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.
California is struggling to recycle its waste, including single-use disposable containers that are a lifeline for some of the state’s poorest residents. Meanwhile, more trash is finding its way into the Golden State’s landfills.
An ICF study, commissioned by Monsanto, claims that the widespread implementation of sustainable farming practices in the U.S. can prevent more than 100 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions.
The General Services Administration, which functions as Washington D.C.’s chief procurement office, will soon require its suppliers to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions.
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.