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Sustainability Professionals Resilience Group | SPRG Simply making money is no longer seen as sufficient by many. Demonstrating purpose and social value is increasingly important. The World Economic Forum, among others, is promoting “Stakeholder Capitalism”, with a focus on companies playing a positive role in solving global challenges and reducing inequality. BlackRock’s (the world’s largest …
Choice is a leading aspect of modern life and is a powerful tool in the marketplace. But how much is real and how much of this choice is an illusion? And where does responsibility lie to choose sustainability?
Should it lie with consumers encouraging businesses to converge with their values?
Or are the issues so important for long-term wellbeing and quality of life that the appearance of choice is an illusion and businesses must place sustainability in the heart of their business models?
This week (Thursday 14th January 2021) we're delighted to welcome Virginie Coulloudon (Executive Director) and Maria del Peso (Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board) from Your Public Value, Berlin.
Virginie and Maria will be talking about their work on Common Good and Profit and presenting their Public Value Principles for Sustainable Business.
You might be familiar with using a hierarchy to save waste or carbon.
But what if you want to conserve your own personal energy?
It’s been a tough year, perhaps you’ve had enough (we have) - it’s time for your team/colleagues/husband/wife/kids/parents/pets to do their share.
Use our ground-breaking Waster Hierarchy to lighten your load and put your feet up.
Remember, like other hierarchies, start at the top, you’ll get the maximum slacking benefits here!
The need for meaningful change in business practice to deliver sustainability and equity is perhaps more pressing than ever. But persistent greenwashing undermines the wider understanding of sustainability, erodes trust, adds confusion and fuels cynicism.
Engaging leadership in sustainability is vital - even in a large organisation with dedicated sustainability specialists. To ensure that sustainability becomes and remains a strategic priority, sustainability professionals need to work hard to get the organisation on board. You need to start with the positions, roles, places and people that matter.
How do you know if a product or service is sustainable?
What is a sustainable product?
How do you go about defining, designing and developing them?
COVID-19 has provided an enormous shock to our way of life and economy. It’s still unfolding, and the consequences are unclear and uncertain.
Yet amongst this turmoil, there's a growing recognition that life after COVID-19, should that be possible, could and must be different.
Does our current situation provide the conditions for improving life and building a better world?
The Coronavirus crisis is providing a massive shock to our way of life, our health, well being, businesses and livelihoods.
Will this shock provide a wake-up call to re-prioritise what’s important and what’s of value?