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Sustainability Opportunities in the Energy Sector

By Vincenzo Gargiulo Head of Business Solutions and New Services, Bludigit

The CXO Podcast: Purpose Strategy Meets Talent Strategy

By Becky Willan CEO, Given , Ric Garner Managing Director - Workforce Readiness Consulting, NTT DATA Services , Joe Trainor VP, Head of Design & Sustainable growth, NTT DATA UK

People-Centric Banking: How to Gain the Trust of Future Generations Through Sustainability

By Gianluca Randazzo Head of Sustainability, Banca Mediolanum

As one of our oldest institutions, banks have a pivotal role in shaping our local communities and even our global society. Going beyond being customer-centric, some banks are embracing being people-centric – looking after and enhancing the community they serve. By placing sustainability at the core of their strategic practice and relationship building, banks can build trust with all customers, and in particular the younger generation.

Why Trust is Stuck in the U-Bend

By John Elkington Founder & Chief Pollinator at Volans, professor, and author of Green Swans: The Coming Boom in Regenerative Capitalism

We are facing a continuing erosion of trust in the institutions of capitalism, globalization and democracy. But with a focus on regeneration, instead of just responsibility and resilience, businesses can plot a course through this period of disruption and systemic change.

5 Minutes On… Companies as Caretakers of the Planet

By Dr Petra Kuenkel Global transformation expert, Founder of Collective Leadership Institute, and author of Stewarding Sustainability Transformations

5 Minutes On… Carbon Footprint Measurement

By Bill Wilson Head of Data & Intelligence Solutions, NTT DATA UK

A Corporate Compass in the Age of Diversity

By Toshi Fujiwara Senior Executive Vice President and Representative Director, NTT DATA Corporation

5 Minutes On… Going Circular

By Catherine Weetman Director of Rethink Global and author of A Circular Economy Handbook

5 Minutes On… ESG at NTT DATA

By Yoko Tomioka SVP & Head of ESG Promotion Department, NTT DATA Corporation

Why It Makes Business Sense to Protect and Restore Nature

By Eva Zabey Executive Director, Business for Nature

Business and nature are eternally and irreversibly linked. Corporations that transform their business models will gain a competitive advantage over those that do not advocate for nature. To take a leadership position in this realm, companies must Assess, Commit, Act and Advocate.

White Paper: Building Back With Purpose for a Safe, Equitable and Connected Future

Technology has played a momentous role in responding to the Covid-19 crisis: supporting healthcare, enabling businesses and governments to function remotely and keeping people connected in lockdown. This speaks directly to the social impact goals of many companies around the world, whether that is to safeguard the health and safety of employees, bring communities together or improve access to vital services like health and education.

Transforming for Growth and the Future of the Planet

By David Costa Global Head of Business Development and New Markets, NTT DATA EMEAL

As we navigate the rapidly-changing business landscape, soon the only lasting competitive advantage that companies have will be the sustainability of their operations and their readiness to develop products and services that positively impact the world around them.

Think Bigger When It Comes to Your Carbon Footprint

By Dries Guth Principal Innovation Manager & Head of Co-Innovation Lab, NTT DATA Business Solutions Germany , Paul Dietrich Principal Innovation Manager & Head of Co-Innovation Lab, NTT DATA Business Solutions Germany

Understanding what needs to be done to decrease emissions is one thing, but putting it into effect is something else. Sustainability technologies that enable businesses to take action do exist – corporations must now be willing to use them.

The Most Important Data Challenge There’s Ever Been

By Bill Wilson Head of Data & Intelligence Solutions, NTT DATA UK

With strong pressure in B2B coming from supply chain and investment funding to be able to prove sustainability goals, robust data is vital. Despite the complexity, organisations must work towards the big picture of data collection and analysis within their business now, to be in position to take the opportunities that carbon emission data can provide.

Sustainability Trends for a Stronger, More Resilient and Nature-Positive World

By David Alvarez CEO, Ecoacsa Reserva de Biodiversidad

There is money to be made from nature-positive transitions. Recent moves and initiatives from governments, regulatory bodies and the finance sector are opening up new doors for opportunity. When more companies get onboard, we’ll begin to see real change towards emissions targets.

The Era of the Bio-Economy

By Giorgio Scarpelli Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, NTT DATA Italia

Enabling technologies have given us the power to harmonise natural and economic systems. There are now lucrative opportunities for corporations to translate complexities into solutions for biodiversity protection, pollution prevention, public health improvements and job creation. Welcome to the era of the Bio-Economy.

The Blue Economy: Combining Technology and Sustainability to Defend the Seas

By Maria Vittoria Trussoni Head of Sustainability Championship, NTT DATA Italy , Martina Maffioletti Software Developer Engineer & Sustainability Champion, NTT DATA Italy

Technological development is an important vehicle to achieve sustainability, but companies must open up to innovation. Developments in the Blue Economy – protecting our marine environment and sustainably using ocean resources for improved social and economic life – offer inspiring examples of how technology is helping to protect and enhance the most vital element of our planet’s natural resources.

Only Natural: Using the Five Capitals Model to Form a Sustainable Development Strategy

By Jesús Carrasco Naranjo Natural Capital & Biodiversity Project Manager, NTT DATA EMEAL

A more detailed framework is needed to understand how we can develop a sustainable society. The five capitals model expands on current assessments to include our dependence and impact on nature and the resources needed to achieve the SDGs. Luckily, there are already protocols in place to help integrate the capitals into operations.

Decouple or Die! How Circular Approaches Can Unlock Business Success in a World of Challenges and Constraints

By Catherine Weetman Director of Rethink Global and author of A Circular Economy Handbook

We need to radically rethink our systems to live within our limits on this planet. By adopting a circular economy, businesses can decouple their footprint from the value they deliver to society.

Bold, Innovative Partnerships Can Drive Sustainability and Benefit Business, People and Planet

By David Bloch Corporate Partnerships Director, WWF International

Businesses must be pioneers of a new development path that is just, equitable and puts people and nature first. Beyond ensuring their own operations are sustainable, businesses are primed to lead on rapid adaptation and the innovative solutions needed to drive change.

The Shift to Zero-Emission Mobility

By Pierfrancesco Fusaro VP Consulting Energy & Utility, NTT DATA Italia

The EU has set ambitious goals for e-mobility, but so far hasn’t created the infrastructure to meet them. A definite and significant first-mover advantage is here, as well as the potential for a new market. Using integrated digital platforms to create an ecosystem will improve the customer experience – the currently missing ingredient to make e-mobility stick.

Sustainable Innovation in Aviation

By Dr. Johannes Bussmann CEO of Lufthansa Technik

The aviation industry is facing its greatest performance test to date – addressing the challenges of climate change in an economically weakened state. Rethinking the way we make decisions, holding fast to a century of achievement and continually improving one’s own solutions are the guiding principles to industry transformation.

Quantum Computing’s Leap into a Sustainable Future

By Oliver Koeth CTO, NTT DATA DACH

Complex computations are needed to help us solve the planet’s climate crisis. Business innovators can stay one step ahead of changes with an adolescent mathematical field, Quantum Computing – the tool that will increase the velocity of exploration toward a more sustainable future.

Leading Transformations – The Fundamental Shift in Strategic Management

By Dr Petra Kuenkel Global transformation expert, Founder of Collective Leadership Institute, and author of Stewarding Sustainability Transformations

Our planet is the only known place in the universe that has brought about this incredibly rich diversity of life. But it also brought about a strange species, equipped with the capacity to diminish life on Earth – or rescue it. The most powerful actors for transforming our world are companies. If they change the way they operate, hope for the future gains a new meaning.

Electric Mobility: Trend or Key to a Truly Green Future?

By Nazario Martino Client Manager, Energy & Utilities, NTT DATA Italia

Today, there is no lack of critical issues that are holding back the take-off of electric mobility. Here are the issues to be solved for a more sustainable tomorrow. Translated from Italian

Neo Business: How Enterprises Must React to Social, Economic and Environmental Change

By Klaus Holzhauser Head of IP & Assets, NTT DATA DACH

What can be considered a ‘transformed’ business has changed significantly. Organisations must consider a plethora of concerns, from customer demands, social issues, environmental concerns to changing relationships with commercial partners, and this symbiotic relationship with the global societal fabric means a new reality for business transformation grounded in collaboration, wellbeing and education.