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FTSE Russell launches two new index series to support ESG integration into passive investmentFTSE Russell, the global index, analytics and data provider, announced the expansion of its Sustainable Investment index offering with the launch of th ...
Texas A&M researchers look to modernize drought detectionBy STEVE KUHLMANNJust as warning systems for tornadoes and earthquakes have evolved over the years, Texas A&M research assistant professor Brent McRoberts said he and colleague John Nie ...
This Guy Makes Money Off Your Cigarette Butts and Flip-Flops TerraCycle founder Tom Szaky envisions a new world where recycling reigns. By Stacie Sherman and Elise Young - Szaky, the founder of TerraCycle, a New Jersey-based garbage startup, has ...
Google Now Sources 100% of Its Energy From Renewables Google recently signed contracts for three wind power plantsFor a total of 535 MW — which put their total energy infrastructure investment at over $3.5 billion, according to Electrek; a move w ...
New Analysis Finds Conserving Forests Could Cut Carbon Emissions As Much As Getting Rid Of Every Car On EarthBy Susan Minnemeyer, Nancy Harris, & Octavia Payne. New analysis from The Nature Conservancy, WRI and others estimates that stopping d ...
USAID Water ​and Development ​PlanUSAID ​developed an ​agency-specific ​plan (the ​“Water ​and Development ​Plan”) in ​conjunction ​with the whole-​of-government ​Global Water ​Strategy (see ​page 12 of the ​Global Water ​Strategy). ​ It provides ...
FAO Launches Resources to Support Climate-Smart AgricultureBy Lauren AndersonTo help meet these needs, on the occasion of the climate summit’s ‘Agriculture Action Day,’ FAO launched a resource titled, ‘Climate-Smart Agriculture Sourcebook.’ A s ...
CDP’s 2017 Global Forests ReportFrom risk to revenue: The investment opportunity in addressing corporate deforestation written on behalf of 380 investors with US$29 trillion in assets. For the 2017 report released on November 21, 2017, CDP asked ...
Atlanta Falcons Claim ‘Most Sustainable Sports Venue in the World’by Jennifer HermesThe Atlanta Falcons football team is playing in a stadium that uses 47% less water than the baseline standard, is lit by LED lights that use 60% less energy tha ...
The Georgia DomeThe only venue to host the Olympics, Super Bowl and NCAA men’s basketball Final Four. More than 1,400 events took place at the Georgia Dome, drawing 37 million guests and generating more than $7 billion in economic impact. The G ...
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