corporate conservation

Taking Nature Out of the Corner and Into the Spotlight: Biodiversity and the Circular Economy

Industry can do many things to address its impact on nature and embrace the restorative imperatives contained within circular economy models.

Going Native in Your Urban Garden

In urban and industrial areas, wildlife habitat tends to occur in small, isolated patches. In these areas, native gardens are vital for the conservation of pollinators, birds, and other native animals.

Bats and Birds Will Eat Your Mosquitos

Hate mosquitos? You are not alone! Luckily, nature has provided us with many natural mosquito predators to help keep them under control.

Cooperative Work Among Companies Creates Ecological and Community Connectivity in Northwest Indiana

On Thursday, January 21, about 15 volunteers from a diverse group of companies and conservation organizations, including WHC and members of the Indiana Coastal Cooperative Weed Management Group as well as the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, ExxonMobil, ArcelorMittal, PRAXAIR, the Coffee Creek Watershed Conservancy, and the Shirley Heinze Land Trust, joined up to tackle […]

Unusual Places with Unexpected Partners: Welcoming All-Comers to Restore, Improve and Protect Nature

Business plays a key role with respect to biodiversity and the conservation of nature.

The Carbon-Sequestering Power of Soils

When you hear about atmospheric carbon levels, consider how the soil under our feet is so closely linked to the air above our heads.

6 Tricks for Better Species Identification

Learning how to identify plants and animals, especially when you are first starting out with a conservation project, can be seem pretty daunting at first.

Caribou Who?

With the winter holidays fast approaching, I thought it would be fun to write about caribou, which most people know by their other name—reindeer.

Lawn to Woodland: Try This, You’ll Like It!

Large expanses of lawn have been a traditional staple for corporate grounds for years, but there is a new trend in corporate and private landscapes: Lawns are being replaced with woodlands. Changing corporate lawns over to woodland habitat can bring many environmental benefits, but is it right for your business? Can you change? The lawns-to-woodlands […]

Setting the New Standard: Aligning Conservation Goals with Existing Priorities

This is the seventh in a series of monthly blog posts exploring the development of a new standard in corporate conservation certification.
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