Sustainability Quick Hits

Sustainability Gets Sophisticated [Greentech]

A survey of 189 companies in energy intensive and non-energy intensive industries. Compliance to regulatory requirements is high on the list as one of the top drivers to sustainability. 

Peter Senge urges collaboration on sustainability efforts [MIT Sloan Management Review]

Senge, who is the author of well-known books such as The Fifth Discipline and The Necessary Revolution, focused on the need on collaboration – even with your competition – to achieve real progress on sustainability. 

Small Business and Our Economy [The Inspired Protagonist]

Jeffrey Hollender, co-founder of Seventh Generation, created a coalition of small and mid-sized businesses for sustainable economy with the goal to have a voice to represent these businesses.

US military warns oil output may dip causing massive shortages in 2015 [The Energy Collective]

“By 2012, surplus oil production capacity could entirely disappear,
and as early as 2015, the shortfall in output could reach nearly 10
million barrels per day,” says the report, which has a foreword by a
senior commander, General James N Mattis.

Winds of change: East Asia’s sustainable energy future [the World Bank Climate Change]

A report that focuses on East Asia’s sustainable energy development in countries like China, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines. 

Communicating your sustainability report [People Productivity Planet]

Sustainability reporting is a complex matter let alone communicating it. It is however, a crucial element in the marketing mix. The challenge is how to communicate the success to a broader audience. 

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Author: Dewita

Co-founder Ecotwist Labs.

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