Grantmaking in this area aims to broaden the market for environmental papers and packaging through markets campaigns, shareholder activism, consumer-targeted education, and dialogue with the corporate sector. This year we have expanded our packaging program to include efforts to reduce plastics in the waste stream, through strategies such as eliminating single use plastic disposables by promoting reusable packaging for grocery stores, take-out, and delivery.
What Is Sustainable Investing? How You Can Make Money and Tackle Climate Change
Roughly three-quarters of Americans now say they’ve been affected by extreme weather in the past five years, a near 20-point jump in five months, and the majority believe climate change is at least partly to blame, according to a poll last month from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Those risks have prompted a growing number of people to direct their dollars into investments that aim to tackle global warming and improve the environment—hoping to help save the planet and make some money at the same time.
The bar for climate leadership is far too low in Canada
The Sept. 20 election that returned the Liberal Party to government was, in many ways, a climate election. For the first time, every major party put forward a climate platform, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s performance on the file over the last six years was among the issues on the ballot.
Upstream CEO sees huge potential in burgeoning reuse-refill sector, including for haulers
Matt Prindiville, head of a nonprofit focused on holistic waste solutions, is at the center of discussions with brands and activists alike about not just relying on recycling for a circular economy.