On Thursday, President Barack Obama established the first U.S. marine monument in Atlantic waters. Some stakeholders are elated. Others, not so much.
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 is the case with fake meats such as substitutes for the “bloody burger” and chicken strips made from pea flower, it may just be time to start recreating seafood alternatives, otherwise known as “analogs.”
At the behest of shareholders, financial firms are beginning to recognize climate risk as a material risk. But not Vanguard, America’s largest fund manager with assets totaling 10 percent of the U.S. stock market.
A review by Reuters of the signatories to President Obama’s 2015 American Business Act on Climate Change Pledge found that 83% also gave political donations to known climate deniers.
Asia Pulp and Paper says it is committed to forest restoration and cleaning up its supply chain. TriplePundit interviewed the company’s sustainability director to learn more.
Part social enterprise, part agribusiness and part reforestation venture, Symbiosis Investments of Brazil could become a leading market-based approach that meets the demand for wood products with forest conservation.
SPECIAL SERIES: How Cotton Goes Beyond Fabric - Sustainably
While most of us think of cotton as the main ingredient in our jeans and T-shirts, the crop has a variety of untapped applications across multiple sectors. And utilizing them could be a boon for small farmers.
These two big buy-ins mean the Paris Agreement is more likely to be ratified this year, or even as soon as this month. We take a closer look at what’s next.
On Saturday, several hundred protesters streamed over wire fences to stop the desecration of Native American burial sites by an oil company’s bulldozers. Not a great way to introduce neighbors to a new multi-state pipeline.
Solar combined with storage can serve as a resiliency mechanism to prepare communities to handle extreme weather events caused by climate change, and risks to the grid system which are becoming increasingly more pronounced.
The internet is something that over half the world’s population uses every day. Yet few consider that it is well on its way to becoming the world’s largest source of carbon emissions.
The Bonn Challenge, a global effort to restore and conserve the world’s forests, was at center stage in Honolulu during this week’s IUCN World Conservation Congress.