Report: From Niche Market to Profit Driver
Media: Lufthansa Inflight Magazine 2019
Publication Date: 2019
About the Feature
Today’s consumers and corporate buyers are giving increased importance to responsible production practices and brand ethics when purchasing products and services. Sustainability initiatives can provide companies with a real competitive advantage and have a direct impact on profitability. the feature will share examples of brands that are already implementing sustainable practices – from major manufacturers looking to minimise waste, material usage and packaging, to technology firms working on reducing energy consumption. It will offer innovators an opportunity to present and showcase their products, projects and applications, while inspiring, engaging and equipping today’s business leaders and consumers with the knowledge they require to opt into sustainability.
Getting into Shape: Outdoor Industry is Gearing up to Connect with a New Generation of Consumersgiulia
Mark Held, President of the European Outdoor Group, says companies which go beyond producing products and focus more on improving the outdoor experience can turn current industry challenges into opportunities and pave the way for a more sustainable future for the sector.
Bringing Sustainability into the Boardroomgiulia
Sustainability or environmental, social and governance (ESG), is increasingly on the minds of investors and other key stakeholders - which means corporate boards must be ready to respond when asked about their sustainability performance.
Making Sustainable Living Possible and Desirablealina
Sustainable living requires not just new products and services, but a shift in the type of “good life” that we aspire to, says Julian Hill-Landolt of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
Water Scarcity: A Major Business Riskgiulia
New technologies and a circular approach to water management offer great opportunities to preserve the most vital resource, says Tom Williams of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
Delivering Real Business Solutions for Sustainability Challengesgiulia
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) works with companies that have understood there can be no more business as usual. Backed by 200 of the world’s leading corporates, the organisation forges a pathway for a sustainable future. Peter Bakker, President and CEO of WBCSD, explains how.
Human Rights and the Robot Revolution: Developing a Positive Vision for the Future of Workgiulia
Advances in automation and Artificial Intelligence are transforming the world of work at an unprecedented rate. We spoke to Kitrhona Cerri and Davide Fiedler of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) about how companies are preparing for the future of work.
Finding Solutions to the Climate Crisisalina
Some countries are not living up to climate change commitments, and companies that are setting their own targets to reduce their carbon footprint are asking governments for policy coherence and stable long-term plans, says Maria Mendiluce of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
Fixing the World’s Food Systemalina
We have two to five years left to transform our food system at a global scale according to Alison Cairns, Director of the Food Systems Transformation at World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
Past Report Content
Sustainability: The New Normalgiulia
Long being perceived as a nice-to-have and not a must-have, sustainable practices have moved from the margins into the mainstream.
Creating a Sustainable Futuregiulia
Running a profitable business goes hand in hand with being environmentally and socially responsible, says Dirk Voeste, Vice President Sustainability Strategy at BASF.