How the forestry sector can add $120 billion to global GDP

May 9, 2017 by  
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No one predicted the rapid growth of renewables — from 31 GW to 318 GW — within 13 years, said Justin Adams, managing director of The Nature Conservancy. And we are about to experience a sharp increase in the value of the agriculture and forestry sector. “We are on the cusp of how we can work with the forestry and agriculture sectors, and many other sectors that are dependent on [them], to unlock the rapid growth and same commercial opportunity that came from renewables in the last 20 years,” he said. 

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How the forestry sector can add $120 billion to global GDP

May 9, 2017 by  
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No one predicted the rapid growth of renewables — from 31 GW to 318 GW — within 13 years, said Justin Adams, managing director of The Nature Conservancy. And we are about to experience a sharp increase in the value of the agriculture and forestry sector. “We are on the cusp of how we can work with the forestry and agriculture sectors, and many other sectors that are dependent on [them], to unlock the rapid growth and same commercial opportunity that came from renewables in the last 20 years,” he said. 

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Landscape conservation: The opportunity for companies and supply chains

March 13, 2017 by  
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Sponsored: Aligning the interests of companies and communities to protect, restore and conserve land should be part of every company’s commodity supply-chain strategy.

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What rural Alaska can teach the world about renewable energy

March 13, 2017 by  
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With plenty of trickling streams and blowing wind, many remote Alaskan communities are doing away with fossil fuels altogether.

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L’Oreal, Chanel and Nespresso pioneer ‘carbon insetting’

February 28, 2017 by  
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The trees planted under this targeted approach do more than offset emissions. They make supply chains more resilient.

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Can corporate transparency prevail under Trump?

February 28, 2017 by  
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Three ways to make the business case for corporate disclosure in the face of an opaque government.

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Seeing forest though the trees – widening the lens for real returns

February 6, 2017 by  
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Sponsored: Only in understanding what landscapes mean to each actor operating within it, can solutions to negate deforestation be implemented.

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Seeing the forest for the trees: Widening the lens for real returns

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Sponsored: Only in understanding what landscapes mean to each actor operating within it, can solutions to negate deforestation be implemented.

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How data holds businesses accountable for deforestation

December 30, 2016 by  
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More global businesses are pledging to obtain key commodities from sources that do not contribute to deforestation. Nonprofit groups are deploying data tools that help hold these companies accountable by tracing the origins of everything from soy to timber to beef.

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How U.S. farmers are saving apple pie

December 30, 2016 by  
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A tiny nonprofit in Oregon is working to save the most diverse collection of apples in the nation.

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