How are we going to nourish a larger future population without negatively impacting the environment we all depend upon?
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The World Economic Forum projects that about $5.7 trillion will need to be invested annually in green infrastructure by 2020.
Business schools have a unique opportunity — or obligation — to educate leaders in sustainability. Fifteen years ago, Presidio Graduate School launched one of the first MBA programs in sustainable management, in which each course from finance to operations to marketing has triple-bottom-line sustainability at its core.
Last month we held our annual VERGE conference in Oakland, California, and heard from inspiring policy-makers, entrepreneurs, city leaders and sustainability executives on our main stage.
The journey of a single food item from farm to fork can be rather treacherous, as it is picked, boxed, transported, sorted and reboxed on its way to our local grocery store and ultimately our kitchens.
Slow-moving, self-driving, electric shuttles could be one key way that people first encounter autonomous vehicles.
"We don’t want to sustain, we want to grow and thrive," observed Coca-Cola’s chief sustainability officer Bea Perez during a plenary conversation at the annual BSR conference last week.
Science-based targets quickly have become de rigueur for companies with aspirations to be leaders on climate change. And quite right, too.
As people gain awareness of the environmental impacts of paper production, many are making a concerted effort to use recycled paper.
This month marked the 10th anniversary of the UN-REDD Program, a bold attempt by the international community to reduce deforestation and its destructive impacts on climate change, biodiversity and the livelihoods of forest-dependent people.