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capability
23
Feb

Racing to Zero Part 2: It’s the (Circular) Economy, Stupid.

Many organisations have not yet connected the dots between climate-change mitigation and a circular economy — the successful shift to which could be our greatest tool. Here, we examine the climate math for circular strategies, and the role of the humble car door in radical climate action.
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10
Dec

Racing to Zero Part 1: On Track, or Playing with Numbers?

Many companies say they’ve reached their net-zero goals, but is it really that easy? We can make the numbers look good, at least in the short-term; or we can strive for greater impacts — towards real zero and beyond. If we don’t take this challenge seriously today, we won’t be in business in ten years’...
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07
Dec

The Great Reinvention: Cracking the code for circular economy business model innovation

Sustainable business expert and commentator Mike Townsend explores four key shifts in search of the ‘holy grail’ – how we can generate circular business models that are sustainable and profitable, yet also attractive for customers and suppliers.
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18
Nov

Towards net-zero: Are we really the smartest of monkeys?

Sustainable business expert and commentator Mike Townsend takes a thought-provoking look at the various drivers, challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for businesses on our pathway towards a net-zero carbon, circular economy.
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10
Mar

Podcast: Circular Business Transformation and Moving Towards Circular Economy

'Getting in the Loop' podcast series: Earthshine CEO, Mike Townsend, talks about the business of change and how transforming business towards circular ways of working starts with capability development.
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09
Mar

News: Closing the Capability Gap!

Earthshine is pleased to announce the launch of our leading-edge Capability Development Programme for 2020-21 – designed to unleash your potential and deliver sustainability transformations. We invite you to explore further.
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02
Feb

We’re live! Earthshine Group launches on 02 02 2020

Earthshine is re-launching as Earthshine Group, with a new focus on transformation through capability development. We are energised with renewed purpose and a sense of urgency, to help accelerate circular and sustainability transformations in business, economy, society and people – in order to generate long-term shared prosperity, within planetary and societal boundaries.
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14
Jan

Can we avoid the fall of giants?

The recent collapse of Carillion plc raises serious questions about the viability of corporate business models. This might not be an isolated event — presenting a major wake-up call for businesses, everywhere. The question is, what should be done:
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06
Jan

Mind the gap between corporate behaviour and sustainability

What factors lie behind the misalignment of company behaviour and its sustainability goals, asks Mike Townsend.
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Latest Tweets

UK Government backsliding on sustainability disclosure requirements (SDRs), including net zero plans.

Well, the 'smart money' will be getting on with it anyway; we simply have to + it makes 'good business sense' to avoid becoming a stranded asset.

https://lnkd.in/eYyJAF84

The drive for circularity + recycling in electronics:

We're sitting on 57 million tonnes of discarded products!

"It will need everyone working together to scale up these processes and put the infrastructure in place, so we can all recycle our devices."

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-61350996

Which European businesses are leading on #ClimateAction ?

@FT table of leaders in reducing Scope 1 & 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity, measured over a five-year period — 2015-20.

As we can see, we still have a long way to go: Scope 3, anybody?

https://www.ft.com/climate-leaders-europe-2022

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