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 …

GTM : Are We Measuring Energy Use All Wrong?

 “Ethical Markets is proud to have Dr. Skip Laitner on our Advisory Board, and we cite his work on our GREEN TRANSITION SCOREBOARD® regularly.”   ~ Hazel Henderson, Editor   GTM’s Grid Edge Newsletter | June 5, 2015   June 5, 2015 This week’s grid edge roundup comes with a healthy …

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 …

Google CEO: They’re lying

“We should not be aligned with such people. They are just literally lying.” That’s what Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said about the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), an infamous corporate lobbying group that pushes an agenda that denies the realities of climate change. Bravo to Schmidt for withdrawing Google’s membership …

Sustainable Development Update – 18 September 2014 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

      A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Notice: IISD Reporting Services invites you to complete a brief survey (by 30 September 2014) that we have designed to ensure that our knowledgebases are as useful and informative as possible.Click here to …

A U.S. Program for Controlling Climate Change and Expanding Job Opportunities

  September 18, 2014 | View Online     Green Growth     A U.S. Program for Controlling Climate Change and Expanding Job Opportunities Employees of California Green Design install solar electrical panels on the roof of a home in Glendale, California. By Robert Pollin, Heidi Garrett-Peltier, James Heintz, and Bracken …

Best Execution Accreditation: First-of-its-kind service combines qualitative and quantitative analysis to guarantee Best Execution

Best Execution Accreditation: Quantitative. Objective. Independent. Best Execution Accreditation First-of-its-kind service combines qualitative and quantitative analysis to guarantee Best Execution KOR Group is excited to announce our new Best Execution Accreditation service. KOR will perform comprehensive analysis for buy-side firms of all policies and procedures and quantitative analysis of order flow …

The China Greentech Report 2014: Greener, Smarter, More Productive

 August 27, 2014   Dear Friends of China Greentech:   Today we release The China Greentech Report 2014: Greener, Smarter, More Productive, the fifth in a series that was first launched at the World Economic Forum in 2009. You can download the full Report in now by visiting: www.report.china-greentech.com   This year’s Report asserts …

Criterion and Gender Lens Investing

  Dear friends, It was just over five years ago when Criterion began building the field of gender lens investing. Since then, we have worked with so many of you to create the reality of billions of dollars invested intentionally with a gender lens. Suzanne Biegel, Sarah Kaplan, and I …