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.
The USDA suggests farmers could safeguard themselves against GMO contamination by purchasing insurance, letting biotech companies off the hook.
The Institute for Policy Integrity at NYU Law School submitted a notice of intent last week to sue the EPA to force the organization to put a cap on carbon emissions from fuels used in vehicles, boats and planes.
The city of Alaminos is pioneering zero waste in the Philippines. Under a new law, the public and all levels of government share responsibility for managing waste. Villages, local officials, and non-profit allies are working together to meet the law’s goals.
A report from the OECD profiles water governance across the LAC region and offers a multi-level policy and institutional “toolkit” for enhancing water resource management.
More than 800 million people around the world start their day without adequate access to clean, potable water. Water.org is partnering with Zynga, the creator of the social networking game FarmVille2, to change this.
The Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) filed a complaint with USDA’s Office of the Inspector General asking them to investigate the National Pork Board’s (NPB) potential use of federal checkoff money to support the National Pork Producer Council’s (NPPC) lobbying efforts.
The National Council of Chain Restaurants claims the EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard and corn ethanol production cost restaurants billions annually.
Burton Snowboards and Mountain Dew announced the new 2013 Green Mountain Project outerwear collection which utilizes sustainable fabric made from recycled plastic bottles. This seems like a win-win from a marketing point of view, but is it also a win-win from an environmental or sustainability point of view?
Net Impact rolls out the Small Steps, Big Wins Campus Challenge, an experimental campus competition that will change the way students look at these seemingly overwhelming problems.
Can the combination of Coca Cola and Dean Kamen succeed where so many other failed, helping the 780 million people who lack access to safe drinking water by adding more than half a billion liters of clean drinking water per year to the global water supply?
A report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis reveals that Mississippi Power’s Kemper County coal plant is in far worse shape than the company is saying.
Doing the impossible? Where do I sign up? My goal as a sustainability professional is to make sure that more people feel this way. I feel strongly that you need to meet people where they are on their sustainability journey. And it is a journey.