Sustainability Trends shaping business in 2021

WHAT WE THINK Sustainability Trends shaping business in 2021 January 21st, 2021 As employees return from their well-deserved holidays, organisations are ramping up for the new year. While 2020 was dominated by the impact of the global pandemic, it intensified the ambition of organisations to become more sustainable. These are the sustainability trends that will…

IQbusiness becomes the first African organisation to be recognised as a Sustainable Procurement Ambassador

IQbusiness becomes the first African organisation to be recognised as a Sustainable Procurement Ambassador January 14th, 2021 SPP co-founder & Ambassador Thomas Udesen chats to our CEO Adam Craker As the first South African and African organisation to become a Sustainable Procurement Ambassador, IQbusiness is challenging other South African organisations to also sign the Sustainable…

Building a business for a better tomorrow

Building a business for a better tomorrow November 26th, 2020 IQbusiness is calling on South African organisations to commit themselves to the Sustainable Procurement Pledge (SPP) – a voluntary initiative that aims to ensure responsible supply chains and embed more sustainable procurement practices by 2030. Founded by Thomas Udesen (chief procurement officer of Bayer AG)…

Business solutions for a post-Covid world

Business solutions for a post-Covid world August 27th, 2020 Since the Brundtland Commission coined the phrase “sustainable development” in the late eighties, sustainability has had a bad rap. This is due to its association with added costs, being resource-intensive, onerous, and out of touch with business. People often view it as the fluffy, softer side…