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President-elect Biden and leaders in the House and Senate have a chance to lead on climate change by standing up for forests.
December 30, 2020 by Alex Rudee
Overall, not a great year. For sustainability, not too bad.
December 28, 2020 by Holly Secon
A year of tragedy and chaos has also seen a dramatic leap forward for the global green economy.
December 28, 2020 by James Murray
'Everything that contributes to climate change is a mole we need to whack, and deforestation and other land-use change are becoming bigger moles over time.'
December 21, 2020 by Julie Nash
Sponsored: Most sustainability professionals aren’t clear about what biodiversity loss means for business and how to tackle it. Here’s what you need to know.
December 7, 2020 by Edith Martin
Absorbing heat and carbon dioxide, the ocean has so far lessened the effects of climate change caused by greenhouse gas emissions.
December 4, 2020 by Emily Kelly
Shareholder Jessye Waxman on why cross-commodity strategies are increasingly important and conversations with smallholder farmers are increasingly relevant.
December 2, 2020 by Julie Nash
Agencies are facing fresh calls to cut ties with laggard fossil fuel firms, leaving many in the sector with difficult decisions to make.
November 30, 2020 by Michael Holder
Nonprofit hails record year for climate, deforestation and water risk reporting, as investor-backed group eyes plan to cover land and ocean data.
November 18, 2020 by BusinessGreen Staff
Most companies in palm oil supply chain still do not report basic information on how they are monitoring deforestation, the Zoological Society of London finds.
November 12, 2020 by Toby Hill
A new engagement campaign could help reduce supply chain risk, according to investor group with $2.1 trillion assets under management.
November 6, 2020 by Cecilia Keating
The restaurant chain is designating some menu items with the “Cool Food” badge, which designates choices with lower greenhouse gas emissions.
October 23, 2020 by Jim Giles
While tree-planting events in parks or schoolyards make for great photo opps, we should devote far more time to acts of restoration and conservation.
October 22, 2020 by Heather Clancy
Countries already struggling with low crop yields such as India, Brazil, Indonesia, and Venezuela will be hurt most by a warming climate, researchers say.
October 21, 2020 by Hannah Seo
Compere's firm manages nearly $3 billion in assets — here's what she looks at when deciding to engage with companies and banks.
October 20, 2020 by Julie Nash
As the Amazon undergoes another wave of deforestation, a blueprint for halting the runaway exploitation can be found in Southeast Asia, where pressure campaigns on companies and improved government monitoring are finally slowing the devastation caused by the palm oil industry.
October 7, 2020 by Glenn Hurowitz
Confectionery giant warns businesses need to work together to fix 'broken' palm oil supply chains that further destruction of tropical forests.
October 7, 2020 by Cecilia Keating
It's time to respond with ambition, deliver on that ambition with action and speak up to secure wider change through advocacy.
September 29, 2020 by María Mendiluce
Should more climate scientists take their talents, skills and knowledge to the private sector?
September 28, 2020 by Himanshu Gupta
Here’s why policy on liquefied natural gas — which proponents say is cleaner than coal when burned — would test Democrats under a potential Biden presidency.
September 24, 2020 by Simon Montlake
The tech giant unveils plans for new Climate Science Information Center as it pledges to reach net zero emissions across its value chain by 2030.
September 22, 2020 by Cecilia Keating
Globally, cattle, sheep and goats account for around half of all emissions from agricultural production.
September 18, 2020 by Jim Giles
U.S. agriculture has made progress in the last decade. But it will need to do much more to address the global challenges of rising food demand and climate change.
September 16, 2020 by Richard Waite
It’s estimated that there have been at least 9,000 square kilometers of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon over the past 12 months.
September 15, 2020 by Brink News
Plus, why buzzwords such as ‘regeneration’ can be a crutch.
September 11, 2020 by Deonna Anderson