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Mike Brown: Hard limits flexible strategies
December 2012 – COP17 – the 17th Conference of the Parties for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change – proved a catalyst for South African business to engage more deeply with the challenges of climate change. What became clear through my attendance at the event, and my active participation in the South African Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change, is that the global climate system is not open to negotiation.
Located in Resources / Low Carbon Transformation
Mike Peirce: Introduction – The Future in Practice
January 2013 – The Future in Practice; the idea of the long term, and of avoiding ‘short-termism’, has become a dominant topic in business and sustainability debates.
Located in Resources / Low Carbon Transformation
Moving beyond the uncertainty of climate change risk
April 2012 – Inherent uncertainty means that every statement made in relation to climate change risk must be caveated, but that is not an excuse for inaction.
Located in Resources / Sustainable Finance
Polly Courtice: The critical link: strategy and sustainability in leadership development
January 2013 – Over the past 25 years, business has shifted its response to sustainability issues from a focus on compliance and reputation management to longer-term risk management and building competitive advantage.
Located in Resources / Low Carbon Transformation
REALCAR project circular economy case study: Collaboration for a closed-loop value chain
January 2016 – This closed-loop case study explores the lessons learnt from the REALCAR closed loop value chain project between Jaguar Land Rover, Novelis, Innovate UK and partners, in the creation of new materials and production systems to introduce closed-loop aluminium into Jaguar Land Rover cars.
Located in Resources / Low Carbon Transformation
Renovation Roadmap: Making Europe’s homes fit for the 21st Century
April 2018 – This report draws on insights and experience from 12 businesses who are members of the CLG and its close network and are involved in energy-efficiency renovation of buildings. It highlights the importance of renovating EU homes at scale in order to deliver on the Paris Agreement and take advantage of the associated economic opportunities, and identifies the current barriers to a higher renovation rate as well as promising schemes and experimentations across the EU. It puts forward recommendations for EU Member States and local governments to address these barriers and make the most of this opportunity.
Located in Resources / Low Carbon Transformation
Resource Productivity and the Circular Economy: The opportunities for the UK economy
May 2018 – This paper presents the findings of consultation with members of Business in the Community’s (BITC’s) Circular Economy Taskforce on opportunities for the UK to take a leading global role in resource productivity and to move towards a circular economy. It discusses the opportunities and challenges in accelerating the UK’s transition to a circular economy.
Located in Resources / Low Carbon Transformation
Rewiring the Economy: Ten tasks, ten years
July 2015, Updated November 2017 – Rewiring the Economy is CISL’s ten-year plan to lay the foundations for a sustainable economy. It is built on ten interconnected tasks, delivered by leaders across business, government and finance. Rewiring shows how these tasks can be tackled co-operatively to build an economy that encourages sustainable business practices, delivering the social and environmental progress demanded by the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Located in Resources / Low Carbon Transformation
Sandrine Dixson Decleve Leadership Creating the Space to Act
December 2012 – Europe’s policy leaders at all levels of the political ladder – from the EU institutions to the member states – are confronted daily with short-term economic challenges. As a result, sustainability and climate issues are often set aside, and leadership is waning.
Located in Resources / Low Carbon Transformation
Sustainable Mobility
December 2013 – Sustainable Mobility. Lightweighting: the players, the stakes and the keys to unlocking potential gains.
Located in Resources / Low Carbon Transformation