Awareness and interest in embracing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the board level might be much more prevalent than mid-level managers think.
What kind of suppliers do we as a company want? Are we willing to pay more? And therefore, can we ask our customers to pay more?
The UN Global Compact's new program will help Board members play a more pivotal role in helping companies unlock the value of corporate sustainability.
Leaders still need political cover to price externalities - the climate march was a good start but there is still much more work to be done.
The board’s engagement with the company’s sustainability risks sends a strong message to company leaders and employees. If the board is not aligned in its views on corporate sustainability, how can the company expect everyone else to be aligned?
While companies attending the Climate Summits at COP19 in Warsaw Poland seemed more than ready for a climate deal, the negotiations during the United Nations Climate Change Conference seemed more like no-go-tiations.
It is often in the mix between people – and by facilitating large-scale collaboration between businesses, financiers, NGO’s and regional, national and global regulators that you get real impactful commitments and actions.