environmental impacts

Engage the Chain: An Investor Guide to Engaging the Food Sector on Sustainability Risks

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By Brooke Barton, Senior Director, Ceres 

In April, Greenpeace released video footage showing that a palm oil supplier for major food companies, the Hayel Saeed Anam Group was destroying large swaths of rainforest in Indonesia, despite concerted efforts by industry stakeholders to stop forest destruction in palm oil supply chains. The repercussions for Hayel Saeed Anam Group are still unfolding, but recent history suggests that the outcome may well involve financial consequences.

Impact Reporting: BASF, Crown Estate, Philips Lighting and Natural Capital Coalition Share Ideas

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Reporting on the true value of social and environmental impacts is a challenge many corporates are tackling in 2017. BASF, The Crown Estate, Philips Lighting and Natural Capital Coalition recently shared their insights on how they’re building stakeholder trust and brand reputation by quantifying, monetising and reporting their environmental and social economics.
 

Companies Struggle to Reduce Environmental Impact, Says New Report

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OAKLAND, Calif., February 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ — The world’s biggest companies are addressing their environmental impacts, but it isn’t making much of a difference, according to State of Green Business 2015, a report from GreenBiz Group and Trucost.

Risky Business: The Cost of NOT Managing Environmental Impacts

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World Water Week: Water Cooperation-Building Partnerships

Creating a sustainable future for water
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For most of us, we don’t where our water comes from. Questions like, “is it safe to drink,” and, “is the resource secure” rarely, if at all, cross our minds. In America we have access to clean drinking water and a tap that appears endless. It often doesn’t occur to us that water is a precious and limited commodity. However, the fact of the matter is that water is a finite resource. Water waste occurs all of the time and for a multitude of different reasons, one of them being unsustainable agricultural practices, which accounts for nearly 70% of the freshwater consumption globally.

Toyota 2012 North American Environmental Report

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Welcome to Toyota's 2012 North American Environmental Report. Here you will find information about our environmental activities in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Information, data and stories cover all aspects of the vehicle life cycle—research and development, manufacturing, logistics and sales. We also describe our relationships with suppliers and dealerships, as well as how we support environmental stewardship and education initiatives.

New Introductory Guide for Measuring Environmental Impacts

New report identifies best ways to measure company’s impact on environment
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) London, ON, Canada - July 19, 2011 - Executives looking for the best ways to measure and value their company’s impact on the environment need look no further than a new report produced by the Network for Business Sustainability.

Called “Measuring and Valuing Environmental Impacts,” the report is specifically designed to help senior executives and decision-makers new to sustainability choose the right tools to measure their company’s environmental impact.

Buy Local Has New Meaning in Big Business

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Over the past few decades, procurement organizations have vigorously evaluated the strategic value opportunities in their supply base.  Some found leverage in consolidating and even outsourcing what they considered transactional functions.  In general, ‘taking the supply chain global’ to tap new and emerging markets has been the overarching direction.  However, shifting dynamics may now make ‘buying local’ a sustainable supply chain management strategy worth expl

Survey to Assess Sustainability of the Fire Suppression Industry

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Leonardo Academy is inviting building owners, managers and occupants to participate in a short survey to assess the sustainability of the fire suppression industry.

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Leonardo Academy is inviting building owners, managers and occupants to participate in a short survey to assess the sustainability of the fire suppression industry.

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