Sustainability insights for companies, financial institutions, regulators and thought leaders.

In The Media / 27 Mar 2017 Brazil beef scandal highlights dangers of industrial livestock farming

Chinese demand is driving beef production in Brazil but producers have been found selling contaminated meat.

In The Media / 27 Mar 2017 New tools in the fight against water scarcity

For more than 90 years, Ecolab has been a leader in water management. While clean water hasn’t always been a popular topic, it is essential to the daily lives of everyone on the planet.

In The Media / 20 Mar 2017 Good news, bad news: the current state of global water

World Water Day typically sees brands unveil new initiatives designed to reduce impact in their supply chains, report successes and team up with charities to raise awareness about water security in vulnerable regions across the globe.

In The Media / 20 Mar 2017 Ecolab, Trucost, Microsoft team up to help businesses monetize water risks

Water-related impacts costs companies $14 billion in 2016, according to CDP. These financial impacts come from drought, flooding, tightening environmental regulation and the cost of cleaning up water pollution and fines.

In The Media / 20 Mar 2017 Fighting China’s war on pollution

Heavy smog choking China this winter has brought environmental concerns into sharp focus in the year of the rooster.

In The Media / 20 Mar 2017 PANDORA releases 2016 Ethics Report

A new and independent environmental study carried out for the jewellery company PANDORA shows that the impact on nature can be reduced to less than 5 percent when using recycled gold and silver rather than the mined alternative.

In The Media / 16 Mar 2017 Dow, BASF, Eastman stir up new formulas for safer chemicals

In the 40 years between passage of the Toxic Substance Control Act in 1976 and the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act last year, a generation and a half grew up drinking from baby bottles and cups laden with Bisphenol A, playing with toys manufactured with phthalates and wearing pajamas and T-shirts treated with flame retardants.

In The Media / 14 Mar 2017 Dow Jones, World Bank Unveil New Financial Tools to Expand Sustainability Investments

New announcements from two major financial institutions could expand sustainability investment and drive it towards the mainstream

In The Media / 08 Mar 2017 Rubicon announces second municipal partnership with Santa Fe, NM

Rubicon Global has announced a partnership with Santa Fe, NM to bring its proprietary technology to the city’s Environmental Services Division for a pilot program.

In The Media / 03 Mar 2017 Pandora goes green

An independent environmental study carried out for Danish jewellery company Pandora has shown that the impact on nature can be reduced to less than 5% when using recycled gold and silver rather than the mined alternative.

In The Media / 23 Feb 2017 Sustainability Meets Mainstream Financial Markets

What does it mean when the world’s largest financial data, analytics and benchmarks provider, S&P Global, acquires sustainability experts, Trucost? 

In The Media / 22 Feb 2017 Drop by drop, businesses fill the well of ‘unlimited water’

The World Economic Forum’s 2015 global risk report ranks “water crises” as the top societal risk to the global economy, ahead of infectious disease, weapons of mass destruction and cross-border conflict.