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.
Solar Wind Energy Tower (SWET) is moving forward with plans to build an “energy skyscraper” in Southwest Arizona and another one across the border in San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico.
If you build it, they will come. In this case, the “it” was a series of bright, red drop-off bins installed at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. on Nov. 2 – set up by the iconic jeans maker itself and Goodwill to collect enough old denim to cover the stadium’s field and build a “Field of Jeans” to bring attention to the enormity of the country’s textile waste.
Last week the National Hockey League announced a major new push for sustainability through a new partnership with the energy services company Constellation, which will embrace millions of NHL fans in climate action goals along with its professional rinks and other facilities.
As is always our motto around the holidays: It’s better to give than to receive. With that in mind, this week we’re rounding up 10 crowdfunding campaigns to support this season.
Yesterday Rocky Mountain Institute and Carbon War Room announced they will merge, allowing the new organization more leverage as it fights climate change.
Last week in Lima, pledges to the Global Climate Fund topped $10 billion, with new contributions not only from wealthy nations like Belgium and Australia, but also from developing forest nations like Peru and Colombia.
Few companies illustrate this market-driven sustainability approach as clearly and successfully as Alpine Waste & Recycling.
Over 40 delegates convened in Ljubljana to launch the multi-stakeholder Global Ghost Gear Initiative in a move to clean up the fishing industry.
A three-year legal battle ended, with a Vermont folk artist being allowed to continue using the phrase, “Eat More Kale,” despite objections from Chick-fil-A.
Sustainable “edusystems” support healthy “ecosystems,” says Fund for Teachers; grants for summer fellowships keep teachers in classrooms and students engaged.