13 May '11, 2am

Ceres Conference 2011: The world can no longer afford business as usual #ceres11

05.12.2011 - 10:17PM Category: Corporate Social Responsibility Ceres Conference 2011: The world can no longer afford business as usual By CSRwire Director of Editorial Sarah Peyok Business as usual, the old economy, single bottom line capitalism -- these are terms, practices and policies Ceres would like to put behind us. But how? At the Ceres Conference 2011 , my eyes were opened to a slew of different approaches to combat the world's most pressing challenges. From securing efficient energy systems to promoting electrified vehicles to raising awareness on conflict minerals and compliance issues, Ceres assembled a remarkable cast of thought leaders and corporate innovators to address the strengths and opportunities associated with each. Peter Graf said at the opening of the conference, "sustainability is an opportunity" -- and education and communication will lead more opp...

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