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Packard Foundation Headquarters

Wednesday, January 8, 2014The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, which strives to build a culture of environmental sustainability, made a conscious …

Sustainability Strategy and Capabilities

Overview<p>Latest Thinking<p>Client Case Study<p>Leadership<p><i>"The circular economy could unlock US$4.5 trillion of growth by 2030. Breaking with today’s 'take,</i> …

Unilever announces new global zero waste to landfill achievement

09/02/2016<p>Over 600 Unilever sites have now eliminated waste to landfill<p>Unilever today reached a new industry-leading achievement of sending zero …

Why is water usage declining across the United States?

To the residents of drought-stricken California — who are constantly being reminded to turn off sprinklers and take shorter showers — it may come as …

Sustainable Business

AWS & Sustainability

We’ve made a lot of progress on this commitment. At the end of 2016, more than 40% of the power consumed by our global infrastructure came from …

Circular Advantage: Business Models and Technologies

Overview<p>Key Findings<p>Analysis<p>Recommendations

Facebook hosts Levi's, Walmart to hack sustainability growth

Where can you find a self-proclaimed DOUG (Dumb Old Utility Guy) from Kentucky hobnobbing with executives from the world's trendiest Internet …

A Better Scorecard for Your Company’s Sustainability Efforts

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>What does Ben & Jerry’s have to do with the Paris climate conference? No, the company isn’t providing free ice cream to attendees (at least not that we know of). The connection is actually much deeper and more meaningful. Ben & Jerry’s represents a crucial thread of progress that has …

Sustainability

Internet of things can battle climate change

Interconnected things can reduce waste, save energy, among their other benefits.<p>Machine to machine communication, or the internet of things, is on the precipice of taking the world by storm. At its very core, machine to machine communication is the ability to connect everything, I mean everything, …

What Business Leaders Need to Know About the Paris Climate Conference

World leaders and policymakers are meeting (defiantly) in Paris over the next couple of weeks to take on climate change. After 20 years of global negotiations that got us approximately nowhere near where the science tells us we need to be, this time looks different. The likelihood is high that over …

Climate

What is in the Paris climate agreement?

<b>What was agreed as part of the Paris climate deal?</b><p>Overview<p>The deal unites all the world's nations in a single agreement on tackling climate change for the first time in history.<p>Coming to a consensus among nearly 200 countries on the need to cut greenhouse gas emissions is regarded by many observers …

Climate

Why Microsoft gave sustainability a promotion

Sustainability has been kicked upstairs at Microsoft Corp., a promotion in terms of where it sits, to whom it reports, what it does and how it is …

Microsoft Receives UNFCCC 2015 Momentum for Change Award - Microsoft on the Issues

Today, we are pleased and honored to announce that Microsoft has been recognized as a 2015 Lighthouse Activity winner by the UN’s Framework …

Climate

Accenture Strategy

Learn the key preventive steps to shield companies from monetary penalties related to GDPR.<p>Pilot first, transform second and generate value along the …

Marketers Just Want to Get to Know You (with Data)

There’s no denying that consumers are demanding more tailored experiences when interacting with companies than ever before. Based on recent research, …

Customer Experience

How Did Promoted Tweets Do During H1 2014?

Promoted Tweets have been around for a while, and according to recent research, they’re the Twitter ad format of choice among marketers.<p>According to …

Social Media

Programmatic Moves Further Toward Premium Future

It’s no secret programmatic buying is quickly expanding throughout the digital ad ecosystem—and beyond. A June 2014 survey by AOL Platforms found …

AdTech

These 3 Digital Marketing Trends Are About to Change Advertising

Last week, the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) announced the shortlist for the 10th annual IAB MIXX Awards. Encompassing 120 campaigns that …

Why Marketing Automation Makes Sense Now

It’s no secret in our social and digital world that marketers are trying to get people’s attention. Your prospects and customers expect marketers to …

Facebook Leads Way In In-store Sales for SMBs [Study]

Compared to Twitter and Pinterest, Facebook is a more effective marketing tool for small businesses to drive offline sales in the short run, …

Is LinkedIn's New Publisher Platform Worth Testing?

Because both we and some of our clients have expressed interest in LinkedIn’s new long-form Publishing Platform, my content marketing team has been …

Samsung's Newest Smart-Home Weapon Talks Marketing Strategy

Startup SmartThings is on a mission to make homes smarter -- and now it has Samsung Electronics' massive marketing budget behind it.<p>On Thursday, …

Advertising

Ad Tech and Marketing Automation Have Finally Collided

At first glance, ad tech and marketing automation software appear to be strange bedfellows.<p>In its latest iteration, ad tech helps marketers reach …

Marketing

Digital Transformation Turns Every Business Into a Digital Business

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