On Wednesday, the GRI announced the launch of the world’s first Global Reporting Standards for sustainability reporting. These new standards give businesses large and small a common language for reporting non-financial information. They dovetail with recent global initiatives, including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement, in advancing integrated, un-siloed cooperation and transparency to … Continued
Author: Thomas Schueneman
Cost pressures, untested materials and lagging standards: These and other issues now confront an industry still finding its way in a burgeoning marketplace. But DuPont says such challenges needn’t be any more than a bump in the road for the solar industry.
The door was opened in Paris, and last week we stepped through the threshold, once again affirming the Art of the Possible. How did this happen? And what happens now?
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Air travel connects people, creates economic opportunity and support sustainable urban development. But it isn’t all pie-in-the-sky. Significant challenges remain if we are to meet the development and climate goals outlined by United Nations — and aviation will play a huge role in a low-carbon future.
When heading out into unfamiliar territory, a map or a compass can keep us on course. Fortunately, there is such a “compass” for businesses staking their claim in a sustainable new energy economy.
Ten years after the release of former Vice President Al Gore’s landmark documentary, “An Inconvenient Truth,” 3p’s Tom Schueneman takes a moment to thank Gore for changing his life.
As people around the world celebrate Earth Day and world leaders gather in New York to sign the Paris Agreement, 3p’s Tom Schueneman explores how a sustainable future may look.
Of course it’s no surprise that the world’s most wealthy and powerful people use whatever means at their disposal to protect their wealth. On the other hand, the Panama Papers leak is a stark reminder of the need to align our values with our functioning global economy if there is any hope of achieving our higher aspirations.
“We want to be clear … that the court’s decision does not overturn the policy or decide its legal merits,” John Coequyt, who heads up climate campaigns for the Sierra Club, said in a telephone press conference on Thursday.
The Paris Agreement and SDGs integrate the highest aspirations of the world community, defining the path for a world in transformation. Every sector of global society is called upon to be part of the process. For CEO Michael Meehan, engaging this multi-stakeholder approach is the foundation for the future of GRI and sustainability reporting in the context of our transformative economy.