenimler: Covid-19 Krizi Sırasında; İŞ DÜNYASI, KADINLARI NASIL DESTEKLEYEBİLİR (UNGC Akademi Webinar, 14 Nisan 2020)

COVID-19: How Business Can Support Women in Times of Crises by UNGC ACADEMY Konuşmacılar: –H.E Margaret Kobia, Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for the Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs –Ann Cairns, Vice Chairman of MasterCard –Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact S.E.Ç. Sürdürülebilirlik Danışmanlığı ekibi olarak 14 Nisan 2020‘de UNGC Academy tarafından gerçekleştirilen…

Circular economy principles are alleviating COVID-19 shortages

COVID-19’s unanticipated arrival has overwhelmed healthcare workers, medical institutions and the personal protective equipment (PPE) supply. At the outset, we anticipated needing as many as 89 million medical masks, 76 million examination gloves and 1.6 million goggles per month. Three months into the pandemic, we are experiencing a manufacturing and supply chain shortage that is only expected…

Çıkarımlar, İzlenimler: Covid-19’a Karşı ÇALIŞMA HAYATINI, İŞ DÜNYASINI DESTEKLEMEK (UNGC Akademi Webinar, 7 Nisan 2020)

COVID-19 and The World of Work by UNGC ACADEMY Konuşmacılar: –Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organization –Roberto Suárez Santos, Secretary-General, International Organisation of Employers –Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation S.E.Ç. Sürdürülebilirlik Danışmanlığı ekibi olarak 7 Nisan 2020‘de UNGC Academy tarafından gerçekleştirilen “Covid-19’la Mücadelede İş/Çalışma Dünyası” başlıklı webinar kapsamında elde ettiğimiz çıkarım ve izlenimlerimizden bazı önemli notları aşağıda paylaşıyoruz:…

How is the pandemic affecting the profession of sustainability?

From left: Jeff Senne, responsible business leader at PwC; Cynthia Curtis, senior vice president of sustainability at JLL; and John Davies, vice president and senior analyst at GreenBiz Group. by Joel Makower Amid the global pandemic and economic meltdown, the profession of sustainability inside companies seems to be moving apace. Yes, some budgets have been…

The stunning impact of COVID-19 social distancing on air pollution

With millions of people sheltering in place across the San Francisco Bay Area, the daily ebb and flow of urban life has come to a sudden halt. The COVID-19 pandemic has upended many patterns and placed tremendous strain on medical, economic, political and social systems. The corresponding drop in regional traffic, along with reduced industrial…

Çiğli Belediye Başkanı Utku Gümrükçü: “COVID-19 krizini kamusal-yerel işbirliklerini önceliklendiren, çevik ve çok-paydaşlı yeni liderlik motifleriyle aşabiliriz”

Çiğli Belediye Başkanı Utku Gümrükçü, Birleşmiş Milletler Küresel Ağı (UNGC) tarafından düzenlenen “COVID-19’a Karşı Yeni Liderlik Modelleri” konulu online seminerine katıldı. Birleşmiş Milletler (BM) Küresel İlkeler Sözleşmesi Platformu (UNGC) tarafından gerçekleştirilen online seminerde, COVID-19 salgını sonucu oluşan küresel krize karşı nasıl tepkiler verilebileceği, hükümetlerin, STK ve özel sektörün nasıl işbirliği halinde çalışabileceği ve COVID-19’un Sürdürülebilir…

5 Sustainable Fashion Industry Innovations Awarded $1 Million by H&M Foundation

The five winning entries of the 2020 Global Change Award include innovations from lab-grown cotton and creating fabrics from protein DNA, to tracking sustainable fibers by using blockchain technology, wastewater separation and converting carbon dioxide into sustainable polyester. Global Change Award is the non-profit H&M Foundation’s fifth annual innovation challenge. The goal is to identify early stage, disruptive ideas that can make fashion more sustainable, and to scale…