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How to innovate for sustainability like a Googler

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:12:25 GMT

One important event in the corporate innovation calendar is Boston Consulting Group's annual 'Most Innovative Companies' benchmark. This year Google was again acknowledged for its innovation leadership (holding the number two spot for the fourth year, again behind Apple) and the digital technology giant is also responsible for one of my favourite innovation projects. This blog unpacks the ways that Google, and other leading innovators, can teach us much about how we can and should be innovating for sustainability.



How Integrated Reporting can help to transform the global economy

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:35:35 GMT

Although many people can tune out when they hear the words 'corporate reporting', the reality is that meaningful reporting can transform the global economy, and business has a real opportunity to lead the way.



How Integrated Reporting can help to transform the global economy

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:06:00 GMT

Although many people can tune out when they hear the words 'corporate reporting', the reality is that meaningful reporting can transform the global economy, and business has a real opportunity to lead the way.



How technology can power our connection to the natural world

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 13:31:12 GMT

Humanity continues to find new ways of pushing the limits of technology, to discover the edges of innovation. Whether it's sending a car into space, exploring the potential for nanotechnology to support hyper-targeted drug therapies, creating virtual worlds or an artificial intelligence that responds to our spoken commands; most of these ideas were solely in the domain of science fiction 30 years ago.



Why you need to know what the animals in your supply chain are being fed

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:25:20 GMT

Earlier this month, sitting in a packed room full of food and feed industry executives from around the world, we spoke together with leading retailers on why animal feed is one of the critical sustainability issue of our times.



Paving the way to a better built environment

Fri, 6 Apr 2018 11:27:19 GMT

Construction businesses lie at the juncture of some of the world's most pressing environmental and societal challenges. Here, the UK Green Building Council's chief executive Julie Hirigoyen charts the progress being made across the industry in the key areas of climate change, resource use, nature and biodiversity, health & wellbeing and socio-economic impact.



Why the retail industry is taking a leading role in delivering the SDGs

Tue, 3 Apr 2018 15:01:28 GMT

Last month saw a landmark moment. Better Retail Better World, a retail industry initiative to tackle global challenges highlighted by the UN, including modern slavery and decent work, sustainable economic growth, inequalities, climate change and responsible consumption and production, commenced.



ESOS Phase 2: beyond compliance and added value

Tue, 3 Apr 2018 12:05:07 GMT

Many businesses were caught out by Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) in 2015 - either because the qualification criteria were obscure, or the communication from the Environment Agency (EA) didn't get through, or just because other priorities pushed ESOS to the bottom of the pile. Either way, ESOS Phase 1 was a bit of a scramble, and may not have been entirely valuable to your business (other than avoiding a fine!).