New Google Attribute Helps Businesses Promote Sustainability

Google now allows companies to appeal to eco-conscious customers by adding “recycling” to their business attributes.

Google Cloud Sustainability Summit

The Google Cloud Sustainability Summit brought together top industry change-makers to explore the latest strategies and tools that can help solve the tough challenges of climate change. Discover how you can unlock the potential of new technologies and start building for the future.

The Sustainability Summit is part of our digital Google Cloud Summit series. Our digital event has ended, but you can still view sessions on demand:

Original air date: June 28, 2022 9:00 AM PDT

00:52 – 07:53 – How Spotify is addressing sustainability as an engineering practice
07:55 – 33:20 – Technology that helps everyone do more for the planet
33:23 – 45:12 – A special session of StarTalk’s Cosmic Queries with Neil deGrasse Tyson
45:42 – 56:59 – Can we win the Race to Zero?
57:42 – 1:11:29 – From science to finance: Leveraging spatial finance for climate resilience
1:12:42 – 1:21:13 – Demo: Measure and reduce your IT carbon pollution
1:21:42 – 1:31:58 – How to manage the impact of climate change on infrastructure
1:32:42 – 1:37:08 – Achieving carbon neutrality with cloud-native analysis
1:37:42 – 1:47:44 – Building a more productive and sustainable food system with Mineral
1:48:12 – 1:55:49 – How SkyTruth uses Google Maps Platform to help conservationists
1:56:12 – 2:03:23 – First mile sustainability
2:04:42 – 2:13:56 – Demo: How to approach wildfire risk analysis for resilience
2:16:42 – 2:26:45 – Driving forward with sustainable solutions for fleet management
2:27:12 – 2:36:07 – Eliminate your electricity emissions with Google Cloud
2:36:42 – 2:46:51 – Green or greenwash: What makes for credible corporate climate action?


Helen Clark on Sustainability in Business

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark’s remarks to the Air New Zealand Sustainability Event on 5 October 2016.

8 Sustainability ideas that will change the world | FT Rethink

Diving into some of the most innovative ideas across retail, city planning, policy, technology and construction. Ideas that will truly change the way we think about sustainability in 2022

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A Disruptive New Model for Corporate Sustainability and ESG | Georgia Elliott-Smith | TEDxUCL

Georgia challenges the status quo of corporate philosophy, urging businesses to understand profit in the wider context of sustainability. An environmental engineer and Chartered Environmentalist, Georgia started her career as one of UK construction’s first Environment Managers. Following an Antarctic expedition, she became UN Special Junior Envoy for Youth & the Environment, speaking to young people around the world on environmental issues.

As the current Managing Director of sustainability consultancy Element Four, Georgia works with organisations such as the Bank of England, Nike and Deloitte to deliver more sustainable projects and business practices. A critic of traditional approaches, Georgia promotes “disruptive sustainability” – a combination of best practice and activism that generates purpose and drives actions necessary to achieve meaningful change in industry. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at