IKEA, Philips, H&M, Mars, Nestlé Launch Campaign to Lead Business Shift to 100% Renewables

IKEA, Swiss Re, BT, Formula E, H&M, KPN, Mars, Nestlé, Philips and Reed Elsevier were among businesses that joined a powerful group of NGOs and clean energy experts during Climate Week to launch of a multi-year initiative to encourage major companies to commit to using 100 percent renewable power. With the …

Join James Hansen, Richard Alley, Gina McCarthy, Bill Richardson, Kathryn Sullivan, Rachel Kyte, and other leaders in January at the Building Climate Solutions conference.

Join James Hansen, Richard Alley, Gina McCarthy, Bill Richardson, Kathryn Sullivan, Rachel Kyte, and other leaders in January at the Building Climate Solutions conference. In two highlighted sessions, leaders from science, business, government and finance are interviewed by prominent journalists about climate change solutions in the built environment and in agriculture and natural resources. …

Climate Change is the Next $10 Trillion Opportunity

By Jigar Shah, July 2, 2013   With a 20% shift in our annual infrastructure spending from 20th century technology to 21st century technology we can drive a new global $10 trillion economy by 2020.   That was an undercurrent in a powerful speech President Obama delivered last week, demanding EPA …

Ecocity World Summit 2013 is convening this September 25-27 in Nantes, France,

Ecocity World Summit 2013 is convening this September 25-27 in Nantes, France, and preparations are ramping up. We hope to see many of our members and network partners there. Nantes Metropole has generously extended the early bird rates to August 20. It is our hope that this edition of the conference …

Investors respond to conclusion of UN Climate Change conference in Durban

NEWS RELEASE IIGCC responds to conclusion of UN Climate Change conference in Durban London, December 11, 2011 In response to the conclusion of the United Nations Climate Change conference in Durban, Stephanie Pfeifer, Executive Director of The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) said: “Climate negotiators have taken a …

World’s largest investors, worth $20 trillion step up call for urgent policy action on climate change

World’s largest investors, worth $20 trillion step up call for urgent policy action on climate change   Call coincides with landmark Washington D.C. Global Roundtable on financial stability and sustainability   Geneva/London/New York/Melbourne, 19 October 2011 – Despite the global economic crisis, and increased market volatility, the world’s largest investors today urged …

The finance sector to step up efforts to combat climate change and increase investment in renewable energy, urges Nobel Laureate

80 days before the UN climate change negotiations the UNEP Finance Initiative leads the discussion with the finance sector at a forum in Mexico City entitled “The Financial Sector towards COP16” Over 55 finance CEOs, Managing Directors and Heads of Sustainability join the Nobel Laureate in the climate change discussion …