sustainability

Finnish Impact investor Finnfund claims it has become the first development financier to deliver an investment portfolio that is carbon net-negative. Its 2019 data revealed that in its investment portfolio worth EUR 617 million, across forestry and agroforestry, they removed 134,679 more carbon dioxide tonnes (tCO2e) than they emitted. According

  The future of property is smart sustainability, says Ed Horton, Director of Stable Properties. The property developer is using tech-enabled innovations to build energy efficient, sustainable homes. The combination of passive design and engineering to reduce waste, and increase efficiencies means that properties developed with a smart sustainability approach

Gold and mineral producer Newmont Corporation today announced a $3 billion sustainability-linked credit facility. The company claims that the facility will generate pricing adjustments based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance.  According to Tom Palmer, President and CEO of Newmont, “By aligning our financial performance and our ESG performance,

  In the latest episode of Boardroom.Media’s sustainable business series, Impact Pioneers, Michael Gumbly, CEO of Megado Gold discusses the company’s impact journey and how they are creating Shared Value in Ethiopia.  “Being that we’re new and we’re a Start-Up, what we’ve been trying to do from the outset is

energyOS recently launched its digital energy services platform eOS on AWS Marketplace to help utility companies implement clean energy capabilities. eOS will assist AWS customers in supporting their climate change commitments by providing a digital catalogue of clean and renewable energy services. According to Stephen Kubicki, CEO, energyOS, “With eOS available

Microsoft has just launched a virtual data centre tour, showcasing the company’s approach to sustainable operations. The virtual tour allows users to navigate through various rooms in the data centre, with click-throughs to educational tools such as infographics and 3D models. According to Noelle Walsh, CVP of Cloud Operations &

Organisations are transforming how they operate as evidence grows that sustainable operations drive business growth. All the key corporate stakeholders necessary for success are contributing to the shift — including consumers, employees, partners and investors. Further reading: Discover the fastest route to carbon neutral IT operations  And while for many

  The private sector is beginning to understand its role in responding to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Boardroom.Media’s latest thought leadership series, Impact Pioneers: The Sustainable Corporates Series showcases companies that have put sustainability at the core of their business model and are, through their products or

Private equity companies are increasingly betting that broad economic forces — underpinned by the growing acceptable of the need for businesses to operate sustainably consumer, employees and investors — will rapidly change consumer behaviours and attitudes, says Bain and Company in an online paper called The Expanding Case for ESG

A recent study by McKinsey & Company suggests that consumer preferences, technology and regulation have transformed the mobility sector as a result of COVID-19.  Passengers concerned about hygiene and safety have turned away from public transport, and are favouring private modes of travel — including bikes, scooters and even private