United Nations Global Compact, United Nations, Accenture, COP21, climate change, Leon Kaye, low carbon economy

Business to Government: Do Something About Climate Change

A survey completed by the UN Global Compact (UNGC) and Accenture sheds new light on the evolving attitudes on climate change held by…

Is It Time to Scrap the Annual Review?

Having recently read the report about Accenture scrapping its annual performance review process and replacing it with something far more ‘fluid,' I find…
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CEOs Report Frustrated Sustainability Ambition

More than two thirds of CEOs (67 percent) believe that business is not doing enough to address global sustainability challenges, while the same…

5 Traits Essential for Sustainability Leadership

Sustainability as a career field is beginning to mature. We asked 10 employers: what skills does today’s sustainability manager require to be successful?
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UN/Accenture Report Calls for Doubling Renewable Energy’s Share

The United Nations Global Compact and Accenture released a “comprehensive analysis” of priority actions to a sustainable clean-energy economy across 19 industry sectors,…

Recent Corporate Citizenship Ranking Gives Chevron Dubious Honor

Chevron was one of the surprises in a recent corporate citizenship ranking that may get some people talking about how to improve the…

The Importance of Embedding Sustainability in Secondary Education Curriculums

To effectively bridge the divide between communities and companies, sustainability must be embedded into secondary education curriculums to train our next generation to…

Are the Greatest Brands in the World Sustainable?

What makes a brand a great brand? And is there something common to all the great brands that differentiate them from the ordinary…

Suppliers Lag Behind in Reducing Carbon Emissions

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which has been collecting GHG emissions data from companies for nearly a decade, recently released a report which…

CDP Pushes Cities to Disclose Their Climate Impact

CDP points out that the world’s population is becoming even more and more urban. Cities only occupy about 2% of the world’s land,…

Accenture Pledges $100 Million to Train 250,000 Around the Globe

One organization that will offer help in tackling this issue is Accenture, the management consulting firm that employs 190,000 professionals around the globe.…

Consumers Reluctant to Hand Over Control to Smart Appliances: Survey

A new survey suggests steep discounts in electricity prices would be needed to cajole consumers into giving utilities remote control over their appliances,…
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