How organisations respond to the challenge of balancing humankind's economic, social and environmental interests - sustainable development - will be an increasingly large factor in determining their future success.
Most, however, do not have integrated sustainability management systems in place. Nor do they monitor their operating environment consistently, for related signs of crisis or for the new market opportunities that change may offer.
Effective responses are not bolt-on. They need to be embedded into organisational strategy. The development of appropriate policies requires a firm grasp of the complex links between markets, laws and ecosystems.
In confronting sustainable development, Paul Hohnen can help organisations:
Hohnen offers government, business and NGO clients three unique qualities:
- first-hand involvement in shaping international policies
- detailed knowledge of the key actors and institutions involved
- a track record of helping find innovative and effective solutions
Quote of the Month
“While the Pope may not agree, in a very real sense the success of the Paris Climate Summit will largely turn on how well it succeeds in convincing global capital markets of the huge risks to asset value of dangerous climate change, and the almost infinite opportunities of investing in mitigating it.”
Innovation Forum article, July 2015
The Year in Pictures
Chair, Chatham House expert meeting on forests and reporting, London, 19 October
MC and chair, 4th Global Network Conference on Resource Efficiency and Cleaner Production (RECP), Davos, 13-15 October
Moderator, High Level Side Event on the International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre, ICCM 4, Geneva, 1-2 October
Moderator, high level segment, Sustainable Chemistry Conference: The Way Forward, Berlin, 24-25 September
Chair, CEAMaS Closing Event, Brussels, 17 September
EU member state consultations on chemicals management, Brussels, 3 September
Article in Innovation Forum: Climate action – but what comes first?, 25 June
Co-chair, expert meeting on international chemicals management, Brussels, 15 June
Article in Innovation Forum identifying five reasons why smart business wants (and needs) a good deal at COP 21. London, 11 June
Highlights of 2014