I just spent a week at the 15th Annual Delhi Sustainable Development Summit in India, a four-day eco-extravaganza for hundreds of participants from go...
The world of finance is both data-driven and unforgiving. Capital flows toward the highest rate of returns and/or the most stable rate of return. But those markets are influenced by government policy, social norms, and consumer behavior.
While discussions of political solutions to climate change are beginning to circulate, we can continue with our own personal efforts to reduce our individual carbon footprints. This Valentine's Day, rather than focusing on those red and chocolate filled aisles, why not look outside the box and give a gift that will truly make a difference.
There is a misconception of sustainability as solely an ecological related subject, which is not the case. On the contrary, there are a range of definitions and applications.
Like the world we live in and the market that fuels our economy, the "reasonable investor" has evolved -- values have shifted, and what was once irrelevant has grown increasingly material to investment decisions of today.
Nestled in the fields of Nebraska is a farmhouse of horrors where government scientists experiment on pigs, cows and sheep with disturbing results and hardly any oversight. The purpose of this taxpayer-funded mad science is to maximize the meat industry's bottom line.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Gocomics.com "whether an event is caused by climate change ... is the wrong ques...
This morning I was walking on the sea shore on the outskirts of Rome, in the city of Ostia, where I find some time to relax and recharge my batteries.
He paused, reached over for his checkbook, and filled out one of the checks. "Here, take this. Now you can live your dream." It was enough money to buy 50 acres of some of Britain's most beautiful land.
Bar the standard dinner party no-go areas of sex, religion and politics climate change doesn't follow far behind on the list of topics that might get you un-invited from the next social gathering.
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Providing the next generation with the skills and experience that could begin to reverse an impending global-scale ecologic crisis and bring us a bit closer to putting the planet and its population on a trajectory towards sustainability.
Investing in conservation has long been the province of development-finance institutions and philanthropic foundations. Now, wealthy individuals are starting to invest as well, opening a potentially huge new source of private capital for ecosystem preservation.
Illegal logging threatens communities by destroying the forests on which they depend, depriving local governments of tax revenue and funding organized crime.
There are some terrific examples of green initiatives beginning to emerge in small-town America. While these communities may frequently lack institutional capacity and fiscal resources to undertake big initiatives, they do have the benefit of agility. Even a single leader can make a difference.
Though only time will tell, we should see substantial change in the 2024 Summer Olympic bids. In the meantime, with 2015 as the Year of Sport and three major sport events happening across the country, Canada will have the nation and the world watching.