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.

Real Estate Investors Finally Consider Climate Risks

$35 trillion in real estate assets will be at risk in 2070 if we make no changes to our current carbon emission trajectory. That figure represents about half of today’s global assets under management in any industry sector.

Trump Administration’s Massive Tax on Imported Solar Panels

President Trump’s decision Monday to impose a massive 30 percent tariff on imported solar panels will cause far more harm than good – for jobs, for our environment and for America’s ability to lead on clean energy.

Nike Leaps Forward on Renewables

Nike says its latest power purchase agreement, which will be sourced from a wind farm in Texas, will provide the equivalent of more than 400,000 average-sized American homes with safe and secure clean power while helping the company meet its RE100 goals.

Planting Trees Has Become a Big Business

A report issued by the World Resources Institute and The Nature Conservancy suggests that the planting of trees can accomplish far more than a good deed; in fact, restoring forests has the potential to scale and become a booming business.

U.S. Vehicle Fuel Economy Hits a New Efficiency Record

According to the EPA, average fuel economy for all model year 2016 vehicles stood at 24.7 miles per gallon. The overall average is a modest 0.1 mile decrease from the previous model year, but it is still a record. Not all environmental groups were impressed.