Global cities join forces to support the ‘creative economy’

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Dive Brief: The World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF) on Wednesday announced the selection of 18 global cities to participate in its Leadership Exchange Program, designed to support culture and the “global creative economy.” The program is supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies and Google Arts & Culture. The selected cities will participate in seven collaborative exchanges to […]

UK Government consults on ‘world-leading’ new law to protect rainforests and clean up supply chains

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New legislation would make it illegal for larger businesses to use products unless they comply with local laws to protect natural areas. The UK government have proposed a new law, which is now open for consultation, which aims to clamp down on illegal deforestation and protect rainforests. The proposals would prohibit larger businesses operating in […]

CEC – Sustainable Leadership Guidelines

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In an increasingly complex and interconnected world, where change is the norm and orientation becomes more and more important, we need competent managers and leaders able to structure and create a shared meaning of the current developments. Only then can large-scale changes of economic, social and environmental nature take place.

Managers need skills for greening jobs

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The transition to a more inclusive and net zero economy requires people who can create value in line with societal needs and planetary boundaries. These “green jobs” do however not come from nowhere. As the “Sustainable Leadership in Europe” study shows, managers need to be equipped with “Green Skills for Greening the Jobs” skills. The […]

Sustainability measurement and reporting in Europe

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To be able to change a company’s or organisation’s performance in the economic, governance, social and environmental dimensions of sustainability, it is important to understand how sustainability is being measured and reported. Managers need to understand the different sustainability indicators, covered by frameworks as described below, be able to measure the right and relevant things […]

Sustainable Leadership – what it is

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Alongside values, managerial behaviours and Sustainability management are also affected by beliefs, character traits, styles and attitudes. The following article, from the “Sustainable Leadership in Europe” report, therefore analyses such factors in order to understand and point out how they can shape and define Sustainable Leadership. “A Sustainable Leader must have a set of personal […]

Ukraine’s first utility scale battery – supplied by Honeywell to a fossil fuel plant

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North Carolina-based Honeywell will supply a 1 MW/1.5 MWh lithium-ion battery storage system at the Zaporizhzhya Power Plant belonging to utility Dtek. Within days of announcing its revised solar feed-in tariffs – in many cases retroactively reduced – Ukraine appears set for its first foray into utility scale energy storage. A press release issued today by Ukrainian […]

Europe’s largest solar-storage-hydrogen project

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Spanish energy company Iberdrola plans to build a 100 MW solar park, a storage facility, and a hydrogen production station in Puertollano, central Spain. The €150 million project is scheduled to be operational next year. The 500 MW Nuñez de Balboa PV plant, under construction in Spain’s south west. The project is set to come […]

Hydrogen storage in salt caverns in France

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Hydrogène de France and gas grid company Teréga plan to launch a feasibility study for a 1.5 GWh pilot hydrogen storage project in caverns in the southwest of the country. Hydrogène de France and French gas grid operator Teréga have announced a plan to store hydrogen in disused salt caverns in France. The companies have […]