Corporate Toolkit for Doing Right by the Environment

Thu, 2006-02-02 10:43Richard Littlemore
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Corporate Toolkit for Doing Right by the Environment

In stark contrast to the agitations of Steve Milloy's Corporate Social Irresponsibility Fund featured in the next post, Ceres and the Investor Network on Climate Risk have published a 24-page “toolkit” to help companies address the strategic and financial challenges associated with global climate change.

The toolkit includes case studies from companies that have developed successful climate strategies, including General Electric, American Electric Power, Chevron, Ford and Bank of America and can be downloaded from either organization's website.

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A U.S. District Court judge ruled on June 27 that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Forest Service both wrongly approved expansion of the West Elk coal mine in Somerset, Colo., because they failed to take into account the economic impacts greenhouse gas emissions from the mining would have.
 
The federal agencies said it was impossible to quantify such impacts, but the court pointed out a tool is...
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