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Released 7th August 2013 This is the new message from global community ‘Sustainable Brands’ in a new white paper, accumulating several years’ worth of discussion between businesses, NGOs and academics. Businesses must re-evaluate how to ingrain sustainability into strategy and … Continue reading

August 7th, 2013

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Released 7th June 2013 A new survey has quantified the economic benefits of sustainable business practice, products and services, proving once and for all the greener the business; the greener the bottom line. The study of 1,305 SMEs found that three out … Continue reading

June 7th, 2013

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Released 23rd May 2013 A survey conducted by Ogilvyearth has found that 88.2 per cent of South Africans are increasingly likely to boycott a company which is acting in an environmentally irresponsible manner. 92 per cent of the 800 consumers surveyed stated … Continue reading

May 23rd, 2013

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Released 14th May 2013 An increased demand for sustainable products and pressure from government, investors, suppliers and consumers for increased transparency should force all businesses to take supply chain sustainability more seriously, according to a report published by Pricewaterhouse Cooper. … Continue reading

May 15th, 2013

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Released 10th May 2013 Customer leverage, mandatory reporting and open data are essential if businesses are to meet Government and UN calls for supply chain transparency and businesses are to avoid another Bangladesh disaster, according to sustainability data site Ecodesk. … Continue reading

May 10th, 2013

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Released 23rd April 2013 Global packaging firms MeadWestVaco Corporation (MWV), Multi Packaging Solutions (MPS) and Ellis Paperbox have signed-up to Ecodesk, the World’s largest open data sustainability platform to measure and analyse supply chain energy use and carbon emissions. All three companies join what is an … Continue reading

April 23rd, 2013

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Released April 10th 2013 Written by globalbankingandfinance.com Businesses can realise substantial savings by extending an understanding of energy consumption and carbon emissions to their supply chains argues Dr Nick Murry, CSO at global reporting platform Ecodesk.This month mandatory carbon reporting rules for … Continue reading

April 10th, 2013

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Released 3rd April 2013 The European Commission has launched a consultation on conflict minerals which will go through until June this year. The consultation will be a discussion surrounding the sensitive and controversial topic of responsibly sourcing minerals which originate from conflict … Continue reading

April 3rd, 2013

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Released : 20th March 2013 This comes after months of consultation with top IT and tech companies including AMD, Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Dell, Ericsson, BT, Nokia, and SAP to name but a few.The European Commission is preparing to unveil plans to unify the way that IT companies report their carbon … Continue reading

March 20th, 2013

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Released : 20th March 2013 Written by Conor McGlone for edie.net Leading international businesses including GlaxoSmithKline and MITIE have joined a campaign to encourage companies to measure and report sustainability in their supply chains. Open-data sustainability platform Ecodesk, who is leading … Continue reading

March 20th, 2013

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