Today the demand for information about a company’s environment, social and governance (ESG) performance extends beyond its gates to the risk profile and performance of its supply chain as well. Many suppliers, however, are ill-equipped to respond to the barrage of inquires. To learn more about how this information pipeline is changing
Today is World Environment Day, a date established in 1970 to raise awareness of pressing ecological issues. Every year, the United Nations Environmental Protection agency chooses a theme to promote on this date; in 2013 the theme is food waste. One third of the food produced globally is wasted and, with it, we waste a great deal of energy and water as well, since
Climate change poses a great set of risks to mankind. Who knows better how to deal with, assess, and respond to risk than insurers? The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) ClimateWise, the Geneva Association, the Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII) have teamed up to offer suggestions on how to better integrate insurers into efforts to adapt to
In a sign of the growing importance of renewable sources of energy, global investment in wind power, solar power, and other alternative forms of energy last year exceeded investments in coal, oil, and carbon-based energy for the first time.