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The COSA Measuring Sustainability Report

The COSA Measuring Sustainability Report

  We recently launched  “The COSA Measuring Sustainability Report.”  together with five UN agencies of the United Nations Forum on Sustainability Standards, leading NGO's and global firms. It reflects lessons from nearly 18,000 farm surveys conducted over 4 years in 12 countries. The timing is fitting as food [...]

Ceres Newsletter: Fracking on the Rise in Water Stressed Regions

Ceres Newsletter: Fracking on the Rise in Water Stressed Regions

Ceres Newsletter - February 2014 Press and Media Press Release: New Hydraulic Fracturing Report Finds Texas and Colorado Face Biggest Water Sourcing Risks News Story: Report: Water Availability a Risk for [...]

[Climate Bonds] Unibail-Rodamco issues EUR750m 10 year, A+ green property bond, first green corporate bond of 2014 – 3.4x oversubscribed in less than 2 hours. The next wave of green is coming.

Unibail-Rodamco, a large European commercial property company, yesterday announced that it had placed a landmark EUR750mn green bond based on a portfolio of green buildings. The bond was 3.4 times oversubscribed with the order book reaching EUR2.5bn in under 2 hours! The first corporate green bond linked to property was issued by Sweden’s [...]

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Los Angeles’ vulnerability to future sea level rise projected

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Los Angeles’ vulnerability to future sea level rise projected

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Los Angeles' vulnerability to future sea level rise projected Posted: 18 Feb 2014 03:48 PM PST Los Angeles, a metropolis perched on the edge of a coast, can expect to experience sea level rise of as much as two feet due by 2050 due to climate [...]

Message to Policy Makers: BICEP Companies Have Your Back

Message to Policy Makers: BICEP Companies Have Your Back

  About BICEP Our Members BICEP Principles Resources BICEP Blog Company Spotlight Symantec, a BICEP member since 2009, is a global leader in [...]

Leaders Now Seeing Climate Change as Risk That Can Be Managed, Not Uncertainty That Can’t

Leaders Now Seeing Climate Change as Risk That Can Be Managed, Not Uncertainty That Can’t

          LEADERSHIP Leaders Now Seeing Climate Change as Risk That Can Be Managed, Not Uncertainty That Can't     I've noticed a decisive pivot in business conversations about climate change impacts from uncertainty — as just cause for delay or inaction — to a core business [...]

Announcing Science in Society #61 – Spring 2014 Reclaiming Science for the Public Good

When US scientists produced a report warning that the current level of greenhouse gas emissions would almost certainly lead to unsustainable climate change, the Bush administration did not simply ignore their findings. Instead, they changed the report to make it appear that the scientists’ conclusions supported the administration’s policy of [...]

Nordic Cooperation on fossil-fuel subsidy reform in developing countries: Assessing Options and Opportunities

Nordic Cooperation on fossil-fuel subsidy reform in developing countries: Assessing Options and Opportunities   Fossil-fuel subsidies matter: for sustainable development; for government budgets; for the poor; for women; and for the environment. Subsidies amounted to $544 billion (2012) and are largest in MENA and southeast asia. Reforming and [...]

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: New species of dolphin found in Australian waters

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: New species of dolphin found in Australian waters

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     New species of dolphin found in Australian waters Posted: 29 Oct 2013 11:30 AM PDT A species of humpback dolphin previously unknown to science is swimming in the waters off northern Australia, according to biologists. Thawing permafrost: The [...]

THE IPCC SUMMARY REPORT ON CLIMATE CHANGE: WHAT IT MEANS FOR IMPACT INVESTING

THE IPCC SUMMARY REPORT ON CLIMATE CHANGE: WHAT IT MEANS FOR IMPACT INVESTING

“ Highly recommended !  Hazel Henderson, Editor “   View online version  NEWS FROM MAXIMPACT AND THE IMPACT INVESTING COMMUNITY. ISSUE 06 THE IPCC SUMMARY [...]

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