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Jul

18

July 18, 2012

Do as I Say, Not as I Do?

How can we as individuals and as a global profession, make a commitment to looking at our consumption and social sustainability with a critical eye for positive impact and change?

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Jul

17

July 17, 2012

What the Facebook IPO Teaches Us About the Value of Ecosystems

When Facebook launched its initial public offering in March, the company—which specializes in the connections of its "human ecosystem"—was valued at US$104 billion. If we valued the connections in our ecosystem the same way, does that help us understand their true worth?

#Ecosystem Services #Environment

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May

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May 2, 2012

Future Scenarios in Ecosystem Services

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Apr

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April 3, 2012

Corporate Environmental Performance in Practice

In the second piece of our two-part series on ecosystem services trends, we look at the two main ways companies have adopted this approach, the three biggest barriers for companies that have decided not to adopt it, and three scenarios we think could take place in the future.

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Mar

27

March 27, 2012

The Quiet Revolution: The Changing Expectations of Corporate Environmental Performance

An ecosystem services approach could revolutionize how companies manage environmental performance. With increasing integration of ecosystem services from government, investors, and business, the concept finally is coming of age.

#Ecosystem Services #Environment

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Feb

28

February 28, 2012

A Sustainability Compass for Ocean Issues

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Feb

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February 21, 2012

Business: Blue and Green

The greatest threats to our oceans—climate change, overfishing, habitat destruction, and pollution—can be solved if we harness the power of business.

#Ecosystem Services #Environment

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Feb

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February 7, 2012

Using Water-Risk Information for Greater Impact

Starting with the right tools to analyze their risk, companies can build robust water strategies that include collaboration to protect and improve shared water resources. In addition to informing corporate water strategies, water-risk information can be used to improve business practices related to other sustainability issues, including human rights, local development, and consumer awareness of water issues.

#Environment #Human Rights

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Jan

31

January 31, 2012

The New Reality of Water in China: Informed Activism and No Guarantees

With the changing political, regulatory, and consumer climate in China, more companies are considering how they can clean up their waste streams and use less water.

#Environment #Supply Chain

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