May 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Asia’s prominent meeting place for the business, government and humanitarian sectors to discuss coordinated efforts for disaster preparedness, response and recovery is back on July 02 2015 in Hanoi, Vietnam.
This year, 2015, is a pivotal one for climate change. Representatives of 196 governments are expected to conclude a new global agreement in Paris in December that substantially reduces greenhouse gas emissions, mobilizes finance in support of low emissions development, and creates a pathway for long-term decarbonization. BSR is working to shape this emerging landscape and equip businesses to seize this window of opportunity through our Business in a Climate-Constrained World strategy.
The adage “adversity breeds success” rings especially true for those of us in the sustainable business field. Through innovative solutions to complex global challenges such as climate change, human rights, and supply chain transparency, corporate sustainability leaders have successfully turned adversity on its head, helping accelerate progress for us all.
Home to more than 2.8 million residents, New York's Long Island is one of the most densely populated regions in the United States. The final part in the three-video series, this video addresses how AECOM's sustainability plan is helping communities to address risk, mitigate greenhouse gases, and become more resilient to climate change.
By: Gary Lawrence AECOM Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer
Last month, the ratings service Standard & Poor’s issued a report citing climate change as one of the factors that will significantly impact a nation’s economy in the coming decades. Last year, the same report identified aging populations as a significant factor affecting a nation’s vulnerability.
Climate Report Launches Strategy for Eight Industries; Future of Fuels Report Shares Roadmap for Sustainable Transportation Fuels in North America
SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Two new BSR reports, published on Earth Day, offer practical guidance for global business to build climate resilience by investing in ambitious reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and enhanced adaptation strategies.