Limiting global warming to 1.5ºC would require rapid and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society! (UN report October 8th 2018)

The report finds that limiting global warming to 1.5°C would require “rapid and far-reaching” transitions in land, energy, industry, buildings, transport, and cities. Global net human-caused emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) would need to fall by about 45 percent from 2010 levels by 2030, reaching ‘net zero’ around 2050. This means that any remaining emissions would need to be balanced by removing CO2 from the air.More

Companies committed to renewable electricity perform financially better than other companies (report from RE100, CapGemini – September 2018)

The RE100 report with Capgemini Invent, which draws on 2016-17 data from a sample of 3,500 companies, shows RE100 businesses (committed to 100% renewable electricity) consistently perform better than non-members on two key financial indicators: net profit margin and EBIT margin (Earnings Before Interests and Taxes).More

34% of Danish consumers are willing to pay a 10% premium for a more sustainable product alternative (survey by Sustainable Brand Index 2018)

Sustainable Brand IndexTM is The Nordics largest brand study focusing on sustainability.

Based on more than 40 000 consumer interviews, the study maps out and analyses brands on sustainability from the consumer perspective.

Some 2018 essentials are:

  • 72% of Danish consumers say that sustainability impacts their buying decisions
  • 34% of Danish consumers are willing to pay a 10% premium for a more sustainable product alternative

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How much do corporate sustainability professionals make per year? (analysis by GreenBiz September 2018)

Executive Summary

GreenBiz Group’s fifth State of the Profession report once again takes a look at the evolution of the role of the sustainability leader in today’s business world. As in years past, we conducted an in-depth survey to find out how much they earned, where they worked and what they did in the course of their job. Here are a few of the highlights from this year’s report.More