Investing in our Planet, if correctly done, implies an investment in society and consequently an increase in welfare. Between 2018 and 2020 sustainable AUM raised by 15% according to the WEF, Will the pace be maintained and the sun rise through forests expanding our life and our planet’s?
generations can access and use them to the same extent permitting similar or better living conditions. So, it’s not only for the future but also for the present! Hence, I’m sharing with you the 3 fundamental reasons why you’ll fall in love with sustainability as soon as you realise the good of it.
As more companies realised Climate Change is a joint effort whose risks will be better mitigated with more companies tackling the challenge materially, actions increased. 6,380 companies announced pledges. Where’s sustainability on the corporate agenda?
The effort countries expect to make, recently communicated through the updated NDCs are welcome. The World has become #onestepgreener. Given that not all the parties have updated their NDCs and only 60% of G20 countries have set #Net-Zero targets, can #COP26 succeed in managing the global GHG emissions effectively? Are we #togetherforourplanet?
The Planet will lose 3 kgs but needs to lose at least another 19 kgs. Could #greenwashing be penalised as negative externality? Although a progress has been made in 8 percentage points, from the NDCs presented in 2016, alignment with 1.5ºC global warming pathway demands….
As we’re now in July, less than half-way through the end of 2021, it’s time to do a balance on our New Year sustainable resolutions and the World top global challenges.
Energy is a basic good and its distribution, a basic need. Although great progress has been made since energy access data started to be collected in 1990 by the World Bank, as shown in the graphic below, not all have access to it yet. The last decade of the XX century experienced a rampant improvement in the energy access.
Transforming organisations into Sustainable ones is a need as We’re All in this together. Companies, as Dr Ioannis Ioannou mentions, need to choose their approach to sustainability by either taking common or unique actions. “The common actions, are actions companies absolutely need to do to be in middle…if you don’t follow the best-practices, chances are you’re gone be in a competitive disadvantage… If you want to be a leader you also need to think what you’re doing uniquely well, what is differentiating you well”.
As we celebrate Earth’s Day today, and with Biden’s Climate Summit starting, Dr Ioannis Ioannou also leaves a message for the World Politicians and Business Leaders meeting these 2 days. To have an overview on his innovative approach, listen to this podcast.
As the Earth day approaches and lockdowns started to ease, which action are you taking from Earth’s day onwards to also contribute to #RestoreourEarth? How about collaborating to a research so more sustainable products will be produced and sold in the near future? Check it on this post….