This week: Andy Hoffman, professor at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, on why business has to evolve to embrace sustainability across functions and accept that profit is only one measure of success. Business may be the problem, he argues, but is also clearly the solution. [Interview starts at minute 8:12]
Plus: H&M and Ikea developing new low impact fibres from forests; Sainsbury’s to take back and recycle plastic films; palm oil’s SE Asian deforestation impact down 58% year on year in 2020 says Chain Reaction Research; and, AB InBev takes up $10.1bn sustainability-linked loan facility, in the news digest.
Host: Ian Welsh