Things are changing quickly at the UN’s environmental agency. As evidence mounts of the devastating effects of human activity on the health of the planet, a global clamor for even swifter action arose at an important meeting of the world’s environmental leaders earlier this month.+Read More
Advancing green business across Asia and the Pacific is “…a win–win for all stakeholders, but requires mobilizing vast resources of private capital and innovative management approaches,” the Asian Development Bank (ADB) concludes in a new working paper on “The Business of Greening: Policy Measures for Green Business Development in Asia.”+Read More
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The Council of the European Union is taking steps to encourage financial companies to increase awareness of the impact of their investments on the environment by requiring them to disclose how they integrate environmental, social and governance factors in their investment decisions.+Read More
“These activities shine a light on scalable climate action around the world,” said Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of UN Climate Change. “They are proof that climate action isn’t only possible, it’s innovative, it’s exciting and it makes a difference.”+Read More
Mohamed Abdirahman, 29, of Hargeisa, Somaliland established his own tree-planting program in 2015, the same year he graduated from the University of Hargeisa with a degree in Environmental Science. He is now one of 35 finalists worldwide in the contest for the 2018 Young Champions of the Earth prize.+Read More
The largest and most influential publicly traded companies in the United States are stepping forward in greater numbers than ever before with ambitious sustainability commitments.+Read More
Energy companies, around the globe are paying attend to environmental issues, as much as countries, states and cities are showing a renewed interest in green energy.
Amigo Energy a electric company from Texas recently ran an analysis of Google Trends data and state statistics related to the planet and environmental issues.
Between 1980 and 2015, more than 60 percent of the people who lost their lives as a result of climate-related extreme weather events had an income of less than US$3 a day, according to the reinsurance company Munich Re in 2016.+Read More
A new corporate sustainability index that assesses companies operating in Latin America and the Caribbean based on their corporate governance and environmental and social performance has just released its first listing of the Top 100 companies in the region.+Read More
Trillions of dollars will need to be deployed each year to finance climate action and sustainability, and China is leading the way toward raising these funds, finds new research released Thursday.+Read More
Standard ways of measuring community well-being and sustainability used by global organizations may be missing critical information that could lead to missteps in management actions, finds research that emerged this week.+Read More
A one-month worldwide trip visiting sustainable tourism initiatives is the prize that will go to the winner of a new competition hosted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to select the world’s most responsible traveller.+Read More
Reporting framework helps organisations to have a checklist about how much and what quality of data is needed for sustainability reporting. It can help organisations to measure, understand and communicate their economic, environmental, social and governance performance, and then set goals, and manage change more effectively.+Read More