21 Feb '12, 6pm

The role of business in protecting #ocean health, #csr (by Michael Sutton of @MontereyAq)

Tomorrow, the Economist ’s World Ocean Summit in Singapore will highlight for an audience of global business leaders the latest concerns about threats to our oceans, and how business activities are impacting this ecosystem. While all of us can play a role in caring for our ocean resources, perhaps the only force powerful enough to reverse the decline of our global environment is commerce itself. But what exactly are the biggest threats to our oceans, and what can businesses do to help address them while simultaneously advancing their own objectives? In 2009, scientists at Stanford University’s Center for Ocean Solutions published the “Pacific Ocean Synthesis,” a comprehensive analysis of threats to that ocean. After an extensive literature review, they concluded that the most serious hazards to ocean and coastal environments are climate change, overfishing, habitat destruc...

Full article: https://www.bsr.org/en/our-insights/bsr-insight-article/b...

Tweets

New Green Business Model for Sustainable Finance

New Green Business Model for Sustainable Finance

triplepundit.com 20 Feb '12, 10am

Typically, large scale energy projects are financed by large investment banks and large utilities that won’t even touch de...

Chic and Affordable Eco Friendly Gift Baskets f...

greenoptions.com 22 Feb '12, 12am

It seems like there's always an occasion or person to celebrate. Mother's Day is coming up! Valentine's Day just passed. Y...

Electric vehicles: will business buy what many private drivers daren’t? The Green Piece

Electric vehicles: will business buy what many ...

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 21 Feb '12, 8am

Tuesday, February 21, 2012. The Green Piece Column . With the Plug-in Car Grants (PICGs) set to expand to vans and light c...

Demystifying Billing And Receivables Solutions ...

youngupstarts.com 21 Feb '12, 2pm

There are many issues that keep entrepreneurs and small business owners up at night, but amongst the most pressing must be...

Starting a Business: Focus on Profits, Not Popularity

Starting a Business: Focus on Profits, Not Popu...

care2.com 20 Feb '12, 3pm

Last week I gave a presentation to a group of a few thousand people on how to create a richer life — one that is filled wi...

Business, Brand & Your Social Signature©

Business, Brand & Your Social Signature©

csrwire.com 20 Feb '12, 7pm

I don’t think it’s been done yet, but I would love to see some research that explores how visible and instrumental the bra...

Go With The FLoW: Win $200k To Start A Clean Energy Business | Care2 Causes

Go With The FLoW: Win $200k To Start A Clean En...

care2.com 21 Feb '12, 3am

Got a great idea for a clean energy business, but think you have to graduate from college you can make it a reality? Think...

Ask Umbra: What’s the greenest business card?

Ask Umbra: What’s the greenest business card?

grist.org 20 Feb '12, 11am

How can I get “free,” “environmentally” friendly business cards? I am starting to network with my new credentials, LEED GA...

Corporate Sustainability: Green from the Top via @Earth911

Corporate Sustainability: Green from the Top vi...

earth911.com 01 Mar '12, 2pm

Many companies these days are introducing sustainability initiatives such as reducing waste, cutting back on greenhouse ga...

Caesars' CSR Report Touts Green Meetings, Recycling Efforts

Caesars' CSR Report Touts Green Meetings, Recyc...

greenbiz.com 21 Feb '12, 9pm

Caesars Entertainment has switched tens of thousands of bulbs to more-efficient models, recycled tons of soap and set new ...

Retired NBA star Michael Jordan sues Chinese firm

Retired NBA star Michael Jordan sues Chinese firm

channelnewsasia.com 23 Feb '12, 1am

CHICAGO: Retired NBA superstar Michael Jordan announced on Wednesday that he has filed a lawsuit in China against a Chines...

放屎和鼻屎 There's no business like show business

放屎和鼻屎 There's no business like show business

mrbrown.com 28 Feb '12, 6am

There's no business like show business Meryl Streep shows her acting chops in this Iron Man prequel It's Oscar time! As us...

企業に人と同じ権利を認めてしまったところで本来、人びとの民主主義だったのが企業のための民主主義...

ran.org 24 Feb '12, 2pm

The two-year anniversary of the controversial Citizens United vs. FEC ruling is rapidly approaching. This shocking decisio...

Samsung drops LCD business: via @ee_times

eetimes.com 20 Feb '12, 4pm

LONDON – The board of directors of South Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has approved a plan to spin...