Category: 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: The Rise Of The Sharing Economy
Patagonia has announced an investment in Yerdle, a startup where users can use a smartphone app to give and receive things for free.
The award of a competitive 10-year power supply contract with MG2 Tribal Energy’s Walnut Creek wind farm puts the GSA on track to meet 2020 renewable energy goals.
Tidal flooding “has simply become a fact of life.” By 2045, some coastal communities will face flooding 24 times a year – or twice a month, the Union of Concerned Scientists says. This video puts those risks in context.
That product we sterilize cuts, bites and scrapes with is amazing stuff. Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) has been used for years to extend the life of produce during shipments. Now an Israeli company that manufactures proprietary mixtures containing the ingredient thinks we can do better than that: If stabilized, H2O2 can extend the life of foods in shipments, well, can’t it help solve famine?
SPECIAL SERIES: Sustainably Attired
You’ve just sold your unwanted clothes to a thrift store or donated them to a nonprofit charity with the hope that they will find a second life and stay out of the landfill. But what happens when secondhand stores can’t sell used clothing?