Announcement: IIRC Secretariat – Pilot Programme & Communications

IIRC Secretariat – Pilot Programme & Communications The Pilot Programme is an opportunity for a select group of companies to demonstrate their leadership in Integrated Reporting through participation in a two-year programme, starting in October. Integrated Reporting makes clear the linkages between an organization’s strategy, governance and financial performance and …

Wind news: 2017 finance outlook

United States’ Largest Offshore Wind Farm Gets Green Light Jennifer Runyon | January 26, 2017 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is pursing the state’s 50 percent renewable by 2030 goal with vigor. Read more » This Week in Washington: The President and Congress Set to Move on Environmental Regulation Joel …

Storage news: The future of microgrids

Energy Storage Fleet Demonstration Completed in Hawaii Jennifer Delony | February 1, 2017 Testing for the demonstration of a first-of-its-kind energy storage collaborative project in Hawai‘i now is complete. The customer-sited storage fleet provides 1 MW of storage services… Read more » SEPA and SGIP To Merge Jennifer Runyon | …

[CDB-L] Millennials, Money and Investing with Impact

The new February 2017 issue on “Millennials, Money and Investing with Impact” is now online. The issue was written by five millennials with unique perspectives. Below are the new *GreenMoney Journal* articles. 2017 is GreenMoney’s *25th Anniversary Year * *The Feb 17 issue – *Millennials, Money and Investing: The Future …

New free biomimicry resource and Biomimicry Bootcamp

Explore our newest free resource for teachers:  “Sharing Biomimicry with Young People”   An orientation to biomimicry for K-12 teachers We created this free publication to help youth educators establish a general foundation in biomimicry and provide suggestions and resources for introducing the core ideas to students of varying ages. …

PRI Policy Briefing: February 2017

Responsible Investment Policy Briefing The PRI’s Responsible Investment Policy Briefing covers global and regulatory developments. In February’s newsletter: FSB: The PRI calls for action following recommendations from the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures Australia and Canada: New policy recommendations EU: Shareholder Rights Directive progresses UK: Follow London Stock Exchange …

Weekly Climate Review as of 02-17, 2017

World warns, cajoles and carefully nudges Trump on climate action This week brought some subtle and not-so-subtle pressure on President Donald Trump to think carefully before making good on his campaign promise to remove the United States from the Paris Agreement. As foreign ministers of the G20—including newly-appointed U.S. Secretary …

Benefit Corporations Growing – why investors like them!

“Ethical Markets is proud to be a Certified B Corporation.  ~Hazel Henderson, Editor” In the News: *  CSE and IBPE Offer Unique Insight to B-Corporations *  CSE Welcomes New Partner in Canada *  Registration ends soon for Houston Sustainability Practitioner Training   CSE and IBPE Offer Unique Insight to B-Corporations The …