Using green bonds to finance environmentally-friendly buildings is one way developers can express their commitment to sustainable business, but at what point does that become greenwashing? Experts at the International Green Building Conference in September discuss.
The biggest infrastructure project of the 21st century promises economic prosperity, but only if host nations ensure that development does not destroy the natural environment or uproot communities. What can be done?
Australian group Reef Design Labs submerged a 3D-printed artificial coral reef earlier this month in the Maldives, with the hope that this advanced engineering method will help coral regeneration efforts.
and Magali Delmas –
Greenwashing can take many forms, including companies that use their political clout to block green regulations while preaching the message of conservation. Tom Lyon and Magali Delmas explain why corporate political transparency is key.
Blair Palese –
While the US$379 million promised for investment in the protection of the Great Barrier Reef seems promising, Blair Palese of 350.org reveals how the government's latest budget prioritises fossil fuels instead.
Along with several Earth Institute colleagues, I have begun the process of developing a research programme in sustainability policy and management. Our goal is to conduct rigorous, practical, but academic ...