Corporate Citizenship & Sustainability

The WHO’s updated estimates on deaths from household air pollution offer a sobering reminder of the universal human need for energy and modern energy infrastructure.

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Managing climate risk

Posted: March 31, 2014 by Ken Cohen

All energy sources, including carbon-based fuels, are necessary to meet future global energy demand growth as society manages climate change risks.


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The Ripple Effects of Investing in Women

Posted: March 7, 2014 by Cathy Alex

In my home country of Papua New Guinea, there has never been a more important time to highlight the progress that is being made and the important link between investing in women and strengthening community and economic development.

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Survey reveals positive teacher attitudes about Common Core

Posted: March 4, 2014 by Suzanne McCarron

Last week saw the publication of a survey of American teachers that ought to be instructive in our national discussion about the Common Core State Standards.


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New study: Fracking saves water

Posted: January 28, 2014 by Ken Cohen

A new study by University of Texas researchers adds sorely needed facts and context to the discussions over hydraulic fracturing and water consumption taking place around the country.

The average shale well in the United States uses about three million or four million gallons. That might seem like a lot, so it’s important to put that number into perspective. The amount of water used in fracking is a tiny fraction of total water demand, usually less than one per cent.