The oceans provide us with some of the world’s most sought-after delicacies, from Alaskan king crab to succulent scallops, as well as the ever-popular tuna for a sandwich. Americans consume, on average, 15 pounds of seafood a year, contributing to a $60 billion US industry.
Unfortunately, the profits and perils of sourcing food from the open seas have given rise to dangerous, unsustainable and inhumane fishing practices used by unscrupulous fishing operations.
Over one year ago the FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) developed recommendations that help companies disclose climate-related risks and opportunities in their financial filings and help investors make better-informed decisions.
This post was guest written by Pauline Vogl, Project Manager, Sustainable Business Practices at Cisco.
The leaves on the trees may no longer be green, but Cisco employees are! Despite the changing of the seasons, employees across Cisco spent last week participating in local, environmentally-friendly activities to reduce their carbon footprints.
TOKYO, October 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL, maker of pioneering water and housing products, is accelerating access to basic sanitation in East Africa by transferring proprietary sustainable sanitation technology to Kenyan company, ACE Environmental Consultancy (ACE). The Green Toilet System (GTS) has been nearly a decade in development and has the ability to transform thousands of lives through improved access to toilets.
Surprising Findings revealed by CSE’s research on Sustainability (CR) and Non Financial Reporting in Europe
October 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) announces its annual Research for Sustainability (CR) Reporting Trends in Europe 2018. The research explores the level of commitment of European companies, through their common Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility strategic goals, and how well they measure their impacts and social value.
Organizations need resilience in the face of an increasingly broad and unpredictable risk landscape. This is especially true when it comes to energy and sustainability. Investors and customers alike recognize the effects of climate change and related weather events. And the pressure these and other groups are applying to drive change can no longer be ignored.
One risk that is particularity salient for companies is global warming and resource scarcity, as environmental changes inevitably affect some facet of every business’s operations.