ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Computer sims: In climatic tug of war, carbon released from thawing permafrost wins handily

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Computer sims: In climatic tug of war, carbon released from thawing permafrost wins handily Posted: 18 Mar 2015 12:39 PM PDT There will be a lot more carbon released from thawing permafrost than the amount taken in by more Arctic vegetation, according to new computer simulations. …

Shareholder Successes: Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commitments on Climate Action

Ceres Newsletter September 2014 Press and Media Press Release: Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commitments to Protect Forests, Reduce Carbon Emissions News Story: Only $1 Trillion: Annual Investment Goal Puts Climate Solutions Within Reach (InsideClimate News) Blog: A Simple Equation For Closing The Clean Energy Gap (Forbes) News Story: Refracking brings …

RIA News: PRI Purchases RI Academy

STAY CONNECTED       RIA Newsletter September 2014 RIA News   PRI Purchases RI Academy We are pleased to announce that the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has purchased the RI Academy. This acquisition will strengthen the RI Academy’s content, expand its scope, and raise the RI Academy’s …

Exposed: Corporate cash is the lifeblood of climate change denial on Capitol Hill

  Exposed: Corporate cash is the lifeblood of climate change denial on Capitol Hill By Moyers & Company Wednesday, September 10, 2014 9:53 EDT 34   If you wonder why so many members of Congress are in denial when it comes to climate change, follow the money. This week, Forecast …

The Centre for Sustainability and Excellence to host its Advanced CertifiedSustainability Training in San Francisco

The Centre for Sustainability and Excellence to host its Advanced CertifiedSustainability Training in San Francisco Chicago, August 26th, 2014 – The Centre for Sustainability and Excellence, a boutique firm specialized in global sustainability (CSR) consulting, coaching and training, after having hosted its Certified Sustainability (CSR) Practitioner Training in 25 countries and trained more than …

SECURING FOREST RIGHTS, COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE

      SECURING FOREST RIGHTS, COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE   Community Forests: An Undervalued Approach to Climate Change Mitigation  WRI’s Land and Resource Rights project, in partnership with the Rights and Resources Initiative, released a groundbreaking new report, Securing Rights, Combating Climate Change: How Strengthening Community Forests Rights Mitigates Climate …

WRI Digest: State of the Union, Davos, and more

                   WRI Digest: State of the Union, Davos, and more STATEMENT: WRI Response to the 2014 State of the Union Address.In his State of the Union address, President Obama asserted, “The debate is settled. Climate change is a fact,” and called for greater urgency to tackle climate change. WRI’s President Dr. Andrew …

UNEP Finance Initiative: Sustainable Stock Exchanges

  With just under two weeks to go until the start of the 2013 Sustainable Finance Week (SFW) and the biennial UNEP FI Global Roundtable (GRT), I would like to thank everyone for their support so far, and for their commitment to Sustainable Finance. It is this support, that will change finance and finance …

Companies to benefit as CDP and GRI collaborate to harmonize reporting frameworks

Press release For immediate release: 6 June 2013 Companies to benefit as CDP and GRI collaborate to harmonize reporting frameworks CDP, the only global platform for companies and cities to disclose and manage their environmental impacts, and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), providers of the most widely used comprehensive Sustainability Reporting …

Bank Track: New Equator Principles to have deeply underwhelming impact on people and planet: Commitments on community safeguards and climate change far below what is required

New Equator Principles to have deeply underwhelming impact on people and planet; Commitments on community safeguards and climate change far below what is required Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 4 2013 Press Release The long awaited new, third version of the Equator Principles (EPIII) (1) will have a deeply underwhelmingimpact on safeguarding the rights …