Tag: sustainability

Alison Bolen 0
It's Earth Day every day in new building and farm at SAS

Several years ago, SAS led the way in sustainable practice by establishing a five-acre solar farm, soon followed by the seven-acre expansion. Last month, the company opened a new building designed and built to U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards (LEED is the nationally

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Sustainable banking: The environmental dimension

In recent weeks, I've posted a series of articles about sustainable banking. The posts are related to a whitepaper I co-wrote with Michael Imeson. There are three main dimensions of sustainability: economic, social and environmental. This third component deals primarily with the topic of climate change. So, banks with a

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Sustainable banking - The social dimension

We live in a world of digital communications, where social media provides the global population with the opportunity to come together like never before. This has brought a whole new dimension to consumer interaction. It provides instant channels for information exchange, experience and opinion sharing. Social media and multichannel digital

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Five Questions on Sustainability with Bernd Jan Sikken

Bernd Jan Sikken leads multi-stakeholder initiatives at The World Economic Forum (WEF) that aim to find solutions for fundamental issues such as demographic shifts and environmental sustainability. As an Associate Director, Sikken plays a role in the independent organization that is committed to improving the state of the world by

Jonathan Hornby 0
A sustainable future

As BP finishes cementing the damaged Gulf of Mexico oil well this week, I thought it topical to take a look at what others are doing to preserve our environment and how they are using Business Analytics to refine and improve. The Hague, home to the UN’s judicial capital has

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Five Questions on Sustainability with Wubbo Ockels

Wubbo Ockels was the first Dutch astronaut in 1984. His flight aboard space shuttle Challenger motivated him in propagating a sustainable futuristic view. He spreads this idea as professor at the Aerospace Engineering faculty of the Technical University (TU) Delft and via innovative transport and energy concepts. Well-known examples are

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