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Decarbonization, an Industry with Infinite Amount of Opportunities

McKinsey Sustainability’s article – Decarbonize and create value: How incumbents can tackle the steep challenge – highlights the immense undertaking required to attain net-zero emissions by 2050. It involves a staggering estimated investment of $275 trillion in low-emissions assets spread over the next three decades, equivalent to an annual commitment of approximately 7.5 percent of …

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“Climate Concerns Driving Job Change Among 40% of Gen Z and Millennials”

Integrating ESG & Climate related considerations in all business decisions not only reduces risks while enabling market opportunities, it also increases your chances of attracting and retaining talent. This is especially true for younger generations who have been exposed to these subjects and are right now hitting the job market or are already employed, as …

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The launch of ISSA 5000 – a new proposed standard focused on assurance on sustainability reporting

At Changing Habits Solutions (CHS), we have been asked a number of times about assurance and/or audit for ESG data, in addition to seeing online broad statements around the lack of consistency and quality of sustainability disclosures and data out there. But Here is a piece of good news: IAASB Launches Sustainability Reporting Assurance Standard …

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Assessment: The Crucial 1st Step in Sustainability

Why aren’t more organizations transiting into sustainability? Professionals at the senior level feel that it requires an insurmountable amount of work and often do not know where to start, and this holds back organizations from taking any action at all. To help address this, we developed a diagnostic tool for businesses and organizations to easily understand and assess their current sustainability level (for free!).

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The Triple Bottom Line Results of Remote Work in 2021

We analyzed the impact of remote work on corporate sustainability with the triple bottom line (TBL) framework – People, Planet, Profit. Despite certain downsides, the analysis showed more benefits linked to deploying full or partial remote working, as explained by the triple bottom line results generated. There is no one-size-fits-all solution but our recommendation is a mix of remote and occasional in-person work, adapted to the specific job requirements. Furthermore, in order to reduce the overall carbon footprint related to video use, we suggest to turn off your webcam when not absolutely needed.