Getting Energy Prices Right: From Principle to Practice

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

Ethical Markets has campaigned for 30  years to  get all externalities internalized within company and  public sector balance sheets. We salute the IMF for this report  and  I hope to review the full volume soonest. Hazel Henderson,Editor   Previous IMF studies set forth the basic principle that getting energy prices …

US $6 Billion of Investment Opportunities at the Global Infrastructure Basel Summit

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News, Resource Efficiency

  Breaking News: Releasing Another 5 of 48 GIB Graded Projects Presented at 4th GIB Summit Investment Forums   Nova Belo Horizonte   Brazil, Belo Horizonte. Sectors: Transportation, Mobility and Logistics, Urban Development and Regeneration. Total Investment: US $1.6 billion “Nova BH” is a co-financed urban operation that will promote dramatic improvements …

WWEA: Europe could become world’s first 100% Renewable Energy continent

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Press release – for immediate release “Europe could become world’s first 100% Renewable Energy continent” New Global Alliance launched for first time in Europe Munich, 19th June 2013 – The Global Alliance for 100% Renewable Energy today criticises many legislators in Europe for still lacking full commitment to the transformation to renewable …

IDB launches first online course for Green Credit Lines Eligibility Criteria

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity

Tailored course targets Latin American and the Caribbean financial intermediaries’ identification and origination of environmentally-friendly projects eligible for IDB Green Credit Lines The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched the course “Eligibility Criteria for Green Credit Lines” with the goal of supporting financial intermediary (FIs) employees to determine and execute environmental …

US PREF Releases White Papers to Highlight Success of Renewable Energy

kristy Greentech

US PREF: Cindi Eck [email protected] ACORE: Turner Houston [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Partnership for Renewable Energy Finance (US PREF) to Recommend Balanced, Business-Oriented Approach to Assure Continued Private and Public Sector Investment in Renewable Energy; US PREF Releases White Papers to Highlight Success of Renewable Energy in Driving Down …

Economic Opportunities And Environmental Benefits Identified In The Intersection Between Energy And Water

kristy Resource Efficiency

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2011 Contacts: Steve Nadel, Executive Director American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (202) 507-4011 Mary Ann Dickinson, President and CEO Alliance for Water Efficiency (773) 360-5100 Media Contact: Glee Murray, Associate Director for Outreach American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy 202-507-4010 Economic Opportunities …

Corporate R&D: Global Investments in Green Innovation

kristy Green Prosperity

By Timothy Jack Nash Wed Mar 23, 2011 7:31am EDT by Timothy Jack Nash Corporate spending on Research & Development is an informative signal for the direction of the overall economy. R&D strategies and budgets are often laid out in a long-term horizon, so they give a good indication of …

Cloud Computing and Sustainability

Ethical Markets Resource 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.

Integrated Assessment of Black Carbon and Tropospheric Ozone: UNEP/WMO Summary for Decision Makers

kristy Green Prosperity, Reports Relevant to GTS:

The Integrated Assessment of Black Carbon and Tropospheric Ozone establishes the climate cobenefits of air-quality measures that address black carbon and tropospheric ozone and their precursors. The measures identified to address these shortlived climate forcers have been successfully tried around the world and have been shown to deliver significant and …

Meeting the Climate Challenge

Ethical Markets Reports You Need

Achievable gains in energy efficiency, renewable energy, forest conservation, and sustainable land use worldwide could achieve up to 75 percent of needed global emissions reductions in 2020 at a net savings of $14 billion. These actions, along with additional investments in climate adaptation, would deliver a wide range of economic, …