Assessment of our Corporate Sustainability is often driven by a need to
comply in order to achieve the tick in a box for tender activity but is this
how it should be perceived?
Surely implemented in the right spirit and with across the board buy-in, this
buzz word strategy is a strong driver to business growth potential if only by
spreading the word throughout your sector that you are sustainably aware and
striving to be the best you can in your environment.
Didn't Marks and Spencer role out Plan A? A 5 year road map to spend £200
Million improving their sustainability by 2012? Within 2 years they announced
they were ‘cost positive' for the project,generating returns as early as
Very few organisations perceive sustainability as an opportunity to drive up
the bottom line, but history proves this to be an outcome of investment in
positioning yourself as a leade... (more)
The former CTO of AT&T is well-known throughout the technology world for his
bold and futurist ideas. His strategies and implementations during his time
at AT&T undoubtedly changed the way the company operate, and by doing this,
strategically transformed the future of the network. As the keynote speaker
at the summit, his technical presentation focused on the future trends in
services and applications that will be implemented over the next decade.
Eslambolchi's insight into his futuristic world of communication sparked the
tone for the rest of the week amongst the industry figu... (more)
It is now 2010 and things are looking up but IT fundamentals have shifted and
spending must be closely monitored. Some of the leading names in IT will be
meeting to discuss planning and spending in the first quarter of 2010 at the
CIO US Summit held by GDS International.
The recession felt globally has changed the priorities in IT. One of the
key changes has focused on cloud options and if investments into internal
data centers is really the path forward.
"2010 will bring increased spending as we begin to see the light at the end
of the tunnel, however budgets will continue to ... (more)
Tom Schmitt (President & CEO, FedEx Global Supply Chain Services) joined
FedEx eleven years ago at a time that he admits was the “perfect storm”,
growing the company into the worlds transportation and distribution leaders,
positioned in over 220 countries. In an exclusive interview for the executive
business channel MeettheBoss.tv, Tom Schmitt lets slip the secret to
FedEx’s growth over the decade lead by a unique company culture built
around the “Purple Promise” that has continued to motivate FedEx’s
290,000 staff through the recession.
The Purple promise is a companywide oblig... (more)
Green Technology Journal on Ulitzer
The week that Coca Cola’s staff are sporting uniforms made from recycled
bottles at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, Esat Sezer, CIO of Coca Cola
Enterprises, explains candidly to meettheboss.tv how going Green is more than
just a Corporate responsibility.
Esat Sezer is the current SVP and CIO with Coca Cola Enterprises and has been
working with them since 2006. The Challenge with Green IT, is to take the
buzz that has been created around the recent phenomenon and mobilizing it
into effective strategies for growth and efficiency.
Esat explains “I... (more)