We need healthier air for a healthier planet

    SEPTEMBER 07, 2021| KARIN KEMPER   Air pollution is a multifaceted problem – representing the world’s leading environmental risk to health and costing the globe an estimated $8.1 trillion in 2019 , 6.1 percent of global gross domestic product (GDP). Air pollution is also deadly, causing or contributing to …

PAGE Bulletin — Green Economy News SEPT 2021

        SEPT 2021 NEWS     ‘Driving Force for Change’ Calls on South African Youth Entrepreneurs for 2021 Awards Following a successful 2020 edition, PAGE and South Africa’s Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) are hosting the 2021 Driving Force for Change II Youth Challenge. The Challenge is an opportunity for young entrepreneurs …

‘What’s next: a climate-related database on European SMEs’

          New project to help financial institutions, supervisors and central banks develop risk and sustainability profiles for SMEs The Paris Agreement Strategy & Taxonomy Assessment project will develop a climate-related database covering at least 200,000 SMEs across Europe The global, non-profit think tank 2° Investing Initiative (2DII) has launched a …

Hear from industry leaders to build momentum towards sustainable finance

From September 21, the Sustainable Investment Forum North America will welcome a large online interactive audience of asset owners and managers, banks, development institutions, policymakers, think tanks and NGOs looking to drive meaningful change in sustainable finance. Join us to play a part in shaping the discussion and driving meaningful change by asking …

profitably decarbonizing heavy transport and process heat

  Decarbonizing Our Toughest Sectors Can Be Profitable New paper by Amory Lovins shows how cutting carbon emissions from harder-to-abate sectors can create new strategic opportunities for business. AUGUST 4, 2021 (BASALT, CO)—As corporations and industries face rising public, policy, and market pressure to cut carbon emissions, the need for …

NEW REPORT: Rethinking Climate

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this well-researched, innovative report on more systemic approaches to the climate crises. Researchers Adam Dorr and Tony Seba are highly ethical, ecologically-aware systems thinkers, going beyond the obsolete price-derived GDP and all macroeconomic indicators which cannot embrace the real world changes now occurring as evolutionary jumps which biologists …

Businesses for Conservation & Climate Action Meeting Sept. 15th

          Register: BCCA Meeting Sept. 15 at 3 PM ET   We are broadening our Businesses for Conservation and Climate Action (BCCA) alliance and invite you to be a part of our movement. President Biden’s Executive Order 14008 initiated a multi-year process, called America the Beautiful, …

Carmakers are betting their future on EVs

“This report from Bloomberg Green covers only the USA and Europe, and their car companies EV plans. Meanwhile, China has some 500 companies producing EVs, many for their domestic market, but could challenge the EU and US markets with their lower prices. The US is still behind the curve, but Biden trying …