Sustainable Business News: April 12, 2019

Investors pressure soy companies to live up to commitments against deforestation. [link]

Natural forests have high potential to address climate change. [link]

Developed countries in the EU have stable forests, but they import food produced through deforestation [link]

Scientists map network of marine protected reserves that would cover 30% of the ocean and all ocean ecosystem categories [link]


Sustainable Business Headlines: April 11 2019

Shell Oil is investing $300M over three years in ecosystem-based projects, primarily reforestation, as part of its ongoing attempt to shift strategies away from oil and natural gas to a broader focus on clean energy technology and reduced carbon emissions. [link]

The World Meteorological Organization released its 25th State of the Climate Report, an annual report on the planet’s climate. According to this year’s report, the physical and financial impacts of climate change are accelerating. [link]

The New York Times covers Chevron, Occidental, and BHP’s investments in carbon capture and storage technology, including tech that removes carbon from the atmosphere and converts it to liquid fuel. [link]

The New York Times covers activist legal strategies to sue companies for carbon pollution. [link]