Jacobs, a global technology, consulting, and business solutions company, has announced the launch of PlanBeyond 2.0, a refresh of its global sustainable business approach, aimed at integrating sustainability throughout its operations and client solutions in alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The initial version of PlanBeyond was ... Read more »
Putting Green, a climate change-themed 18-hole mini golf course located in the Williamsburg area of Brooklyn, New York and overseen by Two Trees Management, will open this summer. The goal of the initiative is to spark conversations with players of all ages on the importance of taking action against climate ... Read more »
Speaking at Environment + Energy Leader’s annual Solutions Summit, General Motors’ global energy manager, Al Hildreth, shared expertise and best practices related to addressing risk as we shift to a net-zero economy. Here are snippets of advice his keynote.
Signing an Executive Order on July 8, California (CA) Governor Gavin Newsom has asked Californians to voluntarily cut their water use by 15% to mitigate severe drought conditions across the state, and to protect water reserves and help maintain critical flows for fish and wildlife. During the last drought from ... Read more »
Johnson Controls, a global leader in building management solutions, has announced the launch of OpenBlue Net Zero Buildings as a Service to help customers achieve their net-zero ambitions. To inform the new product strategy and development, Johnson Controls surveyed more than 1,000 firms in North America. Findings revealed that over ... Read more »
Latin America is on the verge of becoming a global agtech powerhouse enabled by digital agricultural solutions at a time when the need for sustainability in the space is at an all-time high.
This two-part series highlights the urgent needs driving innovation in sustainability in part one, and leaders leading – examples of companies innovating for sustainability – in part two. The landscape of organizations innovating around sustainability has increased dramatically over the past few years. Today, we are seeing a broad spectrum ... Read more »
This two-part series highlights the urgent needs driving innovation in sustainability in part one, and leaders leading – examples of companies innovating for sustainability – in part two. If necessity is the mother of invention, we would expect sustainability to spawn a new era of innovation. While many organizations across ... Read more »
The farming industry stands to benefit financially from regenerative agriculture practices, Cargill chairman and CEO David MacLennan told members of the National Feed and Grain Association. In a study of 100 farmers across nine states conducted by The Soil Health Institute, researchers found that soil health management systems increased incomes for 85% of farmers growing corn and 88% of farmers
Announced in 2020, the much-anticipated Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) has launched today, aiming to help businesses assess nature-related risks and opportunities, such as legal liabilities and systemic loss of soil fertility. A framework for reporting and action is expected by 2023 to support a shift in global financial ... Read more »
According to Northeastern University School of Business, which offers an MBA in Sustainability, conscious capitalism emphasizes profits with purpose, and takes into consideration the interests of all key stakeholders, recognizing that some stakeholders like the environment cannot speak for themselves but are necessary considerations for sustainable business. Conscious capitalism is ... Read more »
According to The Trust For Public Land, an authority on parks and green infrastructure, parks are essential for public health, climate resilience, and strongly connected communities. Climate change affects everyone, but in cities, low-income communities often face the starkest threats. On average, low-income neighborhoods have fewer parks and green spaces ... Read more »