The Business of Sustainability

Our Business of Sustainability blog and podcast series explores trends in sustainability leadership as part of our effort to pave the wave to a thriving economy and a healthy environment. Read interviews with and hear from today's corporate leaders on how they're tackling sustainability challenges and raising the bar for leadership.

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Responsible Production & Consumption

WAYB Car Seats Designed by Former Patagonia CEO Put Safety – and Sustainability – First
In July, I’ll become a first-time mom, which means the next four months of my life are going to be spent preparing for what’s to come. In my attempt to navigate the baby-care industry, I’ve started researching the options for toxic-free, eco-friendly, safe and affordable products. To say the process is ‘overwhelming’ is an understatement.

Energy

Why Disney World is Betting on Clean Energy
“Environmental stewardship and conservation were engrained in The Walt Disney Company from the beginning,” Angie Renner recently told me. Angie is an Environmental Integration Director at Walt Disney World Resort, and today she says the company is investing in new technologies and renewable energy projects that have thus far cut greenhouse gas emissions nearly in half. Why? Because as a Bloomberg story just noted, warmer temperatures are already impacting the “the comfort and health and well being of [the resort’s] customers.”

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

The Future Is Sweet — and Sustainable — for Allbirds
If you take a quick look around your office, it probably won’t be hard to spot a pair of shoes made by Allbirds, the San Francisco-based footwear company that makes its products using materials like wool and eucalyptus fiber. The two year-year old company aims to make comfortable, sustainably-made shoes – and they seem to be everywhere.

Responsible Production & Consumption

The Future Is Sweet – and Sustainable – for Allbirds
If you take a quick look around your office, it probably won’t be hard to spot a pair of shoes made by Allbirds, the San Francisco-based footwear company that makes its products using materials like wool and eucalyptus fiber.

Environment

PODCAST: How an Indonesian Coconut Plantation Inspired Mars’ “Aha Moment” on Sustainability
You likely know Mars as the company behind M&M’s, Pedigree dog food, and Uncle Ben’s Rice. But Mars is also known for environmental leadership. In this episode, EDF’s Tom Murray chats with Mars Chief Sustainability and Chief Procurement Officer Barry Parkin on setting—and meeting—big climate goals.
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