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  • Leaders from Mars to McDonald’s give voice to the power of partnerships

    Big companies and NGOs share how they pooled resources and tackled ambitious goals to go 'far and fast'.

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  • What we feed animals is key to a sustainable future for food

    The implications for environmental health, including biodiversity and deforestation, are significant.

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  • Suzanne Shelton: Why now is the best time to tell your sustainability story

    Shelton Group has been polling Americans for over a decade to understand their beliefs, desires, and espoused behaviors related to energy and the environment. For most of that time, the numbers have been largely consistent in terms of the percent of Americans whose beliefs and actions align on sustainability – and it was a pretty niche group (about 18-22%). Three years ago something began to shift. It seemed like an anomaly in the data. But ...

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  • The role of company boards in driving sustainability

    More than half of S&P 500 companies exceed board-level oversight requirements on environmental or social issues, especially in industries subject to scrutiny. More directors and executives see the financial risks and opportunities of sustainability. How do boards oversee a company’s sustainability efforts? What role can sustainability executives play?

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  • Sustainable solutions: collaborating for climate change

    In today’s political environment, the mantle of climate leadership has been passed to the private sector. Supply chains are the new frontier of sustainability and accelerating this transformation can’t wait. Today, nearly half of all American Fortune 500 companies have stepped up to set climate targets, generating huge results for the planet and the bottom line – more than $3.7 billion in savings for corporations last year alone.

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  • Special Announcement: The Sustainability Solutions Celebration

    ASU, with the help of some special guests, previews the Sustainability Solutions Celebration, presented as part of the Sustainability Solutions Festival hosted by the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability.

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  • The power of business advocacy to accelerate a clean economy

    How does public policy determine clean economy business outcomes? Why is it imperative for business leaders to leverage their market power to truly accelerate clean energy, climate and sustainability innovations at the policymaking level — especially under this challenging federal administration?

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  • Uncommon collaboration: Action-oriented transparency

    Hear how International Paper and Procter & Gamble are driving sustainable change throughout the value chain and beyond – through strategic alignment, cross-functional dialogue and partnerships. Sustainability leaders will discuss their companies' respective citizenship strategies, as well as specific collaborations that leverage their combined expertise and scale to create value for customers and stakeholders across commercial, technical, supply chain and sustainability areas.

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  • From doing better to doing enough: Using science & context to set meaningful targets

    As corporate sustainability target-setting becomes increasingly integrated into core business decisions, agreeing to and implementing ambitious targets now reaches far beyond sustainability teams. With over 320 companies seeking Science-based GHG targets, and leading businesses pursuing context-based targets for impacts related to land and water use, the momentum toward targets that actually solve key sustainability issues is palpable.

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  • Designing for the circular economy with Bruce Smith from Steelcase

    Hear from Steelcase Director of Design Bruce Smith about how to push limits, explore edges, and prototype quickly, and the benefits of applying design thinking to developing sustainable systems.

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