How Unilever integrates the SDGs into corporate strategy (by Jeff Seabright)

Jeff Seabright, chief sustainability officer at Unilever, explains how the company has integrated the SDGs into its strategy — and why the global financial system needs urgent reform. James Murray: What was Unilever’s initial response to the SDGs? Jeff Seabright: The purpose of business is first and foremost to serve society, and Unilever has always embraced this…

Sürdürülebilir Geleceğin Yolu Sürdürülebilir Tarımdan Geçiyor

İş Dünyası ve Sürdürülebilir Kalkınma Derneği’nin (SKD Türkiye) TÜSİAD ve Global Compact Türkiye iş birliğiyle düzenlediği Sürdürülebilir Tarım ve Gıdaya Erişim toplantısı, Tarım ve Orman Bakanlığı Tarımsal Araştırma ve Politikalar Genel Müdürü Özkan Kayacan katılımı ile 12 Ekim Cuma günü gerçekleşti. Çevresel, sosyal ve ekonomik perspektiften sürdürülebilir tarım konusunun işlendiği ve “Sürdürülebilir Tarım İlkeleri İyi Uygulamalar…

Addressing SDG 5: 5 Steps to Promote Gender Equality in the Supply Chain

In 2015, the world got one step closer to a better future when 193 countries committed to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a framework for addressing the global community’s most critical economic, social and environmental challenges. These goals aim to eliminate poverty and hunger, promote global access to healthcare and education, protect earth’s natural…

Sustainable Procurement Suffers, Leads to Increased Risk, Says EcoVadis Report

When it comes to CSR performance over the last couple of years, sustainable procurement lags behind other environmentally responsible practices such as business ethics and human rights initiatives, posing risks for industries across the board, according to a new report from sustainability rating company EcoVadis. These risks include damages to reputation and disruption of business….

The UN Global Compact calls for stronger, bolder action from businesses to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

The UN Global Compact Leaders Summit provides a multi-stakeholder platform for stocktaking on business progress made on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development UNITED NATIONS, New York, 18 September 2018 — Almost three years into the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, important progress has been made to raise awareness of the Global Goals, but in many…

SIX Wayfinder İstanbul etkinliğinden içgörüler yayımlandı.

Mayıs 2018’de SIX liderliğinde Zorlu Holding’in ev sahipliğinde, imece yürütücülüğünde, ATÖLYE ve S360‘ın içerik partnerliği ile UNDP ve Brookings Doha Center katkılarıyla gerçekleşen Wayfinder İstanbul etkinliğinin içgörü raporları ve sonuç infografikleri  yayımlandı. İçgörü raporunu Türkçe ya da İngilizce olarak okuyabilirsiniz. Ekosistemler üzerine infografikler aşağıdaki bağlantılarda yer almaktadır. Türkiye, Orta Doğu ve Kuzey Afrika, Kanada ve…

Report Report: Corporate conservation, youth and disrupting luxury

The Report Report is a monthly wrap-up of recent research on sustainable business and clean technology, produced by Corporate Eco Forum, a by-invitation membership organization comprised of large, global companies that demonstrate a serious commitment at the senior executive level to sustainability as a business strategy issue. Bridging low-carbon technologies (CDP) assesses 22 companies in…

Unraveling fast fashion headlines

Did you read about Burberry’s recent bad press? The British luxury fashion brand received significant criticism for physically destroying about $38 million worth of unsold clothing, accessories and perfume last year to protect its brand. By burning deadstock (unsold products), Burberry prevents the sale of marked-down goods, avoids counterfeiting and eliminates the possibility of grey-market…

The MAN Group has published its 2017 Corporate Responsibility Report.

The MAN Group has published its 2017 Corporate Responsibility Report. MAN’s commitment to corporate responsibility focuses on intelligent transportation solutions, climate-friendly methods of production, and corporate citizenship. Responsibility in the supply chain has now also moved into the limelight for MAN. The Company places utmost emphasis on climate protection by forging ahead with electrifying commercial…