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Climate Inaction is Fiscally Irresponsible, Says GAO

“The Government Accountability Office — if you will, the chief bean counter — is basically telling us that this is costing us a lot of money,” Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington told the New York Times. “We need to understand that as stewards of the taxpayer that climate is a fiscal issue."

American Petroleum Institute Launches Voluntary Carbon Reduction Program

With the BLM methane rule delayed, will the fossil fuel industry actually regulate itself?

Cargill and WRI Map Out a Global Cocoa Footprint

According to a recent update from Cargill, its work with World Resources Institute has resulted in the mapping of 2.3 million acres of its cocoa supply chain across three continents - a step in preventing additional deforestation tied to the global chocolate industry.

Carbon Offsets Help Salesforce Go Net Zero 33 Years Early

Salesforce, the world’s leading cloud provider, is now operating as a net zero company thanks in part to their partnership with Cool Effect and Proyecto Mirador.

A Year in CSR: The Top 10 Trends of 2017

In the past year, we’ve seen companies take this challenge and run – with compelling campaigns standing up for social justice issues, companies tackling disaster relief in new and effective ways and organizations sparking conversations on sometimes uncomfortable topics. Show More Summary

Dell Launches World’s First Ocean Plastics Supply Chain

Dell announced that it will work with several of the world’s leading brands to develop what it describes as the world’s first commercial-scale, ocean-bound plastics supply chain.

Alaska Wildlife Open for Drilling; Tepid Demand from Big Oil

The U.S. held a new Alaska oil lease auction last week. Results indicate that Trump's push to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge could fall flat.

From Romania to Costa Rica: The Persuasive Power of Green Mortgages

Groups in Romania and Costa Rica are creating a new kind mortgage that upends the industry, making it a given to choose a green home.

Beyond Meat Joins the Burger Bar at TGI Fridays

Beyond Meat's vegan burgers are now in thousands of grocery stores across the nation, a testament to their success on the grocery isle. In January, they make their debut in a major restaurant chain. What does the brand's expansion say about the future of the iconic American hamburger? One major meat producer has already decided. Show More Summary

Organic Food: Debunking 5 Common Myths

As of 2016, the organic produce industry alone raked in more than $65 billion, so it’s clear the farming method is here to stay and extremely popular among buyers. It’s only right to debunk any myths still associated with the way this type of produce is harvested. Here are five of the biggest misconceptions — and the truth about each one.

Is ExxonMobil Finally Standing Up For Climate Science, Or Just Showing Up Coal?

ExxonMobil has been the arch enemy of climate science and now suddenly the company is a warrior for climate action, thanks to a shove from the Heartland Institute.

New Microsoft Silicon Valley Campus Long on Water Conservation, Short on Transport Options

In 2019, Microsoft will reopen its newly modernized Silicon Valley campus in Mountain View in a drive to keep technology workers excited about working within one of the most expensive and congested areas in the U.S. Transport options, however, are sorely lacking.

6 Careers for Renewable Energy Enthusiasts

Renewable energy isn’t the future – it’s right now. If you share the passion, you’ll easily be able to turn that passion into a career.

Opportunity Index Offers Micro View of Quality of Life Across the U.S.

The most recent Opportunity Index evaluates all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and then drills down to almost 2,100 U.S. counties based on performance in community, health, economics and education. It's not all bad news!

ExxonMobil Fights State Access to Climate Change Research

ExxonMobil is fighting to keep the Massachusetts attorney general's office from accessing millions of records relating to its 1980s research that allegedly led the company to realize its operations would lead to worsening climate change.

CEOs Showed Backbone in 2017; How More Can Step up Next Year

Over and over – from the proposed ban on transgender military services members to the proposal to end DACA protections for America’s DREAMers – CEO activism made 2017 a year when business leaders moved out of their comfort zones to take public stands for causes they believe in and issues they care about.

Coca-Cola, Walmart Join Oxford in Boosting Women’s Equality Worldwide

Oxford University’s Global Business Coalition for Women's Economic Empowerment (GBC4WEE) initiative is striving to improve the economic inclusion of women worldwide; joining the program are companies including Coca-Cola and Walmart.

Why Reusing Materials Can Help Save the Planet

When we harvest natural resources and turn them into our everyday products, we put pressure on our environment. When we use these products and materials only once before throwing them away, we waste our natural resources. We could reuse far more of what we extract from the Earth, but there needs to be a market, verification measures, and willingness from all actors.

Rick Perry Signs a Carbon Capture Agreement with Saudi Arabia

The future of carbon capture and storage in the U.S. may be bleak due to the tax reform bill poised to pass Congress. But while coal company executives are fuming over a tax reform plan that would eliminate carbon capture incentives, the U.S. energy secretary is moving forward on the technology with Saudi Arabia.

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