The ACCA and GRI released a report during the Copenhagen Climate Change Summit that provides insight into the efforts of businesses worldwide to report on their greenhouse gas emissions and mitigation strategies. While noting positive steps in the right direction, the report details areas for improvement.
A summary of the second webinar in the Sustainable Brands Boot Camp series, Innovation Opportunities in Response to Today’s Environmental Hot Buttons: Climate Change, Water & Waste. The webinar was led by Will Sarni, CEO and founder of Domani Consulting, an integrated sustainability consulting firm, and featured examples of new, innovative business and product strategies from various markets that are successfully being brought to market in response to emerging environmental and social strains.
The Harvard Business School is now accepting papers for the Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability 2010 Conference. The conference seeks to bring together scholars from a variety of disciplinary and methodological perspectives interested in advancing research on corporate sustainability.
Free Download: Excerpt of “Green Recovery: Get Lean, Get Smart, and Emerge from the Downturn on Top” by Andrew Wilson
An excerpt of the latest book by one of the author’s of Green to Gold, Andrew Wilson, is available for free download. The excerpt, titled “Green Cost Cutting: Five Ways to Get Lean Now”, includes the introduction of the book and the core chapter on getting lean. It offers an insightful preview of the full book, “Green Recovery: Get Lean, Get Smart, and Emerge from the Downturn on Top”, which lays out ways to get lean quickly, which can help companies survive today and preserve capital to invest in people and innovation and presents a plan that can prepare companies to emerge from the downturn in a much better competitive position.
Echoing Green is a fellowship program that sponsors a two-year fellowship program each year targeting individuals and organizations that provide social entrepreneurship solutions. Between 12 and 15 fellowships are awarded annually. The application deadline for the 2010 fellowship class is 2010. Details on who is eligible to apply, how to apply, the award amount and helpful links are provided in this posting.