Tag Archives: Carol Pierson Holding

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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VW Should Think Small Again

By Carol Pierson Holding   Volkswagen’s recent emissions scandal has been the subject of countless media reports, with news organizations such as Huffington Post posting nearly hourly updates. Even stories focused on financial or reputational damage touch on a deep … Continue reading

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Compassion is Essential for Climate Mitigation

Carol Pierson Holding   On last Thursday’s  Late Night, Stephen Colbert interviewed Joe Biden about his son’s death. It was remarkable to hear a potential Presidential candidate speak so candidly about his emotions. He used the term empathy in almost … Continue reading

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Radical Prescriptions for Climate Change from Conservative Leaders

By: Carol Pierson Holding   In the recently released “Islamic Declaration on Global Climate Change,” Muslim scholars from twenty countries joined Pope Francis in calling for action on climate change, in effect adding 1.6 billion Muslims to the 1.2 billion … Continue reading

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