Have you ever considered being part of a Peer Advisory Board?

Dear friends,   I spent the majority of my career as a corpoate turnaround / scale up CEO.  It provided a rich and diverse experience; and I am truly thankful for all I learned. As part of my Pay It Forward, I am a member of Leading Peers and chair a peer advisory board of [...]

2024-07-22T18:10:21-04:00July 24th, 2024|

Are you using sustainability as a growth tool?

Per this article, CEOs are using sustainability to frame how they compete. 54% say their business is impacted by changing weather patterns and this is causing them to change how they operate. “Smart CEOs realize big sustainability challenges create new areas of business opportunity,” states Kristen Moyer of Gartner, in the article. Are you prepared [...]

2024-07-22T18:11:35-04:00July 23rd, 2024|

How will the new UK Supreme Court Ruling Impact your actions?

On 20 June 2024, the UK Supreme Court Ruled that ALL Fossil Fuel Projects Must Be Assessed for Future Impact. This ruling reflects a broader trend of courts across the world.  That trend being that the courts are not just looking at the environmental impact of developing the project, but also the long-term environmental impact [...]

2024-07-22T04:28:55-04:00July 22nd, 2024|

People want to work for Environmentally Sustainable Companies

This article in the New York Post reports on this study and is consistent with other studies we have reported.  Key points Almost two-thirds of respondents stated they were more likely to apply to a job for a company that committed to sustainable practices. Three out of five respondents said they avoid employers they perceive [...]

2024-07-14T14:58:18-04:00July 18th, 2024|

Canada’s New Greenwashing Law will Impact US/Global Brands

Consumer demand that companies show they are environmentally friendly has grown dramatically over the past few years causing greenwashing (making false claims about environmental actions) to grow even faster. Per this article, according to a recent study by Zippia, 72% of North American and 58% of global companies admit to embellishing their environmental claims for [...]

2024-07-07T17:07:26-04:00July 17th, 2024|

First Airline Greenwashing Suit Shows Broader View from Courts

In March 2024, KLM was found guilty of Greenwashing in a Dutch court, on 15 of its environmental statements. This was the first airline greenwashing case to reach conclusion. In short, KLM was running ads that included saying that it was moving towards a more sustainable future.  The Court found KLM’s statements to be ‘overly [...]

2024-07-16T04:36:51-04:00July 16th, 2024|

Start preparing for mandatory sustainability reporting

Per this article, SMEs are being encouraged to start the process of sustainability reporting. The reason – Although mandatory reporting is coming soon, your customers will drive your decision even sooner.  This is an opportunity to get ahead of what is coming and take market share.   The two things you want: To become certified [...]

2024-07-03T07:44:32-04:00July 15th, 2024|

Do you need to hire talent? Become certified sustainable.

Consistent with our prior discussions on this point, this Forbes article explains that society has changed dramatically in the past 20 years “…the new reality in which corporations must operate (includes) a laundry list of sustainability-related vulnerabilities they have to account for.” Specific to hiring, it is expected there will soon be 85 million unfilled [...]

2024-07-03T07:14:11-04:00July 11th, 2024|

Your Business Cannot Thrive when that around it is not Healthy

As Lindsay Hooper explains in this Reuters article, “In an era of disruptions, polarization, complexity and increasingly intricate environmental debates, the core business case for sustainability remains: business cannot thrive on a dead planet.” As Lindsay further states, “The challenge is not one of lack of awareness. Most business leaders are aware of the need [...]

2024-06-26T14:13:31-04:00July 9th, 2024|

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