WHEB invests in Mcor Technologies Ltd.

London and Munich, 2 June 2014   WHEB Partners, the London and Munich based private equity fund manager, has invested €6.6m of growth capital in Mcor Technologies Ltd (Mcor). Mcor provides the world’s most affordable, full-colour and eco-friendly 3D printers. The company is based in Dunleer, Ireland. While most 3D …

Sustainable Development Update – 26 March 2014 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

World Bank Report Proposes Priorities for Sustainable Urbanization 25_March_2014: ‘Urban China: Toward Efficient, Inclusive and Sustainable Urbanization,’ a report by the World Bank and China’s Development Research Center, proposes a ‘new urbanization’ path that will be environmentally sustainable, ensure food security, better allocate capital, labor and land, and place people …

Green Buzz: Which energy resources are gulping down our water?

    In The Flow     Which energy resources are gulping down our water? By Kate Zerrenner Here’s what we can learn from Texas’s current approach to energy and water policy. …Read More       HP travels ‘modern Silk Road’ to cut freight footprint By Sustainable Business News …

SJF Ventures Raises $90MM Third Fund, Tripling Size of Previous Fund

SJF Ventures Raises $90MM Third Fund, Tripling Size of Previous Fund SJF Ventures is a venture capital fund focused on delivering superior financial returns through investments in high-growth, positive impact companies. SJF has a fourteen-year successful record of assisting visionary and talented management teams in building industry-leading firms. SJF provides strong expertise …

ASIA’S SOARING CONSUMPTION OF RAW MATERIALS UNSUSTAINABLE, UN WARNS

ASIA’S SOARING CONSUMPTION OF RAW MATERIALS UNSUSTAINABLE, UN WARNS New York, Apr 24 2013  2:00PM   The Asia-Pacific region, which has overtaken the rest of the world in consumption of raw materials as affluence and manufacturing increase, must boost its resource efficiency or risk losing ground in lifestyle, economic growth …

Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index 2013

 Solability LTD, Ilsan, South Korean The Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index scores and ranks 176 countries according to their capability to sustain or increase wealth in a resource-constraint, globalised world. The Index was first developed and published in 2012, based on a competitiveness model that incorporates all aspects required to sustain …

NewNet Clean Energy Investor Newsletter:Saperatec receives €3.3m seed funding for recycling plant

Essential industry insights: cleantech, renewables, sustainability NewNet Daily Newsletter 13 March 2013 Find all the latest seed, growth and late stage deal activity in the green space in one place with a New Energy World Network premium subscription Deal News Saperatec receives €3.3m seed funding for recycling plant Chromatin inks sorghum …

Alternative GDP Ranking Topped by Scandinavian Nations

The Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index In a World of limited natural resources and human induced changes to the natural and social environment, the GDP is not an inclusive measurement to compare prosperity and the development potential of countries. Based on models for evaluating corporate sustainability and risk modelling tools, SolAbility …

UN-Backed Study Shows Technology Can Help World Move to Low-Carbon Economy

UN-BACKED STUDY SHOWS TECHNOLOGY CAN HELP WORLD MOVE TO LOW-CARBON ECONOMY New York, Apr 2 2012 3:05PM The use of broadband in information and communication technology (ICT) can help the world transition to a low carbon-economy and address the causes and effects of climate change, according to a United Nations-backed …