09 Mar '12, 12pm

Sustainability departments have a key role to play in creating new business models: via @bluNiall @BusinessGreen

The world is facing a new industrial revolution, one which is resourced based. What's for certain is that the "Take-Make-Waste" model is no longer feasible when we have a world population of seven billion and growing. Businesses need to adopt this new model and ensure that it is inclusive and doesn't leave most of the earth's population living in poverty. Corporate Social Responsibility needs to move to the heart of sustainable businesses, with such thinking engrained throughout the supply chain. FURTHER READING BT Home Hub secures latest Carbon Trust footprint standard UK pushing for tougher emissions cuts at "crucial" EU meeting Crucially, businesses must make their consumption behaviours transparent to provenance and impacts, and this is where sustainability teams in businesses can play a key role. As affluence and consumption grow globally, we must urgently move away f...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/opinion/2158355/supply-ch...

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