Coca-Cola Shares Water Management Strategies: Q&A with Jon Radtke

Water management has become one of the biggest challenges sustainability professionals face. In 2016, a World Bank report found that good water management could lead to a 6% increase in global GDP by 2050, while bad management – or simply business as usual in some places – could lead to sustained declines in GDP via losses in…

The challenges of global water supply and demand

The nexus of the environment and conflict — that is, environmental security — has become an important paradigm in national security planning. Indeed, Kaplan suggests that water and other environmental factors represent the core foreign policy challenge in this century. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) reinforced this notion when it identified environmental factors and resource…

Largest Seafood Companies Assessed Against Sustainable Development Goals

The World Benchmarking Alliance plans to assess the 30 largest seafood companies globally against the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. A public evaluation of their draft methodology takes place now through December. Aviva, Index Initiative, and the United Nations Foundation launched the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) of business, nonprofit, and government organizations in late September…

Sürdürülebilir Kalkınma Hedefleri’nin alt-başlıklarını oluşturan 169 madde için Türkçe logolar yayımlandı.

Birleşmiş Milletler Sürdürülebilir Kalkınma Hedefleri’nin(SKH’ler) alt-başlıklarını oluşturan 169 madde için Türkçe logolar yayımlandı. Alt-hedeflerin yüksek çözünürlüklü Türkçe logolarına http://www.kureselhedefler.org/wp-content/uploads/SDG_Targets_TURKISH_PNG.zip adresinden ulaşabilirsiniz.   2030 gündemi ve Sürdürülebilir Kalkınma Hedefleri’ne dair temel bilgiler ise http://www.tr.undp.org/content/turkey/tr/home/sustainable-development-goals.html adresinde bulunuyor.

Seferihisar Belediyesi İklim İçin Ses Verdi

Seferihisar Belediyesi, “Küresel İklim Değişikliği”ne dikkat çekmek için tüm dünyayla eş zamanlı olarak düzenlenen “İlkim İçin Ses Ver” etkinliğine destek verdi. Seferihisar Belediye Başkanı Tunç Soyer öncülüğünde ekiplere bölünen belediye çalışanları, vatandaşların da desteğiyle ilçenin tüm sokaklarını temizledi. Başkan Soyer; “Bir hayalimiz var, tüm Seferihisar’ın enerjisini yenilenebilir enerji kaynaklarından üretmek istiyoruz” dedi. Tüm dünyayı esir…

What’s going on in the world of plastic?

I’m not easily impressed by advances in sustainable business — I’ve been watching them happen in fits and starts for three decades — but I’ll confess to being astounded by what’s going on these days in the world of plastic. Or, more to the point, plastic waste. And no, it’s not just straws. Indeed, that may…

What’s the value of a clean beach? Here’s how economists do the numbers

Millions of Americans head outdoors in the summer, whether for a day at a nearby lake or a monthlong road trip. For environmental economists like me, decisions by vacationers and outdoor recreators offer clues to a challenging puzzle: estimating what environmental resources are worth. In 1981, President Ronald Reagan issued an executive order that required…