IKEA, Philips, H&M, Mars, Nestlé Launch Campaign to Lead Business Shift to 100% Renewables

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Resource Efficiency

IKEA, Swiss Re, BT, Formula E, H&M, KPN, Mars, Nestlé, Philips and Reed Elsevier were among businesses that joined a powerful group of NGOs and clean energy experts during Climate Week to launch of a multi-year initiative to encourage major companies to commit to using 100 percent renewable power. With the …

The China Greentech Report 2014: Greener, Smarter, More Productive

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News, Greentech

 August 27, 2014   Dear Friends of China Greentech:   Today we release The China Greentech Report 2014: Greener, Smarter, More Productive, the fifth in a series that was first launched at the World Economic Forum in 2009. You can download the full Report in now by visiting: www.report.china-greentech.com   This year’s Report asserts …

Power Forward 2.0: How American Companies Are Setting Clean Energy Targets and Capturing Greater Business Value

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Report from Ceres, WWF, Calvert Investments and David Gardiner and Associates, 2014   Clean energy has entered the mainstream at the world’s largest corporations. In this report, the second in the Power Forward series, we expand upon the analysis of clean energy and climate targets from the U.S. Fortune 100 …

World Renewable Energy Technology Conference

Jay Owen Partner Announcements and News

5th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress & Expo-2014 21-23 August 2014 at New Delhi, India Theme: Sustainable Energy for All World Renewable Energy Technology Congress, The India’s premier renewable energy annual event, WRETC-2014 where you will share ideas with global renewable energy industry leaders, experts, financers, network and do business with …

Metrics that Matter: Leading Companies Know How to Measure Employee Engagement

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

October 1, 2013 1:00-2:00pm EST Lindsay Garcia Sustainability & Public Affairs Manager Caesars Entertainment Eric Johnson Senior Sustainability Engineer Sony Electronics   Susan Hunt Stevens Founder/CEO Practically Green John Davies Vice President and Senior Analyst  GreenBiz Group  

GreenBuzz: Who are the leading companies in natural capital?

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Taking Care of Business By Joel Makower, Chairman & Executive Editor Today is the deadline for submitting nominations to VERGE Accelerate, our pitch competition for start-ups and early-stage entrepreneurs working at the convergence of technology and sustainability. Up to 20 selected companies will present on stage next month at VERGE SF …

Five dangers the internet poses to a sustainable world

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

We at Ethical Markets  agree !  Only when there is a full debate about both the good and bad aspects of the internet can  the world’s  people fully  benefit from its potentials –   Hazel Henderson, Editor Five dangers the internet poses to a sustainable world It’s time to slay …

Friday Video: A Conversation with William McDonough at SB’13

Jay Owen Sustainability News, Advisors' Forum

Insights from William McDonough, advisor to the Ethical Markets Qualify of Life Indicators   VIDEO OF THE WEEK:     McDonough Collaboration Announced at SB’13         During his plenary presentation on June 4th at the Sustainable Brands ’13 conference, designer, author and sustainability thought leaderWilliam McDonoughannounced a new partnership …

Joint Global Reporting Initiative, WBCSD, CEBDS press release

kristy Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News, Beyond GDP

Joint Global Reporting Initiative, WBCSD, CEBDS press release For immediate release Friday 15 June 2012 Rio+20 should adopt an approach to making sustainability reporting standard practice say leading business organizations Ban Ki Moon asked to lead establishment of global policy framework for sustainability reporting Rio de Janeiro 15 June 2012 …

Leading companies sponsor new Sustainability Reporting Guidelines

kristy Sustainability News

Global Reporting Initiative Press Release For Immediate Release Wednesday 29 June 2011 Leading companies sponsor new Sustainability Reporting Guidelines Ten world-leading companies are the global sponsors of the next generation of sustainability reporting guidelines, announces the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) today (Wednesday 29 June 2011). Alcoa, Enel, GE, Goldman Sachs, …