Detangling the EU Deforestation Regulation

Practical examples for companies to understand EUDR regulations & how to navigate the new legislative requirements. Deforestation remains a major global issue, impacting climate, biodiversity, water quality, and cultural heritage. For developed world governments and consumers, it can be difficult to fight deforestation, which often occurs deep in supply chains in the developing world. This […]

SWCA Environmental Consultants Joins World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Geneva, Switzerland: The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) announces SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA), a leading global environmental and management consulting firm, as its latest member. By becoming a WBCSD member, SWCA gains access to additional avenues to impact global strategies and technical challenges. Through this membership, SWCA now finds itself more than ever […]

SBTi approves COFCO International’s science-based emissions reduction targets

Geneva – COFCO International’s near-term science-based emissions reduction targets have today been validated and published by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). The new near-term emissions reduction targets address the company’s key greenhouse gas emissions footprint sources and form the basis for its climate strategy. COFCO International and the other companies involved in the Agriculture […]

Tetra Pak commits to taking action for nature

As part of the comprehensive framework outlining the company’s contribution to halting and reversing nature loss, Tetra Pak has established 25 targets across the value chain. Lausanne, Switzerland (15 May 2024): Ahead of the United Nation’s International Day of Biodiversity on 22nd May, Tetra Pak has announced the launch of its ‘Approach to Nature’ – a comprehensive framework that defines […]

Fujitsu SX Survey reveals key success factors for sustainability

Half of CxOs that deliver both business growth and sustainability use data at high level Fujitsu Limited Kawasaki, April 23, 2024 Fujitsu today released the results of the “2024 Fujitsu SX Survey,” (1) highlighting the results of a survey of 600 corporate executives (CxOs) from organizations in15 countries, investigating their progress in achieving Sustainability Transformation (SX) and […]

Leveraging Nature as an Asset for Energy Companies

Definition of Nature-Based Solutions and How It Adds Value to Energy Companies From Both a Sustainability and Business Perspective Following the strong momentum of COP15 last December and its landmark 30×30 biodiversity agreement1, nature and climate are converging and increasingly viewed as interrelated sustainability issues driven by emerging regulations, disclosure frameworks, investor expectations, and public […]

DJSI score places UPL as the highest-performing agrochemical company globally

UPL Ltd., a global provider of sustainable agricultural solutions, has achieved a score of 76 in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) powered by S&P Global Switzerland, outperforming the industry average of 24 and placing the company as the highest performing agrochemical company globally and in the top 1% of chemical companies worldwide. This achievement demonstrates UPL’s […]

Why climate and nature matter to every business

Everyone attending Climate Week NYC knows that the world is nowhere near where we need to be to tackle the threats to our planet. But with that shared understanding of the situation comes a risk. The lack of sufficient action is becoming normal. It is tempting to tell a calming story: policy is advancing, just […]

Consumers say their environmental concerns are increasing due to extreme weather; study shows they’re willing to change behavior, pay 12% more for sustainable products

Bain & Company finds more than 60% of businesses are off track to meet their sustainability goals, an increasingly conscious base of consumers and employees may be able to help New York – November 13, 2023 – As extreme weather prompts growing environmental concern across the globe, new research from Bain & Company shows more than 60% […]