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.
Even as Hurricane Sandy batters the northeast and the media reflects on it and other recent super storms, no one is talking about climate change as one of the factors causing this new storm trend.
A number of recent developments by each of the top three natural gas producers show that they have been working to develop cleaner safer methods of extracting the gas from beneath the earth.
Omni Water Solutions’ technology allows the fracking industry to re-use water. But their ultimate goal is to have an impact in the world’s drinking water crisis.
The oil companies are wasting natural gas as they excavate oil. The World Bank estimates that in North Dakota alone, natural gas flares produce the same amount of global warming pollution as 2.5 million cars. The oil and gas industry wastes two to three percent of all the natural gas in the country, according to the EPA, due to flaring, leaks, and other waste.
In its most recent CSR report, Heineken USA announced achievements on community work as well as the environment. The green bottle is going LEED Gold.
The Horse Poo Bank offers you an investment in the future, supporting clean solutions for the climate together with breakthrough technologies in modern energies, “green” chemicals and nutrients. All you need to do is invest in horse manure.