Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Small business owners support Obama’s clean energy and environmental policies, poll shows Charles Dharapak/AP – Most entrepreneurs support the administration’s proposals to curb global warming and invest in clean energy, according to a new poll. 0 Share to Facebook Share on Twitter Add to PersonalPost Save to Kindle Share via Email …

Study Finds Increased Profits for Companies Embracing Sustainability

Jay Owen Sustainability News

    February 11, 2013           News & Tools for Forward-Thinking Brands FORWARD TO A FRIEND >      Home       News & Views       Research       Events       Digital Learning       Solutions         Truvia Cuts GHG Emissions 35% In Less Than Two Years  Truvia, a global producer of calorie-free sweeteners, won carbon footprint certification last month within …

Time to Rethink a Broken Market

kristy Reforming Global Finance

Time to Rethink a Broken Market Posted: 30 Aug 2012 10:15 PM PDT Yves here. Readers are likely to assume that the “broken market” of the headline is US housing related, say the private mortgage securitization market, but the subject is what once was the gold standard of trading markets, …

Investors and analysts use extra-financial information in decision-making, suggests new research

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News

The Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability Project (A4S), the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), and Radley Yeldar For immediate release Wednesday 25 July 2012 Investors and analysts use extra-financial information in decision-making, suggests new research Investors and analysts use extra-financial information reported by companies to help analyze the performance of those companies …

The Solar South Africa survey: the results are in!

kristy SRI/ESG News, Greentech

Over the past two weeks, professionals active in the South African solar market have been confidentially giving their feedback on the REIPPP. How successful has it been? What challenges still remain? What is the confidence in the future of the program? The results have been collated and have been released …

Policy uncertainty hindering corporate Australia’s low-carbon strategy

kristy Resource Efficiency

Press release Press enquiries for Economist Intelligence Unit: Joanne McKenna: +44 (0)20 7576 8188 or [email protected] For immediate release: Monday, May 16th 2011 Policy uncertainty hindering corporate Australia’s low-carbon strategy Current uncertainty around Australia’s future environmental policies is hindering the development and implementation of corporate carbon-reduction strategies, according to a …

Chapter 13: Good Polling to Keep Democracy Alive and Elections Honest

Ethical Markets Ethical Markets Originals

Chapter 13: Good Polling to Keep Democracy Alive and Elections Honest By Alan F. Kay, PhD © 2004, (fair use with attribution and copy to author) Sept. 29, 2004                     In Chapter 10, we saw the utility of often including authority figures in testing support for policy.  Since adequate questions …

Chapter 8: Making Good Use of Numerical and Commonly-Used Word Scales

Ethical Markets Ethical Markets Originals

Chapter 8: Making Good Use of  Numerical and Commonly-Used Word Scales By Alan F. Kay, PhD © 2004, (fair use with attribution and copy to author) July 26, 2004                     If a pollster asks, “On a scale of one to 10, how do you feel about Bill Gates?”, he gets …