Publications

  • Transforming Business for a Sustainable Economy

    July 13, 2018 | Bain Brief

    Climate change, unfair labor practices, corruption and other sustainability issues have become daily fixtures in newspaper headlines—and are rapidly taking their place alongside financial targets as top CEO priorities.

  • Teaming with Suppliers for Sustainable Food

    May 08, 2018 | Stanford Social Innovation Review

    Even companies making steady progress toward sustainability cannot go much further without collaborating across the value chain.

  • Working with Suppliers for Sustainable Food Supply Chains

    March 13, 2018 | Bain Brief

    Even companies making steady progress cannot go much further without collaborating across the value chain.

  • How Retailers Can Cut Emissions as E-Commerce Soars

    April 19, 2017 | Bain infographic

    A look at online shopping’s effect on retailers’ carbon footprints, and four ways that omnichannel retailers can reduce emissions.

  • The battle for capital: fast-growing economies must double their investments over the next 25 years to satisfy increasing energy demand

    January 19, 2016 | Utilities and Alternative Energy | Press release

    The battle for capital: fast-growing economies must double their investments over the next 25 years to satisfy increasing energy demand

  • Honing talent through sustainability

    August 13, 2013 | Sustainability | Stanford Social Innovation Review

    With top talent in short supply throughout much of the world and in most industries, employee attitudes about sustainable business practices are compelling more companies to take the issue seriously.

  • The big green talent machine

    April 17, 2013 | Bain Talent Builder, Social & Public Sector | Bain Brief

    With top talent in short supply throughout much of the world, employee attitudes about sustainable business practices are compelling more companies to take this issue seriously, yielding benefits to those firms that take action. A recent Bain survey shows that employees view their companies’

  • Biofuels offer a growing alternative

    February 18, 2011 | Utilities & Alternative Energy | Houston Chronicle

    With the New Year comes a new Congress and the promise of change - but some things remain the same. While the moratorium on drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has been lifted, people remain worried about oil exploration in environmentally sensitive areas. The U.S.

  • In search of jump-start for economic motor

    January 22, 2011 | Strategy | The Times

    With the worldwide financial system still on crutches, the 2011 global business outlook hinges largely on which economic advice Western nations turn into policy and whether countries worldwide can develop unprecedented levels of collaboration to jump-start aggregate demand.

  • Carbon constraints alter landscape

    April 10, 2010 | Metals & Mining | Houston Chronicle

    While the debate over how countries can reduce carbon emissions continues, political and civic leaders are scrambling to cope with the near certainty of an increasingly carbon-constrained world. In the U.S., President Barack Obama's administration is committed to adopting a new energy policy.