2011 Going Green Survey
Executives agree: more than 83% say green/sustainability efforts produce cost savings. Read the full survey, sponsored by J.P. Morgan.
Consumers Are Ready for the Digital Revolution, Are You?
Learn about significant changes in consumer bill payment driven by demographics, the economy, regulation, new devices and other forces, plus ways to market ebills and Person to Person Payments.
Experts from Kellogg Company and J.P. Morgan Treasury Services answer Treasury Today's questions, "We are looking to make our treasury operations greener. Can you share any best practices that you have adopted in your own company – have you seen cost savings and an improvement in efficiencies in your processes as a result? Also, were there any 'softer' benefits to going green?"
U.S. Treasury Department Going Green
There is nothing quite like the threat of a debt default and a whopping budget deficit to focus policymakers' minds on cutting costs. In an effort to reduce the budget deficit, the U.S. Treasury Department is swallowing some of its own medicine by implementing the administration's Campaign to Cut Waste, which was launched in June 2011.
At JPMorgan Chase, CIO Guy Chiarello leads a team that's rewriting the bank's energy policy, and serving as one of the best examples yet of how sustainability and ecological soundness have clearly graduated from community relations to bottom line-focused enterprise strategy.
J.P. Morgan thanks Deloitte for permission to offer the following article from their newsletter, CFO Insights. Deloitte's CFO Program harnesses the breadth of Deloitte's capabilities to deliver forward-thinking perspectives and fresh insights to help CFOs manage the complexities of their role, drive more value in their organization, and adapt to the changing strategic shifts in the market. For more information about Deloitte's CFO Program, visit their website at www.deloitte.com/us/cfocenter.
CFO Insights: The sustainability imperative
Given the 2008-2010 financial crisis and the continuing global economic malaise, many CFOs have had priorities – or more accurately, imperatives – other than sustainability in the last few years, such as liquidity and sometimes even survival. The opportunities for increased revenue and reduced costs associated with sustainability efforts, however, appear to make sense for finance to steer the strategic course of their companies' efforts.
PayItGreen's mission is to reduce paper's impact on the environment by promoting electronic billing, statements, and payments.
NACHA manages the development, administration and governance of the ACH Network, the backbone for the electronic movement of money and data.
GreenBiz.com™, Business Voice of the Green Economy, is the leading source for news, opinion, best practices, and other resources on the greening of mainstream business.