The palm oil industry is a threat to the Leuser Ecosystem in Indonesia. The 6.5 million acres of tropical lowland rainforests stores vast amounts of carbon in its peatlands and forests.
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.
Right on the heels of his historic climate agreement with China, President Barack Obama announced a pledge of $3 billion to the United Nations’ thus far underfunded Green Climate Fund.
The City of Brotherly Love has increased the amount of materials it recycles by 155 percent over the past six years. The city collected a record amount of recyclables – 128,000 tons – through its residential curbside recycling program.
Top companies plan to commemorate America Recycles Day by hosting recycling drives, spearheading education campaigns and offering friendly reminders of the importance of recycling.
Elisabeth Comere from Tetra Pak explains how the company is striving to meet corporate demand for more sustainable packaging.
SPECIAL SERIES: The Rise Of The Sharing Economy
Patagonia has announced an investment in Yerdle, a startup where users can use a smartphone app to give and receive things for free.
The award of a competitive 10-year power supply contract with MG2 Tribal Energy’s Walnut Creek wind farm puts the GSA on track to meet 2020 renewable energy goals.
Tidal flooding “has simply become a fact of life.” By 2045, some coastal communities will face flooding 24 times a year – or twice a month, the Union of Concerned Scientists says. This video puts those risks in context.