08 Feb FUTURIST EXPERTS: WHY CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY IS GROWING
Give Your Office a Green Makeover – Looking for simple, actionable, everyday ways you can go greener at work, and give your workspace an environmentally-conscious makeover? From encouraging employees to make greener commutes to switching to more energy-efficient lighting/heating/cooling and paperless solutions or purchasing more eco-conscious products and supplies, etc. there are many ways to do your part to help the planet. As we were asked to consider and note: A few small shifts in thinking and habits can help your team go a long way towards making a dent in the fight to prevent climate change.
Hottest New Trends in Green Business – Which new and emerging trends are at the forefront of green business, and how business leaders are tackling the topic of sustainability? You may be surprised. For example: Suddenly, executives are starting to make decisions that factor in environmental resources (natural capital, if you will); starting to consider climate change as part of their risk management calculations; beginning to leverage smart technology that can share data and let devices talk to one another at every turn; and investors are starting to make sustainability an imperative (and can tap into an increasing range of options for promoting green business initiatives). A partner requested that we point out why it pays to be aware of these and other rising shifts in global thinking.
7 Clever Ways Brands Are Going Greener – From sticking carbon emissions labels on their packaging to employing new recyclables (they even have recyclable plastics now), switching to new product materials (Coke recently introduced a bottle made from paper, McDonald’s has trays made out of a material build from food waste, etc.), etc. there are many ways that companies are working to become more environmentally friendly. Being futurist keynote speakers, we were tapped to take a closer look at some of the more unique, cutting-edge, and interesting ways in which organizations are moving the needle.