Scan

Description

Make use of systems or processes to perceive and recognise external information and trends related to sustainability.

Question

To what extent do you make use of systems or processes to scan for external sustainability information and trends?

Resources
World Economic Forum 2019 Global Risks Report cover

World Economic Forum 2019 Global Risks Report

This report goes beyond identifying the risks (failure of climate change mitigation and adaptation, fiscal crises in emerging economics, food crises, water crises, etc.) to considering the interconnections between them, and speculating on how they may play out in the future. This may help you in thinking through what these large-scale systemic risks might mean for your organisation.

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SDG Compass

The SDG Compass aims to provide guidance to companies to help align their strategies and measure their contributions to SDGs. This guide, Step 3 (setting goals), focuses on setting specific, measurable, and time-bound corporate sustainability goals across the organisation.

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RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook 2017

With over 60 industries, 2,473 companies assessed, 136,817 documents uploaded, and 2,001,956 data points collected, the Sustainability Yearbook 2017 leverages data from the Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) to highlight sustainability topics and share industry insights. This yearbook is an excellent resource to gather an understanding of industry trends, and sustainability leaders by industry and region. To dive deeper into the methodology, check out the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, which provides individual case studies on the top leaders in 24 different industry groups.

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Teck's Strategy for Sustainability

This case provides an insider's perspective on the development of Teck's first strategy for sustainability. It explores the company's early rationale behind developing and implementing a multi-year strategy, and provides insights on how sustainability champions within the company used environmental and social megatrends to envision and co-create a long-term approach to sustainable business. This case also provides insights on the major obstacles and lessons that staff and leadership learned through this transformative experience.

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