The coffee pod craze | Cute animals & conservation | The circular economy in Asia

Ethical Markets  applauds this ECO-BUSINESS  publication based in Singapore for enriching our understanding of the progress on achieving the circular economy  worldwide .We are happy to  see they quote several  of our global  Advisory Board members  :  Bill McDonough  and Michael  Braungart  ,  Gunter Pauli  , as well as  my …

Limiting global warming to 2 °C – why Victor and Kennel are wrong

Ethical Markets  posts this debate on the 2  degree Limit  while we continue to  focus on what all 191 UN member countries already agree : to  shift away from fossil energy and non-renewables to  cleaner,inclusive sustainable green economies worldwide . This is what we track in our Green Transition Scoreboard® …

American Sustainable Business Council: Please join ASBC’s call with senior White House officials on the President’s climate change proposals.

Featured Story Please join ASBC’s call with senior White House officials on the President’s climate change proposals. Join us on September 9th at 2:00 p.m. EST for a conference call with the White House and the Council on Environmental Quality.  We will be joined by senior White House Advisors and look forward …

WRI Digest: 3 Needs For A Sustainable Food Future, Bonn Climate Talks

  WRI Digest The Great Balancing Act: 3 Needs For A Sustainable Food Future. How can the world feed more than 9 billion people by 2050 in a manner that advances economic development and reduces pressure on the environment? Answering it requires a “great balancing act” of three needs – all …

The Sustainable Value of “Brand Disney”: Strategic Implications of Its Withdrawal from Bangladesh

  What I Learned About Sustainability at REI, Part 1: Abundance Over Scarcity After seven years of working on sustainable business at REI, I am taking some time to reflect and share some of the things I learned. My first lesson was that no one was inspired by an “I …

INVESTORS FACING A CARBON BUBBLE SHOULD SHIFT TO GREEN INVESTMENTS

INVESTORS FACING A CARBON BUBBLE SHOULD SHIFT TO GREEN INVESTMENTS – Institutional Investors Gambling On Carbon Reserves As Stranded Assets in the Transition Underway to Low-Carbon Green Economies.  “This is why Ethical Markets  GREEN TRANSITION SCOREBOARD®  urges pension funds to shift  their assets to green sectors, which now total  $4.1 …

Alternative Energy: China Reclaims Top Spot Over US In Clean Energy Sector

Alternative Energy China Reclaims Top Spot Over US In Clean Energy Sector IEA: Global Progress on Clean Energy Has Stalled, New Policies Needed Italy Now Has 16.7 GW Of Installed Solar PV Capacity 250 MW Solar PV Power Plant Planned For Western Spain Bitcoin’s Environmental Problem 99% Of 2012 US …

A profound contradiction at the heart of climate change policy

December 8, 2011 8:25 pm A profound contradiction at the heart of climate change policy By Nicholas Stern As the negotiations at the UN climate change summit in Durban reach the critical stage, we must not overlook a fundamental contradiction between the way global fossil fuel reserves are evaluated and …

National Funding Entities: European Capacity Building Initiative

Executive Summary The future of the global climate change negotiations hinges on an eventual UNFCCC globally embraced decision on climate change funding support for developing countries. Leading up to and during the Conference of Parties (COP) in Copenhagen, some positive signs on funding emerged. These positive signs, however, are in …