Sustainability Strategies: Creating Shared Value – Porter for 10/19/13 classPosted on October 16th, 2013 6 comments
6 responses to “Sustainability Strategies: Creating Shared Value – Porter for 10/19/13 class”
Sarath October 16th, 2013 at 19:18
Found a interesting video http://www.weather.com/video/turning-air-into-plastic-39584
Every day, plants pull carbon out of the air to make useful materials. Imagine if we could do the same.
Inspired by carbon-capturing processes found in nature, Newlight has developed, patented, and commercialized a thermoplastic manufacturing technology that separates carbon from air to produce a carbon-negative material called AirCarbon.
Denise October 18th, 2013 at 19:44
A short article on the importance of partnerships to meet sustainability goals: http://www.thegrocer.co.uk/opinion/saturday-essay/collaboration-is-key-to-sustainability/349905.article
For example, PepsiCo partnered with Cambridge University to develop a crop management system to help farmers produce more by using less water.
Interesting article…Read this about Cummins.. “Cummins won the greenhouse gas (GHG) goal achievement category of the Climate Leadership Awards”.
Happy to work in it!
Kevin Hagen’s (REI director of CSR) blog spot. Pretty neat!
And the link:
@Sarath The concept has been around for a while. There are some key challenges (Technically and economically) but there continues to be industrial interest for the large scale.
As a matter of fact, the company I work for (SABIC) is building the world’s largest Carbon Capture and reuse plant …
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