As a consequence of the travel restrictions imposed on fights due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, airlines have reduced their capacity offers and grounded part of their fleet, particularly the big quads such as B747 and A380. These aircraft being mainly operated to connect hub congested airports, the hub-and-spoke system seems to be over, to the benefit of more point-to-point flights. So how can one envisage a new era for airport hubs?
On September 25, 2020, I had the pleasure and opportunity to participate in the “Rencontres du Management Durable”, organized by the Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Genève (CCIG), the “Office Cantonal du Développement Durable” and the “Haute Ecole de Gestion” (HEG). The theme of the discussion was to try and define the role, responsibilities and qualities of a Director of Sustainable Development.
The video is a summary of the discussion and following debate.
Cada vez se hace más evidente la necesidad de una mayor concientización frente al uso de los recursos naturales y el tardío proceso que implica su regeneración; lo cual, hace más notoria la necesidad de implementar la economía circular en los procesos de producción; impulsando la generación de productos que desde su creación contemplen la reutilización y garanticen una mejor utilización de residuos. En nuestro nuevo webinar FICEM titulado HOJA DE RUTA CIRCULAR PARA EL SECTOR DEL CEMENTO Y EL CONCRETO presentamos la gran oportunidad que tiene la industria cementera en tomar el liderazgo para transformar sus actividades a través de esta estrategia, el próximo 12 de agosto, 10:00 (Hora Colombia).
13 of November, Philippe FONTA had the pleasure and the honor of moderating the round table entitled “Keys for action” during the Green Cross France and Territories’ fall conference. A high-quality panel and rich exchanges on the effectiveness of messages and awareness raising, the impact of individual actions to change the game at their level, as well as the impact of climate change and the need for adaptation in France and its overseas territories.
SCRUM-consult will have the opportunity to participate to the Aviation Carbon 2019, in London, with professionals of the aviation sector, of carbon management (verification, compensation…) of international organisations and NGOs. A good way to discuss the latest status of CORSIA for instance, as a pillar of the baskets of measures to make aviation’s growth carbon neutral as of 2020.
Very interesting to see the opening session of the 36th FICEM Technical Congress in Punta Cana (Dominican Republic) with all officials addressing the issue of climate change and its impact on the cement and concrete sector.
On October 10th, 2019, Philippe FONTA will have the pleasure and honor to address the next ICEF event in Tokyo (Japan) in a panel dedicated to “Communications and Climate Change”. How to set the appropriate tone and messages to motivate individuals, companies, associations and partnerships to positively move forward in climate change mitigation and adaptation. Thanks to Innovation for Cool Earth Forum for the kind invitation.
Want to embark on a NICE path? Read Philippe FONTA’s latest contribution to the September edition of Global Cement magazine. Reducing CO2 emissions from human activities will not be enough if we do not remove some of the already existing ones.
Lots of people think that sustainable development means protecting the environment. What is it exactly? Sustainability often does include protecting the environment, but is also a lot more comprehensive: environmental issues do play a very important role, but so do economic and social challenges. One of the reasons for thinking that sustainability means protecting the environment probably comes from the fact that environmental challenges have now been added to the economic (and now social) criteria in the overall company or organisation management approach. However, it has not replaced them! Let’s use an example to really help understand the issue. Today, there
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