Scarab Global Community Impact Fund (SGCF)

 Scarab Global Community Impact Fund (SGCF) is an early lender to Ecoverde which designs ways to recycle plastic into useful materials that end up as water and carbon-sequestrated in the soil.  SGCF is one of five impact funds managed by Ben Bingham and 3Sisters Sustainable Management www.3sistersinvest.com, listed in Ethical Markets …

Nordic Investment Bank issues a EUR40m ($55m), 5yr AAA ‘environmental’ bond

competitiveness and the environment” of the Nordic and Baltic countries. The bank’s S&P credit rating is AAA. According to NIB’s web site, proceeds of the bond go to projects meeting NIB’s environmental sustainability criteria, “such as” those that: reduce emissions (mainly CO2, SOx, NOx, dust, energy efficiency, renewable energy, public transport solutions and recycling; …

NATURE’S FORTUNE TOUTED BY FORMER GOLDMAN DIRECTOR By Ellie Winninghoff

NATURE’S FORTUNE TOUTED BY FORMER GOLDMAN DIRECTOR By Ellie Winninghoff “We love nature, but we make it sound like a luxury.” That’s how Nature Conservancy president and CEO Mark Tercek, formerly a managing director at Goldman Sachs, opened his remarks earlier this month at a gathering at Town Hall in …

FAULTY OR INCOMPLETE ANALYSIS SKEWS NUMBERS AND CONCLUSIONS

FAULTY OR INCOMPLETE ANALYSIS SKEWS NUMBERS AND CONCLUSIONS   By Scott Sklar, for REW   Analyst Matthew Strep’s analysis of an NREL Renewables study appeared here and in The Washington Post on April 5th . His commentary on the potential for renewable energy to meet climate change reductions was limited to …

Cleantech News from CleanTechnica: Department Of Defense Launches Attack On Climate Change

Cleantech News from CleanTechnica Department Of Defense Launches Attack On Climate Change Estonia Is 1st Country In The World To Install Nationwide System Of Fast Chargers For EVs LEDs Without Heavy Metals, Silicon Nanocrystal Multicolor LEDs Created 2012 Solar Predictions Reviewed Solar Frontier Predicts 50% Cut In Price Of Its …

Alternative Energy: Lithium-Ion Market on Verge of Dramatic Growth

Alternative Energy Lithium-Ion Market on Verge of Dramatic Growth Estonia Is 1st Country In The World To Install Nationwide System Of Fast Chargers For EVs LEDs Without Heavy Metals, Silicon Nanocrystal Multicolor LEDs Created Air Products Goes Operational with Carbon Capture 2012 Solar Predictions Reviewed Want to Save Energy? We …

Canada Under Pressure to Regulate Heavy Metals in Cosmetics

Canada Under Pressure to Regulate Heavy Metals in Cosmetics By Jonathan Bardelline A Canadian group says more can be done to lower the amount of lead, arsenic and other heavy metals found in common cosmetics….Read More EPA Postpones Industrial Boiler Regulations Indefinitely By Tilde Herrera The new standards would have …