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How to Implement Social Innovation in Large Organizations
How to Implement Social Innovation in Large Organizations

3 years ago - One the final sessions at SB ’15 London saw Mandar Apte, chemical engineer and program manager of Shell's GameChanger program on social innovation, facilitate an interactive workshop about how to drive social innovation from inside large organisations and how this could empower the employees and create shared value - for business and society.Apte started by demonstrating the power of the relationship economy. He drove home the idea that in this world of open innovation, it is important to build relationships.

Shell CEO Calls for Carbon Pricing; Environmentalists Say Devil Is in the Details
Shell CEO Calls for Carbon Pricing; Environmentalists Say Devil Is in the Details

3 years ago - Royal Dutch Shell PLC CEO Ben van Beurden promoted a carbon-pricing plan at the Oil & Money conference in London on Tuesday. The Wall Street Journal reports that the plan will encourage investment in renewables and favor cleaner-burning natural gas over more carbon-intensive coal.

Shell's $7B Foray Into Arctic Drilling Fails; Environmentalists Rejoice
Shell's $7B Foray Into Arctic Drilling Fails; Environmentalists Rejoice

3 years ago - Royal Dutch Shell announced Monday it has aborted its mission to drill for oil in the Arctic after failing to find enough of it, according to the Associated Press. The move, which darkens the outlook for long-term domestic oil drilling here in the U.S., validates environmental groups such as Greenpeace, which has relentlessly campaigned against the company for years in efforts to prevent what Executive Director Annie Leonard has called “a terrible mistake.”

Greenpeace Continues Month of Shell Protests with 'Titanic'-Themed Performance
Greenpeace Continues Month of Shell Protests with 'Titanic'-Themed Performance

3 years ago - Greenpeace has begun its latest campaign against Shell, with a month of protests over the oil giant’s plans to drill in the Arctic. The protests began Stateside last week in Portland, Ore., with 13 Greenpeace USA activists rappelling from the St. John’s Bridge in Portland on July 29 — the intrepid activists remained suspended there overnight and successfully blocked Shell’s Arctic drilling support vessel, the Fennica, as it attempted to leave Portland on July 30 (and successfully creating the latest “mind bomb” for Greenpeace — see image, right).

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Lemons to Lemonade? Turning the Climate Crisis Into a Market Opportunity
Lemons to Lemonade? Turning the Climate Crisis Into a Market Opportunity

4 years ago - As much as climate change is now in regular rotation in the daily news, we’re still a long way from knowing exactly how it will change life as we know it. But as changes become evident, new business opportunities have already presented themselves – take, for example, extinction tourism: The concept surfaced in marketing campaigns in 2008 as companies began offering packages tied to global warming, “using climate change as a marketing pitch, a ‘see it now before it’s gone’ kind of thing,” said Ayako Ezaki, communications director for the International Ecotourism Society at the time.

Carbon Onsetting: A Robust Complement to - or Replacement for - Offsetting
Carbon Onsetting: A Robust Complement to - or Replacement for - Offsetting

4 years ago - Whether as competitive differentiation, long-term risk management, or hedging against future regulation, internal carbon fees are becoming increasingly popular with companies as varied as Shell, Microsoft and Disney.

Shell Endorses Shareholder Resolution That 'Boldly Questions Its Own Business Model'
Shell Endorses Shareholder Resolution That 'Boldly Questions Its Own Business Model'

4 years ago - Last week, Royal Dutch Shell’s board of directors ratified a shareholder resolution that commits the oil giant to investing in a low-carbon future. The resolution called for the company to commit to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions, invest in renewable energy, scrap bonus systems that are associated with climate-harming activities, and base its business model risk assessment against the widely considered “safe” warming limit of 2ᵒC (as signed by 141 governments at the UN’s Copenhagen Accord).

UK Tool Shows Long-Term Climate Impacts on Energy, Land and Food Systems
UK Tool Shows Long-Term Climate Impacts on Energy, Land and Food Systems

4 years ago - The United Kingdom government has launched a new tool to help businesses and governments understand the environmental impacts of energy and emissions policies.The Global Calculator — produced with input from more than 150 experts worldwide — is a model of the world's energy, land and food systems that allows users to design their own version of the future up to 2050 and see the implications for the climate.Soft launched in 2010, the online tool has previously only been used exclusively by governments such as China and India. China has been using the calculator to support the development of its economic and energy strategy, and to train officials on the energy challenges it faces.

Water Risk Prompting a New Wave of Innovation
Water Risk Prompting a New Wave of Innovation

4 years ago - What if someone said that they could help jumpstart your creativity? What if they said that the very thing that all businesses need to function can enable new thoughts to flow freely?I’m talking about water. Specifially, corporate water use and risk.I realize that water is hardly the usual domain of expansive, fun, free thinking. But, it should be. What if instead of boring (but essential) lists of what to do to assess water risk, the innovation part was clear?

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LEGO Ends 50-Year Partnership with Shell After 6 Million People Campaign to Save the Arctic
LEGO Ends 50-Year Partnership with Shell After 6 Million People Campaign to Save the Arctic

4 years ago - Following an extensive multimedia Greenpeace campaign, LEGO published a statement this morning committing to "not renew the co-promotion contract with Shell." The decision comes a month after Shell submitted plans showing it’s once again gearing up to drill in the melting Arctic next year.

'PUMP': The Film Setting Out to 'Change Your Attitude About Fuel Forever'
'PUMP': The Film Setting Out to 'Change Your Attitude About Fuel Forever'

4 years ago - A provocative new documentary called PUMP, produced by Submarine Deluxe, in association with Fuel Freedom Foundation and iDeal Film Partners, is opening in limited release next week.Directed by Joshua Tickell and Rebecca Harrell Tickell, and narrated by Jason Bateman, the film “tells the story of America's addiction to oil, from its corporate conspiracy beginnings to its current monopoly today, and explains clearly and simply how we can end it — and finally win choice at the pump.”

EDF Announces Finalists for Next-Gen Methane Monitoring Competition
EDF Announces Finalists for Next-Gen Methane Monitoring Competition

4 years ago - Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) has announced five finalists for its Methane Detectors Challenge, a collaboration with seven oil and natural gas companies aimed at identifying next-generation technologies that will help better monitor and reduce methane emissions from oil and natural gas operations.The Methane Detectors Challenge attracted 20 proposals from companies and university research teams, which used an array of diverse technologies ranging from infrared lasers to circuit boards filled with off-the-shelf sensors.

Greenpeace's 'Awesome' Video Plea to LEGO Blocked by YouTube
Greenpeace's 'Awesome' Video Plea to LEGO Blocked by YouTube

4 years ago - Greenpeace’s viral video, “LEGO: Everything Is NOT Awesome,” released earlier this week, has apparently been suspended by YouTube due to a copyright claim from Warner Brothers. The environmental organization quickly transferred the film to Vimeo and strongly defended the work as a piece of satire that highlights a subject of significant public interest.The film, made by BAFTA-winning creative agency Don’t Panic, reached over three million views in less than three days. It depicts the Arctic, made of LEGO, being destroyed by an oil spill caused by partner Shell’s drilling in the region.

Greenpeace Ramps Up LEGO Campaign with Emotional Video
Greenpeace Ramps Up LEGO Campaign with Emotional Video

4 years ago - Greenpeace continued its campaign against LEGO on Tuesday with the release of a dramatic video, called “Everything Is NOT Awesome,” aimed at further illustrating the reasons the toy company should sever its ties with Shell, which Greenpeace contends is putting the delicate Arctic marine environment at risk through its oil drilling.

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Shell joins EDF’s Methane Detectors Challenge
Shell joins EDF’s Methane Detectors Challenge

4 years ago - Shell has joined the Environmental Defense Fund’s (EDF) “Methane Detectors Challenge,” a collaborative project between EDF and five other oil and natural gas companies aimed at identifying and bringing to market cutting-edge technologies that could ultimately help reduce methane emissions from oil and natural gas operations.Shell joins Apache Corporation, BG Group, Hess Corporation, Noble Energy and Southwestern Energy as an industry partner in this effort to help catalyze new technologies for enhanced detection of oil and gas emissions.

10 Sustainable Business Stories Too Important to Miss
10 Sustainable Business Stories Too Important to Miss

5 years ago - Somehow it’s already year-end, a time to look back and try to make sense of what’s happened. Creating any “top” list of stories from 12 months is nearly impossible. But as I’ve done for the last 4 years, I’ll attempt to summarize some of the latest stories about the big environmental and social pressures on business, and how some innovative companies are dealing with them.

Disney, Wells Fargo, Google Among U.S. Companies Proactively Pricing Carbon, Says CDP
Disney, Wells Fargo, Google Among U.S. Companies Proactively Pricing Carbon, Says CDP

5 years ago - CDP announced today that 29 major publicly traded companies based in or operating in the U.S. disclosed an internal price on carbon pollution to CDP (formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project) in 2013, detailing both the risk and potential business opportunity for early action by their companies. Prices range from $6-60 dollars, and exist at companies spanning all sectors of the economy, including energy, utilities, airlines, technology and the financial industry. Twenty-seven of the companies are listed in the S&P 500, while the other two (BP and Royal Dutch Shell) are foreign-based.

Study: 90 Companies Responsible for Two-Thirds of GHG Emissions
Study: 90 Companies Responsible for Two-Thirds of GHG Emissions

5 years ago - Only 90 companies, including Shell, ExxonMobil, ChevronTexaco and BP, are responsible for causing nearly two-thirds of all man-made global emissions since the start of the Industrial Revolution, according to research by the Climate Accountability Institute.The research, titled Tracing anthropogenic carbon dioxide and methane emissions to fossil fuel and cement producers, 1854-2010, found the top emitters include 50 investor-owned companies, 31 state-owned companies, and nine government-run industries in the former Soviet Union, China and other countries. Some 83 of the 90 are coal, oil and gas producers and the remaining seven are cement manufacturers.

New Report Reveals Global Trends, 'Perspectives' on CR Reporting
New Report Reveals Global Trends, 'Perspectives' on CR Reporting

5 years ago - CorporateRegister.com, which hosts and manages the global online directory of corporate responsibility (CR) reports, today released its annual free CR Perspectives report, combining data, insight and opinion to reveal how global CR reporting has developed and where it might be headed.

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AT&T and the Nature Conservancy Team Up to Help Oregon Customers ‘Skip the Bag’
AT&T and the Nature Conservancy Team Up to Help Oregon Customers ‘Skip the Bag’

5 years ago - AT&T has partnered with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to encourage AT&T customers to skip the bag when purchasing items from its retail stores in Oregon by donating 10 cents to the Nature Conservancy for each check out bag its customers choose to forego.AT&T says its “Skip the Bag” campaign, which runs from now through January 31, 2014, is part of an effort to empower customers with sustainable choices, increase efficiency and minimize impact on the environment. The program is designed to support The Nature Conservancy's efforts to protect and restore the lands and waters on which all life depends.

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