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SustainabilityHQ Highlights (08.01.2016)
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Sustainability: Megatrend Of The 21st Century
(Wednesday - July 27, 2016) 
Source: CleanTechnica - Sustainability is changing the way we experience life in the 21st Century. It integrates concepts that in the 20 th Century were considered in isolation. No longer can we celebrate a strong economy if the environment is in...


Sustainability in Focus

Our Sustainability Challenge: What Does It Take for Us to Thrive Within Earth's Finite Resources? 
(Monday - July 25, 2016) 
Source: Alternet - Practicing sustainability involves expanding our focus to consider the long term and the whole system. But our current culture, in most organizations, in most of the world, pushes us to do just the opposite. We tend to focus...

With Sustainability Rising on the C-Suite Agenda, is Green IT a Game Changer'
(Monday - July 25, 2016) Associated Profiles : Verdantix 
- - Stirring up the discussion, the UK-based analyst house Verdantix recently claimed the end of green IT. The analyst firm's Green Quadrant: Sustainable Technology Services 4 report approaches the market...

Standards: Health and safety at the heart of corporate sustainability
(Monday - July 25, 2016) 
Source: SHP News - Corporate sustainability is – or should be – the ‘red thread’ running through all aspects of a responsible business, creating long-term value. Sometimes known as ‘the triple bottom line’ or ‘people, profit, planet’, in layman’s...

A (Carbon) Market-Driven Approach to Sustainability
(Monday - July 25, 2016) 
Source: Sustainable Brands - In December of 2015, representatives from virtually every nation gathered in Paris for the 21st Conference of the Parties, better known as COP21. While the conference didn’t fully resolve the steps needed to address the issue of...

5 Inspiring Signs That Sustainability Is Gaining Traction In The U.S. 
(Tuesday - July 26, 2016) 
- The first half of 2016 saw devastating events that have left many — including us — feeling pessimistic about the future of the U.S. and the world. However, since December 2015’s Paris Climate Agreement, there have been various...

Crown Announces 2020 Sustainability Goals
(Tuesday - July 26, 2016) 
Source: PR NewsWire - Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK), a leading supplier of metal packaging products worldwide, announced new environmental sustainability goals which it aims to achieve by the end of 2020. The goals, which focus on further reducing...


This is just a sample of some of the articles from this weeks SustainabilityHQ Highlights. You can view the full Highlights by using the following links. Sustainability | ESG, Highlights for the Week of August 01, 2016

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