In IBLF’s monthly sustainability news roundup for August, we highlight five items that we’ve found particularly interesting. Here they are:
1. In this piece in the Guardian’s Sustainable Business section Tim Smedley puts the case that more NGOs are finding fruitful collaborations with the private sector.
2. Mike Barry of Marks and Spencer says, in this article in the Huffington Post, that businesses need a ‘hearts and minds’ culture change if they are to survive the challenges of the next 20 years.
3. In this video from ReSource 2012 entitled ‘A Thirst For Growth’, the panel of speakers from the global water services industry, government and the World Bank examine water risks to global business.
4. In this comment piece in the Independent David Jackman, Director of The Ethics Foundation, says that business needs to share society’s values.
5.In this piece on GreenBiz.com, Barbara O. Brown looks at how companies structure sustainability for success.