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.

Volunteers from Barclays repack squash into pantry bags at City Harvest's Food Rescue Facility in Long Island City.

Why Don’t More Businesses Donate Excess Food?

Though the reasons vary for restaurants and stores choosing not to donate their leftovers, the main cause is a “misunderstanding of how food liability works.”

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FEMA: Plan for Climate Change or Risk Emergency Funding

The debate over whether climate change is man made is a perennial debate in the halls of many state governments, especially around election time. But FEMA has a new message: Include projections on how to deal with climate change in mitigation plans, or lose federal funding for future emergencies.

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Solving Food Waste and Hunger Through Food Rescue

City Harvest collects excess food, both prepared and uncooked, from restaurants, cafeterias, hotels and grocery stores — any commercial or nonprofit organization that wishes to donate. They then give away all the food on the same day to some 400 community programs around New York City.

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The Pathway to a Stronger Clean Power Plan

Renewable energy growth shows the way to much greater cuts in power plant emissions — and it’s affordable, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists.

Triple Pundit was one of hundreds of organizations to attend the annual SXSW Eco conference in Austin last week. This post is part of our ongoing coverage.

After the Climate Summit: The U.N.’s Way Forward

As a group of sustainability professionals, nonprofit leaders and reporters filed into a U.N. panel discussion at SXSW Eco, we all had one question on our minds: What happens next?

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It’s High Time to Overhaul Water Pricing

Recent events highlight the pressing need to overhaul U.S. water policies, usage and pricing, veteran water journalist and author Cynthia Barnett writes in an article for Ensia.