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.

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Zero Waste, From Dream to Reality in the Philippines

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.

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How to Keep Biofuels Sustainable

RP Siegel asks Jesper Hedal Kløverpris, who is Sustainability Manager for Novozymes, how we can ensure that biofuels are being produced in a sustainable manner.

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National Pork Board Faces Legal Complaint Over Federal Checkoff Lobbying

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.

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Burton Snowboards Teams Up with Mountain Dew on Sustainable Fabric

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?

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Coca-Cola, Segway Inventor Partner to Provide Clean Water

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?

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Mississippi Coal Plant Delayed, Over Budget

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.

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Sustainability: Making Engineers Giddy

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.