Businesses must lobby for long-term thinking, says Ian Cheshire

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 by Ian Cheshire
Tags: #theBIGshift, Brands, Consumer engagement, Consumption, Innovation, Retail, Sustainable business, Sustainable business models

We aren’t only piling up sandbags, we are piling up costs – says Kingfisher’s Group Chief Executive.

Jonathon Porritt: “I first dreamed up the idea of Green Futures almost exactly 20 years ago…”

Monday, 21 July 2014 by Jonathon Porritt
Tags: Communications , Creative industries, Innovation

At the heart of Green Futures has been a constant desire to celebrate innovation, says the magazine’s founder, Jonathon Porritt, looking back on the journey so far.

How we’ll transform more stories into action

Thursday, 17 July 2014 by Anna Simpson
Tags: #theBIGshift, Communications , Creative industries, Innovation

Anna Simpson, Editor of Green Futures, explains why we are seizing a new opportunity to connect future shapers across the world with crucial information about change.

BAFTA targets film and TV carbon emissions

Friday, 27 June 2014 by Anna Rice
Tags: #theBIGshift, Carbon, Consumption, Creative industries, Innovation, Sustainable business

A new partnership with Greenstone should make it easier for film and TV producers to calculate their impact.

The logic of lobbying for good

Monday, 16 June 2014 by Paul Monaghan
Tags: Brands, Consumer engagement, Retail, Sustainable business

Pioneering businesses are calling on governments to change the rules, with good reason, says Paul Monaghan, Director of Up the Ethics.

Value chain data can improve business performance, retailers believe

Friday, 13 June 2014 by Catherine Roan
Tags: Brands, Consumer engagement, Retail, Sustainable business, Value chains

Research reveals that over 80% of retailers and brand owners believe value chain data is important for product quality and performance.

H&M and Zara say no to pulp from endangered forests

Thursday, 22 May 2014 by Heather Connon
Tags: #theBIGshift, Behaviour change, Consumer engagement, Creative industries, Innovation, Retail, Sustainable business, Value chains

Twenty leading clothing retailers have now joined Canopy’s campaign for sustainable supply chain management, representing $45 billion in annual sales.

Skanska offers investors a green bond

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 by Guest writer
Tags: Financial models, Investment, Sustainable business

The property company will diversify its investor base thanks to a new bond to fund green commercial developments.

Edward Hanrahan on the barriers to scaling-up impact investment

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 by Duncan Jefferies
Tags: Diagnosis, Economy, Energy, Financial models, Investment, Sustainable business

ClimateCare’s Director says profit needn’t be a dirty word when it comes to impact investing, in Green Futures latest Q&A.

"Being an environmentalist isn't a choice", says Ruth Yeoh, YTL

Monday, 07 April 2014 by Anna Simpson
Tags: Behaviour change, Leadership , Value chains

The Executive Director of YTL Singapore talks to Anna Simpson about sustainability, stewardship and environmental evangelism in her family business.

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