Coalition confirms introduction of mandatory carbon reporting

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BREAKING NEWS Coalition confirms introduction of mandatory carbon reporting Nick Clegg confirms companies listed on the London Stock Exchange will be required to report on their carbon emissions from next year READ» ALSO IN THE NEWS McDonald’s serves up hot new eco-uniform Wayne Hemingway designed uniform made from recyclable materials …

Competing in the Solar Industry: Delivering Green Jobs while Keeping Energy Costs Low

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Cleanwatch The e-Letter on Clean Technology from Clean Edge Welcome to Cleanwatch. Each issue offers the latest news, events, and other resources on clean energy, transportation, water, and materials. Competing in the Solar Industry: Delivering Green Jobs while Keeping Energy Costs Low By Letha Tawney The solar industry has come …

Tessa Tennant, Sustainable Investing Pioneer on Several Continents, Wins Annual Joan Bavaria Award

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Ethical Markets congratulates our advisory board member Tessa Tennant for winning the Joan Bavaria Award for building sustainability into the capital markets. Tessa Tennant, Sustainable Investing Pioneer on Several Continents, Wins Annual Joan Bavaria Award Submitted by: Ceres Posted: Apr 24, 2012 – 06:30 PM EST BOSTON, Apr. 24 /CSRwire/ …

Voluntary carbon market escapes mandatory gloom

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Voluntary carbon market escapes mandatory gloom Sentiment is more positive in the voluntary carbon markets than in their larger, mandatory equivalents, according to the winners of Environmental Finance and Carbon Finance?s annual survey of the voluntary carbon markets. More >>> BrightSource Energy withdraws IPO Solar thermal developer BrightSource Energy has …

Green Dividends: Customer satisfaction, employee access to health care, and carbon emissions per unit of revenue aren’t the sorts of metrics you find in a company’s financial statements

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February 03, 2012 Green Dividends By Ellie Winninghoff Customer satisfaction, employee access to health care, and carbon emissions per unit of revenue aren’t the sorts of metrics you find in a company’s financial statements. But they represent non-financial impacts companies create. And they are among the 30 or so environmental, …

ASBC Weekly Update

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Weekly Policy Update: March 7th 2012 Policy Updates & Actions Taxes The ASBC tax working group has developed a sign-on letter in support of Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse’s Paying a Fair Share Act (S.2059). The legislation would establish a 30% minimum “Buffett Rule” tax for households with more than $1 million …

Oil and gas sector taps into sustainability, as new reporting guidance launched

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Global Reporting Initiative press release For immediate release Wednesday 29 February 2012 Oil and gas sector taps into sustainability, as new reporting guidance launched Oil spills, carbon emissions and safety can now be reported on by companies in the oil and gas sector, thanks to new guidance published today (Wednesday …

Millions Of People To Receive Solar Energy Access Through Un-Backed Initiative

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Millions Of People To Receive Solar Energy Access Through Un-Backed Initiative New York, Feb 16 2012 11:05AM A Mauritius-based company announced today that it will provide access to low-cost solar energy for 33 million people in Africa and Asia for the next four years, as part of a United Nations-backed …

Microbubbles Cut Cost of Algae-Derived Biofuel

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Microbubbles Cut Cost of Algae-Derived Biofuel Posted: 27 Jan 2012 08:00 PM PST Filed under: Energy News Is Warren Buffet’s Utility Betting On Clean Energy? Posted: 27 Jan 2012 03:00 PM PST Filed under: Energy News Maryland Offshore Wind Farm Proposal Could Catch A Second Wind in 2012 Posted: 27 …

Green Funds That Merit The Name

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January 06, 2012 Green Funds That Merit The Name By Ellie Winninghoff What do the California Institute of Technology and Weber State University have in common? Both universities are using a portion of their endowment to invest in capital-intensive energy efficiency efforts on campus. These schools are among 50 other …