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 …

Welcome to Issue #8 of the Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR) INSIGHT.

Welcome to Issue #8 of the Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR) INSIGHT. In June, GISR held its first international events in London, including a briefing and Steering Committee and Technical Review Committee meetings. At the committee meetings, discussions focused on the new program plan, which creates a cohesive framework …

Conference on Water Energy Food Nexus Sees Launch of New Water Initiative

Conference on Water Energy Food Nexus Sees Launch of New Water Initiative 18_November: The Bonn2011: Water Energy Food Nexus Conference, held in Bonn, Germany from 16-18 November 2011, launched the “International Water Stewardship Initiative.” continued… PROVIA Launches Survey on Prioritization of Research Objectives 15_November 2011: The Programme of Research on …

Calvert Social Index Quarterly Adjustments

BETHESDA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Calvert Social Index Committee (“Index Committee”) met on March 10th to review and approve changes to the Calvert Social Index®. The Index Committee meets quarterly to review the component companies of the Index for corporate actions (e.g., spin-offs, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy) and for the recommendations …