Why ESG must include health equity

GreenBiz

Embedding health equity measurement and reporting standards can create a shared language and approach for business leaders

Health 341

Soil health practices are paying off

GreenBiz

A new report shows that regenerative agriculture practices are good for incomes, soil health and the environment

Soil 396
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How Contaminated Water Affects Human Health

The Environmental Blog

This article discusses how polluted water can affect human health in many ways. Once in the water, contaminants can impact human health, depending on their size, toxicity, and concentration. Others, such as metals and chemicals, can cause poisoning or other health problems.

Health 195

8 Ways Environmental Toxins Impact Your Health

The Environmental Blog

The health impact on human health is tremendous. In cities where pollution is higher, people experience more health problems than those in rural areas. Here are some of the ways that toxins impact people’s health. Mental Health. Mental health conditions are complex.

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How employee health and well-being fit into the ESG wheelhouse

GreenBiz

The workforce of the future has identified a culture of health as a key factor in career decisions, and investors are increasingly aware that good health is smart business

Health 399

Why human health must be at the center of climate action

GreenBiz

Corporate Strategy Health Sustainable Development Goals / SDGsCompanies can exacerbate the challenges, but the private sector also positively contribute to solving these challenges.

Health 395

Anthropogenic air pollution impacts health and climate in the Middle East

Envirotec Magazine

But now a research group seems to have shown that pollution from anthropogenic sources contributes to health risks and is an important climate factor across the region. A visible layer of air pollution stretches out across the sea.

Health 205

Unpacking Packaging: The Nuances of Material Health

GreenBiz

Unpacking Packaging: The Nuances of Material Health. How can businesses balance material health, regulatory compliance and public perception when selecting packaging materials?

Health 217

The health and safety considerations of confined space entry for cleaning terminal storage tanks

Envirotec Magazine

Without stringent health and safety protocols, however, the processes that extend your tank’s working life could pose significant danger to the specialists undertaking the clean. Health & Safety Tanks & Storage

Health 207

Achieve Partners acquires Ro Health to create apprenticeships for school health workers

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, November 18 — New York-based Achieve Partners has acquired Ro Health, a Seattle-based medical staffing and home health agency, to advance an. The post Achieve Partners acquires Ro Health to create apprenticeships for school health workers appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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A former McDonald's exec on planetary health, human health and brand health

GreenBiz

Ex-CSO Bob Langert talks behind-the-scenes of the food giant's sustainability journey. Animal Welfare Food & Agriculture Marketing & Communication packaging The Sustainable MBA

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A quick handle on plant health

Envirotec Magazine

The relative ratios of the two enantiomers of pinene naturally vary in the emissions of such plants, but they critically depend on the state of health of the plant. The chiral signature of a fragrance can reveal whether a perfume is genuine or fake.

Health 130

Do Oil and Gas Cause Chronic Health Issues?

Green Living Guy

The post Do Oil and Gas Cause Chronic Health Issues? Clean Air Climate Change Environment pollution reduce oil energy fossil fuels Gas greenhouse gases health Oil respiratory issuesThe oil and gas industry is one of the largest sectors in the world.

Impact investing to support health equity

Impact Alpha

Editor’s note: This article is sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Impact Ventures, which supports ImpactAlpha’s Investing in Health coverage. The post Impact investing to support health equity appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Investing in Health Sponsored

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Town Hall Ventures raises a $350 million fund to improve how health care is delivered to underserved communities

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, October 3 — Disparity in health outcomes, life expectancy and deaths are becoming a mounting crisis in the U.S., The post Town Hall Ventures raises a $350 million fund to improve how health care is delivered to underserved communities appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Doctors File False Advertising Complaint Over Hidden Health Risks of Gas

DeSmogBlog

Lem is president-elect of the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, an advocacy and research organization which helped organize doctors, nurses and public health advocates to make the advertising complaint. But all cigarettes are bad for your health,” she said.

These changes to our food systems could improve human and planetary health

GreenBiz

These changes to our food systems could improve human and planetary health. On the recent World Food Day, the clarion call was clearer than ever: We must fix our food systems to improve human health, drive economic growth and save the planet from environmental collapse.

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Smart Home Devices for Safe Health Tracking

Green Living Guy

The post Smart Home Devices for Safe Health Tracking appeared first on Green Living Guy. The Healthcare sector is usually a quick adopter of new technology. We continue to see innovation by using the massive web-connected world with technologies such as the internet of things.

Episode 205: Cargill cultivates soil health, greening the Super Bowl

GreenBiz

Plus, chit-chat about animal welfare expert Temple Grandin and GM's vision for a future ride-hailing service. Biodiversity Agriculture Innovation Podcast ridesharing Sports Transportation & Mobility GreenBiz 350 Podcast

Soil 341

Sponsored Content: Global health and safety standard for drainage expert

Envirotec Magazine

National drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group has achieved ISO 45001, the world’s first global ISO standard for occupational health and safety. Health & Safety Water Level Management Lanes Lanes Group Lanes Group plc

Health 130

Theia scores $6.4 million for maternal health in Brazil

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, April 18 — More than 80% of births in Brazil are via cesarean sections, far above the World Health Organization’s recommendation of. million for maternal health in Brazil appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Clinify Health and HUED raise funding to improve access to health providers for underserved communities

Impact Alpha

The post Clinify Health and HUED raise funding to improve access to health providers for underserved communities appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Dealflow Health and Medtech Impact Tech The Reconstruction

Putting people first in the digital health revolution

Impact Alpha

Editor’s note: This article is sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Impact Ventures, which supports ImpactAlpha’s Investing in Health coverage. The post Putting people first in the digital health revolution appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Impact Voices Investing in Health Sponsored

Virtual Health and Artificial Intelligence Using Technology to Improve Healthcare

U.S. Green Technology

And it’s not just for finding information on symptoms and treatments – an increasing number of patients are also using online forums and communities to connect with others who are dealing with similar health issues.

CleanTech Health Trust Benefits Relevant to COVID-19: Leave of Absence

CleanTech Alliance

Our Health Trust expert is Nathan Edmondson. During these uncertain times, it may be difficult to know how to manage your professional and personal needs. Accessing quality information about COVID 19, the resources available to you as a Washington employer, and how to successfully navigate through all of this change can be a challenge. He […]. Alliance News

Health 150

Doug Ford’s inaction on electric vehicles leaves Ontarians paying the price with their health

Clean Energy Canada

Thankfully, as was the case almost two decades ago, the province has the power to tackle the problem, potentially saving thousands of lives and billions in health-care costs. Ontarians are paying the price for their government’s EV apathy — and not just with their health.

Increasing Health Literacy in Underserved Areas

Unsustainable

Let’s examine some of the ways communities and public health agencies can practically increase health literacy in underserved areas. Equality Education Ethics Health

A long weekend in nature at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health

Inhabitat - Innovation

Here's what it is like to immerse yourself in nature at the famous Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health

Health 257

Can Technology Help You Get Better Health Care?

U.S. Green Technology

This is the first in a series of columns that will try to provide answers to that question, by examining the results of a recently completed, landmark Canadian study – The Action For Health Project. Green Technology International Health Care

The Best Sustainable Health and Personal Care Products

Green Living Guy

The post The Best Sustainable Health and Personal Care Products appeared first on Green Living Guy. The production of goods is one of the leading contributors to the damage to the planet.

Health 101

How Health Literacy Can Benefit the Environment

Green Living Guy

Only about 12% of the American population has levels above an intermediate health literacy. A majority of Americans can read basic health graphs and can. The post How Health Literacy Can Benefit the Environment appeared first on Green Living Guy.

An urban farm tops a LEED Gold-targeted health education tower in Toronto

Inhabitat - Innovation

Global design practice Perkins and Will has raised the bar for sustainable campus design with the award-winning Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex

Maya secures $2.2 million for mobile health consultations in Bangladesh

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, February 10 – Dhaka-based health messaging app Maya relies on artificial intelligence, healthcare professionals and physicians to connect users to health and mental. million for mobile health consultations in Bangladesh appeared first on Impact Alpha.

A Makeup Artist who Considers Our Health and the Environment

Unsustainable

Celebrity makeup artist Campbell Ritchie is proof that we don’t need to compromise our values, our skin’s health, or the planet to feel beautiful. Ecology Environment Ethics Lifestyle Politics Waste

Palm oil in India: Rapid growth and competing health claims

Eco-Business

As palm oil’s presence in Indian diets has grown, so has conflicting information over its health effects compared to other vegetable oils

SteelSky Ventures raises $47 million to back women’s health ventures

Impact Alpha

Women-led health ventures. The post SteelSky Ventures raises $47 million to back women’s health ventures appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Dealflow Gender Smart Investing in Health Women Entrepreneurs Women RisingImpactAlpha, March 24 — Women founders in the U.S.

Monitoring the health effects of slate and tile cutting

Envirotec Magazine

With an estimated 600,000 workers in the UK exposed to silica dust each year, and an average of 600 silica-related deaths per annum, it is imperative for organisations to understand the health risks associated with slate and tile cutting and how best to protect their workers against the harmful effects of silica. What are the health risks associated with RCS exposure? Dust Monitoring & Control Health & Safety

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CARB proposes new rules for defining EV battery health

Charged

Buying a pre-owned EV presents a new concern for buyers to beware of—the health of the vehicle’s battery. All batteries degrade over time, and there’s no simple way for a buyer to know how much of its original range a used EV retains.

Health 100

How Indoor Environmental Quality impacts Health and Productivity at Work

Green Living Guy

Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) determines the quality inside a building or a workspace which encompasses numerous factors such as air quality, thermal conditions, day lighting, noise levels, ergonomics, and their effects on the occupants health, well being and efficiency.

Medinas Health – Lowering Healthcare Costs by Reducing Wasteful Spending

Green Business Bureau

According to Medinas, “the net benefits to natural resource preservation, greenhouse consumption, and reduction in human health impacts are significant.”. The post Medinas Health – Lowering Healthcare Costs by Reducing Wasteful Spending appeared first on Green Business Bureau.

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Elvie scores $97 million to make health products for women

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, September 9 — The London-based company offers women tech-based products for pumping breast milk and pelvic floor health. The post Elvie scores $97 million to make health products for women appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Seizing the health opportunity

Eco-Business

Confronting the Covid-19 pandemic gives us a once-in-a-generation opportunity to take the steps needed to advance broad-based health and prosperity in the long term

LeapFrog leads Redcliffe’s $61 million raise for health diagnostics in India

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, May 9 — Noida-based Redcliffe has raised $61 million to provide diagnostics for non-communicable diseases, such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes, The post LeapFrog leads Redcliffe’s $61 million raise for health diagnostics in India appeared first on ImpactAlpha.