Environmental Resources: Environmental Nongovernmental Organizations

Environmental Nongovernmental Organizations

An environmental nongovernmental organization (ENGO) is a valuable resource and catalyst for positive environmental education and change.  ENGOs can be viable partners for crafting corporate social responsibility strategies, but be sure to choose your organization wisely and match your company’s values to their expertise.

Paper consumers can engage with groups such as the Rainforest Alliance, …

Environmental Resources: Electronics and Plastics Recycling

According to Earth911, electronic waste, or e-waste, is generally considered anything that plugs into a wall or accepts batteries. E-waste has surfaced as an important issue, because it can be dangerous if disposed of improperly. Many major retailers have instituted take-back programs, and municipalities have created drop-off locations to help quell e-waste issues.

To bring you …

Environmental Resources: Carbon Accounting

Carbon accounting is the accounting undertaken to measure the amount of carbon dioxide equivalents that will not be released into the atmosphere as a result of flexible mechanisms projects under the Kyoto Protocol. These projects include, but are not limited to, renewable energy projects and biomass, forage and tree plantations.

GC presents organizations …

Environmental Resources: Climate Change

Thanks to agencies like the EPA, GC can offer you comprehensive information on the issue of climate change in a way that is accessible and meaningful to all parts of society.

The EPA indicates that the phrase “climate change” is growing in preferred use to “global warming” because it helps convey that there are changes in …

Environmental Resources: Biomass

Biomass is biological material from living or recently living organisms. As a renewable energy source, biomass can either be used directly or converted into other energy products such as biofuel.

On one level, biomass is plant matter used to generate electricity or produce heat, usually by direct incineration. Examples include forest residues (such as dead trees, …