The COP series has reached a terminal phase of effectiveness. Let’s take a look at the role now expected of local authorities to bolster climate action.
Rice is more than just a staple food; it contributes to nearly one-fifth of all human consumed calories globally. The reliance on this cereal draws a clear picture of its indispensable role in ensuring food security, especially in developing countries. Today, rice consumption is increasing globally, while productivity is declining due to numerous factors.
Absence of COP nor government leadership addressing climate issues is calling for a tripartite approach involving territories, civil society, and corporations. This is the right granular level able to steer holistic and effective response to the climate crisis. Boards of directors have leadership role to play to encourage companies engaging in these type of concrete climate actions.
The definitive version of the 12 sustainability reporting standards that shape CSRD is now official. With the end of the review period by the co-legislators, this first series of 12 sector-specific ESRS providing for proportionate but comprehensive reporting on environmental, social and governance issues has now been integrated into the European legal framework. This article explains these standards in just a few minutes.
This past week, organized events were held across New York City for Climate Week and the United Nation’s Climate Action Summit. These events were designed to inspire business, government, and nonprofit leaders to accelerate the transition to a nature-positive future.
Our team at Ksapa based in NYC attended UNGA and “Climate Week” last week. We’re not on track meeting the Global Goals. But in the dangerous climate situation we find ourselves in, it’s important not to leave any option aside. There are options worth implementing to maximize carbon sequestration and protect nature. Let’s do it.
Insights from one of Ksapa’s programs in Sri Lanka on the building and facilitation of a multi-stakeholder coalition needed to design and deploy programs transforming the agricultural practices of smallholders in the country.