As 2020 draws to a close, we reflect on what has undoubtedly been a surreal and challenging year, but ultimately a positive one for corporate sustainability and climate action.
Category: sustainability strategy
Are you thinking about setting a science-based target (SBT) but unsure what you need to do and whether it is a feasible commitment? Have you already set one but are now grappling with how to realise your future climate ambitions? Setting targets is a process that will require engagement from multiple departments within your business. … Continued
The word “strategy” is derived from ancient Greek. Although then a term for the battlefield as opposed to the boardroom, its essential meaning endures: a high-level plan to achieve a long-term goal. Today, one of our greatest battles is against climate change and the long-term goal is limiting warming to less than 2 degrees. To … Continued
Gradually companies are beginning to embed sustainability in their business models; the paradigm is shifting from sustainability as an afterthought to sustainability as best practice. McKinsey’s Sustainability’s Strategic Worth: Global Survey report found that CEOs are now twice as likely to cite sustainability as their top business priority when compared to 2012, demonstrating not only … Continued
Many of our clients and industry colleagues are in the midst of defining their sustainability strategy for 2016-2020. An important component of this work is setting targets, and this is particularly important because: