Disclosure is a critical first step to tackling today’s environmental challenges, and the global non-profit CDP has become the gold standard. Looking to boost your CDP score in 2022 or reporting for the first time? CDP released their new climate, forest, and water security questionnaires just last week, and there… Read more
Published on: 2022-01-20
By Kevin Wilhelm, CEO, Sustainable Business Consulting For many Americans, June 19th or Juneteenth is just now becoming a date they are familiar with – the date in 1865 which was a full 10 weeks after the Civil War when enslaved African Americans in Galveston, Texas learned of their freedom…. Read more
Published on: 2021-06-17
We’re pleased to announce that we are joining the CDP accredited solutions program as a silver accredited climate change consultancy in the United States. We are proud to partner with CDP to support companies on their journey to environmental leadership, improve disclosure and take vital action towards a sustainable economy…. Read more
Published on: 2021-04-26
By Kevin Wilhelm CEO, Sustainable Business Consulting Happy Earth Week everyone. For many of us who work in the sustainability/ESG space, this is the time of year where everyone is asking “what can we do for Earth Day?” In years past, our firm Sustainable Business Consulting has worked to help… Read more
Published on: 2021-04-22
Hate against Asian Americans MUST be stopped. In this past year, we’ve seen an increase in attacks, threats and discrimination against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders(AAPI) – whether it be a gas station owner in Houston being pepper sprayed, a restaurant owner in CA getting their store vandalized because they… Read more
Published on: 2021-03-17
By Katie Secrist, Director of Strategic Partnerships and Lead Consultant The newest CDP questionnaire guidance was launched just last week for the 2021 reporting cycle. See below for key changes and what to expect for this year’s CDP reporting requirements. Climate Change Questionnaire While COVID certainly impacted the way that… Read more
Published on: 2021-01-19
By Katie Secrist, Director of Strategic Partnerships and Senior Sustainability Consultant  I recently attended the Pacific Northwest B Corp Leadership Development (BLD) conference, hosted by B Local PDX and was overwhelmed with the amount of passion and desire to talk about white supremacy and issues of race in the workplace. … Read more
Published on: 2020-10-21
Walmart, Target, Microsoft, oh my! These are just a few (albeit reigning) of the customer questionnaires driving the rapid increase in sustainability, CSR (corporate social responsibility), and ESG (environment, social, governance) reporting that we are seeing today. As the spotlight grows on all companies, Fortune 500s and small businesses alike,… Read more
Published on: 2020-09-23
At SBC, we believe that Black Lives Matter. We cannot address sustainability or climate action without addressing justice. The systemic racism and injustice that is occurring in our society and business needs to change. It is everyone’s responsibility to be actively anti-racist. We are all accountable for doing this work… Read more
Published on: 2020-08-10
As cases of Covid-19 are on the rise and economic re-openings are being put on pause, there is one very key component of this issue that needs immediate attention that somehow our Congress and State leaders are failing to act upon: schools. As a small business owner who has a… Read more
Published on: 2020-07-15
Businesses large and small have stepped up as we all try to do our part to protect vulnerable populations and work together to flatten the curve. Below, some of the companies working to bring corporate responsibility to life during COVID-19. This is not a complete list, so please share the… Read more
Published on: 2020-04-02
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