Is Natural Capital a Material Issue?

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

Report from ACCA, Fauna & Flora International and KPMG, November 2012 an evaluation of the relevance of biodiversity and ecosystem services to accountancy professionals and the private sector From the Report: “Is Natural Capital a Material Issue?” investigates the concept of materiality and how it is used to identify issues …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

Shark tooth weapons reveal missing shark species in Central Pacific islands Satellite tagging maps the secret migration of white sharks 2013 wintertime Arctic sea ice maximum fifth lowest on record Chimps: Ability to ‘think about thinking’ not limited to humans ‘A better path’ toward projecting, planning for rising seas on …

Un’s Global Report On Youth Highlights Rising Concerns Over Lack Of Job Prospects

kristy Reforming Global Finance

UN’S GLOBAL REPORT ON YOUTH HIGHLIGHTS RISING CONCERNS OVER LACK OF JOB PROSPECTS New York, Feb 6 2012 2:05PM A lack of job opportunities, inadequate education, vulnerable working conditions and insufficient government investment are some of the main concerns of young people around the world, according to a United Nations …

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 …