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Climate change in top 3 global concerns

A new Climate Change Confidence report released by US bank HSBC lists climate change as one of the top three global concerns for consumers, alongside terrorism and economic stability.  HSBC’s Climate Change Centre of Excellence commissioned the report to understand the economic implications of climate change and climate-related business opportunities worldwide.  This is the fourth annual study providing consumer perceptions on climate change.

The study found respondents in developing economies have the highest concern in terms of their climate vulnerability.  People in developed economies supported low-carbon solutions and pushed for businesses to invest more in resources used to tackle climate change. … Continue Reading

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Friday event: Working with climate change

Friday, the New America Foundation is hosting the authors of “Sustainable Excellence: The Future of Business in a Fast-Changing World” by Aron Cramer and Zackary Karabell. Cramer is president and CEO of Business for Social Responsibility, a research and consulting company that focuses on sustainable business strategies. Karabell is president of Twice River Research and a senior adviser to BSR.

The stories I’m working on for our project focus on the security of our way of life here at home, so I like to see what smart people write about how businesses are handling … Continue Reading

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