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A trader displays new Congolese currency bills in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa, July 3, 2012. REUTERS/Jonny Hogg

26 Mar 2015

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Only capitalism can save the planet

Source: Ensia By Matthew Fitzmaurice CEO, EcoAlpha Asset Management LLC | 26 March 2015 It’s not “sustainable” business when a company takes a long view and targets problems that aren’t […]

The Statue of Justice, depicted as a women with a sword in one hand and scale in her other, is seen on top of the London Central Criminal Court, the Old Bailey in London August 12, 2005. Britain may reform laws to ensure efforts to deport foreign nationals deemed a threat to national security, are not blocked by judges over human rights concerns. UNICS REUTERS/Russell Boyce

10 Mar 2015

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Investors tell companies: “No excuses on human rights reporting”

By Lauren Compere, Managing Director at Boston Common Asset Management | 10 March 2015 Human rights reporting is easier said than done. There can be no one-size-fits all approach as […]

An investor sits under a stock index board on the trading floor at the Dubai Financial Market in this January 31, 2011 file photo. A rebound in private equity activity in the Middle East is providing a ray of hope to the region's mergers and acquisitions business, which is struggling with weak asset values and skittish investors. Picture taken January 31, 2011.Credit: REUTERS

3 Mar 2015

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: The smart way to divest fossil fuels

By Julie Fox Gorte,  Senior Vice President for Sustainable Investing at Pax World Management LLC, and Steve Falci, Chief Investment Officer of Pax World Management LLC | 3 March 2015 […]

Refugee children copy notes from a blackboard during an English lesson at an open-air classroom under a tree at the Yida camp in South Sudan's Unity State, April 20, 2013. The camp, with about 72,000 registered refugees according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), is considered to be one of the most challenging in the world. As there are no schools in the camp, refugees have organised themselves, making a few primary schools with volunteer refugee teachers to educate the children.Credit: REUTERS

27 Feb 2015

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Sustainable Innovation for the World, IDP Rising Schools Program

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 […]

Iranian students hold up their hands as a sign of unity as they form a human chain around the Uranium Conversion Facility (UCF) to show their support for Iran's nuclear program in Isfahan. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl

24 Feb 2015

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Sustainable Innovation for the World, Verdentum

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 […]

A woman counts her U.S. dollar bills at a money changer in Jakarta June 13, 2012. Indonesia's central bank sold $700 million of its first dollar-denominated term deposits on Wednesday, in an effort to relieve a local scarcity of the U.S. currency.REUTERS/Beawiharta

16 Feb 2015

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Tough love, is divesting from fossil fuel the only answer?

By Paul Dickinson, founder and executive chairman of CDP, formerly Carbon Disclosure Project | 16 February 2015 Amid growing popular concern and political attention on climate change, the first ever […]

A boy hugs a tree trunk as he prepares to take part in an attempt to create a Guinness World Record for the most number of people hugging trees for two minutes in Kathmandu June 5, 2011. 879 people took part in the event, which was held on World Environment Day to spread the message of saving the environment.
REUTERS/Navesh Chitraka

13 Feb 2015

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Tree of Life – Beyond Carbon, More than Forests

By Ibrahim Thiaw, UN Assistant Secretary General and Deputy Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme | 13 February 2015 Through history and across civilizations, the Tree of Life — […]

Burned gas separated from methane hydrate gas is seen on the deep-sea drilling vessel "Chikyu" in the Pacific, off Aichi Prefecture, central Japan, in this handout photo taken and released by Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) March 12, 2013. JOGMEC said on Tuesday it extracted gas from offshore methane hydrate deposits for the first time in the world, as part of an attempt to achieve commercial production within six years. Since 2001, Japan, which imports nearly all of its energy needs, has invested several hundred million dollars in developing technology to tap methane hydrate reserves off its coast that are estimated to be equal to about 11 years of gas consumption. Mandatory Credit.Credit: REUTERS

5 Feb 2015

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: How the U.S. can lower methane emissions from natural gas and save money

Published in partnership with       by Michael Obeiter and Rebecca Gasper – Originally published January 14, 2015 A new WRI study finds that there are many win-win opportunities […]

Flamingoes wade in the dawn light at Zeekoevlei nature reserve in Cape Town,
June 20, 2003. Low water levels have attracted thousands of birds to the key
wetland on the Cape Flats as new feeding grounds are opened up following
late seasonal rains in the area.   REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

30 Jan 2015

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: How wetlands manage risk

Mr. Christopher Briggs holds the impressive title “Secretary General,  Convention on Wetlands, (Ramsar,1971)”, and we decided it was a good time to consult with Chris on the role that this […]

Toyota Motor Corp's Executive Vice President Takeshi Uchiyamada poses next to the company's newly developed compact electric vehicle eQ after a news conference in Tokyo September 24, 2012. Toyota will release 21 new hybrid vehicle models over the next three years, the Japanese automaker said on Monday.Credit: REUTERS

9 Jan 2015

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: The clean vehicle revolution in the United States

Published in partnership with       By Kristin Meek | 6 January 2015 The Clean Vehicle Revolution: Driving Fuel Savings and Emissions Reductions in the United States A new […]

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