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Four Sustainable Finance Takeaways From COP26

Ryan Skinner November 19, 2021
If COP26 isn’t remembered for an ambitious deal (like Paris or Kyoto), it might be remembered as the finance COP. Learn four key takeaways for business and finance leaders.
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Predictions 2022: Top-Tier Manufacturers Will Prioritize Creativity And Sustainability

Paul Miller November 11, 2021
Supply shortages. Sustainability pressures. Geopolitical tensions. Find out how manufacturers will respond to these unique challenges in our 2021 manufacturing predictions.
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Predictions 2022 Live

Chart a bold path to success in 2022. Hear our predictions for the year ahead.

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What The US Infrastructure Bill Means To You

Renee Murphy November 10, 2021
After months of negotiations in Congress, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is about to become law. This new law will address specifics such as climate change, sustainability, and cybersecurity that all have specific requirements which, in turn, will drive your policy and regulation in the future. If you do business with the US federal […]
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Rethinking The “S” In ESG: The Inclusive Finance Imperative

Aurelie L'Hostis November 10, 2021
Forward-thinking financial services firms that foster digital equity and inclusive finance through innovation to drive sustainable growth will gain a competitive advantage and grow faster.
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Predictions 2022: The Global Public Sector Will Transform Itself — And Society

Rick Parrish November 9, 2021
Governments' actions on climate change, digital privacy, and the future of the workplace will reverberate throughout the world’s economy. Learn more in our public sector predictions for the coming year.
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Metaverse, NFTs, Sustainability, And Loyalty — Highlights Of Singles’ Day 2021

Xiaofeng Wang November 7, 2021
Double 11, or Singles’ Day, the world’s largest online shopping festival that is bigger than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined, has been consistently smashing mind-blowing gross merchandise value (GMV) records year by year since 2009. As the actual promotion period gets longer and longer — Singles’ Day’s 2021 presales moved up from 2020’s November […]
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Predictions 2022: Sustainability, Digital Divide Shape Edge, IoT, And Networking

Abhijit Sunil November 4, 2021
In 2022, edge and IoT will power sustainability efforts while investment in smart technologies will surge. Learn more in our 2022 predictions.
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European Predictions 2022

Visit our resource hub to discover the key trends impacting European businesses in 2022.

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A Seven-Step Guide To A Successful Technology Sustainability Strategy

Abhijit Sunil October 28, 2021
With COP26 coming up, here are seven actionable steps to build a successful sustainability strategy from scratch.
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Predictions 2022: Retailers Will Compete On “Pre-Loved,” Returns — And New Partners

Sucharita Kodali October 27, 2021
The biggest retail trends of 2022 will involving tapping into the circular economy and using returns to retain customers. Learn more.
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The Three Principles Of Sustainable Transformation

Thomas Husson October 27, 2021
Becoming an environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable business demands a profound and fundamental change. Like digital transformation before it, you can’t just bolt it on. Traditional firms willing to start their multiyear transformation journey toward sustainability must embrace the three principles of sustainable transformation.
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Introducing The Forrester Corporate Climate Change Disclosure Template

Abhijit Sunil October 26, 2021
  (Photo copyright Abhinav Sunil) “How do we get started in measuring sustainability metrics?” “What metrics do we measure?” “How should we report our sustainability current state and actions into CDP and other templates?” These are among the most frequent questions we hear from clients who are at the beginning stage of sustainability maturity. The […]
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The State Of Sustainability In Asia Pacific: Regional Inconsistencies Hinder Real Progress

Michael Barnes October 26, 2021
COVID-19 has put far greater emphasis on sustainability as a corporate social responsibility and business resiliency as a board-level priority. Globally, most firms now acknowledge the need to undertake climate action and improve their environmental sustainability performance. But APAC firms are still very far apart in terms of what practices to implement and how aggressively […]
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See the future and gain a competitive advantage for 2022

Discover 12 trends our research reveals will matter most next year. Download our Predictions 2022 Guide.

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Guide Your Sustainability Program With The Forrester Sustainability Maturity Model

Renee Murphy October 25, 2021
How mature is your organization’s sustainability strategy? Our upcoming research on sustainability includes a model that outlines the five levels of sustainability maturity that all firms must progress through. For each level, we explore the crucial sustainability decisions organizations must make. Ultimately, firms must mature toward the future-generation-safe level. At this final level, a firm […]
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Every Firm Must Move To Be Future-Generation-Safe

Amy DeMartine October 25, 2021
Forrester has long promoted sustainability practices and believes that firms must move to be future-generation-safe. Discover why and how.
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¿Dónde Se Encuentran Los Consumidores Mexicanos En El Espectro Del Bienestar Financiero?

Aurelie L'Hostis October 21, 2021
Incluso antes del inicio de la pandemia de COVID-19, los consumidores de México ya estaban enfrentándose a múltiples desafíos financieros y muchos se sentían preocupados por su situación financiera. La pandemia ha afectado aún más a las finanzas de los consumidores, y muchos carecen de resiliencia financiera y confianza en su futuro financiero. El bienestar […]
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APAC Countries Look To Strengthen Sustainable Finance Regulations

Diane Deng October 12, 2021
In APAC, vast political, economic, and social differences among countries pose an impact on sustainable finance regulations. Even for ESG factors that are easiest to measure and compare — carbon emission, for example — there are still no common goals in the region. Only China (pledged to become carbon-neutral in 2060), South Korea (2050), Japan (2050), New Zealand (2050), and Indonesia (2060) have set a net-zero target, leading to different approaches and progress in regulating sustainable finance activities.
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The European Union’s Sustainable Finance Regulation Jigsaw Is Almost Complete

Oliwia Berdak October 11, 2021
The EU has committed to becoming the first climate-neutral bloc in the world by 2050. Learn which regulations will support this transition.
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Navigate The Storm Of ESG Data

Ryan Skinner September 17, 2021
Business leaders will soon need to get on top of ESG data. Regulatory changes and stakeholder expectations are driving the change.
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Sustainability In Tech: What Do Clients Want To Know?

Abhijit Sunil August 28, 2021
Technology firms will continue to play a major role in climate change. Learn how new sustainability goals are affecting RFPs and RFIs in the tech sector.
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