Assessing the Costs and Benefits of a Carbon Tax

While carbon taxes are often discussed at a macro-economic level, many companies struggle to understand what the impacts of carbon taxes would be on their own business. Aligned Incentives was selected to answer that question for four leading IT companies. The results will surprise you: insignificant to low costs, additional sales opportunities and the realization that carbon taxes would dwarf the impact of 700 other initiatives that IT companies could take. Feel free to download the executive summary below and contact our Managing Director Yann Risz at yrisz@alignedincentives.com to discuss the costs and benefits of a carbon tax for your organization:

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Show Me the Money: The Rise of Societal Life Cycle Costing

Selected to be a keynote presentation at the 2018 CIRP LCE conference in Copenhagen.

Co-written with Chris Wellise, the Chief Sustainability Officer at HPE and Matthew Swibel, Director of Enterprise Risk and Sustainability at Lockheed Martin, this paper explores the growing trend of translating the societal impacts of products into monetary terms and assessing those societal life cycle costs in parallel to traditional Total Cost of Ownership measures.

You can also download the research paper below:

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From Inventory To Materiality To High Return Investments

Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference, September 9-13, 2017, the Textile Exchange’s yearly conference in Washington, DC. Plenary session October 10, 4.10-5.10pm.

Jeffrey Hogue, Chief Sustainability Officer at C&A, invited Aligned Incentives to co-present their footprint and materiality work. Aligned Incentives’ Managing Director Yann Risz will address questions such as: How to develop GHG and water footprints that enable higher return sustainability investment decisions? How to move from optimizing for less emissions to optimizing for less damage to society and more business for the company?

4 STEPS TO DEVELOP A BUSINESS DRIVEN WATER STRATEGY

Energy Exchange, August 15-17, DOE’s yearly flagship event in Tampa Florida.

On August 17, 2017, Aligned Incentives and its client the DoD presented a session on properly valuing water. Specifically, Aligned Incentives laid out 4 basic steps that streamline the development of a financially and environmentally robust water strategy.

Click below to download the 4 critical steps to understand impacts, costs and risks of water for your organization, and how to identify water initiatives with the highest environmental and financial returns.

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We hope that you enjoyed the session – in case you missed it email info@alignedincentives.com to receive a personalized tutorial free of charge.

5 steps for boosting the business relevance of sustainability

Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) 2017 Summit, May 8-10, Denver, Colorado

On May 9th, Lockheed Martin and Aligned Incentives presented the 5 steps that enabled Lockheed Martin to:

  • Better support sales
  • Quantify risks in financial terms
  • Reduce operational costs
  • Boost ratings

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