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 …

IIRC Newsletter: Corporate Reporting Dialogue Launched

  IIRC Newsletter – June Edition Recommendation to G20 on <IR> In a report commissioned by the B20, the business forum that advises G20 governments, the six largest global accounting networks¹ have endorsed <IR> as a key innovation that will make corporate reporting more conducive to long-term investment. Read More Corporate …

China Might Be Winning The Race To Reduce Solar Costs

China Might Be Winning The Race To Reduce Solar Costs Many people, even fanatical advocates of solar power, are unaware quite how close we are to reaching a critical milestone in the industry. Within a fairly short space of time, solar generated electricity will be fully cost competitive with coal-powered electricity …

Integrated Reporting: Corporate Reporting Dialogue launched, responding to calls for alignment in corporate reporting

Corporate Reporting Dialogue launched, responding to calls for alignment in corporate reporting UNDER STRICT EMBARGO UNTIL 17 JUNE 2014: 17 June 2014, Amsterdam – The Corporate Reporting Dialogue (CRD), introduced by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), brings together organizations that have significant international influence on the corporate reporting landscape. By working …

[Climate Bonds] Unibail-Rodamco issues EUR750m 10 year, A+ green property bond, first green corporate bond of 2014 – 3.4x oversubscribed in less than 2 hours. The next wave of green is coming.

Unibail-Rodamco, a large European commercial property company, yesterday announced that it had placed a landmark EUR750mn green bond based on a portfolio of green buildings. The bond was 3.4 times oversubscribed with the order book reaching EUR2.5bn in under 2 hours! The first corporate green bond linked to property was issued by Sweden’s Vasakronan …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Nature can, selectively, buffer human-caused global warming, say scientists Posted: 02 Feb 2014 08:10 AM PST Can naturally occurring processes selectively buffer the full brunt of global warming caused by greenhouse gas emissions resulting from human activities? Yes, says a group of researchers in …

New Experts Added to Session: Japan-U.S. Clean Tech Opportunities Webinar

research / reports / webinars / stock indexes / book / about January 27, 2014 Don’t Miss Next Week’s Webinar– Critical Insights on Japan-U.S. Clean Tech Opportunities Scheduled for 3:00 PM Pacific Feb. 4th / 8:00 AM Japan time Feb. 5th Opportunities for U.S. companies in Japan, and Japanese firms in the U.S., have never been greater. In the wake …

CLEAN EDGE: Critical Insights on Japan-U.S. Clean Tech Opportunities

research / reports / webinars / stock indexes / book / about January 27, 2014 Don’t Miss Next Week’s Webinar– Critical Insights on Japan-U.S. Clean Tech Opportunities Scheduled for 3:00 PM Pacific Feb. 4th / 8:00 AM Japan time Feb. 5th Opportunities for U.S. companies in Japan, and Japanese firms in the U.S., have never been greater. In the wake of the Fukushima disaster, japan …

Suitpossum: Post-crisis Adventures in Financial Subversion

Suitpossum: Post-crisis Adventures in Financial Subversion Seedbombing: Applying the Principles of Permaculture to Finance Posted: 15 Dec 2013 05:55 AM PST I originally wrote this article for Transition Free Press Edition 4. It’s published under a Creative Commons licence (see side panel for details) Finance, even in its most high-tech formulations, …