Laurie Toupin is a civil/environmental engineer turned freelance writer. She covers science and environmental issues for both adults and children, writing for publications such as The Christian Science Monitor, Odyssey Magazine, Design Focus World, Scholastic Books and Apprentice Shop Books, LLC. When Laurie isn’t writing, she is directing children’s theater, biking, hiking, or canoeing with her three awesome children in Brookline, NH. Laurie has a Civil/Environmental Engineering degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a Masters in Journalism from the University of Missouri.
Jun 25, 2020
Artificial Intelligence Helps Make Sense of ESG Data
Investment firms are leveraging artificial intelligence and automation to evaluate ESG data. Learn what this means for corporate sustainability.
Jun 11, 2020
Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy: How Are High-Impact Firms Doing?
Learn more about the progress of companies in high-impact sectors on their transition to a low-carbon economy, and key sectoral recommendations.
Jun 02, 2020
EPA Enforcement Activities: An Update on What’s Happening
In the past 12 years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has seen a decline in its enforcement activities. Learn more about the possible reasons.
May 28, 2020
The Different ESG Ratings and What They Mean
Companies need to know their ESG ratings and how they compare to their peers, which is why they must understand how ESG ratings differ from one another.
May 19, 2020
Needed: Common Language and Metrics for a Circular Economy
If a push towards a circular economy is to continue, there should be commonality in language, definitions and metrics, from cradle to grave.