U.S. Mayors Find Ways to Advance Energy, Sustainability Efforts despite Economy

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U.S. Mayors Find Ways to Advance Energy, Sustainability Efforts despite Economy BALTIMORE, Maryland (June 17, 2011) – Despite challenging economic conditions, a landmark survey of nearly 400 mayors in all 50 states has found that energy and sustainability efforts have maintained momentum within cities. The study, prepared for The U.S. …

Watch ISC on NewsHour

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Dear Friends, Last night, PBS’s NewsHour aired a short segment on the tremendous cost that China’s industrial growth—largely fueled by coal—has had on the environment. As a result, China now generates more greenhouse gasses than any other country. ISC’s Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) Academy in Guangdong was highlighted as …

Macro-economic models need to widen their perspective

Ethical Markets Beyond GDP

The recent recession has prompted the adoption of ‘return to growth’ policies but the tools used to assess growth often have a narrow economic focus. A new report has assessed current macro-economic models and suggests they need to incorporate the impact that environmental factors can have on the economy, and …