Economy & Business

It Continues: 2 Pennsylvania Coal Plants Will Close for Good Next Week

"The coal sector is in its death throes, thanks to cheaper alternatives and a growing distaste for what is the worst of the global-warming fuels. The latest casualties: two coal-burning power plants in Pennsylvania that will pump their last energy into the grid, and cough their last pollution in to the air, this weekend."

Source: Grist, 10/07/2013

Koch Dark Money Influences Environmental Politics

News broken this month by Politico revealed the existence of a Koch brothers fund that quietly handed out some $250 million to conservative causes during the 2012 elections. Under U.S. law, such groups are tax-exempt, can raise unlimited amounts of money, and do not have to disclose their donors.

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Most US Public Companies Ignore Rule on Climate Risk Disclosure

In 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) required publicly traded companies to disclose to their stockholders (and the public) what business risks they might face from climate change. Almost three-quarters of the companies are still ignoring the rule, and their shareholders are flying blind.

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November 6, 2018 to November 8, 2018

BSR Conference 2018: A New Blueprint for Business

The BSR (Business for Social Responsibility) Conference 2018 in New York aims to inspire a new vision for resilient business strategies, governance, management approaches, and collaboration..

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