sustainability people

People don’t react to sustainability but to their own experiences

Behind sustainable choices is not the actual sustainability of the company, organization, or brand, but the sustainability experience.
coal mine

Accountability on coal: managing the impacts of a sector in transition

How can the coal sector that is responsible for 30% of global carbon emissions be held to account for its impacts, including ensuring that coal companies meet growing stakeholder demands for transparency in how they align with the low-carbon transition?
food packaging

What are the market opportunities for really green plastics?

For green products to be successful, there have to be markets. For PHAs, a family of plastics that are both bio-based and biodegradable, there appear to be many.
carbon tunnel vision

Carbon tunnel vision: climate change needs an inter-connected response

If we achieve net-zero emissions yet overlook, because of carbon tunnel vision, human rights, or fail to safeguard biodiversity, what will this mean for the wellbeing of people and the planet?
hyperloop transport system

The important benefits from transporting goods by hyperloop

The realization of a hyperloop network for goods between the provinces of North and South Holland in the Netherlands will cause a one-million-tonne reduction in CO2 emissions and could lead to a significant improvement in air quality. This…
risk management

Why risk management has to focus on sustainability

At the corporate-level, effective, pre-emptive, and dynamic enterprise risk management is more relevant than ever. That is why the role of risk manager is no longer confined to traditional financial risks.
circular economy

Circular economy has to overcome serious flaws to become effective

Scientists from two Swedish and one British institution argue that the concept of a circular economy and circular business models are flawed.

The rise of the Chief Sustainability Officer

Sustainability is a critical aspect of business strategy and operational decision-making, which needs to be embedded in the corporate DNA.