Huge Opportunities to Do Good and Do Well with Green IT

On October 15, 2008, in Blog, by Marguerite Manteau-Rao

by Marguerite Manteau-Rao McKinsey is on a roll, with yet another eye opening report, this time on ‘How IT Can Cut Carbon Emissions’. The study highlights the key role IT can play in maximizing energy efficiency across sectors, more than compensating for carbon emissions from IT equipment manufacturing and operation. Yet another example of the […]

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Climate Change a Game Changing Factor for Corporate Valuations

On October 9, 2008, in Blog, by Marguerite Manteau-Rao

by Marguerite Manteau-Rao Smart industry leaders better listen to McKinsey’s just released study on the likely impact of climate change mitigation scenarios on corporate valuations. Depending on the type of industry, and the preparation level of businesses, including strategic planning and adaptation, the outcome for a particular business could run the gamete, from opportunistic gains, […]

Green Supply Chain Management, It’s Good For the Environment, It’s Good For the Bottom Line

On July 29, 2008, in Blog, by Marguerite Manteau-Rao

by Marguerite Manteau-Rao While the majority of global executives consider carbon reduction an important aspect of purchasing and supply chain management, only a minority follow through: That’s too bad, according to the McKinsey study. Not only are these companies not helping fight climate change as much as they could, they are also missing out on […]