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.
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: 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.
This momentous announcement tips the balance toward a quick entry into force of the Agreement by the end of 2016 — if not by the end of September.
A new water conservation project in New York City deploys 50,000 oysters and 5,000 recycled toilets to help the Billion Oyster Project reach its 2030 goal.
African elephants and rhinos are disappearing in rapid numbers. Some say drones have potential in the fight against poaching, but can they really make a difference?