The drive to embed ‘planetary health’ impacts within corporate sustainability strategy

In 2015, the Rockefeller Foundation-Lancet Commission coined the term “planetary health” to focus on interactions between environmental and human health. Since then, groups such as the Lancet, The Planetary Health Alliance and the U.N. Health and Environmental Linkages Initiativehave given growing attention to the influence of environmental conditions on human health. Most recently, the United Nations Environment Program published…

Top European Pension Firms Expect Big Returns for SDG-Based Investment Fund

“Investors are increasingly demanding more sustainability initiatives and reporting from assets they invest in. The most recent example: ATP, one of Europe’s biggest pension funds, has teamed with five other pension firms to launch the Danish SDG Investment Fund based on the UN’s sustainable development goals. ATP predicts a 10% to 12% return, according to…

Yeni Rapor: Kömür ve Petrol Santralları Kapandı, Erken Doğum Oranları Azaldı

Yeni bir araştırma, kömür ve petrol santrallarının kapatılması sonucunda erken doğumlarda düşüş yaşandığını ortaya koyuyor. “Coal and oil power plant retirements in California associated with reduced preterm birth among populations nearby” adlı çalışma Kaliforniya’da kapatılan sekiz santralın ardından santralların bulunduğu bölgedeki topluluğun doğum oranlarına odaklanıyor. Kömür ve petrol santrallarının kapatılmasının ardından bölgedeki doğum oranlarını inceleyen…