Carbon pricing, in the form of a carbon tax or a cap-and-trade system, is used by businesses and governments all over the world to cut greenhouse gas emissions and, according to proponents, grow the economy.
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, one of the world's largest conservation funders, announced more than $90m in grants designed to advance conservation by decoupling food production from negative environmental impacts.
Ford Motor Company is proud to be the first automaker to join the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition - a nonprofit group of leading electronics companies dedicated to improving the social, environmental and ethical conditions of their global supply chains.
Analyst Insight: Companies competing in the chemical and energy industries continue to place a high priority on sustainability and environmental responsibility. The high visibility of these factors in today's society certainly helps make the case for sustainability and environmental responsibility in terms of maintaining a positive brand image. However, leading firms are also recognizing that efforts to drive sustainability and protect the environment are also helping to deliver additional value beyond brand image. - John Santagate, Research Manager, IDC