Water scarcity, caused by growing water demands and changing water supplies as a result of climate change, is increasingly affecting large parts of the world. Unless action is taken soon, it could cost some regions up to 6% of their GDP by 2050. To address this massive challenge, the international community needs to look at water issues more comprehensively in terms of water security, and make efforts to better identify as well as assess the linkages to other sectors and issues such as equity. Read More
The Millennials’ Idea of a Sustainable BusinessMillennials (the demographic born between 1980 and 2000) are currently the largest generation of consumers in history. In 2014, Millennials aged between 17 and 34 were expected to spend at least USD 200 billion each year from 2017 onwards. This age demographic is also expected to spend around USD 10 trillion in their lifetime. A 2016 survey by TD Bank revealed that the average Millennial spends USD 26,000 on discretionary items and bills every year. Read More
CDP's 2016 scoring methodology has been released, and there are changes for this year! As CDP's Global Scoring Partner, FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS) has scored 15,600+ responses since 2011 and is an expert in the methodology*.
Hosted by FCS, this 45-minute webinar will help you understand:
- The new single-letter scoring standard
- Changes in Scope 2 accounting and dual reporting
- Expanded criteria for target setting
- New questions on renewable energy
- Changes in risk and opportunities
To view a recording of our ‘Understanding CDP’s 2016 Methodology’ webinar, please click here
The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) says the impact of ESG integration on investing is increasingly becoming quantifiable, and thus, integrating ESG as a standard practice for investments holds promise for planet and profit. Read More
Even if US implements emissions-cutting proposals it could still overshoot target by nearly 1 billion tons of greenhouse gases, according to scientific study. Read More
The financial benefits of green building have been well established. Studies have repeatedly shown green building certification such as LEED and BREEAM lead to lower operating costs, such as reduced utility bills and lower total lifecycle costs. Read More
The mobile industry impacts all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with the greatest effect on SDG 9 (Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure), SDG 1 (No Poverty), SDG 4 (Quality Education) and SDG 13 (Climate Action), a new GSMA study reveals. Read More
OUTSOURCING ENVIRONMENTAL DATA COLLECTION
Watch the webinar. Hosted by CDP, this webinar provides an overview of how companies can employ an outsourcing partner to undertake the challenge of collecting data from their global operations.
Learn more about saving money and time by outsourcing your data management.