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Source: The Guardian
A successful global climate deal in Paris needs the sort of leadership and cross-party trust that UK parties have shown on climate change
February 16, 2015 Guest Column: Why I will vote against divestmentSource: The Daily Northwestern
This Wednesday, Associated Student Government will vote on divestment from six corporations linked to the Israeli military. This debate affects me personally: I was born in Israel and will be moving back after graduation
Source: Huff Post
Royal Dutch Shell CEO Ben van Beurden believes it is time for his industry to take a more active role in the conversation about climate change and become "less aloof." Putting a price on carbon is a "crucial" part of lowering...
February 13, 2015 New York Fashion Week Drops the Ball On SustainabilitySource: Huff Post
For New Yorkers, the arrival of February means Mercedes Benz Fashion Week is right around the corner. With the first shows just days away, Soho is already abuzz as press, models, designers and industry insiders are set to descend...
February 11, 2015 Peter Thiel has never met a regulation he didn't hateSource: Fortune
Everyone in the tech industry knows that PayPal cofounder and investor Peter Thiel is a libertarian. His disdain for regulation and his desire for a libertarian utopian city aboard a floating ship are infamous. At The Economist’s...
February 11, 2015 5 tips for building a strong corporate boardSource: Fortune
Behind every great CEO is a great board, and I’ve noticed that startup founders tend to put off the task of building strong boards. Consider successful tech companies like Amazon ( AMZN 0.66% ) and Google ( GOOG 1.73% ) that...
February 10, 2015 Shareholder Value and CSR: Friends or Foes?Source: CFO
There is little question that corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability are of growing interest to businesses and investors. In 2011, just under 20% of S&P 500 companies published a sustainability or CSR report. By...
February 10, 2015 Do You Have A Climate Change Bucket List'
Think Progress - I keep a copy of my list on my desk at home, it is my motivation to keep doing the work I do.â Her post is about a îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî report discussing ânational landmark...
February 10, 2015 Can science be the solution if it is part of the problem'
theguardian.com - But perhaps they are implicated in the problem. Melanie Smallman looks back at Davos to consider the îWorld Economic Forumîâs love affair with science Armed Swiss police officers stand guard on...
February 9, 2015 Could a Single Food-Safety Agency be the Answer?Source: Food Safety News
This week, with little fanfare, the Obama administration released a proposed 2016 budget that would dramatically remake FDA and USDA. The plan would strip each agency of its extensive food-safety oversight responsibilities and...
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