Green BUzz: Finance powerhouses Michael Bloomberg and Mary Schapiro to lead SASB

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Reporting Spotlight

Finance powerhouses Michael Bloomberg and Mary Schapiro to lead SASB
By Elsa Wenzel

The 108th New York City mayor and the 29th chair of the SEC are taking leadership roles with the Sustainable Accounting Standards Board.

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5 top reporting frameworks: A crash course
By Anne Shiraishi

Here are the essential facts to know about CDP, DJSI, GRI, GRESB and SASB.

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Energy Progress

The urgent search for a sustainable transatlantic energy strategy
By Patrick Doherty

Dependence on carbon means that oil-rich countries wield disproportionate power. How can we break away from this dangerous model?

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Military advances energy independence with microgrids
By Lisa Cohn

The market for microgrids in the military is in the tens of billions of dollars — and growing.…Read More

The energy storage numbers game
By Christine Hertzog

Energy companies including Bosch Energy Storage Solutions and Stem increasingly embrace data analytics.

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Focus on Carbon

How two ExxonMobil and Sierra Club lawyers agreed on a carbon tax
By Bill Shireman

They both privately supported a carbon tax. Then they joined forces to launch firm that helps those interested in battling climate change.…Read More

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Sustainability Reporting and Management Best Practices: from G4 to Digital Reporting, What Smart Companies are Doing
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Join us on May 20 at 12:00pm ET for a free, hour-long webcast where experts will explore the upcoming trends in sustainability management; how companies can use the G4 data collection and reporting process as a valuable framework for end-to-end sustainability management; and how to use technology as an enabler for reporting and to go beyond reporting to improve operational performance. Register Here.

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May 02, 2014


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