Reality check: how is business tackling the big sustainability challenges?
09 Mar 23
Brendan May and Ian Welsh
This week: Brendan May, sustainable business commentator and chair of Robertsbridge, reflects with Ian Welsh on the key sustainable business global trends and challenges, and how companies should engage on them. They discuss the dangers of complacency when tackling climate change and biodiversity loss, and how greenwashing-derived sensitivity has led to greater corporate transparency.
Plus: deforestation inflicting local rainfall loss for farmers, according to Nature; Brazilian wine sector’s modern slavery challenges; UK's first fully recyclable savoury snacks flexible packaging from PepsiCo; and EU set to tighten ESG rules for pension funds, in the news digest.
And, insights on what’s coming up at some of the panel discussion sessions at the responsible sourcing and ethical trade forum in London on 29th-30th March from Innovation Forum's Emily Heslop.