Why Giving Up Capitalism’s “Conveniences” is the only chance for a stable climate.
By Brad Zarnett
I used to be certain that government was failing us in our fight for a stable climate, and for the most part I still do, BUT thanks to COVID-19 I’ve gained new insight into the underlying roadblock that’s standing in our way.
FSG co-founder and managing director Mark Kramer reviews Rebecca Henderson’s Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire, which outlines five ways we can reform capitalism to overcome climate change, inequality, and the collapse of democracy.
Our recognition as a leader in environmental stewardship by CDP brings us great honor. Achieving an A- rating in Climate Change, Water Security, and Supplier Engagement, this designation affirms that our continued dedication to our sustainability program is signaling change across our sector and places NRG at the forefront of what is possible for our industry.
By Simon Lowden, Chief Sustainability Officer PepsiCo
This week marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and it’s unlike any other. It comes at a time when our world is facing unprecedented challenges – a crisis that is impacting every one of us, around the globe. COVID-19 has brought disruptions and pain that will be with us for years to come. But there is also hope. It’s been heartening to see the global community unite and take action.
The theme for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day 2020 is climate action. Not merely just the enormous challenge we face, but also the vast opportunities everyone can take advantage of to help solve climate change, one of the most pressing topics of our time.
There are so many ways to get involved–from changing how we consume and live, to building sustainable solutions that will help our collective tomorrow.
by Jaxon Love, Global Lead, Environmental Sustainability
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This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Given the current environment, many of us may be inclined to skip the April 22nd occasion, but the COVID-19 crisis should not deter our focus and the opportunity to shine a light on the threats and challenges facing our planet. While we must continue to recognize and support our political leaders, medical workers, first responders, and everyday people as they take unprecedented measures to control the virus outbreak, we must also look toward the future to ensure a healthy, thriving planet.
By: Nadia Humphreys, Business Manager for Sustainable Finance solutions at Bloomberg
While the COVID-19 pandemic is forcing governments and the private sector across the globe to take drastic measures, many commentators are pointing out the analogies with climate change. There is a key difference however: climate change won’t come as a surprise.
by Sallie Krawcheck, CEO of Ellevest and former Head of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
One thing I hear loud and clear from our community of female investors at Ellevest is the desire to help each other during this crisis. Some of us will donate our time, others our money. I think there’s another thing to consider doing: continue to shift capital to investments that are better for women. Because as we come out of this crisis, the same global issues that existed before COVID-19 will exist afterward — and in some cases, in a more pronounced way.
Leading Meal Kit Company Partners With Terrapass to Reduce Its Environmental Impact While Helping to Fight Climate Change
April 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In honor of Earth Month, HelloFresh, the leader in delivering delicious ingredients and easy-to-follow recipes to households worldwide, announced today that it will offset 100 percent of the carbon dioxide emissions (CO₂) generated from its operations, outbound shipping and corporate travel.