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Category: Sustainable Business :: Socially-Responsible Investing
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It Could Only Cost 1% of GDP to Solve Global Water Crises 21.1.2020 WRI Stories
It Could Only Cost 1% of GDP to Solve Global Water Crises Comments|Add Comment|PrintA well provides water in Jedane, Ethiopia. Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael Lindsey/U.S. Navy Statistics on global water challenges are daunting: 3 billion people don’t have basic handwashing facilities. A quarter of the world’s population live in countries facing extremely high water stress. There are more than 500 dead zones — areas of the ocean without enough oxygen for most marine... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Driving a zero-emissions future: GM’s holistic approach to meeting long-term energy goals 20.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: CMS Enterprises talks with global sustainability leader Rob Threlkeld of General Motors about the roles renewable energy plays in helping GM meet its energy and business goals.
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BlackRock goes green? Investment giant joins Climate Action 100+ amid controversy 13.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
The move comes just a month after the firm was accused of being 'full of greenwash' by former US Vice President Al Gore.
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Can mission-driven food companies scale up without selling out? 13.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
Often, businesses struggle to maintain their original values in the name of shareholder demands. What will it take to change that?
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Q&A: Tom Steyer on crushing billionaires like himself and the lie of civility in Washington 11.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer talks with the L.A. Times editorial board about the economy, the political moment and climate change.

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20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2020 6.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
These corporate execs are casting a new mold for embracing environmental, social and governance factors at the highest levels.
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2019 was the year that… 30.12.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
It was a very good year, except when it wasn't.
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We’re Underestimating How Many People Lack Sanitation – and Ignoring the Best Solution for Many Cities 18.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
In the urban neighborhood known as Kosovo Village in Nairobi, Kenya, 95% of residents defecate in communal or shared facilities where untreated human waste drains directly into a nearby river. During a storm, fetid and polluted waters flood the riverbanks, ...
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We're Underestimating How Many People Lack Sanitation Services—and Ignoring the Best Solution for Many Cities 18.12.2019 WRI Stories
We're Underestimating How Many People Lack Sanitation Services—and Ignoring the Best Solution for Many Cities Comments|Add Comment|PrintPolluter waterways carry impacts of poor sanitation citywide. Photo by SusanA Secretariat/Flickr In the urban neighborhood known as Kosovo Village in Nairobi, Kenya, 95% of residents defecate in communal or shared facilities where untreated human waste drains directly into a nearby river. During a storm, fetid and polluted waters flood the riverbanks,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Life along Pakistan's mountain highway, where China is investing billions of dollars 15.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Karakoram Highway revamp is a key part of China's trade and infrastructure initiative in the region, and local communities' expectations are high.
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Putting People at the Center of Climate Action 12.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
This commentary explores the social and economic benefits that climate action can deliver and uses real world examples to show how these benefits can be used to further equity and ensure a just transition to a new climate economy. In ...
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The energy sector’s carbon emissions are rising, not falling — can COP25 turn it around? 10.12.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
This year’s United Nations Climate Change Summit (COP25) opened in Madrid against a backdrop of mounting urgency. In the last 12 months, the U.N.’s climate science body, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has issued two special reports raising stark warnings of the risks climate change poses to food security and the oceans. 
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As the climate crisis grows, Big Oil finds itself over a barrel 9.12.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The sector is facing strong headwinds from activists, investors and governments, pitting the companies’ relentless growth ambitions against the worsening signs of climate change.
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Investor interest fuels SASB adoption, inspires new GRI tax disclosure standard 9.12.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The argument for discussing financial metrics alongside environmental, social and governance data gains new supporters.
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Regenerating natural capital in the rainforests of Costa Rica 6.12.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The land impact investing company Blacksheep Regenerative Resource Management wants to use the power of business for conservation.
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12 Reasons Climate Action Is Good for the United States Economy 27.11.2019 THE CITY FIX
The United States is the only nation that doesn’t show up in the list of countries currently committed to the Paris Agreement. But that doesn’t mean most Americans aren’t trying to do their part. In fact, U.S. states, cities and ...
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In Duluth, skiers (and bikers, hikers, climbers and others) step up to build trails 27.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Duluth has developed a reputation as an outdoor recreation mecca — especially after Outside Magazine dubbed it America's best town in 2014. But the trails that reputation is built on would not be possible without passionate volunteers, who have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to build them.
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Fight or switch? How the low-carbon transition is disrupting fossil fuel politics 27.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Global fossil fuel and overall energy consumption are still rising. But the new focus on them shows that the end is near.
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Report Report: Carbon bubble, resilient ag, water-smart future, SDG finance 26.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
A round-up of recent reports on sustainable business and clean technology.
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S&P Global plans to acquire RobecoSAM's ESG ratings business 26.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
This is the S&P's latest move in accelerating and scaling up its environmental social governance expertise.
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