Understand the reality of today's business world of limited natural resources, volatile commodity prices and an increasingly demanding consumer marketplace. Population growth, consumer demand, emerging economies and global pressure across resources is increasing, making it more crucial to better manage natural resources in businesses.
- Given that our living and business space, the earth,…is finite and that the global consumption…of natural resources has grown exponentially…in the past century, the question of how we can better…manage our natural resources for business…is an urgent one.…Driven by population growth, consumer demand,…and emerging economies in developing countries,…global pressure across all major environmental resources…will continue to increase over the coming years.…Between 2015 and 2030, demand is projected…to grow by 33% for primary energy,…by 80% for steel,…by 27% for grains,…and by 41% for water.…
And, the risks and environmental stress…has derived from climate change, such as water…and land availability and biodiversity loss…means that there is pressure on business…to re-invent the way…it utilizes natural resources going forward.…With an additional two billion people predicted…to inhabit the planet by 2055,…that's a lot of potential new business customers.…However, an additional two billion humans…competing for limited natural resources…
Last, he helps you figure out where to find resources to help track key metrics, assess your company's carbon footprint, and improve your environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices.
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- Learn how to build a reputation as a company focused on sustainability.
- Discover how to manage supply chains more responsibly and effectively.
- Identify meaningful goals.
- Identify the distinctions between supply chains and value chains.