Regenerative agriculture can make farmers stewards of the land again

For years, “sustainable” has been the buzzword in conversations about agriculture. If farmers and ranchers could slow or stop further damage to land and water, the thinking went, that was good enough. I thought that way too, until I started writing my new book, “One Size Fits None: A Farm Girl’s Search for the Promise…

Can the SDGs turn business risks into opportunities?

Whether driven by regulation, technology, consumer demand or resource availability, the transformation of the global economy currently underway will touch virtually every industry you can name. For companies, that means considering whether “business as usual” will cut it in the long term. However, figuring out which measures to use when planning for the future can…

5 Tactics for EHS Leaders to Continue Reductions in Workplace Injuries

In fact, according to a recent release from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were 45,800 fewer recordable workplace injuries and illnesses reported by employers in 2017. And data also shows that there’s been a steady improvement rate across industry sectors for the last 14 years. Of course, this all boils down to…

5 ways to create a strong sustainability culture

Executives often say they want to do more about sustainability and climate change, but that it seems impossible. On a personal level, it can feel that way for us all because climate action requires the most complex (and intriguing) of behavioral challenges: to become more proactive; prevent undesired futures; and create better futures. Truly, one person…

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…

The sustainability movement has disappeared. Where did it go?

Some years ago, I purchased “Sustainability.Today” from a website supplier. I thought it would be a good name for a news service and social media channel about the global sustainability movement. But I never used that web address, and now I plan to let it expire. The reason: The sustainability movement, which I have championed…

Reports: Diversity, Disclosure, CDP and the SDGs

The Report Report is a monthly wrap-up of recent research on sustainable business and clean technology, produced by Corporate Eco Forum, a by-invitation membership organization comprised of large, global companies that demonstrate a serious commitment at the senior executive level to sustainability as a business strategy issue. The Ambition Loop (U.N. Global Compact, We Mean…

Closer Looks into Reporting on, Business Benefits of the SDGs

Nearly three-quarters of organisations surveyed (72 percent) mention the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their annual corporate or sustainability reports — an increase of 10 percent on last year, according to a new study by PwC. But concrete measures and integration remain elusive for many as organisations struggle to identify actions beyond business-as-usual targets….

İklim Değişikliği ve Gıda Güvenliği: “İklimsel Akıllı” Gıda Üretimi

İklim değişikliği, gıda ve beslenme güvenliğini etkiler. Bu etki gıdanın varlığı, kalitesi, erişilebilirliği ve dağıtımı üzerindeki değişimler ne­deniyle ortaya çıkar. 2016 yılında dünyada 815 milyondan fazla insan yetersiz beslenmiştir. Bu sayı dünya nüfusunun %11’ine karşılık gelir. Ancak yetersiz beslenme tüm dün­yaya eşit dağılmamıştır. Afrika’da (%20), Güney Asya’da (%14,4) ve Karayipler’de (%17,7) gıda güvenli­ğindeki düşüşe paralel…