5 emerging jobs in the circular economy

The circular economy is celebrated as a trillion-dollar opportunity beginning to penetrate industries around the world. There’s no sector or region left untouched by the potential for reinventing systems, products and services in a fashion that ultimately creates no waste and even regenerates natural systems. At least that’s the hope among evangelists of circularity, notably the Ellen…

Bursa iş dünyası “Gücümüz Eşitliğimiz” dedi

Global Compact Türkiye Kadının Güçlenmesi Çalışma Grubu’na bağlı Kadının Güçlenmesi Bursa Platformu, Gücümüz Eşitliğimiz Zirvesi’nin ikincisini Bursa’da yaptı. Zirveye Global Compact Türkiye Yönetim Kurulu Başkanı Ahmet Dördüncü, Global Compact Türkiye Yaygınlaştırma Çalışmalarından Sorumlu Yönetim Kurulu Üyesi Dilek Cesur, Bursa Sanayicileri ve İş İnsanları Derneği (BUSİAD) Başkanı Ergun Hadi Türkay, Bursa İş Kadınları ve Yöneticileri Derneği…

ILO şiddet ve tacizin önlenmesine yönelik sözleşmeyi kabul etti

Uluslararası Çalışma Örgütü (ILO), çalışma hayatında kadınların şiddet ve tacizden korunmasını içeren küresel sözleşmeyi kabul etti. Bunda kadınların sosyal medyada başlattığı #MeToo (Ben de) kampanyasının da önemli rolü oldu. ILO’nun 108’inci Uluslararası Çalışma Konferansı’nın son gününde “çalışma hayatında şiddet ve taciz” konusu ele alındı. 10 Haziran’da başlayan konferansta ILO, dünyadaki iş standartlarını belirlemek ve “daha…

CEO Guide to Human Rights

Newest CEO Guide of WBCSD, over 30 top business executives from across the world call for urgent business leadership on respect for human rights. The CEO Guide to Human Rights was launched on 19 June 2019 at the Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit 2019 in London, and brings to life the business drivers for action and…

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…

Human Rights: The Foundation of Sustainable Business

PDF: http://www.unglobalcompact.org/docs/publications/Human-Rights_The-Foundation-of-Sustainable-Business.pdf The report highlights examples of Local Networks and UN Global Compact participating companies taking action to advance human rights around the world UNITED NATIONS, Geneva, 26 November 2018 — In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the United Nations Global Compact has released a new report —…

‘Earth Day Every Day’: 4 Tips for Successful Corporate Activism

Companies have long run sustainability initiatives that exclude customers. To be fair, these companies have donated a percentage of profits to charities, volunteered employee time, reduced emissions, cleaned up supply chains, and much more. However, their customers have been on the sideline, sometimes aware but not personally engaged. Through corporate activism, brands can change this…