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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 [...]

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

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

SJF Ventures Raises $90MM Third Fund, Tripling Size of Previous Fund   SJF Ventures conducted the final closing on its third fund with more than $90MM in capital commitments, tripling the size of the previous $28MM second fund.   The target for SJF Ventures III was $75MM and the fund was substantially oversubscribed at its final April [...]

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 and [...]

Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index 2013

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION 2012

SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION 2012 Resource Efficiency, Innovation and Lifestyles Part of the ‘Towards Sustainable Product Design’ series of conferences 17th International Conference October 29-30, 2012 Alanus University Bonn Germany

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, [...]

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 report report. ?We [...]

ENB Vol. 27 No. 18 – First Round of ‘Informal-Informal’ Negotiations on the Zero Draft of the Outcome Document and Third Intersessional Meeting of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Issue #2

UNCSD INFORMAL CONSULTATIONS: Friday, 23 MARCH 2012' Delegates completed their first reading of Section V (Framework for Action and Follow-up) of the zero draft. Many consultations and side events also took place throughout the day. consultations on the zero draft V. FRAMEWORK FOR ACTION AND FOLLOW-UP: A. [...]

Consumptionomics by Chandran Nair, J. Wiley & Sons 2011

Consumptionomics by Chandran Nair, J. Wiley & Sons 2011

Review by Hazel Henderson © 2011 From the Washington Consensus to the Beijing Consensus! Reading Chandran Nair's book was like a breath of fresh air! Nair tackles all the stultifying dogmas of market fundamentalism and shows how the West's peddling of its Washington Consensus policies over the developing world has resulted in a form of [...]

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