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Decision making in the Anthropocene

Decision making in the Anthropocene

Imagine this: After a long, productive day you go to bed knowing that not one of our neighbors anywhere on the planet is going to bed hungry. The planet’s ecosystems – on which our prosperity is based – are healthy, resilient and unpolluted. Th ...

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COP22: time for business to rock the world

COP22: time for business to rock the world

As COP22 kicks off in Marrakech this week, parties are focused on turning the commitments made in the COP21 Paris Agreement into action. When it comes to business playing its part, where is action most needed? Which of the Sustainable Development Go ...

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Three Secrets to Transform You into an Opportunity Leader

Three Secrets to Transform You into an Opportunity Leader

By Project Director of the Global Opportunity Network Marianne Haahr. I’d like to ask for five minutes of your time – four, if you’re a fast reader. In just five minutes, I can share something with you that I believe will transform the wa ...

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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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Using the hard currency of the future to break the corruption chain

Using the hard currency of the future to break the corruption chain

On the 9th December, we condemn the world´s third largest industry – corruption. It is widely agreed that measuring corruption is highly complex, however the currently most accepted index, Transparency International´s CPI, shows that two-thirds of the world´s countries have serious corruption problems. ...

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Business, human rights and the voice of the UN Global Compact

Business, human rights and the voice of the UN Global Compact

With the 2015 Forum on Business and Human Rights underway in Geneva this week, DNV GL sustainability experts Cecilie Hultmann and Bettina Reinboth take a look at what’s been achieved so far in setting Human Rights firmly on global corporate agendas ...

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Can the business sector slash Norway’s emissions by 40% within 15 years?

Can the business sector slash Norway’s emissions by 40% within 15 years?

Earlier this year, Norway announced an ambitious target to reduce its emissions by 40% from 1990 levels by 2030. Now, DNV GL has joined a coalition of Norwegian businesses voluntarily stepping up to help reach the goal. Norway can set the global benc ...

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From pariah to partner: How business got a seat at the Sustainable Development Goals table

From pariah to partner: How business got a seat at the Sustainable Development Goals table

This week, world leaders will descend on the United Nations in New York to adopt the world’s new set of development goals. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will steer our collective management of global economic, social and environmental ...

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Time to make a step change

Time to make a step change

A strategy for change calls for a clear vision of the future we would like to see unfold, and a roadmap for how we can get there. On both the global and national levels, what we need is a strategy to enable large-scale systems to adapt to a new rege ...

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Building momentum: moving from talk to action on sustainability

Building momentum: moving from talk to action on sustainability

DNV GL’s chief sustainability officer on the power of inspiration, solutions-based thinking and strong leadership in the journey towards sustainability. This piece originally appeared in the DNV GL Partner Zone on the Guardian Sustainable Business ...

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