5 places relocating people because of climate change

Rising sea levels caused by climate change are threatening coastal areas around the world – but for some communities, it’s already too late to save their homes. Here are five places with a Plan B. Kiribati Kiribati, a tiny nation of low-lying islands in the Pacific Ocean, is particularly vulnerable to rising seas. Former president … More 5 places relocating people because of climate change

The Five Most Capitalist Countries in The World

1. Germany Germany (image CC BY SA 3.0 Arnaud333 via Wikimedia Commons) Germany tops our list of one of the most capitalist countries in the world. Capitalism in Germany is found in its institutions such as banking and educational systems. German industries have prospered because the country has made it a priority to train its labor … More The Five Most Capitalist Countries in The World

Business Helped Make the Paris Agreement Possible

The landmark Paris Agreement adopted at COP21 was made possible, in part, by the business community. Governments around the world needed to know, and be able to show, that business supported an ambitious approach to tackle climate change. Business needed clear and predictable market signals. Both parties got what they needed to move forward. What … More Business Helped Make the Paris Agreement Possible

Why do we use economics in environment policy?

The main reason is that in our society the environment has become a scarce resource. Since economics is about how to deal with scarce resources, it can often be useful when tackling environmental problems. One way of using economics is to ensure that the costs and the benefits of environmental measures are well balanced. Although … More Why do we use economics in environment policy?

Op-Ed: Integration of Refugees is an Investment for Better Society

Migration’s impact on the evolution of mankind is undebatable. Our advancement as a species, our dynamic interaction and cultural diffusion, our ambition to explore the unknown are all enhanced by migration. On the other hand, power imbalances among populations and natural disasters continue to force people to abandon their homes and settle in new places. … More Op-Ed: Integration of Refugees is an Investment for Better Society

Εταιρική Κοινωνική Ευθύνη

“Εταιρική Κοινωνική Ευθύνη (Ε.Κ.Ε.) ή Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), ορίζεται η εφαρμοζόμενη από επιχειρήσεις πολιτική, η οποία αφορά δράσεις, ενέργειες και προγράμματα κοινωνικού, περιβαντολλογικού, πολιτιστικού εκπαιδευτικού και ερευνητικού χαρακτήρα (Εξωτερική Ε.Κ.Ε.), καθώς και σε δράσεις, οι οποίες αφορούν την ανθρωποκεντρική και δίκαιη πολιτική ανθρωπίνων πόρων, το σεβασμό των δικαιωμάτων των εργαζομένων, κανόνες υγιεινής και ασφάλειας, την … More Εταιρική Κοινωνική Ευθύνη