Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Business http://blog.conservation.org Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:11:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 World’s Largest Company Asks Suppliers to Shrink Environmental Impact http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/worlds-largest-company-asks-suppliers-to-shrink-environmental-impact/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/worlds-largest-company-asks-suppliers-to-shrink-environmental-impact/#comments Tue, 06 May 2014 13:45:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20303 strawberry harvestWhen Walmart wants to make a change, other companies have to follow suit.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/05/worlds-largest-company-asks-suppliers-to-shrink-environmental-impact/feed/ 0 Ocean Health Is Human Health http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/ocean-health-is-human-health/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/ocean-health-is-human-health/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20262 fisherman in BeninMany attendees of the Global Oceans Action Summit are taking key steps to protect the largest place on Earth. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/ocean-health-is-human-health/feed/ 5 Companies Place Greater Value on Natural Capital http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/companies-place-greater-value-on-natural-capital/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/companies-place-greater-value-on-natural-capital/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20254 coffee farm in Chiapas, MexicoEnvironmental economist Pavan Sukhdev has noticed a promising trend in the business sector.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/companies-place-greater-value-on-natural-capital/feed/ 1 Why Palm Oil Isn’t the Enemy http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/why-palm-oil-isnt-the-enemy/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/why-palm-oil-isnt-the-enemy/#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=20191 oil palm fruit in MalaysiaIt’s where and how it’s grown that we need to change.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/04/why-palm-oil-isnt-the-enemy/feed/ 11 Walmart’s Impact on Global Sustainability http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/walmarts-impact-on-global-sustainability/ http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/walmarts-impact-on-global-sustainability/#comments Tue, 18 Feb 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19960 farmer harvests eggplants, TanzaniaWhen Walmart takes an action, it can have a larger impact than many nations.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2014/02/walmarts-impact-on-global-sustainability/feed/ 4 ‘Big Data’ Is an Investment in Nature — and Human Well-being http://blog.conservation.org/2013/12/big-data-is-an-investment-in-nature-and-human-well-being/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/12/big-data-is-an-investment-in-nature-and-human-well-being/#comments Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19746 setting up camera trap in Udzungwa National Park, TanzaniaA new partnership will revolutionize the way we monitor, report and understand the health of ecosystems.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/12/big-data-is-an-investment-in-nature-and-human-well-being/feed/ 5 How Shell, Chevron and Coke Tackle the Energy-Water-Food Nexus http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/how-shell-chevron-and-coke-tackle-the-energy-water-food-nexus/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/how-shell-chevron-and-coke-tackle-the-energy-water-food-nexus/#comments Tue, 05 Nov 2013 15:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19539 rice crop in TanzaniaIn the next 15-20 years, the world will need 30% more water, 45% more energy and 50% more food.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/11/how-shell-chevron-and-coke-tackle-the-energy-water-food-nexus/feed/ 0 American Renewable Energy Company Aids Green Growth in West Java http://blog.conservation.org/2013/10/american-renewable-energy-company-aids-green-growth-in-west-java/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/10/american-renewable-energy-company-aids-green-growth-in-west-java/#comments Thu, 03 Oct 2013 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=19349 Indonesian man and water pipeViridian wanted its staff to see firsthand how power and fresh water provision can transform communities.]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/10/american-renewable-energy-company-aids-green-growth-in-west-java/feed/ 0 Reducing Global Plastic Use Is Key to Fight Ocean Pollution http://blog.conservation.org/2013/07/reducing-global-plastic-use-is-key-to-fight-ocean-pollution/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/07/reducing-global-plastic-use-is-key-to-fight-ocean-pollution/#comments Tue, 16 Jul 2013 14:00:00 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=18852 plastic pollution in HaitiWe can't clean up the oceans until we reduce demand for the materials that pollute them. ]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/07/reducing-global-plastic-use-is-key-to-fight-ocean-pollution/feed/ 10 Pursuing Responsible Mining in Liberia http://blog.conservation.org/2013/06/pursuing-responsible-mining-in-liberia/ http://blog.conservation.org/2013/06/pursuing-responsible-mining-in-liberia/#comments Fri, 14 Jun 2013 15:00:05 +0000 http://blog.conservation.org/?p=18581 Nimba County Community College, in Sanniquellie.Liberia's mineral wealth may hold the key to the country's future development — but is it sustainable?]]> http://blog.conservation.org/2013/06/pursuing-responsible-mining-in-liberia/feed/ 3