VF Corp., the $12 billion apparel company that includes brands such as Timberland, The North Face and Vans, plans to root out deforestation from its supply chain.
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.
Last week ExxonMobil quietly announced it would remove a significant portion of its Canadian tar sands oil holdings from the books. The move was, at least in part, a response to concerns about stranded assets. 3p’s RP Siegel takes a closer look.
Local efforts are now poised to drive the country to a 21st-century energy infrastructure, with or without the federal government.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state’s support of solar power resulted in an 800 percent rise in the solar sector since he took office. But did that translate to more jobs? 3p’s Leon Kaye takes a closer look.
When Karishma Bhagani was attending high school in Kenya, half of the country was drought-stricken. So she invented a low-tech water purifier to make accessing clean water easier for her neighbors.
The North Dakota Senate is mulling a bill that would impose a two-year moratorium on wind power development in order to “save coal,” says one senator.
This week California Senate leader Kevin De Leon introduced a bill that would require utilities to source 100 percent renewable energy in less than 30 years.
Automobile companies are quick to tout their sustainability credentials, including more electric vehicle rollouts. But they also want the Donald Trump administration to roll back EPA fuel-efficiency standards. How can these two positions coincide? 3p takes a closer look.
Investors and insurers with over $2.8 trillion in assets under management are calling on the G-20 countries to phase out fossil fuel subsidies by 2020. They went on to say public finance that supports fossil fuels is a “key concern to the finance sector.”
This week, the NGO Mighty reached an agreement with Olam to stop deforestation for palm oil and rubber development across its land concessions in Gabon, central Africa.
The average American family saves an average of $500 a year on utility bills due to improved energy-efficiency standards for appliances, according to a report released this week.
If Donald Trump and his team were to tackle climate change, he could genuinely help the people who voted for him. But are the incoming president and his GOP cohorts in Congress willing to warm to clean energy?
During the Munich Security Conference last weekend, some expressed concern that climate change risks could escalate social conflicts around the globe.