Jonathan Porritt on Sustainability and Business – reflecting on sustainable development The founder of Forum for the Future offers insights into a decade that saw the Sustainable Development Commission ‘obliterated’ and green business come to the fore. Sir Jonathan Porritt is founder director and trustee of sustainability non-profit Forum for the Future. He was later […]

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Social Value International There is growing recognition and interest in the valuation of social outcomes, and in 2015 Social Value International (SVI) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) convened a global meeting for experts to further progress the debate. Taking place in the Bellagio Center on Lake Como in Italy, and sponsored […]

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Anglian Water has made financial history this week with the issue of the first ever utility sector Sterling (GBP) Green Bond – the £250 million Bond will finance a range of activities that support its ambitious Love Every Drop sustainability strategy. Operating in one of the driest, yet fastest growing and economically important regions of […]

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While new packages like resilience and wellbeing are currently fashionable these are essentially repackaging the ideas of sustainability. This update includes three articles: BSI publishes sustainable development of communities’ standard ISO 37101 EAC – Sustainable Development Goals in the UK Environmental Audit Committee look at Departmental Sustainability plans and finds the treasury wanting 1. BSI publishes […]

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