Achieving our climate goals requires increasingly urgent action from the business community. But are they moving beyond promises to deliver tangible improvements? Oxford Economics and Cognizant surveyed 3000 C-suite and senior executives, and conducted 24 in-depth interviews, to understand the progress being made in converting plans into action. It identifies an emerging trend of businesses that embed sustainability thinking into the very core of all they do, inside and outside their organization.
Our research and analysis, spanning industries and countries across the globe, focused on senior executives involved in sustainability initiatives at some of the largest organisations (80% coming from 1$ billion turnover or more p/a), revealing what needs to happen—at a strategy, technology, and leadership level—to ensure businesses are ready to expand their sustainability efforts across their entire ecosystems. The research, written up by Cognizant in a report in May 2023, highlights five key recommendations for businesses that can help them emerge not only as leaders in their markets but as beacons for how to be a sustainable business—a deeply green business—to meet the needs of our changing world.”
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