Show Me the Money: Sustainability and Financial Outperformance

  February 16, 2015 ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE Carbon Onsetting: A Robust Complement to — or Replacement for — Offsetting Internal carbon fees are becoming increasingly popular with companies as varied as Shell, Microsoft and Disney. But rather than use some or all of these funds to buy carbon offsets, a new …

The World Future Society transformation has begun: An autumn letter from WFS CEO Amy Zalman

    October 10, 2014 Dear Fellow Futurists,   I hope that your autumn has started happily.    Here at the World Future Society, we have been busy laying the groundwork for a multi-year transformation of our organization into the world’s premiere platform for nurturing and empowering futurists.    Today, I’m writing …

WHO WILL FEED CHINA?

WHO WILL FEED CHINA? www.earth-policy.org/blog/who_will_feed_china Earth Policy Release September 24, 2014 Twenty years ago, Lester Brown published an article in World Watch magazine entitled “Who Will Feed China?” A year later, he followed with a book of the same name. The article and book generated an enormous outcry from China …

2014 Women in Green Forum Showcases Sustainability Strides

By Danielle Lanyard, Founder and CEO, Village Green; producer, Green Breakfast Club event series   Today’s climate crisis may be the most pressing issue of our time. Yet rarely are women serving as the primary voices speaking out and getting heard on this issue, or any issue that shapes our …

CAE: 4 Ways Your City Can Be Cooler Next Summer

ACEEE BLOG POST   Media Contact: Patrick Kiker [email protected], (202) 507-4043     4 Ways Your City Can Be Cooler Next Summer   By Virginia Hewitt, Local Policy Research Assistant   This summer was a scorcher. Heat waves repeatedly struck the Midwest and South, sparing only sections of the Northeast. All …

18th Update of Emerging Markets ESG Database of Contacts in SRI

Friday, July 25, 2014 Emerging Markets ESG publishes the 18th edition of its Updated Database of Contacts in the Field of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI). The Partners for Financial Stability (PFS) Program published an inaugural Database of Contacts in the Field of SRI on the capital markets research page of the …

The Smart Manufacturing Revolution is Going to Transform U.S. Industry

ACEEE BLOG POST   Media Contact: Patrick Kiker [email protected], (202) 507-4043     The Smart Manufacturing Revolution is Going to Transform U.S. Industry   By  Ethan A. Rogers, Senior Program Manager, Industry   Smart manufacturing, the integration of all facets of manufacturing through the use of information and communication technologies (ICT), …

18th Update of Emerging Markets ESG Database of Contacts in SRI

Friday, July 25, 2014 Emerging Markets ESG publishes the 18th edition of its Updated Database of Contacts in the Field of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI). The Partners for Financial Stability (PFS) Program published an inaugural Database of Contacts in the Field of SRI on the capital markets research page of the …

ACEEE: The Good News, and the Not-So-Good News, on the New DOE Water Heater Test Procedure

ACEEE BLOG POST   Media Contact: Patrick Kiker [email protected], (202) 507-4043     The Good News, and the Not-So-Good News, on the New DOE Water Heater Test Procedure   By  Anthony Fryer, Senior Analyst, Appliance Standards Awareness Project (ASAP)     On Friday, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued a …

Joining Forces And Connecting Dots For Impact Investing And ESG At TBLI CONFERENCE USA 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Joining Forces And Connecting Dots For Impact Investing And ESG At TBLI CONFERENCE USA 2014 Amsterdam, 19 June 2014 TBLI CONFERENCE™, dedicated to building a community of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) and impact investors, held its second USA conference on 29 and 30 May in New …