Thinking

Today’s ever-changing business context demands challenging the status quo, thinking differently and improving sustainability approaches. Our thinking decodes complexity, grounds conversations in critical trends, and advances ERM’s commitment to shaping a sustainable future.

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Managing Plastic Waste: Opportunities for Asia-Pacific Leadership

The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region produced just over half of the world’s plastics in 2021. Because it encompasses so much of the world’s overall plastic production and is home to some of the world’s largest plastic producers, APAC can be a leader on the transition to a circular economy for plastic packaging.

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Report Supplement

Mining and Metals Supplement – 2023 Trends Report

In this follow up to our most recent edition of the SustainAbility Institute by ERM’s annual Trends Report, we explore the sustainability issues and trends shaping the business agenda in 2023 from the perspective of the mining and metals sector.

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From Promise to Action on Net Zero

An Interview with Jebsen & Jessen

An interview with J. Heinrich Jessen, Chairman of Jebsen & Jessen, about how the multinational firm’s dedication to environmental sustainability has fueled its efforts to achieve carbon neutrality across its diverse business units.

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The Ongoing Evolution of Sustainable Business: 2023 Trends Report

The 2023 edition of our annual report in which we explore the sustainability issues and trends that will shape the business agenda in 2023.

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From Trends to Actions: Creating Sustainable Value

To set the stage for this year’s annual trends report, we dig in to three factors rearranging the landscape upon which corporate sustainability evolves: Geopolitics, Macroeconomics, and the Erosion of Public Trust.

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Valuing Nature: The case for nature-related assessment and disclosure

This report by the SustainAbility Institute by ERM and the Capitals Coalition, addresses challenges facing companies in the complex and rapidly evolving nature arena, particularly those regarding the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) Framework scheduled to launch in September 2023.

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Understanding the Value of Nature

With Montreal currently hosting COP15, where country representatives are gathering to agree on targets for the GBF, ERM consultants Charlotte De Fraye and Lizzy Elli explore why businesses need to care about nature, the significance of COP15 and how ERM will be contributing to the conference, in our latest blog ‘Understanding the Value of Nature’.

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The View from our Age: Thematic Takeaways from COP27 

ERMers around the world took this month’s COP27 as an opportunity to engage in conversations about how we can best drive progress forward. This piece reviews the results of this year’s COP discussions through the lens of gender, sustainable finance, biodiversity, and decarbonization. 

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Momentum calls for movement: Implementing Renewable Energy Projects

The 27th COP is the time to leave the meeting rooms, roll up sleeves, and build what’s needed to make good on all the ambitious goals and complex plans of the prior 26. A key area for action is renewable energy.

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GlobeScan / SustainAbility Survey: Temperature Check - Ensuring SDG and Paris Agreement Success

This publication presents findings from the latest GlobeScan / SustainAbility Institute by ERM Survey of 215 sustainability experts across 41 countries from corporate, academia, NGO, and other sectors.

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The Fertilizer Industry’s Role in Decarbonization: A Vision for Egypt and the World

A coalition including EBRD, the IFA, the Arab Fertilizer Association, and other key Egyptian public and private sector stakeholders came together to ask ERM and Environics to develop and present a vision for a low-carbon and climate-resilient pathway for Egypt’s nitrogen fertilizer industry in time for COP27.

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