Category: General

2.5 billion

The number of human beings in the world who will be affected by global warming, even limited to 2°C. What are we talking about? The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) defines Climate change as the “changes in climate which are attributed directly…

2

The number of years that have passed since the PACTE law was approved.      On May 22nd, the French PACTE law on corporate social responsibility celebrated its two-year anniversary. This offers the opportunity to explore the lessons that can be drawn from this text,…

24 million

The number of potential new jobs that will be created by 2030 as a result of green economy measures (Source: International Labour Organization -ILO- 2018). Today, more than one year after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the eyes of the world are on governments…

86%

The proportion of B2B companies that recognize that purpose is important for growth, but are still working on how to implement their purpose to influence business, environmental and social outcomes (Source: Carol Cone 2020). In addition, the study conducted by the purpose consultancy reveals that…

6%

The decrease in fossil fuel production and use needed over the next 9 years to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°C (Source: UNEP). In the midst of the health crisis, the Paris Agreement is celebrating its fifth anniversary. What progress has been made and what…

6 billion

The amount of dollars invested in purpose-driven European tech companies this year (Source: Atomico 2020). Investment in purpose driven enterprises has reached a record stand. The COVID-19 crisis is generating momentum for social and environmental change across the globe and we must seize this opportunity,…

5

facts of 2020 that make us believe a better future is possible. The 2020 pandemic shut down the world, causing that many look at the future through lenses of fear, uncertainty, and hopelessness. However, in NooS we have decided to start this 2021 on a…

150 million

Additional persons at risk of extreme poverty, with less than $ 1.9 a day to live, by 2021 (source: World Bank). The necessity to face new uncertainties The Covid-19 pandemic is transforming our societies at all levels. Although we have experienced health crises and major…

11000

The number of companies dedicating 1% of their turnover to socio-environmental actions across the world (Source: Axylia). Why more and more brands adopt such a contributory mission a.k.a. « Profit for Non-profits”? Is there any underlying opportunism i.e. “greenwashing”, “social washing” or “mission washing”? Companies, just like…

Tomorrow will be a great time

In Mandarin, the word crisis brings together two ideograms: Wei – danger, and Ji – opportunity. The danger, anxiety-provoking, reminds us of our almost animalistic primary condition: survival. Opportunity is a hope, which mobilizes our richest and most accomplished human qualities: our intelligence, our conscience…

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