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 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.
While the Indian government is very progressive in its policies regarding energy, there is a hard stop when there is a perceived threat to economic growth.
A coalition of environmental groups and farmers are trying to stay the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s October 2014 decision to approve Enlist Duo, a powerful new herbicide.
The Aluminaire House, the first metal prefabricated house built in the U.S., will move to Palm Springs, the epicenter of mid-century modern architecture.
The Episcopal Church made history in 1971 when it filed the first shareholder resolution by a religious organization. The company in question was General Motors, and the resolution called on the company to withdraw its business in South Africa. It was both church history and business history.
According to the U.K.-based human rights group Global Witness, 147 people were murdered in 2012 for their environmental activism (the latest year data is available), compared to 51 in 2002.