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Tag: ESG

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Cropin increases visibility in the CPG value chain

For consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies, increased visibility into the value chain can help them meet rising consumer expectations as well as comply with standards, certifications, and regulatory requirements. Compliance can also create new opportunities in terms of access to new overseas markets and revenue streams. Because CPG companies sell a wide range of products […]

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Transforming ESG insights into strategic advantages using PwC’s ESG Insight Analyzer on AWS

Overview As companies adapt to an ever-evolving environmental, social, and governance (ESG) regulatory landscape, they are simultaneously grappling with pressure from stakeholders to accelerate progress on ESG metrics. At the same time, responsibilities to drive value and deliver profits remain unchanged. Customers across industries have expressed concerns about keeping up with these diverse demands. One […]

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How AWS is helping thredUP revolutionize the resale model for brands

Like global landfills, the fashion industry waste problem is growing by the second. Retailers are struggling to address an enormous (and pressing) concern: what happens to their products after point-of-sale and what are the environmental implications? In the United States, companies spend an estimated $50 billion on product returns. These returned goods are responsible for […]

The future of more sustainable travel starts with the cloud

“Can you imagine if we all moved to the cloud?” It sounds like a perfect tagline for an Amazon Web Services (AWS) commercial, doesn’t it? Shawn Seaton, Senior Director, Enterprise Architecture and Distinguished Cloud Architect for Choice Hotels, posed this question to the audience at AWS re:Invent 2022 during the session, Transforming hospitality for the […]

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Setting the Stage for Sustainability: Track 4 of Industry Innovators Conference 2022

Learn more about the sessions and speakers featured in Track 4: Sustainability at this year’s Industry Innovators Conference for Retail & CPG 2022. You’ve heard of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and environmental, social, and governance (ESG). These nonfinancial factors are taking the world by storm, but is your organization actively applying them? Sustainability is no […]

Deliver immersive retail experiences at scale for a more sustainable future

A staggering 83% of consumers believe businesses should actively be shaping their best practices around environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues, as based on a 2021 Corporate Social Responsibility Survey. Retailers are getting serious about slowing the effects of climate change by reducing their carbon footprints. Many are committed to net-zero emissions targets within the […]

Using ESG data from AWS Data Exchange in Amazon FinSpace to correlate news sentiment with social and governance industry scores

Introduction Environmental, social and governance (ESG) data has become an indispensable data set for financial institutions – used to assess a company’s risk and performance. ESG is broadly defined as a set of non-financial criteria or metrics that reflect how a company performs as a steward of nature (measuring carbon emissions, water usage, waste management […]