As the ski industry feels the burn of climate change, one company finds shelter in M&A.
When Coca-Cola lost significant business in India in 2004 due to a local water shortage, they quickly realized how dire this global climate change situation could be and jumped into action. Now in 2016, we see what astounding progress they have made, but there is still more to be done.
60% of China's groundwater is unfit for human consumption. How are companies responding to this?
As climate change and resulting droughts threaten the world’s water supply, can we afford to keep flushing our problems away? Nonprofit RTI International has developed an incinerator toilet—entirely self-sustaining in energy efficiency—that will revolutionize water use in human waste disposal. http://abettertoilet.org/
Exxon Mobil is the world's largest publicly traded oil and gas company. In that capacity, Exxon has an out-sized influence not only on the future sustainability of oil and gas, but potentially on energy production and demand patterns as a whole. Exxon could drive change for the good by heavily investing in renewable energy and diversifying its portfolio.
I need the right temperature and sea level to be able to catch as many tunas as possible. Therefore, I should be ahead of the curve in Global Warming preparation, right? Think again.
Vail Resorts (“Vail”) is one of the largest mountain resort companies in the world. In the locations where Vail operates, snow is currency and climate change is expected to contribute to warmer winters, reduced snowfall, and shorter snow seasons . Given the sustainability of mountain resorts such as Vail is largely dependent on consistent snowfall each winter, does this spell the end of enjoying snow sports as we know it?
McDonald's impact on the environment, and what it must do to adapt.
Can McDonald's France deliver on their commitment to reduce their Greenhouses Gases emissions by 2020 without compromising their state-of-the-art logistical operations ? Could this effort to reduce their carbon footprint actually be an opportunity to run better operations ?
While the physical devastations of climate change will significantly harm the environment, the resulting behavioral and regulatory adaptations present substantial opportunities.