“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.”
-Winston Churchill, The River War
The world’s farmers not only must feed a growing population, but also cope with a rapidly changing climate.
Given the urgency of the climate crisis, agriculture is a big problem. Is it? Or is there another way to frame our outlook?
The corporate waste stream can be complicated. Recalled products, expired pharmaceuticals and electronics containing personal data are just some of the waste items that can give companies pause: They can’t be reused or resold, but landfilling them wastes resources. That’s where secure destruction comes in — and it can even create clean energy.
TriplePundit chats with Lynelle Cameron, VP of sustainability for Autodesk and CEO of the Autodesk Foundation, about biomimicry, Donald Trump and designing for a better world.
Of all the actions and orders in Trump’s 80+ days in office, none may have more far-reaching or long-lasting impact than the proposed “Energy Independence” executive order. TriplePundit obtained an early draft of the order. Tom Schueneman reports.
The risks inherent in a globalized linear economy are manifest. Resource and economic shocks reverberate across the globe. This increased vulnerability comes at a price.
If ever there were a canary in a coal mine, the wild bee in the almond patch is it: The decline in pollinator populations could have broad-sweeping effects for global agriculture. Ice cream purveyor Häagen-Dazs wants to do its part to save the bees — and one of its key ingredients, the California almond.
GRI announced the launch of the world’s first Global Reporting Standards for sustainability reporting. These new standards give businesses large and small a common language for reporting non-financial information.
Some materials used for solar modules already in the field show high failure rates. DuPont urges more stringent accelerated sequential PV solar
Power to the People: Enel Energy and the SDG Compas...
The Paris Agreement and SDGs integrate the highest aspirations of the world community, defining the path for a world in transformation. Every sector of global society is called upon to be part of the process. For CEO Michael Meehan, engaging this multi-stakeholder approach is the foundation for the future of GRI and sustainability reporting in the context of our transformative economy.