03 Dec '11, 3pm

How businesses can plan for a sustainable future - #CSR #Future #Sainsbury's #Unilever

As companies sign up to ambitious sustainability targets, scenario planning might give them an innovation edge It’s easy to mock futurologists. Talk of space-age tomorrows grates with the stubborn realities of today. At best, it feels fictitious. At worst, it sounds phony or even fatuous. Who cares if we’ll be holidaying on the moon by 2067 if we’re all bankrupt this Christmas? Consumer Futures 2020 treads this perilous path. The result of an 18-month collaboration between Sainsbury’s, Unilever and environmental thinktank Forum for the Future, the report maps out four consumer-based scenarios for the end of the decade. At face value, the visions of the future are a satirist’s dream. Take the first, My Way. It’s premised on a prosperous economy and a hands-off government. The general citizenry is “optimistic” and keen on home-grown, locally produced products. Characteristic...

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