Robert Kropp is a freelance journalist who writes on sustainability, environment and corporate social responsibility.
April 23, 2015
In a recent letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission, a coalition of investors criticized disclosure by major oil and gas companies, arguing that climate risk is changing the economics of the industry.
April 8, 2015
A new study finds growing interest in conservation investing, with forecasts that private investment in the sector will grow to $6 billion by 2018, joining some $30 billion in public investment.
March 19, 2015
Good news for food: donut giant agrees to remove nanomaterial, while Dow pledges increased disclosure on the impacts of a controversial herbicide.
March 5, 2015
As You Sow and the NRDC report that companies’ insufficient practices and lack of strong recycling policies are factors in low recycling rates in the United States.
January 20, 2015
Investors know what has to be done to prevent the worst effects of climate change. But giving up fossil fuels now could still spell short-term losses.
December 4, 2014
US SIF's biennial Trends Report reveals that consideration of ESG factors has boosted sustainable assets, which now total $6.57 trillion in the U.S.
November 12, 2014
With extreme weather events on the rise, distributed power and green technologies are the way to go, according to Clean Energy Group's recent report.
October 22, 2014
The apparel company seeks to help officials who will support advancing renewable energy.
October 15, 2014
In a letter to the EPA, investors with more than $300 billion in assets under management call for regulation of methane emissions.
October 6, 2014
As part of the Montreal Pledge, investors committed to measuring and publicly disclosing the carbon footprint of their portfolios every year.