Cambridge-backed briefing hailed as a vital resource for companies wanting to plan for the future.
The Chinese government has in recent months focused its efforts on environmental issues, but what does this mean for the prospects of a new global deal tackling climate change in 2015?
Few of us give much thought to where our food comes from, how it is grown or raised and how it gets from the farm or field to our table. We rarely consider, for example, the amount of water it takes in drought-stricken California to grow our lettuce,the impacts of access to water on corn […]
In a post for a blog series being produced by the Huffington post and The B Team, Mindy Lubber, President of Ceres, describes how policy makers in the United States are falling behind business when it comes to clean energy. She argues that more and more businesses are seeing the business incentive to incorporate clean […]
Earlier this month, when the Environmental Protection Agency announced plans to reduce power plant carbon emissions by 30 percent, critics were quick to rattle off tired arguments, claiming that the new standards would wreck the economy. But this time many businesses opposed these claims. More than 170 companies and investors, including EMC, Nike, KB Home, Starbucks, and […]
At the end of a breakout session at theBSR Spring Forum 2014 last week, Matthew Kilgarriff, the company secretary of Swiss luxury holding company Richemont, shared a thought: The market price for carbon is too low, he said. Companies should create internal pricing structures and charge departments for greenhouse-gas use, which would then be invested in […]
Today, 90 percent of what you own comes from far-flung regions via ocean, air, and land, yet the environmental impacts of transporting these products are not always clear. However, new approaches that increase transparency are improving the sustainability of the goods that fuel our global economy. We have worked with some of the world’s largest companies and […]