New eceee paper highlights the real issue on energy and competitiveness

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

New eceee paper highlights the real issue on energy and competitiveness A discussion paper on competitiveness and energy efficiency published by eceee today argues that the EU debate wrongly focuses on high energy prices rather than looking at strategies for getting the costs down. The paper explores how energy efficiency …

As 2013 begins, the introduction of a financial transaction tax (FTT) in a selection of European countries looks closer to becoming reality then ever.

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

  After a first (failed) attempt by the European Commission to introduce a common system for a broad based FTT in the EU in 2011, the proposal has gained new life when 11 Eurozone countries were able to agree on the proposal and move it forward under the ‘enhanced cooperation …

Grid Parity Monitor

Ethical Markets Trendspotting

Leonardo ENERGY and Eclareon are pleased to launch the first issue of the Photovoltaic Grid Parity Monitor. The Photovoltaic Grid Parity Monitor analyses PV competitiveness with retail electricity prices for residential consumers, assesses local regulation for self-consumption of fourteen cities in seven countries (Brazil, Chile, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Spain, USA …

Electric Vehicles 2011: Technology, Economics, and Market

kristy Green Prosperity, Resource Efficiency

GTM Research releases its latest Smart Grid report! Electric Vehicles 2011: Technology, Economics, and Market is a comprehensive account of the strategic opportunities created by the electri?cation of personal transport. . Visit the report website for a complete table of contents and to purchase the report today: http://www.greentechmedia.com/research/report/electric-vehicles-2011-technology-economics-and-market VALUE-ADDED ELEMENTS: …

UNEP FI September Newsletter

kristy Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

Highlight THE HIGHLIGHT 13th Global Roundtable fast arriving, Washington, D.C., 19-20 October Join over 100 speakers and 600+ participants for a one-of-a-kind summit in Washington, D.C., on 19-20 October. Gain valuable insight into the emerging financial sustainability sector’s most pressing issues. Global Roundtable speaker Terry Vaughan Global Roundtable speaker Terry …

A proactive response to regulation can boost the competitiveness of financial institutions, according to new research

kristy SRI/ESG News

Press release Press enquiries: Joanne McKenna: +44 (0)20 7576 8188 or [email protected] For immediate release: Wednesday, June 29th 2011 A proactive response to regulation can boost the competitiveness of financial institutions, according to new research Seven in ten say proactive compliance can create a competitive advantage. A wave of financial …

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

kristy SRI/ESG News

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 …