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.
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.
A school district in Indiana rescued more than 11,200 food items in five months, with the help of Chartwells K12 and K12 Food Rescue. And organizers say the program also catalyzes student leadership around sustainability.
Today, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works will start hearings to “modernize the Endangered Species Act.” NASA and the Department of Energy could also soon find themselves in the Congressional hot seat.
How do average citizens sort out the inaccurate information that courses across the Internet? The answer to that question might be more difficult than predicting the future of our changing climate, argues 3p’s Carl Nettleton.
Sixty percent of companies with revenues greater than $1 billion said the current administration will have “no impact” on their sustainability strategy.
A leading research scholar on business and human rights says she will no longer serve as an advisor for ExxonMobil due to the company’s ongoing litigation against state attorneys general and NGOs.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is leasing 10 acres of what used to be peanut and soybean fields for a solar array. The installation will provide about half the electricity needs for his hometown of Plains, Georgia.
The rusty patched bumblebee was to appear on the endangered species list last week. But that will be delayed for at least five weeks due to a federal regulatory freeze. Some conservation groups hold out hope that the bee will have its day, but others aren’t so sure.