Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » Business Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:32:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Power through Handicrafts: Supporting Rural Women in Bolivia Fri, 07 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Bolivian women showcase jipijapa hatsA women's group shows how entrepreneurship can impact the role women play in their communities. ]]> 0 Stop Treating Soil Like Dirt Mon, 03 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 boy makes seedling planters, TanzaniaWe've seen what can happen when people manage soil poorly. But have we learned our lesson?]]> 1 World’s Largest Company Asks Suppliers to Shrink Environmental Impact Tue, 06 May 2014 13:45:00 +0000 strawberry harvestWhen Walmart wants to make a change, other companies have to follow suit.]]> 0 Ocean Health Is Human Health Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 fisherman in BeninMany attendees of the Global Oceans Action Summit are taking key steps to protect the largest place on Earth. ]]> 6 Companies Place Greater Value on Natural Capital Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 coffee farm in Chiapas, MexicoEnvironmental economist Pavan Sukhdev has noticed a promising trend in the business sector.]]> 1 Why Palm Oil Isn’t the Enemy Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 oil palm fruit in MalaysiaIt’s where and how it’s grown that we need to change.]]> 11 Walmart’s Impact on Global Sustainability Tue, 18 Feb 2014 15:00:00 +0000 farmer harvests eggplants, TanzaniaWhen Walmart takes an action, it can have a larger impact than many nations.]]> 4 ‘Big Data’ Is an Investment in Nature — and Human Well-being Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:00:00 +0000 setting up camera trap in Udzungwa National Park, TanzaniaA new partnership will revolutionize the way we monitor, report and understand the health of ecosystems.]]> 5 How Shell, Chevron and Coke Tackle the Energy-Water-Food Nexus Tue, 05 Nov 2013 15:00:00 +0000 rice crop in TanzaniaIn the next 15-20 years, the world will need 30% more water, 45% more energy and 50% more food.]]> 0 American Renewable Energy Company Aids Green Growth in West Java Thu, 03 Oct 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Indonesian man and water pipeViridian wanted its staff to see firsthand how power and fresh water provision can transform communities.]]> 0