Tech giant's annual report on climate impact contains key findings of a paper written by IT consultant Justin Sutton-Parker.
With the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals as the bedrock for global change, the pressure on organisations and businesses to align their practices and objectives with them is growing. An increasingly ethically-minded public want business to be more than just about profit and demand they help society and preserve the planet.
From multinationals to SMEs and micro-businesses, this is a complex task, involving global supply chains, legacy IT systems, cultural shifts, stakeholder relations and more, while all the time maintaining a profitable business in a competitive and uncertain environment.
Academics at WBS are leading research into this area, producing practical insights that can help organisations and businesses of all sizes move towards a sustainable operation and help society meet the UN’s goals.
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David Elmes looks at how Governments can move people to more planet-friendly heat pumps and end our obsession with gas to meet net zero targets.
Frederik Dahlmann explains how firms can incorporate the UN's SDGs into the strategy and help save the planet from catastrophic climate change.
Economists from the Bank of England and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development were among a host of policymakers at The Shard
Soaring energy prices are affecting many countries, especially the UK. Michael Bradshaw, Professor of Global Energy, explains what is going on and why prices will stay high for 2022 and beyond.
Global policy commitments on conservation such as the COP26 declaration on Forest and Land Use must inclusive of indigenous people and learn from the long and problematic history of forest conservation.
A WBS team won the Said Business School sustainability hackathon for the third year running after MBAs create supermarket reward tokens to promote sustainable products.
To mark Earth Day, Professor Hugh Wilson and Professor Emma Macdonald explain how a game they took to COP26 encourages radical change to help the environment.
Council on Business and Society competition offers £500 prize and the chance for students to see their article published in Global Voice magazine.