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), …

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 …

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 …

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 …

When Nature Gets a Price Tag

http://truth-out.org/news/item/24355-when-nature-gets-a-price-tag When Nature Gets a Price Tag Bachalpsee in the morning, Swiss Alps, a generally mountainous areas less affected by human activity. (Photo: Zach T. / CC; Edited: EL / TO) United Nations – How much does a forest cost? What’s the true economic value of an ocean? Can you …

The Civil Society Conference: Strengthening communities and building self-help in an era of Coalition Governments.

Overcoming disadvantage. Building civil society. Changing government.   The Civil Society Conference.   Strengthening communities and building self-help in an era of Coalition Governments.   With Hon. Kevin Andrews Federal Minister for Family and Community Services   “I’ve had a longstanding interest and involvement in civil society. I’ve served as …

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 …

Welcome to issue #7 of the Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR) INSIGHT. GISR continues to execute its multi-faceted strategy to build a global standard of excellence for sustainability ratings. Its growing network of partners in the investor, corporate, NGO, ratings and accounting communities is the foundation for expanding its global …

New MoU drives momentum in corporate reporting

New MoU drives momentum in corporate reporting International Integrated Reporting Council and Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings pledge to work together to enhance quality of corporate reporting and ratings FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 31 March 2014 – The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR) have signed a Memorandum of …

Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System

“We at ethical markets are excited to help promote this important initiative from UNEP-FI.”  ~ Hazel Henderson, Editor Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System Policy Innovations for a Green Economy   The Inquiry will catalyze actions to enable the financial system to support the transition towards an …