Climate Change Challenge

November 04, 2016

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Choose a company or non-profit organization whose operating model is likely to be significantly affected by climate change’s physical manifestations and/or related regulation, including threats and opportunities associated with mitigation and/or adaptation. Describe how the organization is likely to be affected, the steps the organization is taking to address those effects, and describe and justify what additional steps you think the organization should consider implementing.

Note: The post for this assignment should be 600–800 words, and must conclude with a word count such as “(778 words).” Posts should not exceed 800 words.

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The Climate Change Challenge for Institutional Investors
Last modified on November 3, 2016 at 11:36 pm
Climate change poses a wide-ranging danger to the entire global economy. As such, even the most diversified investors cannot ignore the risks of climate change. Leading long-term focused investors, including the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), have taken decisive [...]
Is Tyson Forcing Itself Into Sustainability?
Last modified on November 4, 2016 at 5:34 pm
The biggest meat industry giant is taking a small step that will have positive benefits to the environment, farm animals and all of us meat-eaters- because it has to.
Allstate: Are we in good hands?
Posted on November 4, 2016 at 4:26 pm
Are homeowners insurers willing and able to underwrite climate change risk, or will individuals bear this risk alone?
Electric Slide
Last modified on November 4, 2016 at 12:24 am
Auto manufacturers will be forced to get creative in an increasingly regulated and competitive landscape.
Is your fleece made of recycled plastic bottles?
Ken Rowe
Posted on November 4, 2016 at 5:34 pm
Will Patagonia be able to maintain its advantage, as the premier producer of environmentally conscious clothing, over its competitors as more apparel companies begin to adopt similar sustainability programs? Luckily for Patagonia, their founder Yvon Chouinard, gave them a multiple [...]
Amazon Web Services: Greenhouse Gases in the Cloud
Posted on November 4, 2016 at 5:29 pm
The Cloud: High Growth, High Energy Usage When you stream video on Netflix or pin photos on Pinterest, you’re using infrastructure managed by Amazon Web Services (AWS), a suite of cloud computing services used by many of the biggest companies [...]
For Elon Musk and Tesla, the Future is All About Timing
Posted on November 4, 2016 at 5:07 pm
Tesla faces an operational challenge as ominous as the climate change it hopes to curtail. Will this influential electric car company innovate away from it's looming financial issues or be stomped out by big-auto?