Why companies are still pursuing sustainability goals
14 Dec 2020
At the onset of the pandemic, companies hit the pause button on sustainability initiatives to focus on their people's immediate health and wellness.
But they have since re-established momentum, driven by cost-saving opportunities and competitive advantages.
"At the very beginning of COVID – 19 there was a slowdown in activity on sustainability while everyone in the world was getting their bearings, but it came back fairly quickly," says Mindy S. Lubber, CEO of Ceres, speaking recently at the Bloomberg Green Festival. "When you have something the size of the pandemic, you see how it can disrupt human lives, resources, the economy — it was the perfect example of how climate change will disrupt our system in many of the ways COVID - 19 has."