Ceres CEO and President Mindy Lubber on crossing the sustainability-investor chasm

February 29, 2020 by  
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2019 saw an unprecedented growth in interest in and consideration for ESG (environmental, social and governance) issues from companies, investors and now government, with the first congressional hearing on ESG issues in the United States held in July. This trend signals a growing recognition that climate change is not only detrimental to our environment, but also to our economic system, and that many issues that were once considered non-financial are now seen as financially material.

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What’s the right balance of energy, security and sustainability?

September 24, 2019 by  
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The challenge for policymakers is not only to decarbonize energy systems, it is to do so while simultaneously ensuring the security and affordability of energy.

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Should the U.S. government buy Greyhound?

September 24, 2019 by  
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The bus company is for sale. The federal government should nationalize it and expand its low-carbon, affordable services.

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A radical idea to get a high-renewable electric grid: Build way more solar and wind than needed

May 30, 2019 by  
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Solar and wind are renewable yet variable resources. New research shows that using them for the energy transition is not only possible, it’s also affordable.

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Levi’s Harmit Singh on making the CEO a sustainability ally

June 7, 2017 by  
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“It’s not only important what we make, but how we make it,” said Harmit Singh, chief financial officer of Levi Strauss & Co.. “It is the cornerstone of our sustainability strategy.”Sustainability began as a risk mitigation strategy for Levi Strauss & Co., but has evolved to become ” a part of our core fabric of our values,” said Singh — “no pun intended.”

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5 Traditions That Are Terrible for the Environment (And What You Can Do Instead)

March 15, 2017 by  
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Holidays, weddings and funerals — all events that are practically bursting with tradition. Traditions are important not only because they bridge the gap between the generations, but also because they produce a genuine sense of comfort and belonging…

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The 3 Plants Every Home Should Have for Clean Air

February 22, 2017 by  
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How’d you like to be happier, calmer, healthier and oh, yeah … smarter? Just add plants. Yes, Kermit, it’s not only easy being green today, it’s essential. With Americans spending upward of 90 percent of their time indoors (ribbit!), it is more…

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What Michael Pollan gets wrong about Big Ag

October 18, 2016 by  
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The narrative of the small local farmer “good guys” versus the Big Ag “bad guys” is not only a fiction, but it leaves unrecognized the work of many contemporary agricultural heroes.

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18 Eco Friendly Father’s Day Gift Ideas

June 14, 2016 by  
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Father’s Day is just around the corner, and it is time to start thinking about what you want to give Dad to tell him how loved and valued he is. Choosing a gift that is eco friendly is not only thoughtful for Dad, but it is thoughtful for the…

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The first step to community solar for all

June 14, 2016 by  
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Equitable access to solar power not only levels the playing field for all types of people, but it also helps to stabilize cities. Watch these examples.

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