Five Megatrends that Will Unleash Business Value in the Circular Economy

The goal is to generate more value and economic opportunity with less material and energy consumption. The business case for making the transition to circular economy and unleashing these values is strong.

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Finding the Value in Sustainable and Inclusive Business Activities

How do sustainable business practices like these get initiated and valuated? Though materiality assessments continue to advance in sophistication, in order to initiate sustainable or inclusive business projects, managers must still demonstrate the business case.

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W Hotels to Use Recycled Plastic Bottles in Sheets

W Hotels Worldwide, in partnership with Coca-Cola and music artist will.i.am, says it will soon use sheets and bedside chargers made in part with recycled plastic bottles.

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3 Pitfalls That Trap Sustainability Leaders — And How to Avoid Them

What works to engage others — whether it be employees, CEOs, shareholders or your neighbor — in a productive exchange about how to build a more sustainable world?

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Lessons from Apple and Walmart: 4 Ways to Really Cut Supply Chain Risk

It is increasingly clear that unsustainable supply chains can have negative reputational, as well as financial, implications. That realization is now elevating the sustainability of supply chains for organizations worldwide.

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It’s Time to Stop Managing Waste and Start Preventing It

Diverting the world’s estimated 12 million tons of daily waste is no easy task. Today’s waste management strategies are often costly, cumbersome and bad for our environment.

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Do Green Building Certifications Make Financial Sense?

Green buildings save money on operating costs, they sell for higher prices and they have a better return on investment than less efficient buildings.

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How the ‘Internet of Things’ Could Redefine Green Workspaces

When smart grids that manage energy distribution are combined with smart meters, the payoff is significant.

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