Archive for September, 2010
16 September 2010 DEALS NEWS Photovoltaic cell manufacturer Indosolar IPO oversubscribed Canada to invest up to $63m in Quebec wind power Ben Franklin invests in Pennsylvania solar projects Sunvalley Solar awarded $3m solar installation contract NextEra to sell $350m stake to Credit Suisse Click here to read the newsletter.
Women’s Earth and Climate Caucus Facing the Climate Crisis, Collaborating for Solutions Working Session on Four Thriving Initiatives Men are also very welcome! Bay Area Gathering September 17th 2010, 7:00 PM New Location: Book Passage Conference Room, Limited Seating the Book Passage has two buildings, go to the one in the back 51 [...]
Growing environmental challenges and informed customer choice to have a material impact in the response of businesses and the future of financial risk analysis - says Forum for the Future. In a recent interview with Finance IQ, Alice Chapple, Director for Sustainable Financial Markets at the Forum for the Future, discussed the emerging [...]
The Clean Energy Investment Program, launched by the Florida Opportunity Fund with an initial $36 million in funding, is now accepting applications for investment opportunities that advance the adoption of renewable energy and energy-efficiency technology across the State. (more...)
The William James Foundation seeks to identify, support, and reward the best new ideas in sustainable business. We primarily do this through our Socially Responsible Business Plan Competition. If you're launching a for-profit organization that has integrated social and/or environmental sustainability into how you do business, we encourage you to [...]
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How to Stay Comfortable During the Summer Heat Wave Honeywell conducted a survey and found that Americans like to be comfortable, no matter the cost. But with new technology and information, consumer behavior might begin to change. Doerr, Pickens, Reid, et al. at UNLV Energy Summit Americans spend more on potato chips than on clean energy [...]
Fair Elections Campaign Launch Thursday, September 16, 2pm EST The Supreme Court, with its “Citizens United” decision, opened the floodgates for unlimited corporate donations to political campaigns. Unfortunately, opening the floodgates to corporate spending on elections will make it harder, not easier, for our type of business to [...]
ESG Strategies for the Sustainable Investor Integrating environmental, social and governance criteria into your investment strategy to achieve long term growth - meet an ESG Expert Speaker Panel worth 700Bn EUR AuM!
The Limits and Potential of Plant-Based Energy www.earthpolicy.org/index.php?/book_bytes/2010/pb4ch05_ss5 By Lester R. Brown Earth Policy Release Book Byte September 15, 2010 As oil and natural gas reserves are being depleted, the world’s attention is increasingly turning to plant-based energy sources. These include food crops, [...]