Why and how companies should stand up for human rights when they do business

December 20, 2019 by  
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Every business has a sphere of influence. A BSR report shows why it’s important for them to use it to stand up for human rights policies, institutions and frameworks around the world.

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Shipowners float plans for $5 billion fund to catalyze low carbon shipping

December 20, 2019 by  
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Industry body insists it has ‘definitely got the memo’ on the need for urgent climate action.

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Grading our progress as we approach the 2020 climate turning point

February 18, 2019 by  
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A new World Resources Institute report shows us how far we’ve come — and how far we have to go.

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Reuse makes a comeback

February 18, 2019 by  
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The three Rs were just the beginning.

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Shipping’s carbon bubble: Banks need to climate-proof $400bn shipping debt

March 1, 2017 by  
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New report shows that top banks are unwisely ignoring the financial impacts of imminent decarbonization efforts and climate transitions.

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Why city transportation is on the brink of a revolution

December 28, 2016 by  
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New report shows that when it comes to the future of urban transportation, self-driving cars are just the start.

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New report shows Scandinavian countries are best-prepared for the effects of climate change

February 5, 2015 by  
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Worried about rising water levels, increased frequency and strength of storms as well as other potential natural disasters? Well, according to the latest  Global Adaptation Index  (GAIN) report, which ranks more than 175 countries based on their vulnerability to climate change and their readiness, you would be better off moving to Scandanavia—specifically Norway and Sweden.  Read the rest of New report shows Scandinavian countries are best-prepared for the effects of climate change Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Climate Change , climate change prepareness , GAIN report , Global Adaptation Index , global warming , norway , Scandanavia , University of Notre Dame , University of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index

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World Bank Report Shows Almost a Third Of All Food Produced is Wasted

March 3, 2014 by  
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Produce Photo from Shutterstock According to the latest issue of the World Bank’s quarterly Food Price Watch , the world loses or wastes one-quarter to one-third of all food produced for human consumption . This shocking statistic means that while much of the world suffers from malnourishment, up 1520 calories per day are thrown away in the developed world. Read the rest of World Bank Report Shows Almost a Third Of All Food Produced is Wasted Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: calories , food price watch , food pricing , food waste , recycling food , world bank        

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Portable BRCK Router Could Revolutionize Internet Connectivity in Africa

March 3, 2014 by  
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At the recent Design Indaba conference in Cape Town, Kenyan technology firm Ushahidi unveiled a lightweight and portable internet router designed to work anywhere in the world – even in places with sporadic connectivity and power outages. The revolutionary device was invented to bring connectivity to remote locations in Sub-Saharan Africa , but can meet the diverse needs of internet users worldwide. According to the team mantra, “if it works in Africa, it’ll work anywhere”. Read the rest of Portable BRCK Router Could Revolutionize Internet Connectivity in Africa Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Africa , BRCK , Design Indaba , emergency contact , internet connectivity , internet devices , internet inventions , Kenyan technology firm , off-the-grid devices , portable internet , portable router , rustic internet devices , Ushahid        

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BiteLabs Wants to Mix Animal Meat and Celebrity DNA to Create Artisinal Salami

March 3, 2014 by  
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A new startup wants to give fans a chance to sample lab-grown meat infused with the DNA of their favorite celebrities!  BiteLabs  has creepy plans to make salami comprised of manufactured animal meat and human tissue from celebrities like James Franco, Jennifer Lawrence, Kanye West, and Ellen DeGeneres – taking meat alternatives to an absurd new level. Read the rest of BiteLabs Wants to Mix Animal Meat and Celebrity DNA to Create Artisinal Salami Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: BiteLabs , celebrity DNA salami , Ellen DeGeneres salami , human meat grown in a lab , James Franco salami , Jennifer Lawrence salami , Kanye West Salami , lab grown meat , lab-grown salami , meat alternatives        

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