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Trees are reflected on a raindrop on a leaf at a park near the venue of the 10th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity in Nagoya

26 Jul 2015

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Sustainable Innovation for the World, Sowing the Seeds of Social Entrepreneurship

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

A man walks near giant globes on display outside the walls of Jerusalem's Old City, April 17, 2013. The exhibit, by non-profit group Cool Globes which aims to raise awareness of climate change, will be on display through the summer. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

22 Jul 2015

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Are countries legally required to protect their citizens from climate change?

Source: Ensia.com Written by Sophia V. Schweitzer, environmental science writer, author | 15 July 2015 On June 24, 2015, a court in The Hague ordered the Dutch government to act […]

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Achim Steiner addresses a news conference during the start of the Africa Carbon forum at the UNEP headqaurters at Gigiri, in Kenya's capital Nairobi March 3, 2010. African governments need to set clear rules in order to attract more projects under the U.N. Kyoto Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), the United Nations Environment Programme chief said on Wednesday.     REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT) - RTR2B65R

17 Jul 2015

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Business Unusual Approach Needed for US $90 trillion Investment

By Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNEP | 16 July 2015 Our global and complex economy does many things well, but achieving equitable and sustainable outcomes, or […]

Cars back up in rush hour traffic as they approach the Place de la Concorde in Paris as pollution levels in the city reach a high level after several days of unusually warm weather April 19, 2007.

Credit: Reuters/Charles Platiau

10 Jul 2015

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Ford’s vision of a more sustainable future

In this set of answers, we hear from Ford’s John Viera, Global Director, Sustainability & Vehicle Environmental Matters, on what the future holds across Ford’s operations and supply chain. Sustainability: […]

An irrigation channel runs through a corn field in Los Banos, California, United States May 5, 2015.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

6 Jul 2015

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Cleantech Open Winner Series 2014 Global Ideas Winner: AutoAgronom

This brief interview is part of Cleantech Open Winners, a series produced by Thomson Reuters Sustainability on new innovation, either scientific or social, which could help make the world more sustainable. […]

Polluted waters are seen at an industrial area of Wenzhou, in Zhejiang province February 18, 2011. China is now the world's second largest economy, but hundreds of millions of its people still rely on fouled water that will cost billions of dollars to clean. Growing cities, overuse of fertilisers, and factories that heedlessly dump wastewater have degraded China's water supplies to the extent that half the nation's rivers and lakes are severely polluted. To match Analysis CHINA-WATER/  REUTERS/Carlos Barria (CHINA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY) - RTR2IRLY

6 Jul 2015

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Cleantech Open Winner Series Global Ideas Winner: BioFiltro

This brief interview is part of Cleantech Open Winners, a series produced by Thomson Reuters Sustainability on new innovation, either scientific or social, which could help make the world more sustainable. […]

A Kashmiri man works inside his mustard field on a spring day in Harwan on the outskirts of Srinagar

30 Jun 2015

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Sustainable Innovation for the World, Mustard Seed

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

A man works at a construction site in Hanoi

26 Jun 2015

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Five warning signals for Finance

By Simon Zadek and Christian Thimann ** | 26 June 2015 Finance needs to re-establish its role in serving the needs of an inclusive, sustainable economy. Policy and regulatory interventions […]

A general view shows tourists on the sandy beaches outside the Seychelles capital Victoria January 17, 2009. The Indian Ocean islands are in the midst of a severe economic crisis, prompted by the global financial downturn on top of years of unsustainable borrowing. This year, the Seychelles economy is predicted to shrink by at least 0.5 percent according to the country's central bank, compared to 3.1 percent growth in 2008.  Picture taken January 17, 2009. To match feature SEYCHELLES-CRISIS/    REUTERS/Richard Lough (SEYCHELLES) - RTR23XHD

23 Jun 2015

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Sustainable Development in the West Indian Ocean

By Didier Dogley and Achim Steiner | 23 June 2015 In 1985, the West Indian Ocean was one of the cleanest oceanic regions on the planet. 30 years later, despite […]

Murray with students.jpg

18 Jun 2015

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Sustainable Innovation for the World, Billion Oyster Project

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

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