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Across the 48 states of the continental U.S., there is enough land to plant forests that could sequester the equivalent of about 5 percent of the greenhouse gases the country emitted in 2019.
March 29, 2021 by Mike Gaworecki
Central Arkansas Water partnered with green finance experts Encourage Capital and WRI to pioneer the first certified green bond of this kind. It was purchased by Morgan Stanley.
March 24, 2021 by Lizzie Marsters
Keeping trees in the ground where they are already growing is an effective low-tech way to slow climate change.
March 23, 2021 by Beverly Law
City construction leaves trees weaker long after the construction project is over and the trees have less of a positive impact on the urban environment.
March 16, 2021 by Jean-Claude Ruel
To fix fashion’s sustainability problem, we need a little less conversation and a little more action
Sponsored: The industry is on the verge of a climate revolution, but progress is getting bogged down by semantics and distracted by low-hanging fruit.
March 15, 2021 by Angela Adams
Forest could play an extremely important part in climate change mitigation if they aren't destroyed them before we need them the most.
March 3, 2021 by Nancy Harris
How three forest-carbon finance companies aim to differentiate, define and demonstrate viability at the dawn of an era.
March 2, 2021 by Wilder Person
More than 100 days after P&G’s voting shareholders sent an overwhelming message to the company to stop fueling deforestation, P&G still has not announced an action plan.
February 17, 2021 by Shelley Vinyard
The report also notes that number of companies making commitments is lagging behind in some regions, with North America languishing at 16 percent and Asia at 12 percent.
February 1, 2021 by Toby Hill
Criticism of banks' financing of environmentally destructive industries continues to grow, but a new report argues they could play a critical role in protecting forests and driving climate action.
January 27, 2021 by Michael Holder
Collective action and engagement are key to one of the toughest supply chain problems around.
January 11, 2021 by Heather Clancy
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
'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
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
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
Here's what to look out for when buying soil or forestry carbon credits to decide which is better for your business.
November 4, 2020 by Jesse Klein
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
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
What makes wildfires particularly scary is the climate feedback effect; the more wildfires there are, the more they release carbon and fuel more climate change.
October 2, 2020 by Sarah Golden
How to overcome common challenges with reaching beyond scopes 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions - to address scope 3 - and set meaningful science-based targets for climate.
September 21, 2020 by Cheryl Baldwin
A new paper from the Science-Based Targets initiative assesses a variety of existing net zero target setting practices and proposes conditions that effective targets must meet.
September 17, 2020 by Toby Hill
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