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.

palm oil plantation

Palm Oil Industry Threatens Indonesian Biodiversity

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.

Philadelphia

Philadelphia More Than Doubles Recycling Rate

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.

Saguaro cacti at sunset; SE of San Manuel, AZ

Arizona to Roll Back Efficiency Standards

Last week the bipartisan Arizona Corporation Commission quietly passed a resolution to essentially repeal efficiency standards set in 2010.

geronimo energy wind farm

U.S. Government Achieves Renewable Energy Goals

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.