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.
One of the world’s six major oil and gas companies supports a global price on carbon – and no, this is not an early April Fool’s joke. In the latest version of its annual Energy Outlook report, BP recommends that governments set a meaningful global price on carbon emissions to level the playing field for businesses and let the market choose the best climate solutions.
Six months after billions of gallons of tailings waste barreled into the Fraser River watershed in British Columbia, Canada, local Aboriginal communities are taking the law into their own hands. They are enforcing the first-ever comprehensive mining policies for Native Peoples. The British Columbia government hasn’t commented on the regulations yet, but one thing is for sure: the voices are being heard loud and clear.
Target’s will double its “Made to Matter” product line, which includes a variety of brands that are made with organic and sustainable ingredients.
The derailments of two cargo trains earlier this week are spurring debate about whether crude oil shipments have a place on the rails that pass through America’s small towns.
Little about GM’s Technical Center in Warren, MI has changed, but this icon of modernist architecture has started a slow green building upgrade.
You may want to consider more sustainable flower growers that are on the market next time you want something delivered for that special occasion.
Sea Delight partnered with FishWise, a sustainable seafood consultancy, to create a sustainable seafood policy. With FishWise, Sea Delight will collect data on the seafood it buys and use the data to assess and monitor and create an evaluation framework.
The nonprofit foundation As You Sow tested 42 chocolate products for lead and cadmium, and found that 26 of them (62 percent) have lead and/or cadmium in levels that violate California’s Proposition 65 law.
SPECIAL SERIES: Sustainably Attired
The road toward more sustainable fibers will be a long one with plenty of failures and misses, but it’s necessary for a more responsible fashion industry.