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The Blue Economy: from principles to practice 19.11.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
The Blue Economy: from principles to practice
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ESG ratings are confounding. For CSOs, that’s good news 18.11.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Investments based on sustainability criteria are on a sharp rise. It's a dynamic and confusing world. CSOs should rejoice.
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Needed: A systematic effort to monitor and report greenwashing related to the SDGs 18.11.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
There is a need for an independent institutional arrangement to call out companies that are overstating SDG commitments in corporate reporting or financing declarations.
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STATEMENT: European Investment Bank to Stop Fossil Fuel Lending in 2021 15.11.2019 WRI Stories
STATEMENT: European Investment Bank to Stop Fossil Fuel Lending in 2021 WASHINGTON (November 14, 2019)—Today, the European Investment Bank announced it will “end financing for fossil fuel energy projects from the end of 2021,” setting an important precedent for a financial sector increasingly concerned with climate risks. The EIB is one of the world’s most important multilateral development banks, providing about €16 billion ($17 billion) in energy finance per year. Following is a statement... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
The businesses that are – and are not – leading on climate change 13.11.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
The businesses that are – and are not – leading on climate change
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New Guidance Can Help Companies Reduce Water Risk, Improve Watersheds 12.11.2019 WRI Stories
New Guidance Can Help Companies Reduce Water Risk, Improve Watersheds Comments|Add Comment|PrintUpper Colorado River, Utah; part of the Colorado River watershed. Photo by U.S. Bureau of Land Management Water-related risk is a growing economic threat, responsible for over $36 billion in private sector losses in 2018. These impacts have triggered unprecedented action by businesses, including: Investments: In 2017, companies committed $23.4 billion to tackle water risks, across more than 1,000... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Sustainability-linked loans soar as green bond issues slow 11.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
In just two years, this new green finance vehicle has generated more than $108 billion in issues.
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5 Companies Where Tech & Sustainability Go Hand in Hand 9.11.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
5 Companies Where Tech & Sustainability Go Hand in Hand
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How companies can use tech to turn climate commitments into action and profits 4.11.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
As more companies commit to reduce their climate impacts, they must deliver on their promises to numerous stakeholders. Tech is a tool to help them.
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Oil companies aren’t making big investments in a low-carbon future yet 31.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
But some companies are showing an interest in it.
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From Thomas Edison to now, efforts in building a modern, low-carbon future 31.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
A greenprint, if you will, for nationwide decarbonization.
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Tips for overcoming roadblocks to a zero-carbon future 30.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
New analysis by sustainability consultancy Engie Impact heightens strategic urgency of science-based targets.
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Lessons from Phoenix on water management and equity 30.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
This article originally appeared on MeetingoftheMinds.org.
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4 ways coastal change is impacting Louisiana’s economy 29.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
4 ways coastal change is impacting Louisiana’s economy
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How cities and states can get more zero-carbon vehicles on the road 29.10.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Current mandates aren't enough and states need to scale up their efforts. Federal government also needs to support local efforts.
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Attention Investors: African Entrepreneurs Are Restoring Land and Making Profit 25.10.2019 WRI Stories
Attention Investors: African Entrepreneurs Are Restoring Land and Making Profit Comments|Add Comment|PrintCaroline Kariuki co-founded GreenPot Enterprises to help farmer-investors plant bamboo and restore degraded land in Kenya. Photo by Will Anderson/WRI. For decades, coffee was Kenya's largest export, and it still supports the lives of 600,000 farmers there. But disease and low prices have wiped out more than 40% of production. Coffee-growing families in the Mount Kenya region that could pay... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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What’s in a Question? Finding Innovative Solutions for Air Pollution 25.10.2019 THE CITY FIX
We know that air pollution is a big problem – for health, climate, food security and more. But there’s a difference between generally knowing that “we need to do something” and actually marshalling the allies, resources and power to act. Before we ...
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How tech deployment can turn climate commitments into action – and profits 25.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
How tech deployment can turn climate commitments into action – and profits
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Solar booms and surging investment: 5 takeaways from the IEA's latest renewables report 24.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
All you need to know about the IEA's projections for the global renewables market for the next five years.
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On the modernized, efficient and equitable electric grid 23.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
Innovative state-level policies can ensure safe and distributed energy for low- and moderate-income households.
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