Sustainable supply chains
A transparent journey from crop to cup
The coffee industry’s fragmented nature is a big challenge to sustainability in supply chains. As pressure grows on the industry to incentivise sustainable farming, digital tools help achieve the transparency that is needed to develop a sustainable production process.
District heat networks
Private sector investments critically needed
Policy makers and property developers increasingly look at district heat networks for low-carbon heating and cooling. Achieving the scale-up that is needed to realise district heating’s full decarbonisation potential will require innovation and private sector investments.
Preparing better for climate change impact
Companies with robust sustainability strategies are not just better prepared for emergencies like the COVID-19 crisis or the impact of climate change. Companies that have worked with sustainability for many years are also in a stronger position to move forward right after a crisis.
Workplaces of the future
Improving diversity, equity and inclusion for all
Technology can be biased. But it can also help companies to improve inclusion and diversity in their workplaces and boost their bottom lines. COVID-19 has given an opportunity to shape the workplace of the future by blending technological tools with human-centric approaches.
Building back better
Five proposals to kickstart a green recovery
With a recession looming, there is no point in reinventing an outdated economic model. Research has shown how a green recovery could benefit the climate as well as prosperity and health. Quick wins are needed though, to build support among citizens and investors.
Nature for life
Providing blueprints for nature-based recovery
The Equator Prize winning solutions provide blueprints for addressing the socio-economic crisis caused by COVID-19. Nature-based solutions proposed by indigenous communities in Thailand, Canada and Kenya show what green recovery can look like.