For anyone who has had the privilege of pulling together your company sustainability report – I feel your pain. It is like giving birth to a baby. The journey is long and sometimes painful, but the results are worth it.
What does good sustainability reporting look like?
More and more businesses are reporting on their sustainability initiatives, in response to consumer and investor demand, and regulatory requirements. But what does good reporting look like and how do you get there?
What’s ahead for sustainable business?
Reverse mentoring, targeted development for young people, taking 13-year-olds to Silicon Valley and looking for new ways to use existing skills – these were some of the insights shared with our members at the Annual Council Meeting in August, on the theme of ‘The Future Is Now’.
What does the future of work hold?
At our Annual Council Meeting in August, SBC invited four business leaders to take part in a panel discussion on the future of work.
Hiring young people – good for your business and your community
Excluded and disadvantaged young people in New Zealand are facing major challenges in finding and keeping jobs, while at the same time key industries are predicting major labour shortages in the coming decade.
Getting above the line to effective leadership
SBC’s 2018 Sustainable Leadership programme kicked off with an insightful, challenging and truly inspiring session in Auckland earlier this month.
Leadership in a changing world: 2018 Sustainability Leaders Programme
SBC and Catapult are thrilled to launch 2018’s Sustainability Leaders Programme (SLP2018) also titled leadership in a changing world next week.
Guest Blog – Sustainability – A retrospective
A guest blog from one of SBC’s original members, Geoff Bennett, CEO of Energy & Technical Services
What’s on the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s agenda
SBC’s executive director, Abbie Reynolds, reflects on the big issues affecting sustainable business councils worldwide.
Science-based targets 101: Get a head start on target setting
At SBC we’ve noticed since early 2017 that many of our member businesses are setting emissions reduction targets to 2030, 2040 and even 2050.
Watch – Carbon and the Sustainable Development Goals agenda
Abbie Reynolds learns that natural carbon sinks, such as forestry and wetlands, hold huge potential to help New Zealand and the world transition to a low emissions economy, at the WBCSD liaison delegate meeting in Switzerland.
Watch – WBCSD’s top issues to tackle – Vlog from Montreux
At the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s Liaison Delegate Meeting last week, Peter Bakker predicted some of the big trends for sustainability professionals will be: The cost of capital, future of work and disruptive technologies.