If CEOs hold the key to climate change, why aren’t they driving?

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Ethical Markets Editor , Hazel Henderson , serves on the Carbon Disclosure Project’s Advisory Board for Latin America If CEOs hold the key to climate change, why aren’t they driving? By William Brent GreenBiz.com/blog, September 20, 2013 About two thirds of chief executives – 67 percent – believe that business is …

Energy Self-Reliant States Weekly: Relative Energy Efficiency of Residential Building Energy Codes

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Community Development Solutions

Is your state lagging on its energy code for buildings?  This new graphic illustrates the relative energy efficiency of standard building energy codes and shows which states are lagging (and what that lag costs consumers on their energy bills). And in honor of the American Labor Day holiday this past weekend, an …

Guardian Sustainable Business: Exclusive Events Update for Guardian Sustainable Business Members

Jay Owen Sustainability News

  21 August 2013 Exclusive Events Update for Guardian Sustainable Business Members There are some great courses and events coming up over the next month bringing together businesses from around the world to discuss the future of sustainability. We’ve picked out a selection of these events below, and you can also visit our …

greentechmedia: Enphase Q2 Sees Growth in Microinverter Revenue and Margin, Stock Falls

Jay Owen Greentech

  LATEST NEWS: Enphase Q2 Sees Growth in Microinverter Revenue and Margin, Stock Falls  Eric Wesoff – August 6, 2013 Record margins and 399,000 units shipped in the quarter. Cree Launches $99 LED Street Light  Katherine Tweed – August 6, 2013 Cities are already flocking to LED street lights—could this …

Citizens Convention on Reinventing Government and Changing Politics

Jay Owen Global Citizen

Centre for Civil Society     The Heart and Soul of Australia Voice | Representation | Social Infrastructure    Putting citizens at the centre of power …   Citizens Convention on Reinventing Government and Changing Politics Melbourne 5-6 August 2013   With        Ken Coghill, Tim Smith, Monash University Accountability Round Table        …

The Crowd Cafe: The Rise of Meaningful Investing

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

  Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] The Rise of Meaningful Investing Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|   Crowdinvesting is the byproduct of two strands of disruption: technical and cultural.  We explored the technical disruption in the first part of this series. Specifically looking at low-end disruption, a pattern codified by Clayton …

Alternative Energy: The 3% Solution Could Save US Businesses $780 Billion Within 10 Years

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency, Greentech

Alternative Energy The 3% Solution Could Save US Businesses $780 Billion Within 10 Years Recent Trends in Climate Change Indicators Battery Made From Wood — Efficient, Long-Lasting, Environmentally-Friendly Battery Developed The Origins of Solar Energy Reliability More Efficient Modems, Routers Could Save Consumers $330 Million Annually  Study: Energy Efficiency Can …

Climate Change: Global Temperatures Still Above Average | The Energy Collective Daily

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

Climate Change: Global Temperatures Still Above Average | The Energy Collective Daily

Clean Technica:European Parliament Decision On ETS

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Resource Efficiency

Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website   European Parliament Decision On ETS Energy Efficiency Bill Reintroduced Into Congress (VIDEO) Carbon Bubble: $6 Trillion Of New Investments At Risk   European Parliament Decision On ETS This post first appeared on Lenz Blog …

The Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013 Lights a Path Forward for Energy Efficiency

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

NEWS RELEASE     Media Contact: Patrick Kiker [email protected]  202.507.4043   The Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013 Lights a Path Forward for Energy Efficiency   By ACEEE Policy Program Director Suzanne Watson   Today Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) released The Energy Savings and …