CSRwire Talkback: Renewable Energy: Profiting from Fossil Fuels’ Woes

Jay OwenGreen Prosperity, Resource Efficiency

By Rosalinda Sanquiche, co-author, Green Transition Scoreboard® Report Over $2 trillion has been privately invested globally since 2007 inrenewable energy, the highest sector monitored by the Green Transition Scoreboard®. While reduced cost and greater efficiencies are a large part of the story, renewable energy is benefiting also from changing attitudes toward …

GTS Mid-year Update August 2013

Jay OwenGreen Prosperity, Reforming Global Finance

For immediate release Green Transition Scoreboard® Shows Dramatic Mid-year Surge August 30, 2013, St. Augustine, FL –The Green Transition Scoreboard® tally jumped from $4.1 trillion reported in February to $5.2 trillion as of July 2013. The Green Transition Scoreboard® tracks private investments, since 2007, in creating cleaner, greener economies globally. …

What can our banks learn from the USA?

Jay OwenReforming Global Finance

I thought I’d escaped the City years ago when I quit my job as an investment banker. But today I’m back where I started out, addressing hundreds of people at the Chartered Accountants’ Hall. This isn’t any ordinary financial conference. Today, hundreds of people from across civil society are gathering …

Cloud Computing and Sustainability

Ethical MarketsResource Efficiency

Are there environmental benefits of moving to the cloud?  The cloud’s unprecedented economies of scale reduce overall cost and increase efficiencies, especially when replacing an organization’s locally operated on-premise servers.  This report from Accenture and WSP examines whether the advantage also translates to environmental benefits. Download the report here.