Business Growth in an Era of Water Scarcity

webinar by Trucost and Ecolab,  17 February 2015, Arizona State University At our current pace of production, businesses will need 40 percent more water to feed, clothe and house two billion more middle class consumers in the next two decades. This conversation explores perspectives on strategies for making the business …

2014 Women in Green Forum Showcases Sustainability Strides

By Danielle Lanyard, Founder and CEO, Village Green; producer, Green Breakfast Club event series   Today’s climate crisis may be the most pressing issue of our time. Yet rarely are women serving as the primary voices speaking out and getting heard on this issue, or any issue that shapes our …

(Free Webinar) Lowering Portfolio Risk: New Evidence Reveals Higher-Impact Porfolios Can Outperform Traditional Investing

      June 10th Webinar Lowering Risk, Enhancing Returns: How High Impact Portfolios Can Outperform Traditional Portfolios A diversified portfolio, driven by smart data and rated for future risk, can deliver stronger returns with lower risk and positive impact Overall, 80% of the S&P 500 stock market valuation is …

Complimentary Webinar: GOING FOSSIL FREE – Lessons for Investors, Endowments & Advisors

 Complimentary Webinar: GOING FOSSIL FREE – Lessons for Investors, Endowments & Advisors     May 16th Webinar GOING FOSSIL FREE: Lessons for Investors, Endowments & Advisors How to Build a Stronger, Diversified Portfolio and Dramatically Reduce Exposure to Fossil-Fuel Risk How much of your investment portfolio could be stronger with …

Young’s China Business Blog Daily Newsletter: March 3: New Suntech Rises From Ashes, Eyes UK

                   YOUNG’S CHINA BUSINESS BLOG                                                    DAILY NEWSLETTER                                                       March 3, 2014 New Suntech Rises From Ashes, Eyes UK   Opportunities for me to write about former solar pioneer Suntech (OTC: STPFQ) are growing fewer with each passing day, as its life as an independent company …

Open Internet Proposal at Verizon Wins 24.1% of Shareholder Vote

  For Immediate Release May 2, 2013  Open Internet Proposal at Verizon Wins 24.1% of Shareholder Vote _________________________   Concerns about FCC Lawsuit, Business Risks Prompt 3-fold Increase in Votes from 2012   NEW YORK – About one-quarter of all Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) shareholder votes were cast in favor of …

National Grid to Keynote Energy Ocean

  Keynote Announced!  Utility Perspective: An Investment in the Future of Offshore Renewable Energy Ronald T. Gerwatowski Senior Vice President for Regulation & Pricing for National Grid National Grid is at the forefront of investing in offshore renewable energy projects. The utility has signed long-term power purchase agreements with Cape Wind …

Verizon Shareholder Proposal on Open Internet Supported by Leading Proxy Advisor

  For Immediate Release April 17, 2013 Verizon Shareholder Proposal on Open Internet Issues  Receives Support from Leading Proxy Advisor ISS A shareholder proposal asking Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) to issue a report about the risks confronting the company because of its positions on net neutrality and open Internet …

New AT&T Report on Net Neutrality Highlights

For Immediate Release New AT&T Report on Net Neutrality Highlights ‘Failure in Corporate Citizenship,’ Say Investors For Immediate Release January 8, 2012   A new report by AT&T Inc. summarizing the company’s positions on so-called network neutrality principles highlights a “worrisome failure in corporate citizenship” and raises significant concerns about …

Bloomberg Businessweek: ‘It’s Global Warming, Stupid’

By Joe Romm on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:33 am The cover of the year goes to Bloomberg Businessweek, “It’s Global Warming, Stupid.” Bill Clinton famously campaigned on the slogan, “It’s the economy, stupid.” Upwards of $50 billion damages from the Frankenstorm Sandy — which was made far more destructive …