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Kadija Mohamed cooks food for her children in a camp set up for internally displaced people in Dinsoor, January 5, 2012. Almost six months after famine was declared in parts of Somalia, the Horn of Africa country remains in the grip of a humanitarian crisis with 4 million people in need of aid, according to U.N. Figures. Picture taken January 5, 2012.Credit: Reuters

17 Dec 2014

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Sustainable Innovation for the World, Adeso

This brief interview is part of Sustainable Innovation for the World, a series produced by Thomson Reuters Sustainability on new innovation, either scientific or social, which could help make the […]

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13 Dec 2014

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Sustainable Innovation for the World, Desolenator

This brief interview is part of Sustainable Innovation for the World, a series Thomson Reuters Sustainability is producing on new innovation, either scientific or social, which could help make the […]

A sign for the SEC is pictured in the foyer of the Fort Worth Regional Office in Fort Worth

13 Dec 2014

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Corporate sustainability reporting, where the world is today

By Shari H. Littan, editor/author for Thomson Reuters GAAP-Reporter, available on Checkpoint | 12 December 2014 Today, many investors that seek traditional financial data also want information on environmental, social, […]

The European flag (top L) flies amongst EU member countries' national flags in front of the European Parliament in Strasbourg October 12, 2012. The European Union won the Nobel Peace Prize for its long-term role in uniting the continent, the Norwegian Nobel Committee said on Friday, an award seen as morale boost for the bloc as it struggles to resolve its debt crisis. The committee praised the 27-nation EU for rebuilding after World War Two and for its role in spreading stability to former communist countries after the 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall.Credit: REUTERS

5 Dec 2014

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: To stay competitive, EU must increase its efficiency

By Magda Stoczkiewicz,  Director, Friends of the Earth Europe | 5 December 2014 Resource efficiency is in danger of slipping off the EU’s agenda and we should all be worried. […]

An image of the Earth, based on observations from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), a sensor aboard the Terra Satellite, courtesy of NASA composed on July 11, 2005. Earth day is celebrated April 22, 2013.Credit: Reuters

3 Dec 2014

Developing nations urge deeper climate cuts to zero emissions

By Alister Doyle | 2 December 2014 (Reuters) – Developing nations called on the rich on Tuesday to do more to lead the fight against climate change in line with […]

Ana Navarro, 33, plays with a giant inflatable balloon of planet Earth as she takes to the streets during a protest march marking the first year anniversary of Spain's Indignados (Indignant) movement in Malaga, southern Spain May 12, 2012. Dubbed "los indignados" (the indignant), the movement which spawned similar protests worldwide prepare to occupy Spanish streets for the whole weekend on the first anniversary of the 15M movement in a renewed protest over  government austerity measures, banks, politicians, economic recession, and the highest unemployment in the eurozone.Credit: REUTERS

26 Nov 2014

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: The impact of Net Impact

At their recent conference in Minneapolis, we sat down with Liz Maw, CEO of Net Impact, a global organization uniting students and young professionals to create a more sustainable world. Sustainability: There […]

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22 Nov 2014

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Pension funds need to move from rhetoric to reality on sustainable investing

By Fiona Reynolds, Managing Director, Principles for Responsible Investment | 24 November 2014 Pension funds should be the ‘masters of the universe’ in the global financial system. After all, they […]

A street lamp is seen in front of the Datong second coal-fired power plant at night on the outskirts of Datong, Shanxi province, in this November 20, 2009 file photo. A new plan to curb global warming risks becoming a battleground between rich and poor nations and could struggle to get off the ground as negotiators battle over the fate of the ailing Kyoto climate pact. To match Analysis CLIMATE-DEAL.Credit: REUTERS

20 Nov 2014

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Views on the U.S.- China climate announcment

20 November 2014 There have been a variety of views on the recent announcement of collaboration by the U.S. and China to cap GHG emissions.  Even last night, Secretary-General Ban […]

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17 Nov 2014

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: A congress convenes for the planet

Every 10 years, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) convenes a global congress of leaders.  These are politicians, heads of NGOs, conservationists, human-rights activists, bankers, lawyers and c-level […]

Energy saving light bulb is illuminated within a lamp shade in an office in London. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

14 Nov 2014

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: How the US can save billions by reducing electricity use

Published in partnership with the   By Rebecca Gasper | 12 Novmeber 2014 A new WRI study finds that there are many “win-win” opportunities for the United States to reduce […]

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