A recent court decision holds the oil giant responsible for massive violations of the Clean Air Act in Texas, the latest to show how little the company cares about the climate, or the environment.
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.
SPECIAL SERIES: Your Corporate Guide to Responsible Waste Management
The corporate waste stream can be complicated. Recalled products, expired pharmaceuticals and electronics containing personal data are just some of the waste items that can give companies pause: They can’t be reused or resold, but landfilling them wastes resources. That’s where secure destruction comes in — and it can even create clean energy.
While dozens of trade groups want U.S. President Donald Trump to keep his promise and withdraw from the Paris agreement, many leading American companies asked the White House to stay with the treaty — insisting it can be a net plus for business.
Columbia, South Carolina, is the latest U.S. city to promise a future running on 100 percent renewables. The shift is largely symbolic for now, but it shows how cities can drive climate action when the feds fall short.
Satellite data reveals that energy companies spilled nearly 1 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico last year — substantially more than these companies reported, according to a trio of Louisiana nonprofits.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the U.S. must move fast to avert climate change risks, but also acknowledges that too many coal miners have been left behind.
TriplePundit chats with Lynelle Cameron, VP of sustainability for Autodesk and CEO of the Autodesk Foundation, about biomimicry, Donald Trump and designing for a better world.
Will a Donald Trump presidency negatively affect NGOs and nonprofits dedicated to a science-backed policy agenda for regulating energy production, emissions standards and environmental protection? Ironically, these groups are facing record donations, and may be well poised to lead the public and private sectors.
Bangalore, the Silicon Valley of India, has witnessed stratospheric growth due to its booming IT sector. But it could all fall apart if the city cannot get a handle on its worsening water security problem.
West Virginia’s largest utility, Appalachian Power, indicated that solar and wind power technologies will be a larger part of the Mountain State’s electricity portfolio moving forward.
Scientists in lab coats strolled side-by-side with schoolkids from the Bronx and Lorax-lovers carrying Dr. Seussian-like Truffula trees. But also among the 200,000 participants in the People’s Climate March in Washington were Silicon Valley investors, corporate CEOs and working-class Americans from all across the country.