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Carbon Webinar: Cultivating a New Kind of Crop to Address Climate Change

Press Release

September 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Carbon farming, a nature-based climate solution that removes and reduces carbon in the atmosphere, is increasingly becoming part of the climate change discussion. Beneficial farming practices are beginning to scale across the world with direct positive impacts for farmers, rural communities, food security, and the environment. Companies and consumers can influence this progress through their choices.

For the Sake of the Planet and Your Business, Just Do It: Why Companies Need to Take Climate Action

by Christel Heydemann
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For the longest time, companies have measured corporate performance in terms of how much revenue they generated, how many factories they operated, and how profitable they were. Other considerations, such as sustainability, the efficient use of resources, carbon emissions, and the impact on the environment were secondary in many senior executives’ and policy makers’ minds – if they featured at all.

Ecocentricity Blog: Back to School, Hypothetically Speaking

By: John A. Lanier
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If I had to do it all over again, I would want an education that directly prepared me for solving the climate crisis.

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If I had to do it all over again, I would want an education that directly prepared me for solving the climate crisis.

Climate Positive Financing for an Ecologically Sustainable and Economically Diverse Future

Adapting to and combating climate change through aquaculture investment
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by Leah Thibault, marketing and communications manager at CEI Maine 

When it comes to climate change, oceans are the bellwether of our shifting circumstances. For states like Maine, with a heritage and economy heavily tied to the sea, this is increasingly apparent in the changing behaviors of marine creatures. (Read more about the changes in the article)

Sustainable Ocean Investing: Opportunities Abound in the Blue Economy

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by Ted Janilus, founder of Investable Oceans 

ESG and sustainable investing have taken center stage in asset management. Climate and now oceans are leaders in this elevation with a proliferation of products, firms, and frameworks increasingly on investors’ radar screens. This is good news: the oceans are becoming broadly investable, with market-based opportunities across all sectors of the Blue Economy. These cover the entire asset allocation pie chart – equites, fixed income, private equity and venture capital.

Northern Trust's Strategy for Addressing Climate Change Risks

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Northern Trust understands that the long-term viability of our business and our clients is tied to the health and well-being of our planet. We therefore commit to protecting the environment and mitigating any negative environmental impacts from our operations.

When It Rains, It's Really Going to Pour: Getting a Handle on Climate-Related Risks and Opportunities Through TCFD

Press Release

September 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The impacts of climate change are real and the expectations on business are increasing. In the United States alone, the number of costly severe weather events has more than doubled since the 1980s. Companies, communities, and governments are adjusting to a new normal and a dynamic future. Investors are increasingly focused on how companies are adapting to the physical and regulatory changes that we’re seeing, and that’s where the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) comes in. 

Sustainable Home Improvement Is Life Improvement

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by Jai Thampi

Our homes are our cradles, now more than ever. With the global pandemic continuing to affect and restrict us, our homes will continue to shape our livelihoods and impact our wellbeing. But as the world changes rapidly around us, with new technologies and energy-hungry devices entering our dwellings, some questions keep us up at night: Is my home safe? Is it comfortable to live in? Why is my energy bill going up? Is my home sustainable?

Ecocentricity Blog: Not-So-Happy Reading

By: John A. Lanier
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We need as many people as possible to truly understand the climate crisis and its causes in order to solve it. So I would like to challenge you to actually sit down and read what the climate scientists wrote.

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We need as many people as possible to truly understand the climate crisis and its causes in order to solve it. So I would like to challenge you to actually sit down and read what the climate scientists wrote.

12 Young Circular Economy Innovators

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Meet Circularity 21 Emerging Leaders, a group of 12 students and early-career professionals looking to drive the transition to a circular economy. 

When it comes to advancing a circular economy, innovators are working around the world with these three principles in mind — design out waste and pollution, keep products and materials in use and regenerate natural systems.

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