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Latest CSR trends with the best articles on sustainable development and guidelines so that we can live together in a better world.

 

The power of SMEs to advance sustainability

The power of SMEs to advance sustainability

Small and medium enterprises account for almost 90% of the world’s companies and 50% of jobs worldwide, and yet sustainability is not that obvious of a priority for many of them. Is sustainability too overwhelming? Is it a matter of big budgets? We belive not, and in...

Transforming sustainability commitment into impact

Transforming sustainability commitment into impact

Most companies already understand the importance and benefits of sustainability, but there is still a significant gap between sustainability commitment and actual impactful actions. But how can companies close this gap? Actions speak louder than words, as they say,...

Building trust through transparency

Building trust through transparency

The way we work has changed drastically in the last few years, and so the task for building trust and engagement in an organziation has come to face new and complex challenges. The answer to these might be transparency, but where do we start?The times we live in have...

Is degrowth the answer to the climate crisis?

Is degrowth the answer to the climate crisis?

The scale of the climate crisis has come to put many of our current economic and social standards into question. Can we keep the same pace and decarbonize our economy on time to avoid an irreversible climate catastrophe? Can degrowth be the answer to what it is up...

SDG14 Life below water: The role of businesses

SDG14 Life below water: The role of businesses

The protection, conservation and sustainable use of marine resources is the main premise of SDG14, advocating for the importance of keeping our Oceans clean and safe for the correct functioning of ecosystems, society and even the economy. But can companies have an...

SDG13 Climate action: What can businesses do?

SDG13 Climate action: What can businesses do?

Sustainable Development Goals can feel a bit out of reach for the common individual, but companies may have the answer to help engage their employees onto climate action.  It would be foolish to deny the effects of climate change; in just a few years time the...

Guide for building a sustainability culture

Guide for building a sustainability culture

How can a company start building a sustainability culture across the organization? It is increasingly difficult, if not impossible to escape the question of sustainability, both at an individual level and in the many entities that encompass our societies, including,...

Technology and sustainable development

Technology and sustainable development

Technology is growing at an unprecedented speed, and it poses as many risks as benefits, especially for the advancement of sustainability. But how can technological advancements apply and benefit a company's sustainable performance? Technology is advancing at higher...

5 keys to create a better employee experience

5 keys to create a better employee experience

One of the biggest challenges for companies and business leaders today is to build an employee experience and culture that is suitable for attracting and retaining talented workers without compromising competitive salaries. The last two years have been characterized...

Addressing systemic issues for a sustainable future

Addressing systemic issues for a sustainable future

The future holds many interconnected challenges for a sustainable future, the environment, society and our economy need to be addressed in its core and its deeply rooted problems. The last few years have been a rollercoaster of global societal, environmental and...

We need transformative governance

We need transformative governance

Many are aware of governance as a core element of sustainable and responsible business practices, primarily given to the increasing popularity of ESG criteria among companies and financial actors alike. In fact, even international institutions are beginning to...

People sustainability: bring back the human factor

People sustainability: bring back the human factor

Sustainability has become a core element for business transformation and an essential factor for the success of a responsible and human oriented strategy. The sanitary crisis was a turning point for the way we understand wellbeing, specially employees’ wellbeing,...

Fighting greenwashing with transparency

Fighting greenwashing with transparency

The popularization of the term greenwashing has helped set light to the problem, but the issue of deceiving sustainable and green marketing is far from over. There was a time not long ago when the word greenwashing seemed to be on everybody’s radar, creating a widely...

The principle of doing no significant harm

The principle of doing no significant harm

One of the cornerstones of the newly emerged European Taxonomy, and the more recent SFDR (Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation) is that of the principle of doing no significant harm. In this new context of sustainable finance of the European Union, investments...

The complex reality of ESG

The complex reality of ESG

We are all familiar with the concept of ESG by now, referring to the different environmental, social and governance factors impacting the corporate and finance world. In fact, given the current trend of environmental degradation and social inequalities, the world is...

Sustainability as a tool for attracting talent and building loyalty

Sustainability as a tool for attracting talent and building loyalty

Sustainability is barely an option any more, companies are beginning to understand and implement it as an essential basis for the success and long term survival of their businesses. And beyond the many environmental and social benefits of sustainability, perhaps one...

Eco-anxiety, or the fear of environmental doom

Eco-anxiety, or the fear of environmental doom

Climate change has threatened human and environmental wellbeing for many decades now, however, eco-anxiety is a rather new term that has emerged in recent years as the psychological aftermath of global environmental deterioration. The increasing frequency of natural...

Understanding the energy transition: why is it so important?

Understanding the energy transition: why is it so important?

The latest report published by the IPCC on the measures needed for climate change mitigation, confirmed that we are vaguely advancing towards the sustainability of present and future generations. The message was one of urgency as well as hope, stating that we have...

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