The sustainable use of land in the Amazon is crucial to achieving the objectives set on the Paris Accord and to securing food for the rest of the world. Experts based in Brazil outline ways this could be done.
KLP, Norway’s largest pension fund with over US$80 billion in assets, said it may divest from transnational commodities companies operating in Brazil like Cargill, Bunge, and ADM if they work with producers who contribute to deforestation.
Vico Sotto –
Will Pasig City in the Philippines take its place alongside the likes of Kyoto, Paris and Seoul for fostering inclusive climate action? Mayor Vico Sotto highlights how collective action is key to building a low-carbon city.
Peter van der Windt and Nik StoopMarijke Verpoorten –
Artisanal and industrial mining have different impacts on local conflict in eastern Congo, a region rich in prized mineral deposits such as tin, tungsten and tantalum.
Pat Dwyer and Carissa Pobre –
Companies in the Philippines that report on sustainability for mere compliance are missing out on a real opportunity to drive profits and create meaningful societal change, write The Purpose Business's Pat Dwyer and Carissa Pobre.
Sustainability reporting season is here. But sustainability reporting is an ineffective, bloated system, writes John Pabon. Reports should evolve from dense corporate documents that few people have time to read, he argues.
The recent IPCC report drove home the urgency of taking action to prevent the worst impacts of climate change from happening. Will the finance and business sectors, who have the ability to act faster and more efficiently than public institutions, step up?
Corporate social responsibility initiatives and the idea of the triple bottom line have grown in popularity among business circles. But where do the boundaries of a company's social responsibility lie, and who determines it?
Ping Manongdo –
The new GRI Standards by the Global Reporting Initiative moves from merely recommending what to report to identifying exactly what businesses and investors are required to publicly disclose on their impacts.
Corporate responsibility (CR) has grown at a rapid pace in the past two decades. More companies are taking action and reporting on their social, environmental and economic performance. Investors are ...