The report provides key insights into this rapidly growing industry including key takeaways on current developments and trends, implications for sales and marketing professionals across all segments, key drivers behind these developments, and more.
What a difference a decade makes. A new report from CDP found that over the past 10 years, the world’s biggest purchasers requested transparency from their suppliers, resulting in significant environmental action.
ASTM International’s committee on waste management is seeking experts in several environmental management fields to help create five new standards related to waste treatment, recovery and reuse.
Twenty-nine companies have snagged a spot on CDP’s first-ever supplier engagement leader board, which recognizes corporations working with their suppliers to improve environmental management.
Several new waste management tools aim to help companies and other organizations achieve their zero waste goals and receive recognition for their work.
Here’s the latest news on hirings, promotions and departures among environmental leaders. Amici Enterprises: The energy conservation technology company said Derek Chan, former chief operating officer of DreamWorks Nova and chief technology officer of Oriental DreamWorks, resigned from DreamWorks to accept the chief executive officer post at Amici Enterprises. Schneider ... Read more »
The Hard Rock Café in London cut its food waste disposal costs by 56 percent and reduced carbon emissions by 9.7 metric tons since installing BioHiTech’s commercial food waste disposal system.
Consumers are willing to pay more and wait longer for sustainably delivered products, but supply chain executives aren’t making sustainability a high enough priority, according to a study by business and technology consulting firm West Monroe Partners. The study finds that 49 percent of North American supply chain executives don’t ... Read more »
A product water footprinting program by the Carbon Trust is seeking businesses to pilot the new certification and labeling scheme. The scheme will help businesses to demonstrate their water management leadership by certifying the life cycle water use of their products to an international standard, the Carbon Trust says. The ... Read more »
More than 75 percent of global business leaders see bottom line risks from the direct impact of climate change and yet most businesses don’t appear to have a clear vision on how to effectively manage the transition to an environmentally sustainable future, according to a report released by The Carbon Trust. ... Read more »
Investec Wealth and Investment Management (IWIN) reduced carbon emissions 33 percent per person, compared to the previous year, earning the UK company the Carbon Trust’s first Low Carbon Workplace Standard. The UK’s first low-carbon commercial building, a 160-year-old former printing press, also cut its annual carbon footprint by 1.4 percent ... Read more »
Tesco has cut transport emissions per case delivered by as much as 14 percent in the UK in the last two years, on top of a 50 percent reduction achieved between 2006 and 2012. The UK retailer, which has set a goal to be a zero-carbon business by 2050, has ... Read more »