Removing Obstacles to Better, More Sustainable Business Decisions

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Removing Obstacles to Better, More Sustainable Business Decisions

The Monetization Working Group in Action
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Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 10:15am

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August 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ - June was a very active month for the Monetization Working Group (MWG), which included participation in the 3rd Biennial Water Funds conference in Bogota, Colombia along with working sessions and a full MWG meeting hosted by FEMSA at their offices in Mexico City. Both of these events played an important part in helping the Group advance its purpose of accelerating progress by removing obstacles to better, more sustainable business decision-making.

During the Water Funds conference, held 14-17 June, Antea Group along with MWG co-founder Fundación FEMSA delivered an educational workshop entitled "Building a Better Business Case for Investments in Sustainability." Perspectives from across the globe (including participants from Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, United States and other countries) were debated and discussed throughout the session. This dialog and associated instruction equipped and empowered attendees with new views and capabilities in building more complete, tangible and credible business cases for investments in sustainability.

Equally engaging were the working sessions and full meeting of the MWG in Mexico City on 28-30 June. Thanks to our host FEMSA, and our colleagues from Kimberly-Clark; Kellogg’s; NYU-Stern Business School; Monterrey Institute of Technology & Higher Education; The Nature Conservancy and CEMEX for their active participation. It was great to see progress being made on our current collaborative projects, recapping the Group’s progress and establishing new projects and plans. These sessions offered a unique format where peers applied their collective intellect, helping each other’s with their respective investment cases/challenges, all the while increasing skills and capabilities in monetizing business value creation and making better business case presentations. I am certain we are all looking forward to the MWG’s next meeting planned for Atlanta in October.

If you are having challenges monetizing the intangible business benefits associated with your sustainability investments, or looking for insights on how to drive better, more informed and sustainable decisions and would like to join this practical, problem-solving Group, contact John Platko or Carlos Hurtado. Learn more about the Monetization Working Group here.

About Antea Group

Antea Group is an international engineering and environmental consulting firm specializing in full-service solutions in the fields of environment, infrastructure, urban planning and water. By combining strategic thinking and multidisciplinary perspectives with technical expertise and pragmatic action, we do more than effectively solve client challenges; we deliver sustainable results for a better future. With more than 3,500 employees in over 75 offices around the world, we serve clients ranging from global energy companies and manufacturers to national governments and local municipalities. Learn more at


John Platko
+1 (941) 650-2523
Antea Group
Carlos Hurtado
Keywords: Environment & Climate Change | Business & Trade | Energy | Events, Conferences & Webinars | Monetization Working Group (MWG) | Sustainable Business | antea group | sustainability

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