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Future-Fit Business Benchmark

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How would we recognize a sustainable future-fit company if we saw one? When companies work on improving their environmental and social performance, how much is enough?

These questions are more relevant to stakeholders today than it was five years ago. Accountability for supply chain conditions, resource scarcities, ecosystem destruction, climate destabilization, and new levels of transparency forced by social media are introducing new risks and opportunities into the game of business. Would a truly sustainable enterprise be better positioned to thrive on a more climate-disrupted, resource-constrained, water-constrained, and socially-unstable planet? Yes.

Bob highlights how a new, free, open-source benchmark for a company’s required environmental and social performance can be a breakthrough resource for companies, investors, consultants, and standards organizations. He will outline the science-based environmental and social goals in the Future-Fit Business Benchmark; why it is needed now; how it relates to other sustainability reporting and ranking frameworks like GRI and the UN SDGs; the target audiences for its use; the business benefits of achieving its goals; and the Future-Fit Foundation’s strategy for deploying the benchmark in the business community so that companies can clearly see the goal line for their journey toward greater bottom-line profitability and resilience―that is, when they will be fit for the future.

There will also be a discussion session with the speaker and other attendees. Light snacks will be served.

Fee: $20 per person. It will be collected at the event if you have a problem with the online payment. This fee will help us covering the costs of our non-profit group and organizing more great events.


Speaker Bio: Dr Bob Willard

Bob is a leading expert on quantifying the business value of sustainability strategies. After over 30 years at IBM, he currently serves on the boards of Forum for the Future U.S. and the Future-Fit Foundation, and serves on the B Lab Standards Advisory Council. He previously served on the boards of The Natural Step Canada, Learning for a Sustainable Future, and a member of the Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR) Technical Review Committee.


He is an award-winning certified B Corp, a Certified Sustainability Professional, received a Clean50 award, and has a PhD in sustainability from the University of Toronto. He has given over a thousand presentations, has authored six books, and provides extensive resources for sustainability champions.

Residents of Ontario, Bob and his wife are the proud parents of three adult children and the proud grandparents of three grandsons. His mission is to ensure their quality of life is at least as good as he has enjoyed.


Additional resources:
Future Fit Business Official Website
http://futurefitbusiness.org/

3-minute Introduction to the Future-Fit Business Benchmark
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBGx1ccEft4

CEO of The Body Shop on Becoming a Future-Fit Business
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sbjLlhsTBA4

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