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Blogs

Read our blogs to find out what's been going on recently in the world of sustainability.

Cradle to cradle: reducing the whole life carbon impacts of buildings

Blog by ZEDFactory/Anthesis, 14 April 2014

Cradle to cradle: reducing the whole life carbon impacts of buildings

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Bigger, better and faster. How Reckitt Benckiser scaled up its sustainable performance

Blog by Will Schreiber, 10 March 2014

Nominated in the 2degrees Champions Awards 2014 - Vote here. To scale Reckitt Benckiser's sustainable product development programme it's created a web-based to facilitate innovation.

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Energising the drops: Towards a holistic approach to carbon & water footprint assessment

Blog by Best Foot Forward, 5 March 2014

Businesses and governments must manage energy and water resources in tandem or risk major disruption.

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Emissions reporting: business beware new changes

Blog by Craig Simmons, 19 February 2014

I remember the upset caused in 2010 when DEFRA changed the way they wanted companies to report emissions from electricity.

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Entering the home stretch for CY2013 Conflict Minerals compliance

Blog by Doug Lockwood, 27 January 2014

The SEC conflict minerals rule is the regulatory requirement for conflict minerals disclosure by US public companies, and what a company can reasonably do to comply depends on its position in the supply chain

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Looking Forward: How to Use Reporting Frameworks and Rankings to Your Advantage (Part 3)

Blog, 15 January 2014

Our 3rd and final installment on this series (click here for Part 1 and Part 2), offers  insights into how to best take advantage and apply these reporting frameworks in this upcoming reporting cycle.

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Businesses need to take our seas more seriously

Blog by Craig Simmons, 6 January 2014

I have just returned from crossing the Atlantic Ocean under sail from Las Palmas in the Canary Islands to Rodney Bay on the Caribbean Island of Saint Lucia. It bought me in closer contact with the ocean than I have ever been - a proximity few landlubbers will ever get to experience.

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Looking Forward: How to Use Reporting Frameworks and Rankings to Your Advantage (Part 2)

Blog by Josh Whitney, 6 January 2014

Our 2nd installment on this series (click here for Part 1), dives deeper into the primary reporting frameworks in use today, the GRI, as well as new entrant SASB, and explains the key differences and features between them.

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Looking forward: How to Use Reporting Frameworks and Rankings to Your Advantage (Part 1)

Blog by Josh Whitney, 19 December 2013

Along with the launch of the CDP 2014 Questionnaires, which greet us with holiday spirit, Corporate Sustainability Managers the world over are also officially welcoming the beginning of their broader Sustainability Reporting cycle.

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From London to Rio: top five principles to holding a sustainable games…or any event for that matter

Blog by Craig Simmons, Co-Founder and Director, 29 November 2013

Last month, I was honoured to receive, along with former members of the London 2012 sustainability team, the 2013 Beyond Sport Environment Award for the London 2012 carbon management strategy.

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