What challenges do businesses face when striving to reduce their carbon emissions, and how can they effectively navigate this complex journey? Discover insights from Laurence Prinz and Daniel Mazuré.
In this podcast episode, Laurence Prinz, a Senior Business Consultant at BearingPoint, and Daniel Mazuré, Head of Environment & Climate at the UN Global Compact Network Germany, discuss the challenges that companies face in adopting sustainable practices and integrating emission reduction into their core strategies.
Together, they explore the multifaceted factors driving businesses to act, from political and regulatory pressures to economic risks and reputational concerns. Furthermore, the evolving landscape of environmental regulations, including the EU's disclosure requirements and the EU taxonomy, is discussed to understand how companies can benefit from embracing climate action. This includes cost reduction, risk mitigation, attracting skilled employees, and accessing finance opportunities. Real-life case studies showcase the advantages of sustainable initiatives and their impact on a company's bottom line.
Laurence Prinz, a Senior Business Consultant at BearingPoint, has a diverse background in international development and strategy consulting. She has worked with INGOs, foundations, and for-profit organizations, addressing topics such as the circular economy and human rights. Laurence joined BearingPoint in 2021 and currently works on business and management consulting projects, specializing in IT and project management support. Additionally, she leads BearingPoint's internal [E]mission Zero initiative, dedicated to setting and achieving science-based targets.
Daniel Mazuré is the Head of Environment & Climate at the UN Global Compact Network Germany, where he leads efforts to integrate ESG criteria into corporate decision-making processes. With a master's degree in political science, Daniel brings extensive knowledge and experience to the field of climate management. He actively supports companies in accelerating progress toward science-based emissions reduction targets aligned with the 1.5℃ pathway. His work involves facilitating capacity building and dialogue among peers, contributing to meaningful climate action initiatives.
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