Today we need to be be more than sustainable in business, we need to be regenerative. In an era where climate warming is accelerating, the global economy has become increasingly interconnected, it is more difficult than ever to ignore the consequences of our actions.
As a regenerative business, engaging your staff, elevating your brand and reputation, increasing referrals, improving service delivery, and boosting customer satisfaction will be a natural consequence.
From overflowing landfills to toxic waste dumps, the impact of our corporate waste on our environment is far from desirable.
The United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals seek a balance between social, environmental and economic priorities, they are a call for action by all countries – poor, rich and middle-income – to promote prosperity while protecting the planet.
In terms of financial wealth, global GDP has increased significantly over the past few decades, resulting in rising living standards for millions of people worldwide.
By having specific, measurable green goals, companies can track their progress and ensure that their efforts have a positive impact. Additionally, achievable goals help businesses allocate resources effectively and efficiently, ensuring they make the most of their actions.
Environmental, social, and governance, or ESG, refers to the three crucial elements when assessing a financial investment's sustainability and moral impact on a corporation or a business.
Finance directors can strategically plan and measure ESG targets to create value for the business and do better for people and the planet. Learn more.
We need to create a World Improvement Programme as the business landscape has changed dramatically, and we now live in a connected age where global changes are swift, constant, and unpredictable.
Income inequality between the richest and the poorest has been increasing since the 1970s in the more advanced economies like the UK and the US. Following the recent pandemic, those most vulnerable being the poorest have been hit the hardest by the recession that followed and covid itself.