Alliance of business and green groups supports Government announcement on carbon targets

An alliance of the UK’s largest businesses and environmental groups welcome yesterday’s commitment to a legally binding target to reduce carbon emissions to 2027. They state that strong and clear action on climate change is essential for long-term economic growth, jobs and competitive advantage. In an open letter to the …

Ethical Markets: Sustainable Brands

Ethical Markets Sustainable Brands, along with its parent company, Sustainable Life Media, have formed a media partnership with Ethical Markets to promote the annual Sustainable Brands 2011 conference in Monterey. Now in its 5th year, this conference has become the center of gravity for companies that are committed to leveraging …

South Korea tops the EIU’s inaugural government broadband index, Japan comes a close second

From the publication of The Economist Group With ambitious targets for both the speed and coverage of next-generation broadband networks, the developed countries of South-east Asia score highest in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s government broadband index (gBBi), the first-ever index to assess countries on the basis of government planning, as …

State of the Union in the United States: Obama calls for 80 percent clean energy by 2035

Hydro Headlines State of the Union in the United States: Obama calls for 80 percent clean energy by 2035 WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. President Barack Obama puts clean energy front and center on the agenda of the American government – calling for an 80 percent clean energy target by 2035. …