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.

Intel's 2012 CR Report is chock-full of impressive accomplishments, but the company still wastes too much water and produces too much chemical waste.

Intel Demonstrates Water Leadership in Semiconductor Industry

Intel Corporation has released its 2012 Corporate Responsibility Report, summarizing the chipmaker’s performance across a range of sustainability activities. The report – the company’s 12th – also provides updates on Intel’s progress toward its 2020 environmental goals. “Intel’s annual Corporate Responsibility Report allows us to transparently track our progress and aggressively work toward new goals … Continued


SBIO 2013 Semi-Finalist Interview: EOS Climate

Joe Madden, a pioneer in the North American Greenhouse Gas Markets, and Jeff Cohen, a 2008 Nobel Peace Prize honoree, created EOS Climate in 2009. Their mission is to tackle climate change by managing greenhouse gases with market-based approaches.

Moringa – The Superfood That Could Alleviate Hunger in Developing Regions

Move over, Iron Man. A new kind of “superfood” is emerging that promises to save more lives than your high-tech armor ever could. The Moringa Tree is a plant native to parts of Africa and Asia renowned for its nutritional value – each leaf contains seven times the Vitamin C of oranges, four times the vitamin A of carrots, four times the calcium of milk, three times the potassium of bananas and twice the protein of yogurt.


Let There Be Light-Emitting Plants

As fantastic as it may sound, an Israeli-American company is actually splicing the DNA from a firefly into a plant, to create plants and trees that may prove to be the sustainable streetlights of the future.

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Where’s Our Sense of Urgency on Solar?

The reach of solar will spread, the scale will increase, and the impact on people’s lives will be massive. But the crucial question is, when?

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Levi Strauss Creates Sustainable Jeans

Iconic brand Levi Strauss and Co. is participating in the effort to drive consumers to think about recycling in a new light with the introduction of their limited-edition Waste

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Christopher Arnold from Chipotle on Healthy Food Sourcing

For the first time we are seeing healthy fast food chains, such as Chipotle, rise up in the stock market. In this interview, PR Director Christopher Arnold describes how Chipotle is impacting the growth of organic family farms by making simple purchasing changes–and at the same time increasing their own profit margins. Companies like Chipotle are … Continued


Academic & NGO Partners Bring Climate Change Planning to China’s Yunnan Province

In recent years, more and more non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have discovered that climate change is severely influencing poverty-stricken regions of the world, many of which have made an effort to develop solutions in response to these negative impacts. Over the past 12 years, Green Watershed has worked to prevent increased detrimental environmental damage in the Lashi Lake area (below is the map of the area) and to maintain a sustainable way of living for local residents.


Charging Your iPhone Could Mean the Death of a Miner

How do we help companies operate cost-effectively to increase health of workers in a regulated manner? How do we enforce sustainable practices within these companies and help them be accountable for the health of their workers, as companies become more socially responsible?

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Unearthing the Value of Soil

Soil is the most diverse ecosystem on the planet. Just one teaspoon contains as many as one billion bacteria, which provide vital services to support the growth of plant species and the myriad creatures who feed on them. Without healthy soil, everything from human health and food security to the resilience and biodiversity of the planet is at risk.