Three tangential aspects of the Volkswagen issue: sustainability reports, the EPA Agency and the value of values

If I´d have to describe briefly the Volkswagen´s manoeuvre regarding its Clean Air Act Violations, it may look like this: Lots of pages were already written on the Volkswagen´s case. One of the quickest and more accurate interpretation of the issue, Read More …

Materiality and economy, two approaches for safety and health management within organizations

Weeks ago, I had the privilege of writing an article in the May edition of Safety Management, the magazine of the British Safety Council, one of the worldwide leader and most long-established organizations in the field of safety and health. To open the Read More …

Overview of the year 2014 in #sustainability, #CSR, #environment and #OSH based on the blog

This blog is about occupational safety and corporate environment and, for the own development of these disciplines, also extends its scope to sustainability and social responsibility of the organizations. For me, the blog is basically a way of learning and Read More …

The companies must tell a story

Many experts on Internet marketing and communication say that a good way to create or improve your personal brand on the net consist of telling your experiences, using your very personal style. That is, “to tell your own story” with the objective Read More …

Sustainability reporting, goodbye conspiracies

Apple, that great manufacturer company of amazing devices aiming to improve the world… According to a trustable source that I can not now unveil, during 2013 were evidenced at least the following breaches in the facilities of the Apple´s suppliers all Read More …

Sales from U.S. Organic Farms Up 72 Percent, USDA Reports

Source: Sales from U.S. Organic Farms Up 72 Percent, USDA Reports WASHINGTON, Sep 17, 2015 –Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture´s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the results of the 2014 Organic Survey, which show that 14,093 certified and exempt Read More …

Organic Food | European Parliamentary Research Service

Written by Giulio Sabbati and Ivana Katsarova Organic production is an overall system of farm management and food production that aims at sustainable agriculture, high-quality products and the use of processes that do not harm the environment, human, plant or Read More …

#Agriculture and #climatechange — EEA

 Origen: Agriculture and climate change — EEA Agriculture both contributes to climate change and is affected by climate change. The EU needs to reduce its greenhouse-gas emissions from agriculture and adapt its food-production system to cope with climate change. But climate Read More …

Soil capability and status — European Environment Agency (SOER 2015)

Origen: Soil — EEA´s SOER2015 The ability of soil to deliver ecosystem services — in terms of food production, as biodiversity pools and as a regulator of gasses, water and nutrients — is under increasing pressure. Observed rates of soil sealing, erosion, Read More …