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Five Questions for Jeffrey Sachs On Decarbonizing the Economy
Source: Yale Environment360, 7/15/14
Summary: Thirty scientific institutions from 15 countries last week released a report for the United Nations outlining how the world's major carbon dioxide-emitting nations can slash those emissions by mid-century. Called the Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project, the initiative aims to provide government leaders with a plan of action in advance of a UN climate summit in September and climate negotiations in Paris in late 2015. Yale Environment 360 asked Jeffrey Sachs, director of Columbia University's Earth Institute and a key player in the decarbonization project, five questions about the initiative and the prospects for global action on the climate front.
Why targeting 4 human emotions is key to marketing sustainability
Source: The Guardian, 7/21/14
Summary: While brands have been remarkably successful at feeding universal human drives, such as the desire for adventure, power or status, sustainability has not been seeing the same success in its messaging. What sustainability needs to create the same impact is a similar level of insight into the best way to embrace the full range of human emotions. Because it's human emotion that's at the heart of what motivates us.
6 reasons technology alone can't solve water scarcity
Source: GreenBiz, 7/21/14
Summary: Sustainably addressing water scarcity will require technology solutions both conventional and innovative -- both the "hard path for water" and the soft path for water.
9 key trends in corporate sustainability reporting
Source: GreenBiz, 7/21/14
Summary: Nearly three-quarters of sustainability professionals ranked CSR above seven out of 10 in relation to their business objectives (with one being low and 10 being high.) Meanwhile, most organizations dedicate between $34,000 and $84,000 of their budget to CSR reporting activity. These are just some key findings from a recent 2degrees CSR reporting survey, which aims to help organizations identify key trends in CSR reporting, stakeholder engagement and materiality.
GreenBiz 101: The core of materiality? What matters most
Source: GreenBiz, 7/22/14
Summary: If you're a sustainability professional who got his or her start in environmental affairs, chemistry or toxicology, the word "materiality" probably wasn't part of your core curriculum. But the concept may be invaluable when it comes to prioritizing sustainability initiatives and communicating progress toward them -- especially as awareness of these matters grows in the chief financial officer's office. With that in mind, we offer this brief accounting lesson.
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