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Posted: Apr 27, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
The air pollution in northern China is so bad that residents can expect to die 5.5 years early. The country loses about 9 percent of gross national income each year to environmental problems. It seems laughable, then, for me to tell you that China is in fact the world’s leader in green manufacturing.
Posted: Mar 26, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
These days when we talk about water issues in the corporate sector, we’re usually discussing the growing scarcity of freshwater sources and how to overcome major challenges through innovative manufacturing practices and otherwise. But, let’s switch gears for a moment and discuss that huge source of water that we also depend on for life on earth: the ocean.
Posted: Mar 24, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
In April 2014, the Alliance for Water Stewardship officially launched its International Water Stewardship Standard. The announcement followed a four-year, multi-stakeholder collaborative process, and opened the door to an innovative framework for companies and other water users eager to address shared water challenges and risks at the catchment level
Posted: Mar 20, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Challenges in managing water risks in corporate supply chains shed light on the ways that corporate risks overlap and interact. Activists’ and communities’ growing use of human rights language to protest corporate water impacts is an embodiment of this new reality.
Posted: Mar 12, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Collaboration between business and academia holds the key to finding the commercial logic for safeguarding natural capital, which will make all the difference to CEOs in the boardroom.
Posted: Jan 26, 2015 – 11:00 AM EST
Many of the recent successes in development and climate change have been achieved through public-private partnerships with the power to mobilize finance, expertise and knowledge. A sustainable approach to business can also help create decent jobs, improve public health, empower women and protect the environment.
Posted: Jan 16, 2015 – 02:17 PM EST
What are the economic facts, and what do they say about the business case for or against the project?
Posted: Jan 15, 2015 – 08:10 AM EST
Hospital food doesn’t have the best reputation for freshness, taste and sustainability. Virginia Mason is changing that as the first hospital in the United States to earn Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification.
Posted: Jan 12, 2015 – 11:05 AM EST
Obviously, sustainability reporting regards CSR. Yet, many environmental offenders do a lot of sustainability reporting.
Posted: Dec 29, 2014 – 06:00 AM EST
While sustainability parameters are often talked about in GRI reports, closer scrutiny reveals a narrow spectrum of operation for most companies.
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