Cities in the world are talking about climate change and thinking about leaving fossil fuels behind for a low-carbon future. Here’s why:
“Acknowledging that climate change is a common concern of humankind, parties should, when taking action to address climate change, respect, promote and consider their respective obligations on human right; the right to health; the rights of indigenous peoples, local communities, migrants,..
CDP (formerly known as Carbon Disclosure Project) is an organization that collaborates with shareholders, investors and corporations to bring transparency to greenhouse gas emissions and climate change issues. Every year, thousands of companies worldwide report to CDP. However, reporting to CDP..
For many companies around the world, the time to respond to CDP Climate Change is approaching. In 2016, there are a few changes and additions to the methodology and questionnaire. The new requirements can seem overwhelming and companies may need some extra guidance when beginning to prepare..
Going green can be a driver for value and success in business. Companies such as Apple, Adidas, H&M, Levi’s and Marks & Spencer have already started their journey towards a greener supply chain. These companies, along with Panasonic, Walmart, Microsoft, Esquel and Hitachi, are the highest..
Construction is one of humankind’s dirtiest practices, and makes green construction a challenging idea. Conservative estimates suggest construction is to blame for more than 4 percent of worldwide particulate emissions, which is a significant cause of changing climate and deteriorating air..
CDP’s methodology underwent several changes for 2016. First, CDP came up with a new scoring system. Under the old scoring system, organizations were rated according to disclosure (their level of transparency) and performance (how effectively they are addressing climate risks). Organizations..
A crucial aspect of delivering sustainable products and services is sustainable packaging. In designing sustainable packaging for a product, companies need to answer a few questions, including: will it attract consumers to the product; how much will it cost; and will it provide needed protection..
Tech companies realize that sustainability is a good investment. Sustainability ensures business continuity by conserving resources. A company cannot produce goods and services without sufficient raw materials (e.g., clean water, wood, minerals, etc.). This, in turn, means decreased revenue for..
Many companies incorporate sustainability practices in all areas of their operations. From policies, production processes, products and services, every member of their corporate community takes part in promoting sustainability. As a result, their sustainability programs are effective,..