CLIMATE AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Waste Not, Want Not

Sustainability in the supply chain pays off
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Ken Rankin | UPS

Now, more than ever, sustainable business practices underpin the efforts of global high-tech and electronics companies interested in bolstering their bottom lines and preparing for the future.

Sanitation: A Key to Urban Growth

Cities across the world need innovative, sustainable systems to help address obstacles created by growing populations.
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Peter Harris | UPS

As the world’s urban population continues to multiply, a multitude of challenges loom on the horizon.

According to an Oxford Economics study of 750 cities worldwide, the population of these urban areas is expected to increase by 410 million by the year 2030.

Unique Cities Demand Unique Planning

How Cities, Old and New, Can Plan for the Long Term
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Peter Harris | UPS

Today’s generation of urban planners are often influenced by the work of the late MIT professor Kevin Lynch, who, in his seminal 1960 book, The Image of the City, described the way human perceptions of the city—the way people orient themselves and navigate within a physical space—should affect city design.

Methane Emissions Are Risky Business

Methane is becoming a pressing “above ground risk”, a threat to the reputation, license to operate, and long term viability of an entire industry.
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I came to Environmental Defense Fund from the management consulting world, and was fortunate to bring a couple of lessons with me. A simple one is that successful companies keep a finger on the pulse of the returns and risks in their industry and core businesses. The oil and gas industry has a growing risk on its hands, and that risk is methane emissions.

New Report Shows Path Forward on Cutting Methane Emissions

Summary: 

EDF recently commissioned a detailed economic analysis of opportunities to cut methane emissions from the U.S. oil and gas industry. Our objective for was simple – show how leading companies can cut methane emissions quickly and cost-effectively.

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EDF recently commissioned a detailed economic analysis of opportunities to cut methane emissions from the U.S. oil and gas industry. Our objective for was simple – show how leading companies can cut methane emissions quickly and cost-effectively.

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