May 1, 2013
It’s been over two years since that commitment was announced and many companies are still scratching their heads and wondering where to begin.
April 24, 2013
In partnership with ArcelorMittal Liberia, CI is kicking off the East Nimba Nature Reserve Planning Workshop.
March 27, 2013
The BSC members came together to better understand the energy-water-food nexus and the role for CI and its corporate partners.
December 14, 2012
There are many potential risks and negative impacts on communities, ecosystems, climate and freshwater sources in working with the mining and energy sector. So why do we do it? The simple reason is that we have no choice.
December 6, 2012
CI said that the inability of nations at the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change climate talks (UNFCCC COP 18) in Doha, Qatar, to cooperatively meet the scale of climate challenge with equal ambition signals urgent need for innovative leadership and solutions.
September 27, 2012
At the World Water Week meetings in Stockholm, everyone was talking about the inextricable links between fresh water and food as well as water and climate adaptation in the private sector. Learn more from CELB's Director of Corporate Freshwater Strategies, Marielle Canter Weikel.
August 30, 2012
Did you know that every bite of food we eat has a virtual water footprint? Learn more and how this ties into CI’s work with companies like Nestle on commodity sourcing standards which aim, among other goals, to reduce their water usage.
July 20, 2012
Sumatra has long been recognized as one of the best coffee-growing geographies in the world. However, climate change has caused significant changes in both coffee production and quality over the last 10-15 years in Indonesia.
July 19, 2012
I was in Sumatra’s Diari district west of Lake Toba to meet with farmers to better understand the training and capacity-building CI is leading in the region, which aims to help farmers mitigate and adapt to climate change.
July 18, 2012
Boots, hat and sunscreen on, I lead my group among the paths of a northern Sumatra coffee farm in Indonesia. How did I get here?
July 13, 2012
Global corporate leaders from a wide range of sectors tackled the question of how to value ecosystem services at Conservation International’s Business and Sustainability Council (BSC) meeting on June 27, 2012 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City.
June 15, 2012
Twenty years after the first Earth Summit, Rio +20 brought together governments, civil society and the private sector to take stock of the past twenty years and work to lay a foundation for a future of prosperity, peace and sustainability.
June 12, 2012
The 5th Asia-Pacific Business and Sustainability Council (APBSC) forum on “Green Business, Best Practices” was held on the 29th and 30th May in Jakarta, Indonesia.
May 17, 2012
CI and Marriot International began working together two years ago in the mountains of southwest China to help rural communities start sustainable businesses that reduce strains on natural resources, especially fresh water and forests.
March 15, 2012
The Sustainable Landscapes Partnership (SLP) is an innovative public-private partnership aimed at avoiding deforestation and associated greenhouse gas emissions through the development of low emission business models.