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Message from Davos: Carbon pricing is back

Paul Simpson | Posted 01.19.2017 | Business
Paul Simpson

On the eve of the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos, CDP announced the Carbon Pricing Corridor initiative, the world's first industry-le...

Five reasons why companies can't afford to keep driving deforestation

Katie McCoy | Posted 12.15.2016 | Green
Katie McCoy

For any company active in the global trade in timber products, soy, palm oil, or cattle products, deforestation is a critical business issue - whether...

A Just Transition To Defeat The Populist Politicians

We Mean Business | Posted 11.08.2016 | Green
We Mean Business

We recently came across the story of Ed Woolsey, a fifth-generation farmer from Iowa. In recent years his crop has changed radically. "Before, I raise...

The Business End Of Climate Change

Paul Simpson | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business
Paul Simpson

We established CDP -- then the Carbon Disclosure Project -- over 15 years ago with a vision that one day businesses would be playing an active leaders...

Setting a New Course for Corporate Climate Policy

Paul Dickinson | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Paul Dickinson

Without trade associations that represent the voice of climate-savvy businesses and the companies and industries that will emerge as we undergo this low-carbon transition, will we be able to achieve our below 2°C goal?

Post-Paris: There Is No Denying Clean Energy Future

We Mean Business | Posted 03.04.2016 | Green
We Mean Business

The Clean Power Plan enjoys overwhelming public support, with close to three-quarters of all Americans supporting climate action and climate policies like the plan.

Delivering on the SDGs Will Require a System Reboot

Jules Peck | Posted 01.28.2017 | Impact
Jules Peck

The year of 2015 has been heralded as setting out a new roadmap for 'sustainable development' with both the SDGs and COP21 having delivered more clarity than we have had for a long time on the biggest challenges of our times.

9 Companies That Are Changing Their Habits To Save Our Planet

The Huffington Post | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business

Ahead of the global climate negotiations in Paris this December, some of the world's largest corporations are finally coming together to take a stand ...

Words Matter in the Paris Climate Agreement

We Mean Business | Posted 09.02.2016 | Green
We Mean Business

Businesses and governments recognize that the low-carbon economy is inevitable and irresistible. Through the We Mean Business coalition, 154 companies with revenues totaling $3.5 trillion, and 111 investors with $8.1 trillion in assets under management, have committed to climate action.

Capitalism and Climate Change: A Partnership That's Working?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 08.04.2016 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

Recall the stock market crash of 2008: when consumers are afraid, they don't buy products and they don't invest. As the impact of climate change gets worse, consumers may just stop spending. As temperature extremes worsen, they might just stay home.

Janean Chun

Why I Mortgaged My Mom's House To Start A Business | Janean Chun | Posted 04.19.2012 | Small Business

Louis Woelfel made a promise to his dying father that changed the direction of his life. On his deathbed after a yearlong battle with pulmonary fi...