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Ready for a Green Future?

An Executive Guide through the Sustainability Maze

Language:  English
This executive guide aims to enable operationalization, making the topic of sustainability accessible for non-experts, providing an overview of the key implications for businesses.
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Operationalizing sustainability strategies represent the biggest challenge the public and private sector faces in the journey to decarbonatization and social equity. ‘Ready for a green future?’ main goal is to bridge the gap between idea and execution, making the topic accessible for non-experts, providing an overview on the modern concept of sustainability, the key implications for businesses and on-going best practices.

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About the Author

Miss Cobos is a passionate Supply Chain Leader with international experience across emerging and developed markets, has led large operations and transformation programs for Unilever, Nomad Foods, General Mills and Deckers Brands, specializing on End-to-End planning, strategic partnerships, risk management and business turnaround. Miss Cobos is familiar with the common challenges of operating in VUCA environments with a proven track record as a resilient change agent, building competencies and developing talent, envisioning the Supply Chain as a source of competitive advantage, that drives value through consistent performance and operational agility. Her passion for sustainability, innovation and people has steered an international career, accumulating accomplishment in different fields of operations, allowing her to provide sound guidance on cost efficiency, scalable business models, M&A synergies, cash management and sourcing strategies, supporting the process of de-risking business proposals, adopting digital capabilities, and applying sound management practices to secure synergies that lead to responsiveness.

  • About the author
  • Introduction
  1. Sustainable business goes beyond an ESG policy
    1. A shift in mindset
    2. Limitations and opportunities of Environmental Social and Governance (ESG)
    3. Circular economies, more than a fancy term
    4. Moving the needle towards Net Positive
    5. Key takeaways
  2. Change requires commitement
    1. A global framework rises under the Sustainable Development Goals
    2. SDG becomes the new beacon for ESG Strategy
    3. Finding a Sustainability Standard
    4. Becoming Certified
    5. How to assess your business
    6. Key takeaways
  3. Realising a sustainable business model
    1. A systemic approach to sustainability
    2. Actioning the SDG Enterprise Standards
    3. Operationalizing through repeatable models.
    4. Key takeaways
  4. Stop Greenwashing, measure for Impact
    1. The case for standardised ESG non-financial reporting
    2. Actively considering Carbon accounting
    3. The role of external players
    4. Thinking and acting circular towards ESG
    5. Key takeaways
  5. It is time to take a ‘green’ turn
    1. Recapping the brutal facts on pollution
    2. Outpacing compliance
    3. The reason to believe
    4. Access to technology has democratized
    5. Key takeaways
  • Conclusions
  • Table of figures
  • References
  • Endnotes

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About the Author

Victoria Cobos