The ECB is warning climate change costs could be 5x the cost of transition. As climate risk goes mainstream, could investor concern drive climate action as international diplomacy struggles to reach agreement?
Mariama Sonko heads Nous Sommes la Solution, an ecofeminist movement of more than 500 rural women's associations in Senegal, Ghana, Burkina Faso, the Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea and Mali. The movement promotes sustainable agroecology and fights large-scale industrial farming.
Farming seaweed in Sri Lanka could be a viable and highly beneficial part of expanding the blue economy if initial challenges are overcome and coastal communities engaged with support, guidance, technology, and quality control, experts say.
“With 85 per cent of all of the flowering plants out there and one-third of our food needing pollinators, they are one of the most vital ecosystem services out there,” says Pollinator Partnership Canada director Vicki Wojcik.
Epic Metals won the Green Building Alliance’s Enterprise Award. Other honorees are Highmark Health, Dr. Allison Robinson of UPMC, Homewood Children’s Village and the late Mike Carnahan of Scalo Solar Solutions.
Fund companies are rebranding their out-of-fashion investment offerings as green, hoping to grab a portion of the cash pouring into sustainable products. In some cases, the rebranding has been in name only.