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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How the Food Industry Can Tackle Global Hunger

By Michael Zacka, President and CEO of Tetra Pak US and Canada. With record breaking droughts in the U.S. this summer, we have reason to be concerned about the geopolitical consequences of world food supplies running low.

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Bottom-Up Innovation Gaining Traction

Some innovations that social entrepreneurs are bringing to the developing world would be extremely beneficial for us to adopt in the developed world. Ideas which were often conceived at the point of need are often highly practical and, given their customer base, must be producible at very low cost.

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Why Efficiency Won’t Solve Our Water Problems

The drought of 2012 has reminded us that water is a scarce resource, even though we pay fractions of a penny per gallon for it and expect that it’ll be there every time we turn on the tap. We depend on it not only for our drinking and washing and especially for the food we eat, but also for generating the electric power on which our economy depends.

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Why Water Scarcity Means Food Scarcity

Andy Wales, SVP of Sustainable Development at SABMiller weighs in on what his firm is doing to manage these competing challenges.

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Coping With Drought: How Crop Diversity Builds Resiliency

The best way to hedge against uncertainty in agriculture—just as in finance—is to diversify the portfolio. Whether the weather brings excessive heat or pounding downpours, some part of the system will be able to make the best of it.

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Americans Throw Away Too Much Food

A recent paper by the National Resources Defense Counsel (NRDC) found that American families throw out approximately 25 percent of the food and beverages they buy, costing an estimated $1,365 to $2,275 a year for a family of four.

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Five Problems with the Romney-Ryan Budget

A new Robert Reich video on YouTube breaks down the Paul Ryan budget plan, now known as the Romney-Ryan budget plan, point by point, explaining why it would be, in short, a disaster for this country.