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stranded asset
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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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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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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