Water, the New Oil – What is happening?
July 01 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
Water scarcity is raising increased concerns, but is it only a risk in dry parts of the developing world? Emilio Tenuta Chief Sustainability Officer at Ecolab in discusses these concerns, explaining the reasons behind this rapidly growing problem, what it means for companies, and how to evaluate the business risk exposure.
The Future of Renewable Energy
June 24 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
Filip Engel, Vice President Sustainability at Oersted has a conversation with Uwe Schulte Leader of The Conference Board Global Sustainability Centre about how wind energy will specifically develop over the next decade.
Sustainable Business Transformation - The Oersted Case
June 17 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
Filip Engel, Vice President Sustainability at Oersted shares in this podcast how a Danish fossil fuel-based energy provider completely changed their business model and is now about to become a fully renewable energy company.
Human Rights in Supply Chains During and After the Covid-19 Crisis
June 10 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
Rosey Hurst, the Founder and Director of Impactt discusses with Uwe Schulte how the COVID-19 crisis is influencing human rights in Supply Chains.
Human Rights in Supply Chain - To Audit or not to Audit?
June 03 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
In this Podcast Rosey Hurst, Founder and Director of Impactt, gives a new perspective on Human rights in Supply Chain. Instead of trying to check certain human rights standards, the idea is to start from the workers perspective and try to achieve adequate pay, reliability of income and respect. This way the root causes of human rights abuses can be addressed and eliminated.
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals – how relevant are they for businesses? Part II
May 27 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
Continuing from their conversation in the previous podcast of this series, Márcia Balisciano Global Head of Corporate Responsibility at RELX and Uwe Schulte explore what the UN SDGs offer corporations in terms of framework and opportunity. Márcia describes RELX’s approach in applying the SDGs to their sustainability activities. As a global digital information provider RELX have created a UN SDG Resource Center which they are now extending to insights about COVID-19.
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals – What are they all about? Part I
May 20 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
Márcia Balisciano Global Head of Corporate Responsibility at RELX joins Uwe Schulte in a conversation exploring the origins of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). The discussion covers its more widely accepted adoption and how the SDGs can become an important frame of reference for sustainability.
How to Address the ‘Wicked Problems’ of the World Today
May 13 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
Our conversation in this podcast looks at the aspects of responsibility, resilience, and regeneration, with John Elkington challenging managers to actively drive for what he calls ‘Green Swan’ scenarios. COVID-19 is an acute case of the ‘wicked problems’ described in his book and John is optimistic that in coming out of this crisis ‘Green Swan’ solutions will only gain more momentum in this arena.
A Brief History of Corporate Sustainability: A conversation with John Elkington
May 06 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
In this Podcast John Elkington founder of Volans explores the evolution of corporations from Environment Compliance Policies and Corporate Social Responsibility to the fight for positive impact today.
Tackling Climate Change – Can Investors and Philanthropists Work Together?
April 30 | ESG News and Views Podcast | Comments (0)
From Larry Fink, Chairman and CEO of BlackRock to the Gates Foundation, leaders from the investment and philanthropic worlds are making public and bold statements about climate change. Paul Washington, head of the ESG Center, speaks with Carl Pope, former Executive Director & Chairman of the Sierra Club and Satyajit Bose, Columbia University Professor about the roles of asset managers and philanthropists in addressing climate change.