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.
All eyes are on the presidential election. But it’s important to remember that, come November, Americans will be voting for far more than just who will lead the country.
SPECIAL SERIES: Rethink Reuse
To examine how innovative reuse and recycling can address our growing waste problem, we broke down America’s largest waste streams and highlighted company and nonprofit efforts that cut them down to size.
Identifying the lead driver, or drivers, behind your company’s interest in offsets will help to guide how you design your program and what type of offsets to pursue.
California’s emissions standards for heavy-duty trucks protect the health of both truck drivers and the environment. But some companies still think they can shirk the rules.
350.org’s outside counsel requested a meeting with the Congressional Science Committee last month to discuss Lamar Smith’s subpoenas and issues related to climate change science. According to 350.org, however, its request to meet Smith and the committee has been denied.
The growing demand for avocados has led produce brokers and retailers to look beyond California as a place to cultivate this savory and creamy fruit. It’s reportedly leading to pine forest eradication in Mexico.
North Carolina’s coal ash debate just got louder. Environmental activist Erin Brockovich and Environmental Working Group want the Environmental Protection Agency to get busy and set better rules regarding hexavalent chromium in drinking water, a chemical that is found in coal ash ponds like the ones Duke Energy maintains in North Carolina.
While American politicians continue to debate the efficacy of a carbon tax, external stakeholders are lining up in support. Check out what they have to say before you make up your mind.
The American Chemistry Council insists via a commissioned report that plastic has an environmental impact far smaller than alternative materials such as glass and aluminum.