Measuring Business Participation in Recovery and Recycling Systems

Measuring Business Participation in Recovery and Recycling Systems

Summary: As waste recovery and recycling processes improve, businesses require additional indicators to gauge and enhance their performance as part of a broader system. This need can be met by adding selected destination and recyclability indicators to existing sustainability performance management systems. The business case Waste equals food. A concept that is by no means […]

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Measuring Business Uptake of Sharing Platforms

Measuring Business Uptake of Sharing Platforms

Summary: As sharing platforms become increasingly available within upstream operations, businesses looking to access the financial and environmental advantages on offer require clear information to guide their participation. This need can be met by adding selected utility and risk indicators to existing sustainability performance management systems. The business case Whilst most prevalent in a consumer […]

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Natural Capital Valuation: Why it Matters

Natural Capital Valuation: Why it Matters

Applying natural capital valuation in mainstream business practices The global economy depends on the preservation of natural resources. Yet the majority of businesses have not traditionally placed a high enough financial value on natural capital – the products and services they derive from nature. Here, we consider how to apply natural capital valuation in practical […]

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Measuring Progress Towards Product Life Extension

Measuring Progress Towards Product Life Extension

Summary: With its prolonged value creation potential, business interest in product life extension is increasing. However to maximize access to the advantages on offer additional business data is required. This need can be met by adding selected input, utility and destination indicators to existing sustainability performance management systems. The business case… Change is underway in […]

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Three Steps to Improve Your Sustainability Reporting

Three Steps to Improve Your Sustainability Reporting

As investor interest in sustainability performance grows and companies come under more regulatory pressure to disclose their impacts, businesses are increasingly directing significant resources to external reporting. Disclosing progress in line with rigorous reporting frameworks and respected analyst surveys is integral to improving transparency and lowering reputational risk. However, with no single global standard for […]

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JM Family Enterprises Meets Ambitious Sustainability Goals

JM Family Enterprises Meets Ambitious Sustainability Goals

JM Family Enterprises, ranked No. 21 on Forbes’ list of “America’s Largest Private Companies”, has embarked on an ambitious sustainability strategy. The company manages multiple aspects of its environmental data, from energy and GHG emissions to water and waste. How did JM Family Enterprises’ manage to achieve their ambitious sustainability goals? Engagement: More than 60 […]

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New EU Laws Impact Supply Chain Beyond Borders

New EU Laws Impact Supply Chain Beyond Borders

Supply chain disclosure can be the most challenging part of non-financial reporting for companies. The ever increasing length and complexity of global supply chains drives global organizations to rethink common practices and consequently increase efficiency and security. According to the EU Directive on disclosure of non-financial and diversity information by certain large companies, environmental, social […]

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CBRE Achieves Energy Performance Excellence

CBRE Achieves Energy Performance Excellence

CBRE is the world’s largest real estate investment manager, with 44,000 employees, 360 offices in 60 countries and revenues of $9 billion. Consistent energy and sustainability information management is vital to ensure CBRE’s clients fulfil their ambitious sustainability goals as well as to guarantee legislative compliance and streamline external reporting. Therefore, CBRE needs a tailored […]

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