Author Archives: Carol Pierson Holding (116 posts)

Protecting What’s Irreplaceable With Guns…and Brands

By: Carol Pierson Holding   Several years ago, I visited the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Northern Kenya. Lewa’s owner’s goal is to set an example of how wildlife can be even more valuable as a source of tourism than for … Continue reading

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Paris Climate Meeting Spreads Collective Responsibility

By: Carol Pierson Holding   Even in the best case, the Paris climate talks will fail to reduce greenhouse gases below the level at which our world will be disastrously altered. So the New York Times Editorial Board set a … Continue reading

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Accelerating Clean Energy Transition Effective Weapon Against ISIS?

By: Carol Pierson Holding     As we got closer to the December 7-8 climate talks in Paris, I began seeing movement towards an outcome so positive that it might surprise us all. Politically, climate change-related events of the week … Continue reading

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Old Habits Slow Progress in Sustainability

By Carol Pierson Holding     The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) just announced a new credential for accountants charged with analyzing sustainability issues that impact the bottom line.  “More and more companies are disclosing sustainability information. In 2011, only … Continue reading

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Obama Gets Personal on Climate Change

By Carol Pierson Holding     The climate change movement took a powerful leap in 2012, when Bill McKibben identified a single enemy for climate activists to battle: the fossil fuel industry. He painted that industry as what branding experts … Continue reading

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