Sustainable Business Magazine: Addressing Sustainability Changes Through a Multi-Stakeholder Approach

Sustainable Business Magazine Issue 116 - January 26, 2024

February 13, 2024, 3:02pm EDT

By Debra Lam

Nasa officially declared July 2023 as the hottest month on record since the late 19th century. This summer’s stifling heat left tens of millions of people in the U.S. alone under heat warning and accounted for thousands of heat-related illnesses and fatalities. And while local communities bear the brunt of these extreme weather events, they typically remain absent from the broader solution-driven discussions, especially those with the fewest resources.

In the rush to address global sustainability challenges, public-private partnerships (PPPs) have become an avenue to bring diverse stakeholders together. They present a compelling proposition: by marrying the abilities, influence, resources, and innovation of citizens, nonprofit organizations, foundations, universities, small businesses, corporations and governments, they are better equipped, together, to bridge the existing disconnect between global strategies and local realities.

Read more on Lam’s approach to multi-stake holder community engagement on page 29 of Issue 116 of Sustainability Business Magazine.

Addresssing Sustainability Challenges through a multi-stakeholder approach article from Sustainability Business Magazine by Debra Lam

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