econsense News

  • German Business Initiative for Sustainable Value Chains Sustainability Trainings

    Caring for decent working conditions and environmental protection in production facilities all over the world has been one of the core values of the initiating companies of this initiative for many years. The member companies are striving for reducing the negative environmental impact and for safer and fairer workplaces in their value chains. With the initiative the involved German companies go beyond legal requirements and voluntarily commit themselves to the creation of global value-added networks for their suppliers.

  • econsense at the Global Festival of Action on March 22, 2018

    Together with Deutsche Telekom and SAP, econsense is hosting a session at the Global Festival of Action in Bonn. The session aims at bringing together business representatives and representatives from governments and society to discuss innovative approaches to implement the SDGs.

  • Out now: Business for Climate Action

    The publication addresses the complexity of how business is approaching climate change. A range of practical examples and activities of business on climate mitigation and adaptation outlines the progress that is already made in tackling climate change.

  • Implementing the Paris Agreement - What business can do to meet the below 2°C target

    The Paris Agreement sets the path to keep the global temperature increase to well below 2°C. Business plays an important role in implementing the targets of the Paris Agreement and in shaping a more sustainable economy and society. In different workshops and panels, we will address the role of innovations to combat climate change, challenges of fostering climate friendly investments and the implementation of carbon neutrality from a business perspective.

  • Implementing SDGs - Digitalization is key

    How can business improve their impact on the SDGs? And what is the role of digitalization in this? econsense and Accenture Strategy have created the #CompaniesForChange handbook to provide inspiring examples and practical tips that will help managers – from different functions, industries and team sizes – spearhead positive change. The handbook inspires with seven leading practices for change. Each practice has a positive impact on SDG achievement, a business case and harnesses the power of digitalization.The Summary Report shows some of the handbook's highlights.  

Forum for Sustainable Development of German Business e.V.

econsense is an association of leading, globally active companies and organisations of German business specializing in the area of sustainable development and corporate social responsibility (CSR). Founded in 2000 on the initiative of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), the goal of econsense is to provide a dialogue platform and think tank, with the dual objectives of advancing sustainable development in business and assuming social responsibility.