Ecocities: Emerging To support humanity’s transition to the Ecozoic Era

  Greetings!   It’s been a busy year for Ecocity Builders. Program wise, we launched the EcoCitizen World Map Project with pilots now starting in Morocco, Egypt and Colombia. We’re excited about the potential for this project to replicate and grow to support other cities and citizens around the world. …

ENB Vol. 12 No. 589 – Warsaw Climate Change Conference – November 2013 – Issue #7

The ADP informal stocktaking plenary took place in the morning and afternoon. The SBI and SBSTA closing plenaries took place in the evening, continuing late into the night. Throughout the day, a number of contact groups and informal consultations were held. SBSTA CLOSING PLENARY The SBSTA closing plenary convened at …

Friday Video: Donna Hamlin speaks on Board Diversity, Hong Kong

Donna Hamlin speaks on Board Diversity in reference to the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited’s New Code Provision.   Community Business invited Dr. Donna Hamlin, CEO of Intrabond Capital U.S., Inc. and Executive Director of Global Governance Community China Center, to conduct a workshop dedicated to providing practical guidance, …

NewNet Daily Newsletter: Actis, Mainstream join to launch Chilean renewables developer Aela Energía

NewNet Daily Newsletter 7 June 2013 Looking for green investment opportunities? See the latest businesses fundraising with aNew Energy World Network subscription Deal News FuelCell Energy narrows losses in second quarter results SolarWorld calls creditor talks for July Volvo Trucks to commercialise dimethyl ether heavy-duty vehicles PowerSecure adds $75m to revenue …

Is Natural Capital a Material Issue?

Report from ACCA, Fauna & Flora International and KPMG, November 2012 an evaluation of the relevance of biodiversity and ecosystem services to accountancy professionals and the private sector From the Report: “Is Natural Capital a Material Issue?” investigates the concept of materiality and how it is used to identify issues …

Greentech Media’s Solar Newsletter | Mar 18, 2013

March 18, 2013 LATEST NEWS: Abengoa Solar, BrightSource Partner on World’s Biggest CSP Power Tower Project  Herman K. Trabish – March 18, 2013 Provided financing can be arranged Suntech Update: Huge Chinese Solar Firm Defaults  Eric Wesoff – March 18, 2013 Once the world’s largest solar manufacturer, now just one …

Claims & Claimants: Say Goodbye to “Eco-Friendly” Products

By Jonathan Yohannan We should rejoice. The latest Federal Trade Commission Green Guides, which were released last month, provide updated guidance on everything from the use of certification to specific environmental claims. While the guides are not perfect or comprehensive, they do provide tangible information and ammunition to empower companies …

Sustainability takes center stage as new reporting guidance is launched

Global Reporting Initiative Press Release Under STRICT embargo until: 00.01 CET Tuesday 24 January 2012 Sustainability takes center stage as new reporting guidance is launched Event organizers can now report on sustainability issues like impacts on communities, natural environments, and local and global economies, thanks to new guidance published today …

New public-private partnerships will achieve a green economy climate prosperity

A new report highlights the connections between climate change risks and opportunities, sustainable development and climate change adaptation, to provide a useful guidance for business and policymakers in creating a green economy. It suggests that businesses are an essential partner in preparing for and responding to the impacts of climate …