About a year ago, I traced the evolution of expectations about what responsible lobbying should look like. Back then I argued that the climate emergency is driving a substantive re-evaluation of what it means for companies to engage with the political sector in a responsible manner. The most recent COP27 summit provides yet more intriguing evidence of how the climate emergency is driving a deep transformation of what responsible lobbying means. Here are two examples:
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Centre Sessions on 20 Years CBS Sustainability Centre with Steen Vallentin
In this episode, you can listen to the opening speech by centre director Steen Vallentin on the occasion of the 20th centre anniversary.
Does sustainability get lost in the iron triangle?
Mounting evidence shows that while an increasing number of companies pledge to address sustainability challenges and reduce emissions, delivering on those promises is proving difficult. Companies are advised to get better at aligning priorities and operational goals. Yet one overlooked aspect of organisational life continues to surface in our data, as a barrier to realising the sustainability promises of companies. And that is something as ubiquitous as projects.
Centre Sessions on Processes with Thordis Bjartmarz
In this episode, centre manager Sarah Netter and PhD Thordis Bjartmarz talk about Thordis’ work on sustainable business models and organisational boundaries in the banking sector. They also talk about the processes around doing a PhD and the bumps on the road.
Governments’ Greenwashing and the Meaning of the “Fossil of the Day” Awards
An important, yet somewhat controversial international summit, the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change – commonly known as COP27 – is currently taking place in Egypt (6–18 November 2022). The first COP meeting was held in Germany in 1995 and the series of subsequent meetings has been […]