Sustainability – From Compliance to Value Driver

Sustainability is clearly at the center of the agenda for the corporate world. But has it really taken center stage? If one follows the career discussions in Sustainability, the focus has remained largely around compliance (with a few exceptions). This is clearly an opportunity lost – sustainability needs to move from ‘Compliance’ to ‘Value’. Does …

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Voluntary Carbon Markets – AN INTRODUCTION TO REDD+: What is REDD+ and why do we need it?

Carbon markets play a key role in the transition to a low carbon economy, by enabling activities that reduce greenhouse gas emissions to be part of the economy. Within the next few decades we will have enough technology for society to live in a world with minimal greenhouse gas emissions. But until then, we need …

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Expanding the Understanding and Definition of a “Sustainability Manager”

Those following sustainability trendlines know sustainability is a growing career field. This growth will become even more pronounced through the 2020s, driven both by a new Biden/Harris administration in the United States, continued international support for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, further shifts towards the triple bottom line in business (and those teaching this …

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6 High-Paying Jobs in Sustainability

Article Summary: Sustainability is a growing trend in business and industry, especially in a post-COVID world. As more and more companies develop new positions and roles to implement sustainable practices, careers in sustainability are increasing and becoming more lucrative. Learn more about six high-paying jobs in sustainability.  Doctors, lawyers, CEOs… It might not be at …

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What is the circular economy, and what opportunities and challenges does it create for companies?

The French chemist, philosopher and economist Antoine Laurent de Lavoisier had once said, “nothing is created, nothing is lost, everything is transformed”. In biology, to describe the different cycles of nature, the term “waste” is never used. The “waste” of some becomes the resources of others, becoming part of a cycle rather than being eliminated. …

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