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Nature: A Better, Faster, Cost-Effective Answer for Climate Resilience?

Living shorelines and nature-based solutions reduce climate-related risks to communities and infrastructure, says the Nature Conservancy.

Stormwater Solutions: Investing in Nature and Communities

Washington, D.C. joined cities like Seattle, Oklahoma City and Fort Worth, Texas, to implement a stormwater fee that charges landowners based on a…

Seeing a New Resolution on Climate Change in 2016

Entering 2016, a number of key factors are providing greater resolution of what a low-carbon future might look like, and how to get…

Chevrolet Invests in Grasslands Conservation Carbon Credits

The first-of-its-kind grasslands conservation project brought the USDA together with ranchers, Ducks Unlimited and others in a public-private partnership that will avoid carbon…

Harley-Davidson to Plant 50 Million Trees

The Nature Conservancy and Harley-Davidson are working to "Renew the Ride" and plant 50 million trees worldwide by 2025.

8 CSR Lessons from Clinton Global Initiative Members

During the recent CGI annual meeting in New York, members -- with a collective 2,872 Commitments to Action among them -- shared how…

China, The Nature Conservancy Work to Curb Pollution

It might seem like a strange partnership between a nonprofit and a huge nation, but it might work. TNC’s Conservation Blueprint project identified…

PepsiCo and The Nature Conservancy Collaborate On Recycling, Drinking Water

Rolling out recycling bins at convenience stores and gas stations, PepsiCo and TNC aim to boost the U.S. plastic beverage container recycling rate…

Sustainability Leaders Promote New Global Standard for Freshwater Stewardship

Predictions of a 40 percent global freshwater shortage by 2030 have inspired action. The Nature Conservancy, General Mills, Veolia Water North America and…

Business is Crucial to Effect Large-Scale Change

Businesses in all industries have the power to effect change, from Walmart to B Lab to Zipcar, each with its own approach. Some…

The Triple Bottom Line and the Wealth of Nations

From the local to the global, stakeholders across the public and private sectors are applying new data-driven metrics and methodologies to assess the…

Nature’s Fortune: The Case for Investing in Nature

In Nature’s Fortune, Mark R. Tercek, president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, makes an impassioned case that business and environmental interests can…

The Water Future of Cities Will Become More Dire

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and four universities recently completed a study that sounds an ominous note for the future of many cities’ water…

Shell 2012 Sustainability Report Promises Trust & Action on Environment

This week, Royal Dutch Shell released its 2012 Sustainability Report, which focuses on the environment and social issues around the world.

Deconstructing Rio+20 and Finding Some Inspiration

The diagnosis of the formal negotiated outcome of Rio+20 delivered by governments June 20th is nearly universally downbeat, while the assessment of the…