>Tag: climate

Memilih Jalan Pembangunan Berkelanjutan

By |2018-04-25T18:08:22+07:00April 25th, 2018|Articles|

Oleh Jalal  Chairperson of Advisory Board Social Investment Indonesia “Sustainability, ensuring the future of life on Earth, is an infinite game,  the endless expression of generosity on behalf of all.” – Paul Hawken Ketika diminta untuk menjadi pembahas buku Profesor Oekan S. Abdoellah, Pembangunan Berkelanjutan di Indonesia di Persimpangan Jalan—yang diterbitkan oleh Gramedia pada tahun 2016 lalu—saya [...]

Delhi Doctors Declare Pollution Emergency as Smog Chokes City

By |2017-11-08T14:41:18+07:00November 30th, 2017|News|

Levels of airborne pollutants are off the scale in parts of India’s capital with effects likened to smoking 50 cigarettes a day A public health emergency has been declared by doctors in Delhi as air quality in the world’s most polluted capital city plunged to levels likened to smoking at least 50 cigarettes in a [...]

Regreening the Planet Could Cut as Much Carbon as Halting Oil Use – Report

By |2017-10-25T13:49:32+07:00October 24th, 2017|News|

Natural solutions such as tree planting, protecting peatlands and better land management could account for 37% of all cuts needed by 2030, says study Planting forests and other activities that harness the power of nature could play a major role in limiting global warming under the 2015 Paris agreement, an international study showed on [...]

Corporate Case Study: The Body Shop – Setting a higher bar for offsetting

By |2018-02-13T11:48:58+07:00November 8th, 2016|News|

  It’s easier to trade in arms than in carbon credits, but some forest-based schemes demand stretching standards for community involvement and biodiversity Carbon offsetting is a CSR practice with a dubious reputation. Companies have been criticised for investing in projects that do not deliver the carbon savings promised, or using the schemes to avoid [...]

Business as Usual is Dead – How Businesses are Transcending Boundaries to Fight Climate Change

By |2018-02-13T16:57:17+07:00April 26th, 2016|Articles|

By Philippe Joubert, Senior Advisor, WBCSD and Chair, Corporate Leaders Group Climate change is now at the forefront of the policy agenda. The Paris climate talks have ushered a new wave of urgency; the goal is to decarbonise the world by the second half of the century and try to remain below the 1.5-degree threshold. [...]

Three Ways Your Business Can Use the Sustainable Development Goals

By |2018-02-13T16:57:38+07:00April 20th, 2016|Articles|

By Robert Stevens, Head of Partnerships, ClimateCare Following the launch of the UN’s Global Goals for Sustainable Development, there is general agreement that these targets can only be achieved if all areas of society, including governments, NGOs and the private sector, act together. Under the new framework, businesses now have a more explicit, central role in ‘ending [...]

Lifting the Game in Sustainable Reporting

By |2018-02-13T12:00:55+07:00September 22nd, 2015|News|

With the start of a new year, it is usually a time for people to reflect on the year that has passed, draw lessons from it so that they can improve themselves in the coming year. For sustainability practitioners, and advocacy evangelisers like myself, it is also an opportunity for us to review the year [...]

Call It What It Is: A Global Migration Shift From Climate, Not a Migrant or Refugee Crisis | Jeff Biggers

By |2017-09-18T13:26:07+07:00September 4th, 2015|News|

Hundreds more died off the coast of Libya today, on the heels of 71 deaths of migrants trapped in the back of a truck near Vienna, Austria. At the same time, NASA officialsjust warned that rising global sea levels from climate change could affect coastal regions, including 150 million residents in Asia who lived "within [...]

Water for development

By |2018-02-13T12:02:49+07:00August 28th, 2015|Articles|

This World Water Week, from 23 to 28 August 2015, will see attention turn to the role of water in development. In Stockholm, Sweden a gathering of over 3,000 people from more than 120 countries (including world leaders, water experts and development professionals) is expected to discuss and jointly find solutions to the world’s several [...]