Business models for solving billion-person problems

Newsletter February 2017 Highlights from Project Breakthrough Donald Trump and climate change. Robots and jobs. Facts and “alternative facts”. Our world today is beset by powerful conflicting forces. Politics marches in one direction while market forces propel us in another. Truth itself is increasingly held hostage. And all the while …

News Alert – Bipartisan Congressional Cooperative Business Caucus relauches in 115th Congress

Bipartisan Congressional Cooperative Business Caucus relauches in 115th Congress The National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International is pleased to announce that the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on House Administration on Friday formally recognized the bipartisan Congressional Cooperative Business Caucus—co-chaired by Rep. Ed Royce (D-CA) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI)—for …

Renewable news: Resetting the carbon clock

IRENA Director Urges Faster Pace on Decarbonization Kelvin Ross | January 17, 2017 “As we advance deeper into a new energy paradigm, we need to pick-up the pace of our decarbonization efforts.” Read more » Federal Regulators Extend Deadline to Comment on Proposed Energy Storage Rulemaking Jennifer Delony | January …

The Global Sustainable Competitiveness index 2016

The Global Sustainable Competitiveness index 2016 Scandinavia tops GSCI 2016; Germany ranked 14, UK 21, US 32, China 37 Zurich/Seoul, December 2016. The 5th edition of the Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index (GSCI) sees Sweden on the top spot, followed by the other 4 Scandinavia nations. Of the largest economies, Germany …

Join Us for Biodiversity Days!

 The theme for Biodiversity Days 2017 is Half-Earth! Join us March 2nd and 3rd in Durham, NC Two full days of public lectures, roundtable & film events James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Distinguished L   E.O. Wilson Half-Earth: How to Save the Natural World With panelists Thomas Lovejoy, John Seager, and …