Google, Meta, Microsoft, Salesforce Form Symbiosis Coalition for Nature-Based Carbon Removals

Google is launching a new coalition called Symbiosis, a multi-company effort designed to increase the effectiveness of nature-based carbon removal projects. Symbiosis brings together a group of corporate buyers committed to using the latest science to scale high-quality carbon removal solutions that leverage nature’s ability to capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Examples of such […]

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When your meet cute involves T.H. Chan

Alan Rheaume and Seray Sener in front of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where they met. Photos courtesy of Seray Sener and Alan Rheaume Campus & Community When your meet cute involves T.H. Chan She worked for Pfizer in Turkey; he was neurosurgery resident in Canada. And graduation and wedding are not far […]

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US Streamlines Environmental Reviews for Clean Energy and Infrastructure Projects

The Biden-Harris Administration has introduced significant changes to the federal permitting process, aimed at accelerating the development of infrastructure and clean energy projects across the United States. These reforms are designed to overcome the delays that were prevalent during the previous administration, enhancing the speed and efficiency of project approvals. This briefing provides a comprehensive […]

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Ford Announces Milestone to be Carbon Neutral by 2050: Vehicles, Operations, and Supply Chain

Ford has a long-standing purpose that transcends simply building vehicles. The company strives to create a positive impact, improving the lives of its employees, the communities it serves, and the environment. This commitment is reflected in their goal of achieving carbon neutrality across their vehicles, operations, and supply chain by 2050. It’s an ambitious target, […]

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Over Half of India’s Top 100 Listed Companies Voluntarily Disclose Scope 3 Emissions Data: PwC Report

FY23 BRSR reports of Nifty 50 companies and NEXT 50 listed companies analysed to assess the maturity of ESG regulations in India. 51% of India’s top 100 listed companies by market capitalisation disclosed their Scope 3 data for FY23 despite it being a voluntary disclosure in Business Responsibility and Sustainability Reporting (BRSR) as per the […]

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Posting your opinion on social media won’t save democracy, but this might

Nation & World Posting your opinion on social media won’t save democracy, but this might Tanner Lectures explore models of engaged citizenry from ancient agoras to modern megachurches Eileen O’Grady Harvard Staff Writer April 19, 2024 4 min read Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer Donating money, signing petitions, and sharing views on social media are some […]

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IKEA Funds $100M into Leapfrogging Partnership to Boost EV Transition in Emerging Markets

In the streets of some of the world’s fastest-growing cities, a powerful shift is underway. As the sun rises, the familiar sounds of car horns and bustling crowds are joined by something new — a quiet hum, thanks to a growing fleet of zero-emission motorcycles, cars, trucks, and buses.  To accelerate the transition to 100% […]

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UN Report: Global Food Waste Tops 1 Billion Meals Daily, Amidst Rising Hunger

Households across all continents wasted over 1 billion meals a day in 2022, while 783 million people were affected by hunger and a third of humanity faced food insecurity. Food waste continues to hurt the global economy and fuel climate change, nature loss, and pollution. These are the key findings of a UN Environment Programme […]

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Parkinson’s warning in skin biopsy

Health Parkinson’s warning in skin biopsy Medical office procedure identifies key biomarker that may lead to more reliable diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders Jacqueline Mitchell BIDMC Communications March 20, 2024 4 min read Illustration shows neurons containing deposits of biomarker alpha-synuclein (indicated with small red spheres) that have accumulated in brain cells. A simple skin biopsy […]

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Lloyds Banking Group Donates £250,000 to Knepp Wildland Foundation, to fund three nature projects in England

Lloyds Banking Group becomes first founding business partner of Projects for Nature. Industry leading partnership includes £250,000 donation to fund three nature projects in England. Projects aim to restore nature and engage communities to address national nature recovery priorities including flood management, wildlife corridors and regenerative agriculture. Lloyds Banking Group has announced a strategic partnership […]

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