Insights from GreenBiz's Joel Makower

Quantis is honored to welcome  Joel Makower  as a guest voice to this edition of the Quantis Quarterly. As  Chairman and Executive Editor of GreenBiz Group, Inc. , he is a preeminent thought leader on sustainable business.

In this VISION pieceJoel shares some insights from 2019, offers some perspectives as we ready for 2020, and asks the questions that keep us all up at night.

Joel will also be sharing his thoughts in person at a  special session organized at our Quantis Paris office* on his way back from the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos . He'll share some fresh take-aways from the big event and offer a sneak peek of the upcoming State of Green Business 2020 report .
What questions will you answer in 2020? Join the conversation over on Quantis' LinkedIn community.

"It's a both-and world, a delicate dance of optimism and cynicism, amazement and befuddlement, hope and despair. These days, that's what being a sustainability professional is all about,"  Joel says.

* SAVE THE DATE! Jan 24th - Joel Makower at Quantis Paris
Food for Thought: new series on food sustainability
Transforming our food system is the strongest lever we have for delivering a resilient future for the planet and business. In a new series of video shorts,  Food for Thought , Quantis experts share insights on the key issues and actions food and beverage players should have on their radar. Watch these new videos on topics including natural climate solutions and soil health, and download the Quantis Food Report to dig deeper.

Watch our video on soil health +
Destination net-zero:  build a credible neutrality strategy
Eager to position themselves as leaders of the corporate climate pack, more and more businesses have upped their ambition and made carbon neutral, net-zero, even climate positive commitments. In this new space, how can companies ensure their claims are credible? And how will they translate this commitment into action plans that will actually reach net-zero? A credible net-zero emissions target is a  long-term strategy aligned with IPCC science: prioritizing emissions reductions over the "silver bullet" of annual carbon credits.

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Natural climate solutions: tap into the opportunities
You've heard the good news: forests, agriculture, soils and land have been recognized as key levers in mitigating the negative impacts of climate change. Now, it's time to harness the power of nature to reach our critical climate goals.

Join Quantis, Barry Callebaut and WRI in our webinar, hosted by GreenBiz, that demonstrates how leading companies are working collaboratively to deploy natural climate solutions.

Watch the webinar replay +
The stories behind our projects
Wondering how to supercharge your sustainability strategy? See how companies across sectors are harnessing robust metrics, intuitive tools and credible storytelling to embed sustainability into their business, build brand trust and drive meaningful change.

Food + Beverage > Ecodesign Tool
Learn how FrieslandCampina developed a science-based eco-design tool to empower its packaging design team in making sustainable design decisions.  Learn more +

Industrial Goods > Sustainability and Communication
Read up on how UBQ Materials is using environmental metrics to support its claims and build a strong sustainability narrative.

Apparel > Brand Positioning
Find out how a new science-backed, sustainability-oriented brand positioning enabled Naia™ to access top fashion brands and mills and increase sales.  Learn more +

Quantis is growing: drive meaningful change with us
We are curators of talent. We build our teams by bringing on board the best in the field - coupling left brain with right brain skills to create the Quantis difference. We call it the Quantis Spirit: our collaborative way of working with precision and transparency that's infused with creativity, innovation and enthusiasm. If you embody this spirit and want your next career move to be with a growing, dynamic, international team, we'd love to hear from you.

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