Business Growth in an Era of Water Scarcity

webinar by Trucost and Ecolab,  17 February 2015, Arizona State University At our current pace of production, businesses will need 40 percent more water to feed, clothe and house two billion more middle class consumers in the next two decades. This conversation explores perspectives on strategies for making the business …

New Asian Sustainability Ranking Launching at CSR Asia Summit!!

     27 August, 2014   New Asian Sustainability Ranking Launching at CSR Asia Summit!! On 16 Sep, the Channel NewsAsia Sustainability Ranking will be launching at the CSR Asia Summit in hong kong. The ranking identifies and celebrates regional corporate sustainability leaders. It will highlight the Top 100 sustainable companies in …

eriving success in the business environment of tomorrow

Full Program   Speakers Who’s Coming   REGISTER NOW       Find and Capture More Value for Your Business       Deriving success in the business environment of tomorrow means understanding how traditionally underestimated social and environmental risks can be accurately captured and valued on financial statements. Join …

Welcome to Issue #8 of the Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR) INSIGHT.

Welcome to Issue #8 of the Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR) INSIGHT. In June, GISR held its first international events in London, including a briefing and Steering Committee and Technical Review Committee meetings. At the committee meetings, discussions focused on the new program plan, which creates a cohesive framework …

GRI appoints Michael Meehan as new Chief Executive

Ethical Markets thanks Ernst Ligteringen for his leadership of GRI and congratulates successor , Michael  Meehan !  Hazel Henderson, Editor GRI Press release For immediate release, 22 July 2014 GRI appoints Michael Meehan as new Chief Executive AMSTERDAM, July 22, 2014 – The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) announced today that …

Ceres Newsletter: The Cost of Corn

  Ceres Newsletter – June 2014 Press and Media Press Release: New Report Shows Decline in Carbon Dioxide and Other Pollutants from U.S. Power Plants, but State and Power Company Emissions Vary WidelyNews Story: More solar energy powering Corporate America (USA Today)Blog: The Quest For Sustainable Corn In Iowa (National …

UN Coalition of Leading Investors Outlines a New Corporate Governance Paradigm for Sustainability

Ethical Markets welcomes this initiative!  Hazel Henderson, Editor Media Release     UN Coalition of Leading Investors Outlines a  New Corporate Governance Paradigm for Sustainability   Integrated Governance – A new model of governance for sustainability Geneva, 16 June 2014 – Integrated Governance – A new model of governance for sustainability, a …

Nikos Avlonas of CSE Presented His New book on Practical Sustainability Strategies in Chicago

Nikos Avlonas of CSE Presented His New book on Practical Sustainability Strategies in Chicago Chicago, Febr. 13 – On Tuesday, February 11, Nikos Avlonas, President of the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE), and George Nassos, Principal of George Nassos Associates, presented in Chicago  their new book entitled “Practical Sustainability Strategies: How …

Green BUzz: Finance powerhouses Michael Bloomberg and Mary Schapiro to lead SASB

Reporting Spotlight Finance powerhouses Michael Bloomberg and Mary Schapiro to lead SASB By Elsa Wenzel The 108th New York City mayor and the 29th chair of the SEC are taking leadership roles with the Sustainable Accounting Standards Board. …Read More 5 top reporting frameworks: A crash course By Anne Shiraishi …

GreenMoney Mar14_Sustainable Business Leaders & Trends

The State of Green Business Report     by Joel Makower, Chairman & Executive Editor, GreenBiz Group     The State of Green Business Report, seventh annual assessment of corporate sustainability trends and metrics, was released earlier this year. It paints a picture that is both optimistic and highly problematic – a perfect metaphor …