Show Me the Money: Sustainability and Financial Outperformance

  February 16, 2015 ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE Carbon Onsetting: A Robust Complement to — or Replacement for — Offsetting Internal carbon fees are becoming increasingly popular with companies as varied as Shell, Microsoft and Disney. But rather than use some or all of these funds to buy carbon offsets, a new …

Voices of Hope & Launch of the International Alliance for Localization

  Local Futures     International Society for Ecology and Culture   July-August 2014   Photo: Karim Ahmed Hasan (Egypt) Greetings from LOCAL FUTURES In This Update     – Voices of Hope in a Time of Crisis & the launch    of the International Alliance for Localization   – Announcing Planet …

  July 23, 2014 CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS The Road to Renewable Raw Materials Is Paved with Strategic Partnerships As the demand to reduce our carbon footprint intensifies, companies are looking for appropriate replacements for fossil fuel-based raw materials. To meet this challenge, a number of forward-thinking chemical companies are developing …

North Carolina’s Largest Bioenergy Plant Powered by Pigs

SB Communicationis Weekly   July 2, 2014   CLEANTECH North Carolina’s Largest Bioenergy Plant Powered by Pigs The 600-kW Storms Hog Power plant at Storms Hog Farm near Bladenboro, NC has been operating at full capacity for the past 90 days. North Carolina’s largest swine waste-to-energy system, Storms Hog Power says …

CDP: US Utilities Now Pricing Carbon as Part of Core Business Strategy

June 30, 2014 NEW METRICS CDP: US Utilities Now Pricing Carbon as Part of Core Business Strategy In response to increasing recognition of climate risk, fresh insights into how a price on carbon pollution might benefit companies and the US economy as a whole were released Friday in a new …

6 Cool Tools for Driving Behaviour Change and Innovation

                              THE NEXT ECONOMY ASU Partners With Dutch City to Develop First ‘Circular Economy’ Regional Plan     Arizona State University (ASU) and the Dutch Municipality of Haarlemmermeer, along with private partners in the Haarlemmermeer region, …

Revealed: The Full Membership List of Wall Street’s Secret Society

Revealed: The Full Membership List of Wall Street’s Secret Society Share on email Back in January 2012, I crashed the annual induction ceremony of Kappa Beta Phi, a secret society for elite financiers. You can read the story of what happened here. In addition to writing down details of what I …

Family farming vital for resilient, food-secure future

Family farming vital for resilient, food-secure future Italian Finance Minister Saccomanni and Unilever CEO Polman to attend IFAD Governing Council Rome, 17 February 2014 – As the international delegates from its 172 farmers for the future we want” in recognition of this year’s United Nations International Year of Family Farming (IYFF). …

Finding Green Dividend Yield

Finding Green Dividend Yield by Harris Roen, Editor Roen Financial Report  February 14, 2014 In the vexing world of alternative energy dividend investment field for green investors, Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure (HASI) and Pattern Energy Group Inc (PEGI). Though these two green companies operate in very different business areas, they both offer promising income …