ISSP Conference, November 12-14

    http://www.sustainabilityprofessionals.org/issp-conference-2014 Join us for ISSP’s third international conference, an opportunity for sustainability champions from all over the world to convene, network, learn and help shape the profession. More than 400 sustainability professionals from around the world are expected to attend. They will hear from hand-picked keynoters and other …

The Breakthrough Challenge – an update from Volans

Newsletter September 2014   The Breakthrough Challenge Team Volans is excited because the coming months will see us going into Breakthrough overdrive – hyperdrive, even. Key developments include the launch of our latest book, the start of the latest phase of our Breakthrough Capitalism program and the second round of …

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 …

GreenBuzz Oct 14th

Get Your Free VERGE Interconnect Expo Pass Taking Care of Business By Joel Makower, Chairman & Executive Editor It’s nearly showtime! Tomorrow morning we’ll kick off VERGE San Francisco. (You can download the official program here.) We’ve got more than 1,000 people coming, so it’s going to be quite a gathering (and party!). There’s still …

GreenBuzz: Who are the leading companies in natural capital?

Taking Care of Business By Joel Makower, Chairman & Executive Editor Today is the deadline for submitting nominations to VERGE Accelerate, our pitch competition for start-ups and early-stage entrepreneurs working at the convergence of technology and sustainability. Up to 20 selected companies will present on stage next month at VERGE SF …

GreenBuzz: Inside H&M’s design for a new water management strategy

Register today for the 2013 GreenBiz Forums Water, Water (Not) Everywhere Inside H&M’s design for a new water management strategy  By Harry Stevens WWF will help the clothing giant address water scarcity in its buildings, product design and supply chain. …Read More Intel aims to make matches for wastewater heaven …

New report: Buildings as a platform for innovation and transformation

Taking Care of Business By Joel Makower, Chairman & Executive Editor Today, we are publishing a breakthrough report, VERGE and the Built Environment, focusing on how technology convergence is rapidly affecting buildings, campuses, neighborhoods, and cities. Written by LEED pioneer and GreenBiz.com senior editor Rob Watson, the report focuses on …

VERGE Weekly: Recyclebank’s London Transport app, Microsoft’s Price on Carbon, Sustainable Cites and more

By Derek Top, Senior Editor, Program Director – VERGE We’re in the home stretch for next week’s VERGE London event. Panel discussions include how to capitalize on convergence opportunities, with Cisco, VantagePoint Capital Partners and Shell Foundation, and the role of connected cars, with representatives from Jaguar Land Rover and …

Color It Green: Nike to Adopt Waterless Textile Dyeing

The Latest News Color It Green: Nike to Adopt Waterless Textile Dyeing By Joel Makower A innovative new technology uses recycled CO2 to color fabric, saving miliions of gallons of water and emissions….Read More Calif. Green Jobs Handled Recession Better than Conventional Jobs By Jonathan Bardelline Throughout 2009, California’s green …

Taking Care of Business

Taking Care of Business By Joel Makower Mindy Lubber hits the nail on the head this week with her power-of-many essay. Lubber — president of the nonprofit group Ceres, which is holding its annual conference this week in our hometown of Oakland, Calif. — looks at how companies like Timberland …