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Have a Corporate Cause? 3 Strategies for Teaming Up With Teachers

Companies that partner with teachers do more than create company advocates. They give students a lesson in humanity, take weight off teachers’ shoulders,…

Corporate Giants Favor New Carbon Tax

The Climate Leadership Council has launched a new campaign to promote its carbon tax plan, but even its own strategic partners WRI and…

Can Farming the Ocean Help Save the Planet?

Aquaculture can be a win for the economy and the environment -- creating rural jobs and providing healthy, local seafood, argues Robert Jones…

Coastal Wetlands and Flood Damage Reduction: Can Insurance Save Wetlands?

Collaborative research carried out by insurers, engineers and conservationists identifies solutions to reduce risks and protect coastal communities.

Making the Switch: Smart Technology and Grid Reform for the 21st Century

The Department of Energy estimates that $100 billion in public- and private-sector investment could fully modernize the American energy grid and save consumers…

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…