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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability

Emily Hobbs
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  • United Kingdom
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Corporate Responsibility, Sustainable Development, Environment
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Global Marketing Manager
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Verdantix is an independent analyst firm. We provide authoritative data, analysis and advice to help our clients succeed with their energy, environment and sustainability strategies. Our global primary research and deep domain expertise gives clients a competitive advantage through strategic advice, market opportunity analysis, best practice frameworks and industry connections.

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EH&S Departments Need To Escape The Dark Age Of Technology

Posted on February 25, 2014 at 7:12am 0 Comments

Many EH&S departments are locked in the dark age of technology adoption. They still rely on paper log books to track incidents such as occupational injuries, boiler explosions, vehicle accidents and chemical spills. This may be satisfactory from a compliance perspective but it doesn’t move the dial on business performance. Information about operational risks is slow to reach decision-makers. Management responses to incidents happen days later than would be optimal. Divisional managers…


Hope for Australian Renewables Fading Fast

Posted on February 5, 2014 at 5:56am 0 Comments

Today’s news comes from down under that construction of the southern hemisphere’s largest solar PV plant is getting underway. This follows swiftly on from the announcement that Australia has recently completed its 2 millionth small-scale…


Bloomberg Leaves A Sustainable Legacy With PlaNYC

Posted on January 30, 2014 at 6:05am 0 Comments

When Mayor Michael Bloomberg peered into New York City’s future in the mid-2000s, he saw a landscape riddled with negative impacts stemming from climate change, aging infrastructure, and a steadily growing population. With this in mind, in an attempt to give New York the chance to develop sustainably Bloomberg created the Office of Long-Term Planning and…


Google Turns Up The Heat On Smart Thermostats With Its $3bn Purchase Of Nest

Posted on January 16, 2014 at 5:23am 0 Comments

Google, which already pretty much dominates internet traffic, is now coming for the smart home. On January 13, 2014 Google announced  it is buying Nest Labs – a startup that makes smart thermostats and smoke-alarm systems for houses and apartments – for $3.2 billion. This announcement got a lot of people agitated: while corporate financiers picked up on the high price to purchase a firm which generates at most $250 million in…


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