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…

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…

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…

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…

Global Survey on Sustainability and the SDGs

The Global Survey picks up on expectations and opinions on matters concerning sustainability, including the UN Sustainable Development Goals, in as many countries as possible throughout the world. The Global Survey targets private individuals and representatives of politics, business, academia, the media and civil society both on a national and international level. The aim is…