Resilient business strategies in a time of crisis and beyond

GreenBiz

A roadmap to recovery based on sustainability principles includes applying futures thinking and embracing diverse perspectives. Corporate Strategy COVID-19 Resilience Risk & Resilience

Sustainable Recovery: ESG Values and our Resilient Future

GreenBiz

Sustainable Recovery: ESG Values and our Resilient Future. Today’s pandemic has made the business case for sustainability stronger and the timelines shorter. . The essential role of ESG principles in business model resilience. Chief Sustainability Officer.

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Forging a Resilient Circular Supply Chain

GreenBiz

Forging a Resilient Circular Supply Chain. Can a circular supply chain hold more resiliency than its linear counterpart? Join this session to hear from companies forging robust, resilient, circular supply chains.

How this startup uses data to facilitate resilience in the face of deep climate uncertainty

GreenBiz

A Q&A with Geospiza cofounder Sarah Tuneberg about the innovative risk assessment platform and its commitment to driving resilience for communities, enterprises and the globe. Data Data resilience Technology Risk The Sustainable MBA

How the Produce Industry Built Resilience During Changing Times

GreenBiz

How the Produce Industry Built Resilience During Changing Times. The produce industry has long been building resiliency through sustainability strategies. How changes in the produce packaging industry are impacting sustainability efforts.

From the boardroom to Wall Street, ESG is crucial for financial resilience

GreenBiz

From the boardroom to Wall Street, ESG is crucial for financial resilience. As diverse business stakeholders adjust to the climate crisis, social justice movements and a global pandemic, sustainable investing tactics are increasingly proven to benefit companies’ stability and profitability.

The COVID-19 recovery requires a resilient circular economy

GreenBiz

The COVID-19 recovery requires a resilient circular economy. The call for a more resilient, circular and low-carbon economic model has garnered support from a growing number of businesses and governments over the past few years, and appears today more relevant than ever. Risk & Resilience. Resilience. Jocelyn Bleriot. Fri, 05/29/2020 - 01:00. The COVID-19 crisis has disastrous human and economic consequences, revealing our system’s exposure to a variety of risks.

Episode 239: Wildfires and resilience, California's car ban

GreenBiz

Episode 239: Wildfires and resilience, California's car ban. GreenBiz analyst Sarah Golden speaks with state senator Jeff Golden (her father) about the climate change influence and what's next for improving resilience. . Resilience.

St. Lucia’s sustainability map: where blue, green and orange economies merge

GreenBiz

Lucia's Minister of Sustainable Development. Policy & Politics Risk & Resilience Sustainable Development Goals The Sustainable MBAA Q&A with St.

Our COVID-19 response can make our cities more resilient to heat waves

GreenBiz

Our COVID-19 response can make our cities more resilient to heat waves. There is an urgent, global need for building urban resilience to heat and, as usual, business has a key role to play. We need to build resilience into both physical and social structures of our cities.

From Green Degrees to Sustainable Careers: The Path To Sustainable Work

Green Living Guy

Could the path to a more sustainable world involve the creation of as many as 20 million jobs? The post From Green Degrees to Sustainable Careers: The Path To Sustainable Work appeared first on Green Living Guy.

Corporate sustainability leadership during a pandemic

GreenBiz

Corporate sustainability leadership during a pandemic. As we continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic and its devastating social and economic effects, companies are continuing their efforts to become more sustainable — and some are being recognized for their efforts.

The guidebook for resilient animal agriculture

EDF + Business

Coupled with the challenge of recovering from the devastating global pandemic, the need for companies that source and sell beef, dairy, pork and poultry to build resilience into their supply chains is urgent. Animal agriculture companies are feeling the impacts of climate change.

What’s the right balance of energy, security and sustainability?

GreenBiz

Electricity Grid Energy & Climate Risk & ResilienceThe challenge for policymakers is not only to decarbonize energy systems, it is to do so while simultaneously ensuring the security and affordability of energy.

Business lessons from phase 1 of the COVID-19 pandemic

GreenBiz

COVID-19 resilience Risk & Resilience Sustainable Development Goals / SDGs RiskWe are only in phase one of a pandemic that has changed the rhythm of daily life like no other recent event. Here are five lessons to guide us through these turbulent times and the uncertainties which lie ahead.

Report Report: Carbon bubble, resilient ag, water-smart future, SDG finance

GreenBiz

A round-up of recent reports on sustainable business and clean technology. Banking Carbon Removal Finance & Investing Food & Agriculture Sustainable Development Goals / SDGs Water Efficiency & Conservation Report Report

4 reasons why urban landscapes are a linchpin for climate resilience

GreenBiz

Properly designed and managed using sustainable landscape strategies, outdoor areas can help communities significantly. Cities Land use

7 Things To Know About CBD and Sustainability

Green Living Guy

We believe ourselves lucky as the inhabitants of the solar system’s only planet capable of sustaining life. If you feel your government or political leaders will take necessary strides to sustain the.

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This coastal Louisiana tribe is using generations of resilience to handle the pandemic

GreenBiz

This coastal Louisiana tribe is using generations of resilience to handle the pandemic. The past 15 years have tested the resilience of everyone living along Louisiana’s Gulf Coast, including the Grand Caillou/Dulac Band and the four other state-recognized tribes that live nearby. Kristina Peterson, facilitator at the Lowlander Center, a Native-led nonprofit that promotes resilience in Louisiana’s bayou country. Resilience.

Startup Ximalia Aims to Simplify Sustainable Travel and Reshape Tourism

Green Living Guy

The post Startup Ximalia Aims to Simplify Sustainable Travel and Reshape Tourism appeared first on Green Living Guy. Prior to the covid-19 pandemic, the tourism industry was booming.

Sustainability, Resilience:

Green Roof Technology

Celebrating two projects with 20 years of integrated Green Infrastructure. 20 years after managing the Green Roof installation in 1997 Zeppelin-Carrée (left). and 1999 Kronen-Carrée (right). Both buildings are covered with over 500,000 sf of multiple types of green roofs. It is likely the world's first Solar Garden Roof. It is now on Goggle Earth. greenroofs #biophylilla #stormwater #greenrooftechnology #greeninfrastructure #optigreen #solargardenroof

Resiliency in Times of Uncertainty

Clean Energy Trust

Wild Lupine at the Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge in Wisconsin Resiliency is a familiar word for those working on solutions for clean energy, decarbonization, and environmental sustainability. So, as you might imagine, the word “resiliency” has become a mantra and mindset out of necessity for us. This is why, as our world is faced with uncertainty and change in this trying time, Clean Energy Trust takes a moment to articulate what resiliency means to us.

Agricultural Practices That Are Both Practical and Eco-Sustainable

Green Living Guy

Source: Pixabay So in recent years, “sustainability” has become a buzzword. Put simply and in China for example, the Pinduoduo company deals with supply chain management for eco or sustainable crops. It’s used throughout the agriculture industry.

Peers sought to build urban resilience platform

Envirotec Magazine

Nature-based urban resilience infrastructure in Milan, Italy. A new peer-to-peer platform is helping municipalities and water utilities find reliable innovative solutions to their infrastructure resilience challenges, according to the firm behind it, Isle Utilities. It is against this background that Isle set up its Urban Resilience Technology Approval Group (UR TAG) in 2019.

Sustainable investing is changing global supply chains: 4 key takeaways

GreenBiz

Sustainable investing is changing global supply chains: 4 key takeaways. Sustainable investing strategies have ascended quickly in the last 10 years. For more great analysis of ESG and sustainable finance, sign up for GreenFin Weekly , our free email newsletter.).

Elevated climate-related risks spur new approaches to doing business

GreenBiz

They are urging businesses to evaluate their own exposures to the growing risk to improve their resilience and sustainability. Corporate Strategy resilience Risk & Resilience RiskResearchers from University of Cambridge found that climate change could add around 20 percent to the global cost of extreme weather events by 2040.

Following the money: A sustainable finance odyssey

GreenBiz

Following the money: A sustainable finance odyssey. The money," in this case, is the sprawling and spiraling world of sustainable finance. So, sustainable finance is about aligning and harmonizing the needs of both investors and companies," I concluded some time ago.

Sustainable Recovery: ESG Values and our Resilient Future

AGreenLiving

Sustainable Recovery: ESG Values and our Resilient Future In a world facing multiple crises, businesses, cities and organizations that have placed ESG values at the core of their work are proving to be more resilient, adapting more rapidly to change while charting a sustainable course to benefit future generations. Today’s pandemic has made the business case for sustainability stronger and the timelines shorter.

Resilience, in this moment

AGreenLiving

Here is the original post: Resilience, in this moment. Business Green amid-the-multiple electric vehicles focus-on-sustainability leadership multiple risk & resilience stressors-coming survive-and thrive-amid will-theCan we survive and thrive amid the multiple stressors coming our way?

Is sustainability undergoing a pandemic pause?

GreenBiz

Is sustainability undergoing a pandemic pause? If you were to believe the mainstream business media, there would be no question whatsoever that the twin crises of a pandemic and a recession have pretty much put the kibosh on sustainable business activity. Last month, for example, the Wall Street Journal published a piece ("Sustainability Was Corporate America’s Buzzword. The reality is that corporate sustainability is alive and well.

PepsiCo CSO on embedding sustainability into 'day-to-day business'

GreenBiz

PepsiCo CSO on embedding sustainability into 'day-to-day business'. The same week that PepsiCo announced its new ambition, the company’s foundation extended the terms of its 14-year-long relationship with the Inter-American Development Bank — with initiatives including a fund meant to promote the inclusion of women in regenerative, sustainable agricultural models in Latin America. I've got history in sustainability, but I'm a business guy.

Rebooting Britain: Creating a sustainable, resilient, low carbon economy

Business Green

As the world rebuild from the Covid-19 pandemic, we have a unique opportunity to create a fairer, more resilient, low carbon society, writes BT's chief digital impact & sustainability officer, Andy Wales. Andy Wales is chief digital impact & sustainability officer at BT.

Thinking Outside the Grid: Heila Technologies Delivers ‘Virtual’ Microgrids for Sustainable and Resilient Energy

Greentown Labs

The grid can better handle large fleets of distributed assets, people get resilient systems that are cleaner, so everybody wins,” Morocz explains. The post Thinking Outside the Grid: Heila Technologies Delivers ‘Virtual’ Microgrids for Sustainable and Resilient Energy appeared first on Greentown Labs. Photo courtesy of Heila Technologies. Our energy grid was built around centralization.

Cargill's Ruth Kimmelshue on resilience and regeneration in our food system

GreenBiz

Cargill's Chief Sustainability Officer and Head of Business Operations & Supply Chain, Ruth Kimmelshue, discusses the integration of sustainability and supply chain at one of the largest agricultural companies in the world. GreenBiz 20 Keynote

Navigating Situations Outside Your Startup’s Control: Altaeros’ Story of Resilience

Greentown Labs

The story of Altaeros’ shift is what Ben Glass —the company’s CEO, CTO, and co-founder—shared at the first installment of Greentown’s Founder Speaker Series, a platform for members to share their experiences of company resiliency and helpful advice with their fellow startups. The sustainability aspect of our DNA is very much still there,” Glass explained. “I The post Navigating Situations Outside Your Startup’s Control: Altaeros’ Story of Resilience appeared first on Greentown Labs.

'Survive and thrive': Over 600 top businesses launch new network in bid to bolster climate resilience

Business Green

A new group bringing together businesses with revenues totaling over $3tr and around 10 million employees has pledged to work to build resilience to the climate crisis and other potential economic shocks.

Urban Sanitation Is a Climate and Economic Issue Too

The City Fix

Along the Ngong River in Mukuru, one of Nairobi’s slum neighborhoods and home to more than 100,000 people, residents face a dual threat when the rains come. First, the river rises, flooding into streets and houses. Then the water reaches. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

Global climate regulation looms on the horizon. Are banks and insurers ready?

GreenBiz

Regulatory scrutiny of sustainability risks has only just begun. Finance & Investing Policy & Politics Risk & Resilience

Episode 257: Happy Birthday, Bill McDonough; career advice for sustainability pros

GreenBiz

Episode 257: Happy Birthday, Bill McDonough; career advice for sustainability pros. Navigating a successful sustainability career (24:55). How can CSOs shape business resilience? Heather Clancy. Fri, 02/26/2021 - 05:00. Week in Review. Stories discussed this week (1:50).

As the UN Turns 75, Countries Should Embrace a Shared Vision of a Fairer, Safer and More Sustainable Future

The City Fix

This year is the 75th anniversary of the United Nations – an institution created in the wake of World War II, when the world was looking to emerge from a tragic era filled with conflict and political and economic turmoil. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

Sustainable infrastructure investments can aid the post-COVID recovery

GreenBiz

Sustainable infrastructure investments can aid the post-COVID recovery. The ongoing coronavirus crisis has amplified the growing calls for resilient and adaptable infrastructure that effectively can operate during moments of crisis. Given this big opportunity, it is imperative that when the nations of the world look to embark on infrastructure investment programs, they strive to provide infrastructure that is sustainable, technologically advanced and resilient.

America is hungrier than ever for sustainable food systems. Can we build them?  

GreenBiz

America is hungrier than ever for sustainable food systems. They also looked more agile and resilient. And how do we transform this moment of crisis into a more resilient, sustainable, healthy and just food system? Risk & Resilience.

Investing In Jamaica’s Smallholder Farmers’ Climate Resilience Could Double Agricultural Production

Forbes Green Tech

Jamaica’s 154,000 smallholder farmers are the backbone of the agriculture sector and are vital to the Caribbean country’s sustainable development. As the most vulnerable group to climate change, investing in their climate resilience would improve productivity, food security and the economy.