“The New Deal on Energy for Africa sets the ambitious target of universal access by 2025, which means bringing modern energy to 900 million people in sub-Saharan Africa,” said Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank Group.
Category: 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.
As we move into the new year, one major question continues to emerge: In an election year, will Congress be able to pass anything? Somewhat surprisingly, though, there is one issue that Congress continues to move on, and which could yield modest gains for consumers and businesses alike.
The Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee has publicly committed to make this the first ‘net positive Super Bowl’ — meaning they plan to do more good than harm for Bay Area communities, socially, environmentally, and economically.
A Bay Area partnership seeks to learn more about the effects of California’s drought and find new ways to conserve, recycle and locally source water.
Mega investment firms are not too big to fail sustainability. Not all investment portfolios return above-average performance to their investors. We should hope for more, but set our expectations for mega investment firms in the same way.
With a $5,000 teacher grant, an Earth Science teacher spent six weeks in India documenting the global water crisis to make sustainability relevant for suburban Connecticut students.
For the food and beverage industry, 2015 was a year of bold commitments. So, as we look to the year ahead, what will 2016 bring? Elisabeth Comere, director of environment and government affairs for Tetra Pak, makes her predictions.
California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris launched an investigation into ExxonMobil for failing to report climate change risks to shareholders and lying to the public about those risks.
At nearly 15,000 feet above sea level, the highland regions surrounding Peru’s Mount Salkantay are home to the most elevated forests in the world. But locals say these forests are under threat.
Not one of the 23 American oil and gas companies in the S&P 500 index included the potential impact of an international climate agreement in their most recent disclosures.
Last week, David Koch resigned from the board of the American Museum of Natural History after 23 years. Environmental groups have been clamoring for his departure for years due to his anti-science stance on climate change. Should they declare victory, or is this all part of a Koch Industries rebranding scheme?
Lynn Jurich, co-founder and CEO of Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the U.S., looks to the future of the energy industry and the factors catalyzing clean energy adoption.