Carbon Pricing: Public-Private Cooperation towards Global Sustainability

As global businesses manage economic risks related to climate change impacts, the need to navigate the changing landscape of global economics becomes increasingly important. These risks include those with direct impact on business operations, such as disruptions on global supply chains caused by the potential scarcity of natural resources. They also include indirect risks such as unfavorable policies set by governing institutions. Managing these risks means embracing business practices and economic mechanisms that prepare organizations and ensure their survival in this dynamic business landscape. Read More


The Business Case for Sustainability

As businesses, industry, and manufacturers vie for a piece of the ever-shrinking pie, they turn toward sustainability during procurement. Companies are looking hard at their supply bases to ensure suppliers reflect their values. Read More

Save Money, Live Sustainably?

American consumers have begun to care more about sustainability and to express their concerns as they shop. Increasingly, consumers want to know how the stuff they buy affects the planet and how it affects the people who produce it and sell it. Read More

The Forgotten Ingredient in Green Buildings? People

American buildings use 40 percent of our nation's energy and contribute about 40 percent of our greenhouse gas emissions. The prospect of cutting those numbers significantly through better training and certification of building energy professionals is what makes a recent announcement about the creation of Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines such an important one. Read More

Solar Panel Owners and Utilities Battle It Out in California

Solar power is having a major moment. It's growing faster than any other energy source – in 2014, a new system was installed in the United States every three minutes – while the price of a typical panel has dropped 63 percent since 2010. By 2016, experts predict that solar will be as cheap or cheaper than conventional electricity in most states. Read More


APR 2015

Your Road to '100A'

With 5,000+ organizations reporting their climate change information through CDP, becoming a ‘100A’ leader will result in:

  • reduced energy use and, ultimately, costs
  • understanding your commercial and reputational risks and opportunities
  • aligning with recognized standard business practices
  • improving your corporate reputation
  • meeting your investors’ and customers’ needs for transparency and risk mitigation

Specifically, this first in our series of webinars will review solutions to efficiently and cost-effectively calculate your 
Scope 3 emissions .