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Realizing Tomorrow’s Value - 5 Key Insights

Realizing Tomorrow’s Value - 5 Key Insights

Companies need to account for the value created for business and for society and nature, argues a new DNV GL study launched today. Authors: Anne Louise Koefoed and Cecilie Hultmann The rules of the game for value creation is changing. Busines ...

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Disruptive technologies drive sustainability in the shipping industry

Disruptive technologies drive sustainability in the shipping industry

Since 1850, the average ship crew size has been reduced from some 250 to around 15 today. The technologies needed to make remotely controlled, autonomous and unmanned shipping a reality exist today. Vessels are already equipped with technology to se ...

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Crowd-sourcing of sustainable business opportunities open now: Submit your ideas!

Crowd-sourcing of sustainable business opportunities open now: Submit your ideas!

Digital innovation stream will help map the world’s biggest opportunities out of global risks  Great ideas come from all walks of life, which is why the Global Opportunity Network is launching a crowd-sourced, digital innovation stream to help ...

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Opportunities to combat Non-Communicable Diseases

Opportunities to combat Non-Communicable Diseases

February 4th is the World Cancer Day. This disease comes under the umbrella of ‘Non-communicable diseases’, which is one of the risks addressed in the Global Opportunity Reports. Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), including cardiovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes, and chronic lung diseases pose a significant threat to lives, livelihoods and economic development globally. ...

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From risk to opportunity in the blink of an eye

From risk to opportunity in the blink of an eye

The future outlook is not what it used to be. Natural systems can no longer cope with the waste from an economy built on linear consumption. Yet we live in a moment in time where we have a unique opportunity to change things for the better. In fact w ...

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Top 5 DNVGL Sustainability blog posts 2014

Top 5 DNVGL Sustainability blog posts 2014

It has been an amazing 12 months in the world of sustainable business. The scope of humanity’s biggest environmental and social challenges, from climate change to inequality, came into much sharper focus this year — as did the abundant opportunit ...

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"A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step” (Lao Tzu)

Last week world leaders met in Lima Peru, for the last major climate summit before the decisive meeting in Paris in December next year. No major steps, no concessions and no groundbreaking advances were taken. As expected. Yet, the meeting played a p ...

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It’s time for leadership!

It’s time for leadership!

Last week the EU announced its ambitious targets of curbing greenhouse gas emissions by 40% within the year 2030. The pledge makes the EU the first major global emitter to put its position on the table ahead of the UN climate meeting in Paris at the ...

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UN Climate Summit – the transformation has started!

UN Climate Summit – the transformation has started!

This week I participated in the UN Conference on Climate Change in New York. It was the largest gathering of world leaders ever devoted to climate change. Despite the absence of countries such as Germany, India and China, the momentum was high and th ...

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Financing the green technology revolution

Financing the green technology revolution

Last week I participated in a panel on “Climate mitigation and adaptation: financing innovative green technology” at a TBLI conference hosted by the BI Business School in Oslo. Our discussion tackled questions very close to DNV GL’s heart: what ...

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