Category: 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.
Everything, from our clothes to our houses, comes from the environment. You may not notice it, but your everyday actions significantly affect the environment. Sadly, it is not for the better.
In a major victory for opponents of the export proposals, the scope of the environmental review will be broad, and not limited to the PNW region as pushed by coal industry proponents.
After the narrow defeat of California’s genetically modified (GMO) labeling ballot initiative, Prop 37, supporters vowed to fight on. They shifted their focus to other states, including Washington, where residents will decide the fate of a similar ballot initiative called I-522 on November 5.
Public and private sector policies and actions centered firmly on climate change mitigation and adaptation offer us the ways and means to address twin economic and ecological crises facing U.S. society, and in a way that can reconcile the inherent short- and long-term trade-offs by addressing job creation, growing disparities in economic and social inequality, and the growing threats to ecological sustainability in American society, three foundation stones for the environmental justice movement.
Do your investments have exposure to assets linked to fossil fuel extraction and power generation? The recent closure of several large fossil fuel-powered plants in Europe demonstrates the risk for CO2-emitting assets to become stranded in a carbon constrained world.
In response to an unprecedented decline in bee populations, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released new pesticide labels that forbid the use of some neonicotinoid pesticide products where bees are present.
Farmigo is getting ready for its next evolutionary step, enabling entrepreneurs, or Champions, as Farmigo calls them, to start their own Food Communities. To learn more about the new program, I talked with Benzi Ronen, Farmigo’s co-founder and CEO.
We seem to have forgotten a precious, indispensable and dangerously depleting resource: water. Ironically, most companies have sophisticated and effective sustainability programs in place, yet water management seems to be one of their least obvious areas of immediate concern.