The 1st Week at COP26 – ‘News’worthy or ‘Noise’worthy

The United Nations has held the “Conference of the Parties,” or COP, for almost three decades, including the landmark 2015 Paris climate summit. This year is the 26th meeting. In that time, urgency has ramped up over greenhouse gas emissions, global warming and human-caused climate change. Some key statistics driving the conversations include: Earth hasContinue reading “The 1st Week at COP26 – ‘News’worthy or ‘Noise’worthy”

How to embed sustainability across a business effectively

Companies usually take on and achieve sustainability goals in three stages: Complying with regulations – Companies have no choice in this area; they must obey the law. Regulations are often the impetus behind sustainability initiatives. Achieving competitive advantage – This is necessary if you want your business operations to make a profit. Social, economic andContinue reading “How to embed sustainability across a business effectively”

Threat to the Ecosystem and “Human System”

Threats to the Ecosystem The public often learns about the potential impacts of climate change through “photogenic species such as coral and polar bears,” but scientists know the damage to ecosystems is much more far-reaching in its potential impact. A 2°-3°C [3.6°-5.4°F] rise in temperature puts nearly one-third of all plants and animals at “highContinue reading “Threat to the Ecosystem and “Human System””