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Will it become a check-the-box activity or a disruptive force? The answer is up for grabs.
May 11, 2021 by Joel Makower
Plus, how Salesforce sustainability guru Patrick Flynn is motivating suppliers to get on board with science-based targets.
May 7, 2021 by Heather Clancy
With income from sequestering carbon in its forests, the tribe has supported youth programming, housing, road improvement, and businesses development.
May 5, 2021 by Abaki Beck
Professional sports teams are making sustainable changes with the help of fan engagement and carbon offset projects.
May 4, 2021 by Kristen Fulmer
Plus, we chat with the Johnson Controls sustainability lead about inspiring climate action with employees and customers.
April 30, 2021 by Heather Clancy
A partnership between Apple, Conservation International and Goldman Sachs created the $200 Restore Fund focused on working forests as solutions to carbon emissions.
April 22, 2021 by Jesse Klein
The rules governing the voluntary carbon market remain inconsistent, and their enforcement is often lax. The authors make the case for a U.S. federal regulatory commission, akin to the SEC.
March 31, 2021 by Rory Jacobson
The question of whether carbon offsets actually help in the transition to a net zero economy is a thorny one for many companies. But many researchers insist that offsets don’t actually reduce carbon emissions and could make it harder to achieve a fully decarbonized economy.
March 15, 2021 by Kate Dooley
Companies may be relying far too much on “net” and far too little on “zero.”
March 2, 2021 by Joel Makower
A year of tragedy and chaos has also seen a dramatic leap forward for the global green economy.
December 28, 2020 by James Murray
The oil and gas giant ramps up its investment in the largest carbon offset developer in the U.S., as it increases focus on natural climate solutions in support of its net-zero targets.
December 22, 2020 by Michael Holder
You can pay anything from a little to a lot in the quest to combat the climate crisis.
November 30, 2020 by Jesse Klein
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
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
'One of the things that excites me about this current generation of environmentalism is the potential for indigenous peoples to be viewed as protagonists in the story,' said Julian Brave NoiseCat, vice president of policy and strategy Data for Progress.
September 10, 2020 by Shana Rappaport
Figures from BP, Shell, Unilever, Nestlé and BlackRock are among members of the new Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets.
September 10, 2020 by Michael Holder
One big takeaway: Don't rely just on internal stakeholders for risk scenario planning.
July 21, 2020 by Aaron Mok
While similar initiatives proposed by retailers have fallen flat, the company's status as a manufacturer could carry more weight.
July 10, 2020 by Jim Giles
U.N. aviation body ICAO condemned by climate campaigners for controversially changing CORSIA carbon offset scheme rules.
July 7, 2020 by Michael Holder
If not carefully designed or part of a broader carbon management plan, carbon offset projects can have the potential to negatively impact local communities and economies, and biodiversity and other natural resources.
June 16, 2020 by Julie Nash
In a situation where supply is limited, a circular model gets far more use out of the same supply.
June 12, 2020 by Garry Cooper