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wppRedefining Business with Environmental Restoration

By Andrew Wu – Conservation Finance Network – March 14, 2018
For environmentalists, the word “business” often raises the specter of pollution. High-profile incidents such as the Volkswagen emissions scandal and the BP oil spill remind us how businesses often profit from pollution, causing a total of $4.7 trillion in environmental damages per year. Despite the rapid growth of renewable energy, the world economy remains reliant on fossil fuels. And when projecting global emissions, the IPCC has shown how business-as-usual scenarios are likely to seriously disrupt our entire ecosystem. Simply put, business in its current form is a disaster for the environment. For full opinion, click here.

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