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Sep 18 2020
Sustainability is the ability to exist constantly. In the 21st century, it refers generally to the capacity for the biosphere and human civilization to coexist. It is also defined as the process of people maintaining change in a homeostasis balanced environment, in which the exploitation of resources, the direction of investments, the orientation of technological development and institutionalWikipedia
Oct 24 2020
A decade ago, Crown Holdings Inc. CCK -1.16% thought it would be risky to share data about its environmental footprint. Now the packaging maker considers it a business imperative.
“There’s always that hesitation to be transparent about all of your information,” says John Rost, vice president of sustainability and regulatory affairs at the Yardley Pa.-based company. “As we’ve seen theWall Street Journal (News)
Sep 21 2020
The past century is full of progress paradoxes, with unprecedented economic development, as evidenced by improvements in longevity, health, and literacy. At the same time, we face daunting challenges such as climate change, persistent poverty in poor and fragile states, and increasing income inequality and unhappiness in many of the richest countries. Remarkably, some of the most worrisomeBrookings Institution
Sep 18 2020
What is Sustainability?: Sustainability is based on a simple principle: Everything that we need for our survival and well-being depends, either directly or indirectly, on our natural environment. To pursue sustainability is to create and maintain the conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony to support present and future generations.
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Mar 19 2021
In 1994, John Elkington coined the phrase 'Triple Bottom Line, referring to Profit, People, and Planet'. The importance of all three together seemed more of a prophecy than a reality when it was written. However, everything that has occurred since has added further relevance and urgency to this notion: Human-caused emissions of carbon dioxide need to fall 45% from 2010 levels by 2030 and reachForbes
Mar 18 2021
THE GLOBAL PANDEMIC response has exposed an unsettling trend. Wealthier nations have been accused of hoarding vaccines – in some cases five times more than they need – while poorer countries could wait years for lifesaving immunization. A massive 90% of people in 67 low-income countries may not get immunized in 2021, largely due to higher-income countries taking more than they need. It readsU.S. News & World Report
Sep 20 2020
It’s become fashionable for investors to try to do good at the same time as they do well. Investment in so-called ESG funds—those that take account of environmental, social and governance factors—has doubled in 2020 and now totals around $35 billion. Universities and other endowments have been pressured to divest from all stocks associated with fossil fuels. Some investors argue that this kindWall Street Journal (Opinion)
Feb 18 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic hit nearly every industry hard. Clean energy braced for a massive blow, but as the pandemic stretched on, the worst of the pain never arrived. In fact, leaders believe clean energy investments could spur recovery from the economic devastation that accompanied the pandemic, driven in part by the new European Green Deal. Renewables are on track to overtake fossil fuels asForbes