Arizona State University Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives
Since 2012, the Walton Initiatives have built a mission-driven social enterprise that has a mix of earned income, philanthropy and institutional support. Unlike traditional academic research, the Walton Initiatives fall within the emergent fields of impact investing, social enterprise, public-private partnerships, impact assessment and B corps.
Widely recognized as a leader in sustainability consulting and thought leadership, PwC Sustainable Business Solutions provides integrated services that help leading companies link sustainability to business value. Our worldwide network of firms offer more than 700 dedicated partners and client service professionals with sustainability and climate change expertise. We help clients increase financial, social and environmental value through:
•Strategy development: Finding the right sustainability levers to drive business value through revenue growth, risk management and cost reduction
•Performance management: Integrating sustainability across the organization to achieve operational efficiency and transformational results
•Sustainable finance: Capitalizing on green tax credits and incentives
•Reporting and assurance: Delivering actionable, investment-grade sustainability reporting and communications
Goodera is a state of the art technology platform that helps companies measure the progress and impact of their CSR and Sustainability initiatives at the last mile on a real-time basis. Currently, 180+ corporates (24 in Fortune 500) including P&G, Target, Dell, GAP, Abbott, Amazon are using the Goodera platform to track, monitor and measure the impact of $200mn of development capital deployed annually across 50+ countries, impacting 6mn+ beneficiaries. Goodera enables companies to collect data from multiple sources including web, mobile, and voice and allows for API integrations with internal tools, providing real time dashboards to communicate the CSR & Sustainability performance to varied stakeholders including CEO, Board, Investors, Employees amongst others. Goodera also helps in reporting as per multiple global standards such as GRI, SDGs, DJSI, CDP, IR. Goodera, co-headquartered in Menlo Park and Bangalore, is backed by Omidyar Network and Nexus Venture Partners. For more details, please visit: www.goodera.com
International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global producer of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper products with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, Europe, North Africa and Russia. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable world-wide commerce; pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal hygiene products that promote health and wellness and papers that facilitate education and communication. We are headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., and employ approximately 52,000 colleagues located in more than 24 countries. Net sales for 2016 were $21 billion. For more information about International Paper, our products and global citizenship efforts, please visit internationalpaper.com.
Nestlé Waters North America provides people with an unrivaled portfolio of bottled waters for healthy hydration. Brands such as Nestlé Pure Life®, Arrowhead®, Poland Spring®, Perrier® and San Pellegrino® have driven Nestlé Waters North America to be the third largest non-alcoholic beverage company by volume in the U.S. Based in Stamford, Connecticut with some 8,500 employees, Nestlé Waters is committed to reducing its environmental footprint across operations. As a natural resource company, Nestlé Waters sustainably manages our 47 spring sources and maintains more than 20,000 acres of natural watershed area. The company is also committed to creating shared value and being a good neighbor in the 140 communities where it operates in the U.S.
SC JohnsonSC Johnson is a family company dedicated to innovative, high-quality products, excellence in the workplace and a long-term commitment to the environment and the communities in which it operates. Based in the USA, the company is one of the world's leading manufacturers of household cleaning products and products for home storage, air care, pest control and shoe care, as well as professional products. It markets such well-known brands as GLADE®, KIWI®, OFF!®, PLEDGE®, RAID®, SCRUBBING BUBBLES®, SHOUT®, WINDEX® and ZIPLOC® in the U.S. and beyond, with brands marketed outside the U.S. including AUTAN®, TANA®, BAMA®, BAYGON®, BRISE®, KABIKILLER®, KLEAR®, MR MUSCLE® and RIDSECT®. The 131-year-old company, which generates $10 billion in sales, employs approximately 13,000 people globally and sells products in virtually every country around the world. www.scjohnson.com
Dow Chemical Company
The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) combines science and technology knowledge to develop premier materials science solutions that are essential to human progress. Dow has one of the strongest and broadest toolkits in the industry, with robust technology, asset integration, scale and competitive capabilities that enable it to address complex global issues. Dow’s market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of advanced materials, industrial intermediates, and plastics businesses deliver a broad range of differentiated technology-based products and solutions for customers in high-growth markets such as packaging, infrastructure, and consumer care. Dow is a subsidiary of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), a holding company comprised of Dow and DuPont with the intent to form three strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty sectors. More information can be found at www.dow.com.
Waste Management is a leading provider of comprehensive environmental solutions services in North America, serving more than 21 million customers in the U.S. and Canada. As part of our strategy, we are committed to developing new waste solutions that can help communities and organizations achieve their green goals, including zero waste.
Waste Management Sustainability Services is a nationwide network of environmental professionals offering sustainability advisory services, environmental and project management experience to help companies advance along the path toward sustainability. By leveraging the network of assets and expertise of WM, our team can design and implement value-driven solutions unrivaled in the industry.
General Motors Company
GM’s promise is to deliver safer, better and more sustainable solutions for customers, transforming personal mobility around the world. Our sustainability approach enables us to serve our customers and shareholders, increase operational efficiency, mitigate risk and improve the communities where we do business. To learn more, visit gm.com.
Asia Pulp & Paper
The Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) is a trade name for a group of pulp and paper manufacturing companies, responsible for delivering quality products to meet the global demand for tissue, packaging and paper. In 2012, APP launched its Sustainability Roadmap, Vision 2020, followed by its Forest Conservation Policy in 2013. Key objectives of this roadmap and policy are to further improve its environmental performance, biodiversity conservation, and protection of community right, ensuring its suppliers adopt High Conservation Value (HCV) and High Carbon Stock (HCS) principles. APP has also committed to support the protection and restoration of natural forests at a landscape level, using multi-stakeholder approach in large scale conservation projects.
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The Firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of customers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at www.jpmorganchase.com.
NextEra Energy Resources
NextEra Energy Resources is proud to be a clean, renewable energy leader, with approximately 18,260 MW of generating capacity. We have invested $25B in our renewable business – and will continue to invest in a clean-energy tomorrow. Not only do we manage a financially sound company, but we do so in a way that preserves the environment now and for future generations. Our expertise is in project development and construction and wholesale and retail electricity, as well as in developing meaningful, long-term partnerships to customize energy products and services in response to what our customers need. We are the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, with more than 145 facilities in operation in 26 states and Canada, and honored to have a parent company (NextEra Energy, NYSE:NEE) named No. 1 in the electric and gas utilities industry on Fortune’s 2016 list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.” For more information, visit www.NextEraEnergyResources.com.
For more than a century, Steelcase has believed in the power of people. Every day, in locations around the globe, we work to unlock human promise and create meaningful, lasting change. Visit www.steelcase.com/sustainability to learn more.
At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 114,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of about €58 billion in 2016. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (BAS). Further information at www.basf.com.
About EY’s Climate Change and Sustainability Services
Climate change and sustainability continue to rise on the agendas of governments and organizations around the world with rapidly evolving drivers and expectations. Businesses face regulatory requirements and the need to meet stakeholder expectations as well as respond to the opportunities presented for revenue generation and cost reduction. This means a fundamental and complex transformation for many organizations and the embedding of climate change and sustainability into core business activities to achieve short-term objectives and create long-term shareholder value. EY’s global, multidisciplinary teams combine core experience in assurance, tax, transactions and advisory with climate change and sustainability skills and deep industry knowledge.
Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. As America’s biggest manufacturing exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in more than 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training.
Boeing’s long tradition of aerospace leadership and innovation includes developing and testing new technologies that will bring greater fuel efficiency and environmentally progressive innovations to its customers and communities around the world. The company is meeting environmental performance targets for its facilities while ramping up commercial airplane production, and using innovative approaches in cleanup efforts as part of its remediation program.
GOJO, the inventor of PURELL® Hand Sanitizer, is the leading global producer and marketer of skin health and hygiene solutions for away-from-home settings. The broad GOJO product portfolio includes hand cleaning, handwashing, hand sanitizing, skin care formulas and surface sprays under the GOJO®, PURELL™ and PROVON® brand names. GOJO formulations use the latest advances in the science of skin care and sustainability. GOJO is known for state-of-the-art dispensing technology, engineered with attention to design, sustainability and functionality. GOJO programs promote healthy behaviors for hygiene, skin care and compliance in critical environments. GOJO is a privately held, family-owned corporation headquartered in Akron, Ohio, with operations in the United Kingdom, France, Australia, Japan, Mexico, Canada and Brazil.
EcoVadis is the first collaborative platform providing sustainability ratings and performance improvement tools for global supply chains. EcoVadis' easy-to-use CSR scorecards help companies to monitor suppliers' environmental, ethical, and social practices across 150 purchasing categories and 110 countries. Over 150 industry leaders such as Nestlé, GSK, Heineken, Michelin, Johnson & Johnson, Schneider Electric, l'Oréal, BASF, and Subway, and over 30,000 of their trading partners use EcoVadis to reduce risk and drive sustainability and innovation.
www.ecovadis.com On Twitter: @Ecovadis On LinkedIn: Linkedin/EcoVadis
A trusted partner at more than one million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare, energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world.
Marsh & McLennan Companies
Marsh & McLennan (NYSE: MMC) is the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. The company’s more than 60,000 colleagues advise clients in over 130 countries. With annual revenue over $13 billion, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading firms. Marsh advises individual and commercial clients of all sizes on insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions. Guy Carpenter develops advanced risk, reinsurance and capital strategies that help clients grow profitably and pursue emerging opportunities. Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Oliver Wymanserves as a critical strategic, economic and brand advisor to private sector and governmental clients. For more information, visit mmc.com, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @mmc_global or subscribe to BRINK.
As one of the world’s largest restaurant companies, our size and reach position McDonald’s with the responsibility and opportunity to take action on some of the most pressing social and environmental challenges in the world today. We embrace this opportunity to drive positive change where it’s most relevant, and to do so by collaborating with millions of customers, employees, franchisees, suppliers and other partners. These initiatives are most successful when they go beyond our company to influence action both within our business network and beyond. We call this using our Scale for Good. We hope our efforts can drive real change, so they become tomorrow’s standard. It’s an ongoing effort, and we’re always looking to what’s next.
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. is the leading provider of natural gas fuel and renewable natural gas (RNG) fuel for transportation in North America. We build and operate compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas stations (LNG) and deliver more CNG, LNG and RNG vehicle fuel than any other company in the U.S. Clean Energy sells Redeem RNG fuel and believes it is the cleanest transportation fuel commercially available, reducing greenhouse gas emissions by up to 70%. For more information, visit www.CleanEnergyFuels.com.
LevelTen is the safest, most cost-effective way for Corporate and Institutional (C&I) customers to purchase renewable energy. Our technology-enabled marketplace connects a broader class of C&I customers to utility-scale projects. By aggregating both buyers and sellers, LevelTen offers C&I customers access to the same projects and terms afforded to the world’s largest energy buyers. LevelTen’s portfolios featuring the market’s best projects, allow C&I customers to painlessly meet sustainability objectives and stabilize energy costs. www.leveltenenergy.com
Walmart helps people around the world save money and live better - anytime and anywhere - in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. The company is committed to help increase economic opportunity, enhance sustainability of value chains and strengthen local community resilience. We know that addressing key social and environmental challenges requires collective efforts both upstream and downstream so, Walmart has convened key suppliers, NGOs and organizations to establish commitments and initiate projects towards a collective goal that will reduce emissions across their respective supply chains 1 Gigaton by 2030. Walmart is inviting others to participate in this “Project Gigaton”. For more information on Project Gigaton or Walmart’s Sustainability initiatives visit www.walmartsustainabilityhub.comor www.corporate.walmart.com.
International Copper Association
At its highest level, sustainable development is at the core of the work of the International Copper Association (ICA). Our mission is to bring together the global copper industry to develop and defend markets for copper and to make a positive contribution to society’s sustainable-development goals. ICA leads the world’s copper industry on the issues critical to securing copper’s future growth. ICA’s members represent a majority of global copper production and include many of the largest copper and copper-alloy fabricators. ICA’s status as a not-for-profit trade association provides its members with a credible, independent advocate to address challenges faced by the collective industry. ICA increases awareness and use of copper by communicating the unique attributes making this sustainable element an essential contributor to the formation of life, to advances in science and technology, and to a higher standard of living throughout the world. From clean energy to sustainable communities to climate change, the copper industry’s work advances all 17 of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
SupplyShift is the leading technology platform for supply chain-related risk, environmental, and social responsibility management. Over the last year, SupplyShift has experienced over 10x growth in the number of organizations using its platform across 73 countries and in 12 languages. Its shared data network enables organizations to create more responsible products while reducing risk exposure. www.supplyshift.net
Deloitte provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world’s most admired brands, including 80 percent of the Fortune 500 and more than 6,000 private and middle market companies. Our people work across more than 20 industry sectors to deliver measurable and lasting results that help reinforce public trust in our capital markets, inspire clients to make their most challenging business decisions with confidence, and help lead the way toward a stronger economy and a healthy society.
You may know us for our processors. But we do so much more. Intel invents at the boundaries of technology to make amazing experiences possible for business and society, and for every person on Earth. Harnessing the capability of the cloud, the ubiquity of the Internet of Things, the latest advances in memory and programmable solutions, and the promise of always-on 5G connectivity, Intel is disrupting industries and solving global challenges. We have a long history of leadership in corporate responsibility, and set ambitious goals and make strategic investments to drive improvements in environmental sustainability, supply chain responsibility, diversity and inclusion, and social impact. We recently announced our new water goal. Learn more: https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/environment/intel-and-the-environment.html.
Quantis guides top organizations to define, shape and implement intelligent environmental
sustainability solutions. In a nutshell, our creative geeks take the latest science and make it
actionable. They deliver resilient strategies, robust metrics, useful tools, and credible
With offices in the US, France, Switzerland, Germany, Italy and Colombia and clients around the world, Quantis is a key partner in inspiring sustainable change on a global scale.
(re)discover Quantis at www.quantis-intl.com.
The Embedding Project
The Embedding Project is a public-benefit research project that relies on strong social science research methods to bring together thoughtful sustainability intrapreneurs from across industries and around the world, and harnesses their collective knowledge to develop rigorous and practical guidance that benefits everyone. Learn more here: embeddingproject.org
The Earth Institute’s M.S. Sustainability Management Program at Columbia University
The M.S. in Sustainability Management, a joint program of the Earth Institute and the School of Professional Studies, draws from Columbia University’s excellence in sustainability and the experience of leading practitioners to train problem-solving sustainability professionals. The program emphasizes the skills and knowledge that are needed to integrate sustainability in business, and in public and non-profit organizations. In response to the increasing challenges all organizations face — from reducing energy and water use to improving their supply chain — the program combines academic leadership, scientific rigor, and professional practice in a dynamic, interdisciplinary, and flexible course of study. Learn more here: http://sustainability.ei.columbia.edu
Natural Capital Partners
Natural Capital Partners works with clients, including Microsoft, Intuit and Bain & Co, to combine business success with positive impact on the environment and society. Through understanding the specific goals of its clients, and collaborating with a global network of projects and partners, the company delivers solutions and finance which support the transition to renewable energy, protect and restore biodiversity, and enables low carbon solutions to reach scale and deliver impact. Natural Capital Partners has more than 300 clients in 34 countries and delivers products and services for carbon, energy, water, biodiversity and communities in direct operations, consumer markets and supply chains – the world’s natural capital.
First Solar is the world’s leading provider of large-scale solar energy solutions. With nearly 5GW of large-scale projects developed and executed, and 17GW of PV modules installed worldwide, no single company offers more large-scale solar experience than First Solar. We are experts in the development, financing, engineering, construction and operation of some of the largest and most successful PV power plants in the world. Our experience enables us to deliver, operate and maintain reliable and cost-effective solar energy that can strengthen your brand and hedge your energy costs. As the partner of choice for leading global corporate energy buyers, First Solar brings the proven capability to take energy forward.www.firstsolar.com
FuelCell Energy (NASDAQ: FCEL) delivers efficient, affordable and clean solutions for the supply, recovery and storage of energy. We design, manufacture, undertake project development, install, operate and maintain megawatt-scale fuel cell systems, serving utilities, industrial and large municipal power users with solutions that include both utility-scale and on-site power generation, carbon capture, local hydrogen production for transportation and industry, and long duration energy storage. With SureSource™ installations on three continents and millions of megawatt hours of ultra-clean power produced, FuelCell Energy is a global leader with environmentally responsible power solutions. Visit us online at www.fuelcellenergy.com and follow us on Twitter @FuelCell_Energy.
VADA roofs (Vent Assisted Design Assembly) eliminate the need for tearing off an existing roof and filling a landfill with roofing debris. VADA uses vacuum technology, physics and engineering to resist wind uplift and keep the roof in place. VADA roofs eliminate the need for harmful adhesives which release chemicals and fumes into the atmosphere. The VADA patented design has performed perfectly for 30 years. www.vadavent.com
Anellotech is a sustainable technology company pioneering its Bio-TCatTM Process for the production of cost-competitive renewable chemicals and transportation fuels from non-food biomass such as wood chips. Materials made from these chemicals, such as polyester, polyurethane, polycarbonate and ABS, are used in consumer applications for packaging, outerwear, automotive, carpets, detergents, etc. Anellotech anticipates it can produce these renewably-sourced aromatic chemicals and fuels with significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions compared to their identical petroleum-derived counterparts, helping brand owners and others achieve their corporate environmental sustainability goals. Anellotech is collaborating with its strategic partners Suntory, IFPEN, Axens and Johnson Matthey for the development and commercialization of the Bio-TCat Process, with an initial focus on Suntory’s priority end-market interest in cost-competitive, 100 percent bio-based PET plastic for beverage bottles. To learn more, visit: www.anellotech.com/
Battery Solutions is North America’s leader in battery collecting, sorting and recycling. We use environmental best practices for battery recycling management with R2:2013/RIOS™ certification ensuring compliance. Learn how to recycle every battery at www.batterysolutions.com.
Footprint, headquartered in Gilbert, AZ, is a sustainable technology firm focused on reducing or eliminating plastics through the development and manufacturing of revolutionary technologies in fiber. Our innovative approach to raw material sourcing, manufacturing and process improvement allows Footprint to manufacture fiber based packaging solutions that directly compete with plastic in terms of performance and price. From consumer packaged goods to innovate fiber-based food packaging Footprint’s Advanced Fiber solutions are changing what’s possible. www.footprintus.com
Makersite is the Global Industrial Product Database. It is the largest database on how products are made and their uses, costs, risks, and impacts. It’s data, tools, and community help innovate faster, buy smarter and be sustainable. The platform was created by Christoph Wilfert and Neil D’Souza together with innovative teams worldwide. For more information, please visit makersite.net or twitter.com/makersite.
UL EHS Sustainability empowers organizations to protect the well-being of workers, reduce risk, improve productivity, enhance compliance, and drive measurable business improvement through its EHS, occupational health, environmental, supply chain, sustainability, and corporate social responsibility platforms. Its new PURE™ Platform is a full suite of environment, health, safety, sustainability and supply chain software solutions designed for users who want total connectivity and visibility into the overall health, safety, and sustainability of their organization. More than 2,000 organizations in over 20 major industries including manufacturing, healthcare, and construction & energy, trust UL’s tools to meet their expanding needs. To learn more, visit http://www.ulehss.com/
Sustainable Forestry Initiative
SFI® Inc. is a sustainability leader that stands for future forests. We are an independent, non-profit organization that provides supply chain assurances, produces conservation outcomes, and supports education and community engagement. SFI works with the forest sector, brand owners, conservation groups, resource professionals, landowners, educators, local communities, Indigenous peoples, governments, and universities. SFI standards and on-product labels help consumers make responsible purchasing decisions. Additionally, we oversee the SFI Forest Partners® Program, which aims to increase supply of certified forest products, the SFI Conservation and Community Partnerships Grant Program, which funds research and community building, and Project Learning Tree®, which educates teachers and youth about forests and the environment. SFI Inc. is governed by an independent three-chamber board of directors representing environmental, social, and economic sectors equally. SFI believes caring for forests improves everyone’s quality of life. Learn more: sfiprogram.org.
Alliance to Save Energy
The Alliance to Save Energy is a nonprofit organization that promotes energy efficiency worldwide through research, education and advocacy. We encourage business, government, environmental and consumer leaders to use energy efficiency as a means to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner environment and greater energy security. We work with a variety of people and groups to: Prove that business can be efficient and make money at the same time. Educate consumers about the impact of energy choices – especially on their wallets
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is dedicated to strengthening America’s long-term competitiveness and educating the public on how our free enterprise system improves society and the economy. The Foundation conducts research and produces events on issues facing business now and in the future. Through its initiatives, the Foundation builds skills, drives innovation, and encourages growth.
The Biomimicry Institute is a 501(c)(3) organization, co-founded by biologist and author Janine Benyus, that empowers people to create nature-inspired solutions for a healthy planet. We believe the widespread adoption of nature-inspired solutions will catalyze a new era in design and business that benefits both people and the planet. Let's make the act of asking nature's advice a normal part of everyday inventing.
Our mission is to provide busy professionals like you with a bird's-eye-view of the waste industry in 60 seconds. We cover industry news and provide original analysis. Throughout the day, our editorial team analyzes the top news stories and publishes in-depth feature articles. You can also use our site to check out industry events, jobs, and more.
B Lab is a nonprofit organization that serves a global movement of people using business as a force for goodTM. Its vision is that one day all companies compete not only to be the best in the world, but the Best for the World® and as a result society will enjoy a more shared and durable prosperity.
Wharton Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL)
The Wharton-led, Penn-wide Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL) promotes knowledge for business sustainability through world-class research, transformative teaching and constructive dialogue between top alumni, academic, corporate, government, and non-government organizations. IGEL is a hub for business and sustainability, connecting and leveraging academic capital at Penn to help business leaders of today and tomorrow to create more sustainable industries.
BSR works with its global network of more than 250 member companies to build a just and sustainable world. From its offices in Asia, Europe, and North and South America, BSR develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration. Visit www.bsr.org to learn more about BSR's more than 20 years of leadership in sustainability.
World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), a CEO-led organization of some 200 forward-thinking global companies, is committed to galvanizing the global business community to create a sustainable future for business, society and the environment. Together with its members, the council applies its respected thought leadership and effective advocacy to generate constructive solutions and take shared action. Leveraging its strong relationships with stakeholders as the leading advocate for business, the council helps drive debate and policy change in favor of sustainable development solutions.
World Resources Institute
World Resources Institute (WRI) is a global research organization that spans more than 50 countries, with offices in Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, and the United States. Our more than 450 experts and staff work closely with leaders to turn big ideas into action to sustain our natural resources—the foundation of economic opportunity and human well-being.
The Climate Group
The Climate Group is an award-winning, international non-profit. We specialize in bold, catalytic and high-impact climate and energy initiatives with the world’s leading businesses and state and regional governments. Our mission is to catalyze climate leadership in government and business to accelerate the shift to a prosperous and thriving ‘net-zero’ future for all.
Forum for the Future
Forum for the Future is an independent non-profit that was established in 1996 to work globally with business, government and others to solve complex sustainability challenges. We believe it is critical to transform the key systems we rely on to shape a brighter future and innovate for long-term success.
Rocky Mountain Institute
RMI’s vision is a world thriving, verdant, and secure, for all, for ever. Our mission is to drive the efficient and restorative use of resources. RMI's style is non-adversarial and trans-ideological, emphasizing integrative design, advanced technologies, and mindful markets. Our strategic focus, executed through specific initiatives designed to take our work rapidly to scale, is to map and drive the transition from coal and oil to efficiency and renewables.
Supply Chain Dive
Our mission is to provide busy professionals like you with a bird's-eye-view of the supply chain industry in 60 seconds. We cover industry news and provide original analysis. Throughout the day, our editorial team analyzes the top news stories and publishes in-depth feature articles. You can also use our site to check out industry events, jobs, and more.
Sustainable Apparel Coalition
The Sustainable Apparel Coalition is a trade organization comprised of brands, retailers, manufacturers, government, and non-governmental organizations and academic experts, representing more than a third of the global apparel and footwear market. The Coalition is working to reduce the environmental and social impacts of apparel, footwear and home textile products around the world.
The focus of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition is The Higg Index – a suite of assessment tools that standardizes the measurement of the environmental and social impacts of apparel, footwear and home textile products across the product lifecycle and throughout the value chain.
The Sustainability Consortium
The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) is an independent organization of diverse global participants that work collaboratively to build a scientific foundation that drives innovation to improve consumer product sustainability. TSC develops transparent methodologies, tools, and strategies to drive a new generation of products and supply networks that address environmental, social, and economic imperatives. The Sustainability Consortium advocates for a credible, scalable, and transparent process and system.
Founded in 2009, 3BL Media is a leading news distribution and content marketing company focused on niche topics including sustainability, health, energy, education, philanthropy, community and other social and environmental topics. The company works with organizations including multinational corporations, SME's, and non-profits to distribute multi-format media assets through social, traditional and new media channels. 3BL Media leverages its expertise in communications, technology and social media to enable organizations to more effectively communicate about their initiatives to the press, investors, consumers and other critical stakeholder groups.
Advanced Energy Economy
Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) is a business organization representing the entire advanced energy industry. Our mission is to transform public policy at the federal, state, and regulatory levels to enable rapid growth of advanced energy companies. We also work with a growing coalition of state and regional partner organizations representing 20 states.
Global Compact Network USA
Launched in 2007, the Global Compact Network USA (GCNUSA) is the local network chapter of the United Nations Global Compact. Network USA is a non-profit organization that supports U.S.-based entities in: operating in alignment with the Ten Principles of the Global Compact, engaging with and advancing the Sustainable Development Goals, leveraging their association with the Global Compact and United Nations and its global resource network, and facilitating and creating opportunities for multi-sectoral and multi-stakeholder collaboration.