CSOs weigh in: How political polarization is affecting corporate sustainability

Anyone with a passing interest in the news can see that political polarization defines U.S. politics. Recently, I have been wondering how that polarization affects the sustainability function, which focuses on some hot-button issues such as climate change, gender equality, wage disparities and even immigration. For the second article in my series offering insights from…

Coca-Cola Shares Water Management Strategies: Q&A with Jon Radtke

Water management has become one of the biggest challenges sustainability professionals face. In 2016, a World Bank report found that good water management could lead to a 6% increase in global GDP by 2050, while bad management – or simply business as usual in some places – could lead to sustained declines in GDP via losses in…

Opening doors of opportunity in the field of social justice

Shaped by growing up in Oakland, California during the 1980s — the city’s crack years, she says — Vien Truong has dedicated her career to fundamentally ending poverty. Truong is president of the Dream Corps, and she believes in the power of an inclusive and equitable green economy. Truong has developed numerous energy, environmental and economic…

Why corporate social responsibility is “dead” (Peter Bakker, WBCSD, President/CEO)

To watch: https://www.cnnmoney.ch/shows/international-geneva/videos/peter-bakker-world-business-council-sustainable-development Corporate social responsibility may have been trendy, but its days are numbered, according to Peter Bakker, president and CEO of the Geneva-based World Business Council for Sustainable Development. Find out why CSR has lost momentum to sustainability: https://www.cnnmoney.ch/shows/international-geneva/videos/peter-bakker-world-business-council-sustainable-development

Sürdürülebilir Kalkınma Hedefleri (SKH’ler) İçin “İş Dünyası Platformu” kuruldu

Hedefler İçin İş Dünyası Platformu Yönetim Kurulu Başkanı Ümit Boyner, kurdukları platformun Türkiye ve bölge için önemli bir sorumluluğu yerine getireceğine dikkati çekerek, “Platform, düşünceyi etkin eylemlere dönüştürebilen bu ‘Think Do Tank’ kuruluşlarından biri olmayı hedefliyor” dedi. Türk Girişim ve İş Dünyası Konfederasyonu (TÜRKONFED), Türk Sanayicileri ve İş İnsanları Derneği (TÜSİAD) ve Birleşmiş Milletler Kalkınma…

27. Kalite Kongresi’nde “Sürdürülebilir Ortak Gelecek” için Demokrasi 4.0’ı düşünmek…

27. KALİTE KONGRESİ ‘SÜRDÜRÜLEBİLİR ORTAK GELECEK’ TEMASIYLA ZORLU PERFORMANS SANATLARI MERKEZİ’NİN EV SAHİPLİĞİNDE GERÇEKLEŞTİRİLDİ. Avrupa’nın en büyük paylaşım platformlarından olan kongrede; sürdürülebilirlik ve kalkınma hedefleri, iklim değişikliği, 21. yüzyıl ekonomisi, tarım, gıda ve su yönetimi, geleceğe taşıyan teknolojiler, KOBİ’lerde yönetim kalitesi ve kurumsallaşma, eğitim, toplumsal cinsiyet eşitliği, enerji, genç girişimcilik, şehircilik ve doğanın geleceği gibi…

10 Minutes with Josh Prigge, host of ‘Sustainable Nation’

This column is about the “how” of sustainable business, featuring one significant change and how a leader (and team) made it happen. Josh Prigge is founder and CEO of sustainability consulting firm Sustridge and host of the Sustainable Nation podcast. He just completed his 50th episode. The podcast started earlier this year and features sustainability leaders across…