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January 20, 2015 Four Principles To Create A More Credible CSR Report

Source: CSRWire

Over several years now I have been analysing the external communication like websites and reports by some of the top 50 Global Fortune 500 companies regarding their CSR and sustainability efforts. Comparing their communication...

January 15, 2015 Oceana report: Offshore wind would reap twice the energy, jobs as offshore drilling

Source: Daily Press

As factions face off over how best to generate energy and jobs in the coming decades, the Washington-based global conservation group Oceana released a new report Wednesday that claims harnessing offshore wind in the Atlantic...

January 15, 2015 Specific animals are dying-off in massive groups, and no one can explain why

Source: Science Recorder

Rapid, catastrophic die-offs in which hundreds or even thousands of one particular species die all at once are eerie and disturbing to observe. Determining the cause or causes of such events can be difficult. A new report on the...

January 15, 2015 2014 Executive Compensation Survey of Privately-Held Companies

Source: Digital Journal

Compensation Resources, Inc. (CRI) recently released the results of its 2014 Executive Compensation Survey of Privately-Held Companies. The purpose of this study was to obtain compensation data of twelve key executive positions...

January 15, 2015 New Climate Change Study Just 400 Pages Of Scientists Telling Americans To Read Previous Climate Change Studies

Source: The Onion

Co-authored by several dozen of the nation’s top climatologists, a new climate change study released Wednesday by the U.S. Global Change Research Program reportedly consists of 400 pages in which scientists just tell Americans to...

January 14, 2015 New Study Identifies How Cities Can Cut Energy Use by 25% by 2050

Sustainable Cities Collective - At present, according to the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC), urban areas consume between 67% and 76% of global energy and generate about three quarters of global...

January 14, 2015 Executives report pay increases, say incentives are good retention tool

Source: CGMA Magazine

More than 60% of executives who receive long-term incentives believe the incentives motivate them to remain at their current company, according to a new global survey. A majority of executives have seen pay increases in the past...

January 14, 2015 New Sustainability Research by MIT Sloan Management Review, The Boston Consulting Group, and the UN Global Compact Sees Collaboration and Board Engagement as Critical to Sustainability Success

Source: 3BLMedia

Ninety Percent of Executives Agree That Businesses Need to Collaborate to Address the Sustainability Challenges They Face. Eighty-Six Percent Say That the Board Should Play a Strong Role in a Company’s Sustainability Efforts.

January 14, 2015 BPA-free? Plastic alternative BPS may not be safer, after all

Source: CTV News

A University of Calgary study has found that a common ingredient in consumer products can cause hyperactivity in zebrafish. Bisphenol A, a chemical used to make household plastics and epoxy resins, is produced in large quantities...

January 13, 2015 Climate Change Could Cost Society 6 Times More Than We Expected

Source: Headlies & Global News

New research suggests the "social cost" of carbon could be up to six times higher than the value the U.S. uses to guide its energy regulations. A recent U.S. government study concluded an additional ton of carbon dioxide emitted...

January 13, 2015 Environment, not cash, encourages L.A. residents to save electricity

Source: LA Times

According to UCLA researchers, the least effective way to get a Los Angeles family to save electricity is by telling them how much they'll save in the process -- mostly because it's not a whole lot. Instead, researchers said it...

January 13, 2015 Small Volcanic Eruptions Could Be Responsible For Slowing Global Warming: Study

Source: International Business Times

Small volcanic eruptions may have been slowing global warming for over a decade, according to a new study with results that are in line with previous findings that vast quantities of ash and gases ejected from volcanoes can have...

January 13, 2015 Study: Climbing Tree in Guinea Village May Have Been Epicenter of Ebola Outbreak

DC Cbslocal - LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) â The epicenter of this yearâs Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the largest in history, may be a climbing tree popular with children in a southeastern Guinea village, according to a...

January 12, 2015 USGS: Fewer Large Earthquakes in 2014

Occupational Health&Safety - Earthquakes caused about 664 deaths in 2014, including 617 who died in the magnitude 6.1 quake in Ludian Xian, Yunnan, China, on Aug. 3, as reported by the îUnited Nationsî Office for...

January 8, 2015 Survey Finds Doctors Concerned About Impacts Of Climate Change On Patient Health

Source: Washington Post

WASHINGTON -– American medical professionals specializing in respiratory conditions and critical care are concerned about what climate change may mean for patient health, a new survey finds.

January 8, 2015 Climate Mission Impossible: Scientists Say Fossil Fuels Must Go Untapped

Source: National Geographic

Canada's tar sands need to stay in the ground, the oil beneath the Arctic has to remain under the sea, and most of the world's coal must be left untouched in order to prevent global temperatures from rising more than 2°C, a study...

January 6, 2015 Tropical Forests Fight Carbon Better Than We Hoped

Source: Nature World News

And just when we thought it was all bad news, a study recently led by NASA experts has revealed that the Earth's tropical forests are somehow absorbing more carbon dioxide (CO2) than experts thought possible, taking the harmful...

January 6, 2015 Human influence through greenhouse gas emissions proved

South China Morning Post - Bailey ("Sea levels rising since last ice age", December 24). According to the report of the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî www.climatechange2013.org which represents the...

December 17, 2014 Ecova Survey Reveals 2015 Energy and Sustainability Predictions

Source: BusinessWire

The report aggregates findings from a survey of more than 500 energy, facility, finance and sustainability professionals at U.S.-based companies and reveals an important shift in the way companies are approaching and viewing...

December 16, 2014 The charts that show we're living through Earth's warmest year on record

Source: Mashable

This year is almost certain to become the warmest year the planet has had since instrument records began, and very likely for at least 4,000 years before that.

December 15, 2014 Corporate Governance Survey — 2014 Proxy Season Results

Source: Mondaq.com

As outside legal counsel to a wide range of public companies in the technology and life sciences industries, many of which are based in Silicon Valley, Fenwick has collected information on corporate governance in order to counsel...

December 11, 2014 "Sustainable investing is growing at an accelerating rate, according to a recent report on ..."

AD HOC News - Sustainable investing is growing at an accelerating rate, according to a recent report on trends from the îUS SIFî or The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment. CEO Lisa Woll explains, "US...

December 11, 2014 Study: 270,000 Tons of Plastic Floating in Oceans

Source: ABC News

A new study estimates nearly 270,000 tons of plastic is floating in the world's oceans. That's enough to fill more than 38,500 garbage trucks. The plastic is broken up into more than 5 trillion pieces, said the study published...

December 10, 2014 Soda Cans Increase Risk of Heart Disease, Study Shows

Source: Wall Street OTC

A new study published in Hypertension journal from American Heart Association shows that canned food and drink might be linked to high blood pressure and even an increased risk of coronary disease. These risks are generated by...

December 8, 2014 California drought, high temperatures create worst conditions in 1,200 years: study

Source: Reuters

A combination of record high temperatures and sparse rainfall during California’s three-year drought have produced the worst conditions in 1,200 years, according to a study accepted for publication by the American Geophysical...

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