climate change

The Corporate Climate Revolution Will Be Televised

by: Joel Makower

Thanks in large part to Al Gore, climate movies are the new black.

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The Corporate Climate Juggernaut

by: Joel Makower

The relentless march of climate studies, research reports, and major initiatives that has come forth during this fledgling year has been breathtaking, to say the least. There's a new one this week. But first, consider that the following have been unleashed during 2007's first 50 days:

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Greening The Greys - Dreadful Report Title

I encountered this research a few weeks ago and published a blog item. The slant then was that the over-50s are sceptical of climate change.
The final report is now published and the ‘conclusions’ are finding their way into the mainstream press. In many ways this is report is a microcosm of the whole climate change debate.
 
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Green Consumer Behavior - Part II: Evolving Social Norms toward the Environment

by: David Wigder

Joel Makower’s recent blog entitled “Is ‘Carbon Neutral’ Good Enough?” speaks to the growing trend to offset carbon emissions generated from personal or business activities.

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Can the World's Biggest Companies 'Combat Climate Change'?

by: Joel Makower

Two thousand seven is barely a fortnight old, but it's already shaping up to be the year that climate change action reaches a tipping point. The signs seem to be everywhere.

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Aligning Corporate Strategy and Social Responsibility on Climate Change

by: David Wigder

In a recent Harvard Business Review article, “Strategy & Society” (Dec, 2006), Michael Porter and Mark Kramer present a strategic framework for linking strategy with corporate social responsibility (CSR). 

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Are Carbon Offsets More Than Hot Air?

by: Joel Makower

A new report that rates providers of retail carbon offsets is out today, and even the anticipation of its publication has caused a flurry of anxiety among some of the 30 companies it reviewed.

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Offsetting Carbon in a Voluntary Market

by: David Wigder

An Interview with Adam Stein, VP of Marketing at TerraPass

 

Founded in 2003, the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) is the world’s first voluntary exchange for registering and trading emission allowances for gases that cause climate change.

 

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Climate Change in the UK Market - Part II: Consumer Tipping Point

by: David Wigder

Carbon Trust (CT) predicts that by 2010, the UK consumer market will have reached a tipping point: Purchase decisions will take into account climate change impact and how companies are actively addressing it. 

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Climate Change in the UK Market - Part I: “Brand Value at Risk”

by: David Wigder

The Carbon Trust, a UK government-funded think tank, makes the case that many companies’ brand value – a key component of the market value measuring intangible assets - is at risk from climate change.

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