Sustainability

Short-term thinking might win companies one good day in the market, but eventually that attitude can tank a company’s ability to grow and innovate. Sustainability extends beyond just environmental concerns, which are obviously vital, into a broad range of long-term thinking for companies: about community engagement, about license to operate, and about investing now to ensure your business remains cutting edge for years to come.

Waste Management: The Greenest Show on Grass

By |2020-04-13T21:51:21+00:00April 8th, 2020|Sustainability, World's Most Ethical Companies Insights|

Jim Fish, President & CEO, Waste Management With its sun-drenched galleries, the raucous 16th hole and the famous Birds Nest afterparty, many see the PGA TOUR’s Waste Management Phoenix Open as a bucket-list sporting event. As the title sponsor, we at Waste Management on the other hand see golf’s most-attended event as ...

Investor Expectations on ESG Reporting: Climate Risk Transparency

By |2020-01-24T22:14:43+00:00December 31st, 2019|Boards and Governance, Sustainability|

With the growing interest in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) topics among investors, legal and investor relations professionals are frequently asked to wear a new hat—that of an acting sustainability leader. While it is clear to these “sustainability officers” that investors care about ESG issues in a broad sense, it is usually less clear ...

Tech for Smart Sustainability: ESG Metrics

By |2019-12-31T17:50:06+00:00December 31st, 2019|***Ethisphere Magazine, ***Featured Expert, Sustainability|

While attending this year’s Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit, Ethisphere Executive Editor Tyler Lawrence had a chance to talk with Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s Chief Sustainability Officer Chris Wellise. The conversation touched on HPE’s innovations towards a circular economy, the challenges of reducing environmental impact in the supply chain, and the future of ESG metrics for ...

Searching for a Compass: Navigating ESG Reporting

By |2019-12-31T17:09:28+00:00December 31st, 2019|Compliance and Ethics, Sustainability|

On the topic of ESG, there is no shortage of ideas. A few months ago, I set out to see if there was consensus as to just what we mean when we say “ESG”, especially as regards to the “S,” and to any reporting methodologies. As an individual (in the same shoes as an ...

Success Will Rely on CLO’s Skillset

By |2020-01-07T15:32:45+00:00December 30th, 2019|***Ethisphere Magazine, Legal and Regulatory, Sustainability|

Leaders today are navigating a business environment that is evolving at a record pace. And while financial measures of success proliferate, savvy business executives realize that the full measure of a corporation’s value transcends the balance sheet. Faced with this reality and the rapid pace of change, chief executive officers and boards of directors ...

Commit to Community: Peñoles Succeeds by Building Up Mexico

By |2020-01-01T00:12:43+00:00November 3rd, 2018|Latin America, Risk and Reputation, Sustainability|

Industrias Peñoles, a Mexican mining company, hasn’t survived for 131 years without forging deep ties to Mexico and its communities, and nobody is more acutely aware of that fact than Director General S. Fernando Alanís Ortega, who took the time to talk with Ethisphere Magazine about how his company thinks about its stakeholders and ...

To Neutral and Beyond: An Interview with MetLife’s Josh Wiener

By |2019-12-04T23:29:12+00:00December 4th, 2017|***Ethisphere Magazine, Employee Engagement, Sustainability|

When people think “insurance company,” they don’t typically jump to greenhouse gas emissions or environmental sustainability. However, even a business built around intangible services such as home and life insurance still has a carbon footprint. MetLife’s Assistant Vice President of Global Sustainability and Facilities Management, Josh Wiener, sat down with Ethisphere editor Tyler Lawrence ...