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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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Survey: How relevant are the Sustainable Development Goals for DNV GL and our people?

Survey: How relevant are the Sustainable Development Goals for DNV GL and our people?

It has been a big year for global sustainability. In September we saw the United Nations’ adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Many of the SDGs, such as Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation, Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy, Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities, and especially Goal 13: Climate Action, are relevant to the COP21 climate discussions underway this week in Paris.

In a recent survey across DNV GL business areas and regions, we find that the majority of the 200 respondents think the SDGs are relevant for their everyday work and for DNV GL, and that DNV GL should engage actively in the fulfilment of the SDGs. ...

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Staying cool – Caring for Climate

Staying cool – Caring for Climate

COP21 in Paris is underway with the anticipation of reaching a global agreement on climate change. The outcome will change the operating environment for the corporate sector and their involvement in the process is crucial for delivering results. ...

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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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Corporate sustainability – does it matter?

Corporate sustainability – does it matter?

Today, we present our assessment of the United Nations Global Compact – the world’s largest network for sustainable business – at the UN General Assembly in New York. Launched in 2000 as a response to fierce criticism against globalisation and ...

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Young leadership – the last piece of our sustainable future puzzle

Young leadership – the last piece of our sustainable future puzzle

Putting the world on a more sustainable path is in everyone’s best interest, but no one has a greater stake in securing the future than our youth. The good news is that we can create a world by 2050 where nine billion people thrive within the en ...

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We have found our Future Sustainability Leaders !

We have found our Future Sustainability Leaders !

This week, DNV GL is proud to announce the winners of the 2015 Future Sustainability Leader Award. Young, visionary and creative, they are mobilizing agents of change in a world of opportunities. With a mind-set that nothing is impossible, youn ...

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Driving the European Climate Change Debate

Driving the European Climate Change Debate

By DNV GL's Asun Lera St. Clair, Senior Principal Specialist Low Carbon Future; Bente Pretlove, Programme Director Climate Change; and Bjørn K. Haugland, Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer. A resilient, sustainable future ...

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