What happens when voluntary targets aren't sufficient?
As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency clamps down on "clean diesel" claims, new tests reveal problems ahead for diesel cars in the European Union.
Startups just don’t seem to be interested in opportunities related to sustainability issues.
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In advance of COP21, countries have come forward with voluntary targets, known as Intended Nationally Determined Contributions. But by and large, those targets have not been sufficiently aggressive to achieve the overall levels of reduction needed. We might need the strong hand of mandates.
As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency clamps down on “clean diesel” claims, new tests reveal problems ahead for diesel cars in the European Union.
Last week I attended the New York City Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator’s demo day, where the accelerator’s latest cohort of startups presented themselves to a large audience of investors and venture capitalists. The presentations were great, but one thing caught my attention: None of the startups (well, except maybe one) could be considered a sustainable startup.
A panel at SXSW Eco 2015 discussed how cars will become substantially greener and leaner in a decade, due in large part to advanced lightweight materials such as carbon fiber-reinforced plastics.
Increased access to artisan goods online uniquely benefits a rising demographic of sellers: women makers.
Low- and lower-middle-income (LMI) populations in emerging markets – those who make between $2 and $8 per day – collectively spend $3 trillion per year. What this surprising figure means for investors is an unprecedented opportunity to effect both social impact and financial return. So concludes a new research report by Omidyar Networks announced at SOCAP 2015 in San Francisco.
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We examine the challenges, triumphs and future of green electronics. How does the concept of a circular economy fit into a world in which everything is electrified? An editorially independent series brought to you by the Green Electronics Council.
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When it comes time to extend programs beyond the basics, it can be hard to justify the expense. Or is it? In this series we discuss the ROI of sustainability — what it means and how to track it. An editorially independent series brought to you by MeterHero.