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Q&A with Kavita Prakash-Mani for Grow Asia – Sustainability, Let’s Talk 14 December 2015 in Disruptive Strategies, Sustainability, Sustainability Let's Talk

Q&A with Kavita Prakash-Mani, Executive Director for Grow Asia – Sustainability, Let’s Talk Kavita Prakash-Mani is the Executive Director for Grow Asia. Grow Asia is a bold initiative and organisation. They encompass a formidable Asia-Pacific team (based in Singapore), convened by the World Economic Forum in partnership with the Association of South East Asian Nations…

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Q&A Banking and Finance – Sustainability, Let’s Talk 20 October 2015 in Sustainability, Sustainability Let's Talk

Q&A Banking and Finance – Sustainability, Let’s Talk As part of the #sustainabilityletstalk15 initiative, I recently sat down with Murray Coxon. Murray acts as a Financial Facilitator, providing transaction packaging and high-end capital for business. We discussed specifically the banking and finance sector and what sustainability means for the industry. My biggest takeaway from our conversation,…

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UAE – Sustainable Supply Chain Value 20 October 2015 in Disruptive Strategies, Sustainable Supply Chain

Sustainable Supply Chain Value article by Lorena Paglia, article published in the Sustainability Dialouge for the United Arab Emirates (UAE), CSR Pulse  http://csrpulse.com/sustainable-supply-chain-value/

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Q&A Rare Earth Minerals – Sustainability, Let’s Talk 19 October 2015 in Sustainability Let's Talk

Q&A Rare Earth Minerals – Sustainability, Let’s Talk  As part of the #sustainabilityletstalk15 initiative, I recently sat down with Robert Sills, a global Strategic Materials Marketer and Procurement expert. We discussed specifically rare earth minerals and the overarching industry perspective on sustainability and what it means. My biggest takeaway, is that rare earth minerals are…

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Sustainable Supply Chain Value 15 September 2015 in Environmental Sustainability, Strategic Growth, Sustainability, Transformational change, Uncategorized

During May of this year, I provided the keynote address at an international sustainable development conference held in Dubai, discussing the challenges around supply chain sustainability and maintaining commercial value. Incredibly, whilst supply chain is a key part of the sustainable issues we face globally today, the potential impact of commercial decisions made both upstream…

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Keynote Address: International CSR and Sustainable Development Conference 26 May 2015 in Business Improvement, Strategic Growth, Sustainability, Transformational change

During May I had the honour of providing the keynote address at the International CSR and Sustainable Development Conference, held in Dubai. Whilst having the opportunity to open the conference, together with Dr Tamer Elewa of British University Dubai and Dr Biplap Loha Choudhury of Centre for Journalism and Mass Communication, what stood out most, was…

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Valuing natural capital enables businesses to make better supply chain decisions 5 November 2014 in Environmental Sustainability, Sustainability

We consume 50% more natural resources per year than the Earth can replenish, creating risks in business supply chains. Valuing natural capital enables businesses to make better supply chain decisions. http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2014/oct/15/valuing-natural-capital-helps-companies-make-better-business-decisions …

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Awarded Top Practitioner Presentation at the International CSR and Sustainable Development Conference in Jakarta 8 June 2014 in Environmental Sustainability, Strategic Growth, Sustainability, Uncategorized

Good news all round when Lorena Paglia won the Top Practitioner Presentation Award for Sustainability Strategy approach at the International CSR and Sustainable Development conference in Jakarta, June 2014. Lorena presented on Sustainable Strategy and it’s value as an opportunity for business growth through innovation and investment creation. The presentation was awarded by the conference panel and the…

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Environmental Social Sustainability 6 April 2014 in Environmental Sustainability, Strategic Growth, Sustainability, Uncategorized

ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL ISSUES ARE INTEGRAL TO GOOD AND SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS PRACTICE – THE HARD PART IS WORKING OUT WHERE, WHAT AND HOW? Establishing a stable holistic framework approach to business strategy and management, incorporating strong environmental social sustainability – to bring together the requirements of business drivers, with government, governance and community stakeholders needs. + COST SAVINGS Cost savings…

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