Automobile companies are quick to tout their sustainability credentials, including more electric vehicle rollouts. But they also want the Donald Trump administration to roll back EPA fuel-efficiency standards. How can these two positions coincide? 3p takes a closer look.
Climate & Environment
This category is climate change in relation to sustainability and CSR and how these segments effect one another. This includes how climate change has started to cause a wide range of physical effects with serious implications for investors and businesses, and how the business sector discloses climate risks and manage them.
Investors and insurers with over $2.8 trillion in assets under management are calling on the G-20 countries to phase out fossil fuel subsidies by 2020. They went on to say public finance that supports fossil fuels is a “key concern to the finance sector.”
This week, the NGO Mighty reached an agreement with Olam to stop deforestation for palm oil and rubber development across its land concessions in Gabon, central Africa.
The average American family saves an average of $500 a year on utility bills due to improved energy-efficiency standards for appliances, according to a report released this week.
If Donald Trump and his team were to tackle climate change, he could genuinely help the people who voted for him. But are the incoming president and his GOP cohorts in Congress willing to warm to clean energy?
During the Munich Security Conference last weekend, some expressed concern that climate change risks could escalate social conflicts around the globe.
New satellite photos released by the NGO Mighty reveal evidence that a South Korean-owned palm oil producer is violating its self-imposed moratorium on felling virgin rainforest. But that’s not the only company NGOs say is breaking the rules when it comes to deforestation and human rights.
Aquaculture can be a win for the economy and the environment — creating rural jobs and providing healthy, local seafood, argues Robert Jones of the Nature Conservancy.
Norway keeps breaking records when it comes to electric vehicle sales — a trend experts say will continue. So, what’s the country’s secret sauce? 3p’s Leon Kaye takes a closer look.
According to a recent study, India’s air is becoming the deadliest on Earth — outpacing even China, which loses over a million people a year to air pollution.
Closer ties between the U.S. and Russia “would open the doors for massive investment into the Russian oil and gas exploration and production,” a former energy minister under Vladimir Putin said this week.
A team of researchers found a link between how climate change impacts untreated drinking water and the rate of gastrointestinal illness in children. It’s the first study to assess how future rainfall patterns may impact human health.