65,000 demand that ABB withdraw from Sarawak

65,000 demand that ABB withdraw from Sarawak 3/17/2014 07:22 The Bruno Manser Fund has handed over a petition against ABB’s dealings in Sarawak, Malaysia – ABB refuses to provide any information on its business ties with the Taib regime ZURICH, Switzerland, March 17, 2014 –/WORLD-WIRE/– 65,318 individuals demand that abb withdraw …

Green Growth: High-level panel marks launch of GGKP office in Geneva

  Knowledge Update Issue 2014-2                                                                                      February 19, 2014 High-level panel marks launch of GGKP office in Geneva On 22 January, to mark the official Green Growth Knowledge Platform’s office, the GGKP, Swiss Government and Geneva Environment Network hosted a high-level panel debate on the topic of “Green Economy and Green Growth: Passing Fad …

CrowdSource Set to Acquire Serv.io by Month’s End

CrowdSource Set to Acquire Serv.io by Month’s End — CrowdSource, a company that helps online retailers and other companies create content via the crowd, announced late last week that it’s set to acquire Serv.io, a competitor. We spoke with co-founder and CEO Stephanie Leffler to find out what motivated her team …

SB Business: To Build a Future proof Brand, Build Your Global Expert Network

        November 18, 2013                         LEADERSHIP To Build a Future proof Brand, Build Your Global Expert Network     A few years ago, my ad agency was acquired by Maddock Douglas, an innovation agency based in …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Local communities produce high-quality forest monitoring data, rivals that of professional foresters

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Local communities produce high-quality forest monitoring data, rivals that of professional foresters Posted: 28 Oct 2013 05:54 PM PDT A recent study by researchers at the Nairobi-based World Agroforestry Centre and European and Southeast Asian institutions finds that local communities — using simple tools …

Climate Change’s Silver Bullet? Our Interview With One Of The World’s Top Geoengineering Scholars

Climate Change’s Silver Bullet? Our Interview With One Of The World’s Top Geoengineering Scholars By Ari Phillips on ClimateProgress blog September 6, 2013 at 1:10 pm MELBOURNE, Australia — Since coming to Australia almost two months ago I’ve heard about Clive Hamilton in the process of reporting just about every …

Reaching the Underserved Multi-Tenant Market Through Energy Efficiency Financing

NEWS RELEASE    For Immediate Release Media Contact: Patrick Kiker  [email protected]  202.507.4043   Reaching the Underserved Multi-Tenant Market Through Energy Efficiency Financing    Over the past several years, financing for energy efficiency investments has been widely viewed as a promising solution to reducing upfront cost barriers to investment in energy …

Fort McMurray Evicts Oil Sands Companies that Helped it Grow

Fort McMurray Evicts Oil Sands Companies that Helped it Grow  The Canadian town of Fort McMurray, population 76,000, is the heart of Alberta’s oil sands largesse–but the town is bursting at its seams with nowhere to expand because the land surrounding it is owned by oil companies. The government’s answer to this …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Glimpse into the future of acidic oceans shows ecosystems transformed

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Glimpse into the future of acidic oceans shows ecosystems transformed Finding the Goldilocks sites to store carbon dioxide underground Innovative study estimates extent to which air pollution in China shortens human lives  NASA’s polar robotic ranger passes first Greenland test  Dead zone’ impacts Chesapeake Bay fishes …

MAPPING THE TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABILITY

MAPPING THE  TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABILITY By Hazel Henderson © 2013  for CSRWire Appeared on CSRWire July 1, 2013 as “Challenging Traditional Finance: Mapping the Transition to Sustainability” http://bit.ly/finsust A whole-system global transition is underway and accelerating as human activities encounter planetary boundaries.  Globalization of our technologies of transportation and communication …