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aligning profit and environmental sustainability

Critical Consumption Trends and Implications

Degrading Earth's Ecosystems...

Argues that production and consumption patterns are integrally linked and entire use cycle must be considered to understand environmental effects, identify potential interventions, and articulate effective policy approaches.

Safe climate, sound business

An action agenda

A collaborative effort by General Motors, the World Resources Institute, Monsanto, and British Petroleum addresses how the Earth's climate can be protected while expanding global economic prosperity.

Leverage for the Environment

A Guide to the Private Financial Services Industry

Profiles eight segments of the private financial services industry, and identifies a list of potential leverage points for influencing various actors to integrate environmental considerations into decision making.

Sustainability Rulers

Measuring Corporate Environmental & Social Performance

Provides a basic framework for thinking about the various categories of sustainabilty indicators, and provides a preliminary list of ongoing efforts in the field.

Sustainable trade expansion in Latin America

Analysis and assessment

An empirical and policy assessment that highlights recent changes in trade policy and focuses on the sectoral impacts from these changes, their likely environmental consequences, and opportunities to promote more sustainable trade strategies.

Sullied Seas

Strategies for Combating Cyanide Fishing in Southeast Asia

Cyanide fishing is responsible for damaging coral reef habitats throughout the Indo-Pacific region and is spreading quickly as fishers respond to market demand for ornamental and edible fish.

Profit without plunder

Reaping revenue from Guyana's tropical forests without destroying them...

For the most up-to-date information on this topic, please see Global Forest Watch.

Identifies key steps Guyana can take for sustainable forestry management, providing both concrete proposals for immediate and...

Green Ledgers

Case studies in corporate environmental accounting

Shows how greater attention to environmental costs can improve the bottom line and promote business sustainability. Gives practical steps for integrating effective environmental accounting practices into business systems.

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