[Climate Bonds] Boost for resi EE: new study shows green homes get a 9% higher sale price

Lots of people have argues that energy efficiency and other ?green? improvements should improve the value of a house, at least commensurate with the investment, but survey data on the ground has been hard to come by. Now a new study, ?The Value of Green Labels in the California Housing …

Paris tests 40 urban innovations directly on public

SmartPlanet Daily SmartPlanet Member | April 13, 2012 A daily briefing of the newest stories on SmartPlanet, five days a week. — Paris tests 40 urban innovations directly on public PARIS — The French capital becomes a living laboratory as prototypes pop up city-wide to innovate everyday life while giving …

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 …

Monetary Reform Plank of the US Green Party (Greening the dollar)

AMERICAN MONETARY INSTITUTE PO BOX 601, VALATIE, NY 12184 Tel. 518-392-5387, [email protected] http://www.monetary.org Stephen Zarlenga, Director Friday, September 3, 2010 U.S. Green Party National Committee Approves Monetary Reform Plank: Monetary Reform Plank of the US Green Party (Greening the dollar) While the banking reforms outlined in the above 12 points …

The Evolution of Sustainability Metrics

The Evolution of Sustainability Metrics by Carol Singer Neuvelt October 27, 2011—The world of sustainability performance analytics is exploding at a breakneck speed. What once was a niche field for socially responsible investment has transformed into a vast marketplace of environmental, social and governance (ESG) indices, ratings firms and mass-market …

Green Sectors Expanding into Trillions of Dollars

Small and intermediate enterprises are joining large ones to boost Green Industry’s footprint By Rosalinda Sanquiche As part of the Green Economy series While mainstream media, economists and general opinion still designate the Green Economy as “emerging” and assume green investments are riskier or provide lower returns than other investments, …

Ryder, Coke, GE Among 6 Firms Joining Obama’s Green Fleet Program

Ryder, Coke, GE Among 6 Firms Joining Obama’s Green Fleet Program By Tilde Herrera The new additions to the partnership bring more than 1 million corporate fleet vehicles into the effort to reduce fleets’ fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions….Read More How Shareholder Activism Moved the Needle on Sustainability in …

ET Solar raises $50m to expand manufacturing

8 July 2011 DEAL NEWS ET Solar raises $50m to expand manufacturing OPX Biotechnologies raises $36.5m in venture funding AE Biofuels purchases biotech company Zymetis Energy efficiency company CUE raises $7m for US expansion Cordiant funds Jordan-India Fertilizer Company’s green plant OriginOil investment brings algae-to-oil system to market SolarWorld issues …