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Clearing the air – Forest based carbon credits

Clearing the air – Forest based carbon credits

Forest-based carbon credits have recently been shrouded in controversy over allegations of overestimation and miscalculation. The growing global conversation has now called attention to the need to take a closer look at creating a verifiable and transparent system for the validation of greenhouse gas removals.

Producing a secure agricultural future

Producing a secure agricultural future

Producing a secure agricultural futureZasti15 of November 2022President Biden’s recent address to the 27th annual Conference of the Parties (COP) in Sharm el-Sheikh re-emphasized key national priorities – clean energy, climate smart agriculture.  These remain at the...

Act with Decarbonized Impact

Act with Decarbonized Impact

Act with Decarbonized ImpactZasti22 of August 2022 The timing of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) couldn’t be better. Kudos to the Administration for its efforts towards our 2050 net-zero emissions targets. The text of the Act is clear – healthcare, agriculture,...

Healthcare Climate Pledge – Impactful (this time around!)

Healthcare Climate Pledge – Impactful (this time around!)

Healthcare Climate Pledge – Impactful (this time around!)ZastiJuly 05, 2022 The Biden Administration’s efforts to set ambitious and actionable decarbonization targets has culminated in a resounding response – the June 30th Healthcare Sector Climate Pledge. The Pledge...

Greening the Wheels of Healthcare

Greening the Wheels of Healthcare

Greening the Wheels of HealthcareZastiMar 25, 2022 Our series on ESG metrics has covered a range of approaches that help revisit various conventional yardsticks and examined how the healthcare industry can benefit from supply chain transitions and shifts in workplace...

Aviation and Healthcare: Lessons in Unexpected Places

Aviation and Healthcare: Lessons in Unexpected Places

Aviation and Healthcare: Lessons in Unexpected PlacesZastiFeb 15, 2022It is hard to overstate the significance of a proactive approach to the decarbonization of high emissions industries across the world. In the United States, the growing focus on the environmental...

Healthcare Metrics Matter: Going Vertical With ESG

Healthcare Metrics Matter: Going Vertical With ESG

Healthcare Metrics Matter: Going Vertical With ESGZastiFeb 4, 2022In the last five years, businesses across industries and scales have witnessed a steady uptick in the significance of an ESG-positive corporate strategy. However, the spotlight has focused almost...

COP26: Take Action, or Face the Heat

COP26: Take Action, or Face the Heat

COP26: Take Action, or Face the HeatZastiNov 1, 2021The US government made its intentions clear with the formal release of an Executive Order confirming President Biden’s commitment to a net zero emissions paradigm. However, the diplomatic terrain of the Conference of...

Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures

Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures

Climate Change: Whose Problem Is It Anyway?ZastiOct 1, 2021Climate risk is a term that is fast gaining attention as a major determinant of sound business practice. However, there are several ambiguities associated with what constitutes climate risk, and how best to...

Climate Change: Whose Problem Is It Anyway?

Climate Change: Whose Problem Is It Anyway?

Climate Change: Whose Problem Is It Anyway?ZastiOct 1, 2021Climate change has assumed a magnitude that is certain to cause health effects among large sections of the global population, and healthcare organizations are at the forefront of the fightback. However, there...

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