Sustainable lithium extraction in the eyes of the U.S. to compete better

Sustainable lithium extraction is in the eyes of the United States to compete better; specially as it is trying to speed up the decarbonization of its transportation sector; particularly, through the widespread development of electric vehicles. Firstly, according to an S&P Report, a trend in sustainable lithium investments, and other sustainable lithium recovery technologies will be key in the U.S. energy sector, industry experts interviewed agreed. Secondly, as the United States has less lithium resources than other major producers like China; or other countries like Chile, advancing in such technology will be critical for the U.S. Chris Berry, an independent lithium analyst and president of House Mountain Partners, said. “What we need to do in this country is not just bring more material on stream but do so more sustainably. Otherwise, it’s self-defeating.”

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Purpose-led sustainability that drives global growth and innovation

In the biopharmaceutical industry, a strong vision and nimbleness are catalysts for innovation that ultimately help propel a company forward. In addition to creating critical new medicines for patients, it also takes perseverance to think and act differently in order to deliver sustainable growth. With a foundation built on strong, authentic values, Takeda has gained a reputation for business integrity and high quality for 240 years. With more than two centuries spent serving patients, our deep history and heritage along with our values have helped guide us through our transformation into a top global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader and paved the path toward a sustainable future.  Earlier in the month, President and CEO Christophe Weber kicked off the 2021 Biopharma CEO Investor Forum with a presentation on our approach to a concept we call “purpose-led sustainability.” The meeting brought together the top biopharmaceutical companies to provide the investor community with insight into the long-term plans for leaders in the industry.

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Submission of the first United Nations report on our commitment to sustainability

Following the announcement in November 2020 that both Cambridge Assessment and Cambridge University Press are both participants in the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, the United Nations Global Compact, Cambridge Assessment has now submitted its first report on progress. Cambridge Assessment United Nations Global Compact Communication on Progress report 2021. The United Nations’ (UN) Global Compact is a global call to organisations and businesses to align strategies and operations with universal principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. 

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