Taiwan’s ASE issues Asia’s first corporate green bond – $300m, BBB, 6yrs – and it’s SIX times oversubscribed!! Asian green bonds may be about to blast off.

I’m in Cambodia, visiting the amazing Ankgor Wat, ancient religious centre of a city that apparently had a population of half a million people(link is external) in 1200 AD.  The temple’s bas-reliefs(link is external) are full of triumphal armies, marching through exquisite carvings of trees and forests. They liked their green. We haven’t yet …

  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 …

Young’s China Business Blog Daily Newsletter: May 6: Tencent Travels With NavInfo Stake Buy

                     YOUNG’S CHINA BUSINESS BLOG               DAILY NEWSLETTER                                                    May 6, 2014   Tencent Travels With NavInfo Stake Buy   The buying binge by China’s 3 leading Internet companies continues this week, with news that social networking (SNS) giant Tencent (HKEx: 700) is purchasing 11.3 …

Leaders of MIGA, Total, BIS, City of Pretoria speaking at the 4th Global Infrastructure Basel Summit

Highlights of the 4th Global Infrastructure Basel Summit   Highlights of the upcoming 4th Global Infrastructure Basel (GIB) Summit Selection of Confirmed Speakers Jamie Caruana, General Manager and CEO, Bank for International Settlements Executive Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa, Tshwane, South Africa Ambassador Michael Gerber, Special Representative for Global Sustainable Development, Swiss …

Plastics Industry Sponsors UpGyres

UPGYRES News / January 7-15, 2014   UpGyres  –  short for Upcycle the Gyres Society –   Transforming Marine Plastic Pollution into Revenue Streams In this Issue: CANADIAN PLASTICS INDUSTRY sponsors UpGyres’ energy recovery study it could be used as a blueprint for remote coastal communities worldwide INTERVENE PLUNGE INTO …

World First E-Waste Map Reveals National Volumes, International Flows

For release: 07:00 GMT Sunday December 15, 2013 The first “E-Waste World Map” has been created by UN organizations, industry, governments, non-government and science organizations through their “Solving the E-Waste Problem (StEP)” initiative. By 2017, world volumes of end-of-life e-products is expected to be 33% higher than 2012 and weigh the …

MSA Becomes A Member Of The International Green Energy Council

Press Release July 17, 2013 11:00AM EST       MSA Group Becomes A Member Of The International Green Energy Council    

Listen Up: How One Brand Learned That Greenwashing Is Never an ‘Ethical Choice’

                                  COMMUNICATING SUSTAINABILITY Listen Up: How One Brand Learned That Greenwashing Is Never an ‘Ethical Choice’     Behaviour change starts with listening. In recent weeks, a major global brand may have started listening …