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What's New in P2?

PPRC's monthly news bulletin "What's New in P2?" has been published for over seven years. News items are frequently added to this page, and old stories are removed from the page after several weeks, or the event has been held, respectively. PPRC is pleased to make news headlines available in RSS .

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Is corporate sustainability reporting a great waste of time? (01/06/2015)
As corporate sustainability reporting grows, the question remains -- does it make a difference? A new report indicates that the practice needs a massive overhaul if it's going to be of any use.
www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2015/jan/06/corporate-sustainability-re
porting-waste-time


Murky waters: the hidden environmental impacts of your cruise (01/06/2015)
Disney and other cruise holiday operators are trying to clean up their acts and make cruising a greener holiday choice. But why aren't they being more transparent about it?
www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2015/jan/05/cruise-ship-holidays-enviro
nmental-impact


PBDE Phaseout a Success in Bay Area (12/29/2014)
Ten years after government regulations forced an industry phaseout of once common but toxic flame retardants, a new study of San Francisco Bay has shown a steep decline in the presence of the chemicals in the bay's wildlife.
www.sfgate.com/science/article/Dramatic-drop-found-in-PBDE-levels-of-S-F-Bay-598
1427.php


Road Salt Contributes to Toxic Levels in Streams (12/29/2014)
When we salt roads, we dump excessive amounts of chloride into streams.
www.npr.org/2014/12/29/373721002/road-salt-contributes-to-toxic-chemical-levels-
in-streams


 

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