Jude’s Ice Cream is a carbon negative B Corp – companies that voluntarily meet the highest standards for social and environmental performance. We caught up with James Wright, MD, who provided insight into why sustainability is at the heart of the business.
Cadogan has a long-standing commitment to build a sustainable future for Chelsea. Kate Neale, Head of Sustainability, gets under-the-skin of what it’s going to take to protect the area’s unique heritage and support a thriving community.
The Business Benefits Of Smart Sustainable Solutions
Gerry Stephens, Finance Director of Mackie’s of Scotland invests in net zero technology and is forecast to save 70% on the company’s energy costs. He urges his fellow SMEs to take the first step no matter how small.
Peter McKernan, Director of McKernan Homes believes net zero will not hold his business back, if anything it will propel them forward. This is encouraging for those SMEs that don’t yet have meaningful sustainability goals or plans.
A fascinating insight from Tim Mead, Owner of Yeo Valley, who encourages all businesses, whatever shape or size, to challenge common assumptions in their journey to net zero because they aren’t always correct.
Kate Rogers, Head of Sustainability, Cazenove Capital – an investment services business - is passionate about people wanting to invest in companies that create a better and more sustainable future. She highlights concerns over ‘greenwashing’ and much more.
Tamar Nurseries, an SME with sustainability at the heart of their business model. Johan Huibers, Managing Director shares his passion for going green, along with invaluable learnings for other SME businesses.
Sam Gardner, Head of Climate Change and Sustainability at ScottishPower acknowledges the challenges, but demonstrates the enormous opportunities for corporates and their supply chains as we tackle climate change together.
Julie Hirigoyen, Chief Executive at the UK Green Building Council, explains why the built environment is a key priority on the road to net zero, what the key attributes are affecting the carbon footprint of a building and the impact of new ways of working on sustainability.
BlackRock’s Alexis Rosenblum, Chief Corporate Sustainability Officer, discusses the challenges with new Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) data and how important clear and consistent reporting is in the investment process.
Lindsay Hooper, Executive Director at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, details the shifting corporate attitudes towards building sustainable practices into future-ready business models. Lindsay points out the most common challenges and provides practical steps businesses should take.