5 posts categorised "Geoff Lane"

28 January 2019

Why finance teams must step up their response to sustainability challenges and disruptive technologies

In today's world, where disruptive technologies and other megatrends are colliding, building business models that are sustainable and resilient is critical. Finance teams have a vital role to play in this, but they can't do it alone. PwC and A4S recently convened industry leaders from finance, technology and sustainability to explore how the three disciplines can work together on this important issue and agree actions that could be taken.

02 October 2014

Modern slavery – tackling the root and the causes in the UK.

Efforts to eradicate modern day slavery are growing again worldwide. Patrick Shaw Brown, a specialist in human rights with the PwC Sustainability team examines the UK government’s proposals that PwC responded to. When you hear people talk about ‘slavery’ you imagine something from the 18th and 19th century. But the...

07 November 2013

Moving to action with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

One of the great assets of the WBCSD is its alliance with some 60 regional business networks, many of which meet in Istanbul this week for the organisation’s annual council meeting. Gary Sharkey, from PwC’s Global Sustainability Team reports on the key event Last November the World Business Council for...

27 November 2012

Our view of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development annual council meeting

There was a buzz among delegates to this month’s World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) annual council meeting and the topic was resilience, planetary boundaries, and the urgent actions businesses must take now to set the world on a more likely path towards a sustainable future. Each year the...

29 November 2010

The Green Race is on: reshaping the business landscape

From the 1-5 November, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development held its 15th annual council meeting in Shanghai. The timing for the event, coinciding with the US mid term elections, and the location at the "business" heart of china's fast growing economy could not have been better. Around 400...