A leading plastics trade group has announced it has collected enough signatures to put the California plastic bag ban to a vote in November 2016.
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.
The American Progress analysis — conducted with data from the Center for Responsive Politics and Kantar Media Intelligence — found that the energy industry as a whole gave $84 million to candidates, political parties and political action committees (PACs), spent $163 million on television ads, and paid nearly $500 million to Washington lobbyists in the two years leading up the elections.
Our cluelessness as to what happens after the waste bag is placed on the curb is nowhere more evident than in the fuzzy logic of our waste-to-energy (WTE) debate.
In this post, Graham Russell explains how Alpine Waste & Recycling built on its initial success to develop a sustainability-focused service product that is unique in the waste industry.
Starbucks recently updated its animal welfare standards. They include phasing out sow gestation crates and cages for chickens, eliminating the use of artificial growth hormones, and eliminating the use of fast growing practices for poultry.
Solar Wind Energy Tower (SWET) is moving forward with plans to build an “energy skyscraper” in Southwest Arizona and another one across the border in San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico.
If you build it, they will come. In this case, the “it” was a series of bright, red drop-off bins installed at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. on Nov. 2 – set up by the iconic jeans maker itself and Goodwill to collect enough old denim to cover the stadium’s field and build a “Field of Jeans” to bring attention to the enormity of the country’s textile waste.
Last week the National Hockey League announced a major new push for sustainability through a new partnership with the energy services company Constellation, which will embrace millions of NHL fans in climate action goals along with its professional rinks and other facilities.
As is always our motto around the holidays: It’s better to give than to receive. With that in mind, this week we’re rounding up 10 crowdfunding campaigns to support this season.
Yesterday Rocky Mountain Institute and Carbon War Room announced they will merge, allowing the new organization more leverage as it fights climate change.
Last week in Lima, pledges to the Global Climate Fund topped $10 billion, with new contributions not only from wealthy nations like Belgium and Australia, but also from developing forest nations like Peru and Colombia.