Paris tests 40 urban innovations directly on public

kristy Trendspotting

SmartPlanet Daily SmartPlanet Member | April 13, 2012 A daily briefing of the newest stories on SmartPlanet, five days a week. — Paris tests 40 urban innovations directly on public PARIS — The French capital becomes a living laboratory as prototypes pop up city-wide to innovate everyday life while giving …

Waste2Tricity secures distribution rights for AFC fuel cell technology

kristy Green Prosperity

13 April 2012 Deal News Nordex wins 24MW Bavarian order Waste2Tricity secures distribution rights for AFC fuel cell technology Harvest Power raises $110m in Series C financing round German KfW to support creation of UK?s Green Investment Bank Allianz proceeds with caution as it invests in renewable energy sector PREMIUM …

Color It Green: Nike to Adopt Waterless Textile Dyeing

kristy Green Prosperity

The Latest News Color It Green: Nike to Adopt Waterless Textile Dyeing By Joel Makower A innovative new technology uses recycled CO2 to color fabric, saving miliions of gallons of water and emissions….Read More Calif. Green Jobs Handled Recession Better than Conventional Jobs By Jonathan Bardelline Throughout 2009, California’s green …

Monetary Reform Plank of the US Green Party (Greening the dollar)

kristy Reforming Global Finance

AMERICAN MONETARY INSTITUTE PO BOX 601, VALATIE, NY 12184 Tel. 518-392-5387, [email protected] http://www.monetary.org Stephen Zarlenga, Director Friday, September 3, 2010 U.S. Green Party National Committee Approves Monetary Reform Plank: Monetary Reform Plank of the US Green Party (Greening the dollar) While the banking reforms outlined in the above 12 points …

PREMIUM: Deal round-up: Buffett’s latest investment provides much needed boost to US wind

kristy Green Prosperity

23 January 2012 News and Analysis Deal News PREMIUM: Deal round-up: Buffett’s latest investment provides much needed boost to US wind Buffet’s MidAmerican makes Illinois wind farm purchase First power purchase secured by US clean coal plant Goldwind acquires two US wind farms US cleantech VC deals see growth in …

The Evolution of Sustainability Metrics

kristy Sustainability News

The Evolution of Sustainability Metrics by Carol Singer Neuvelt October 27, 2011—The world of sustainability performance analytics is exploding at a breakneck speed. What once was a niche field for socially responsible investment has transformed into a vast marketplace of environmental, social and governance (ESG) indices, ratings firms and mass-market …

Green Sectors Expanding into Trillions of Dollars

kristy Sustainability News, Articles by Hazel Henderson

Small and intermediate enterprises are joining large ones to boost Green Industry’s footprint By Rosalinda Sanquiche As part of the Green Economy series While mainstream media, economists and general opinion still designate the Green Economy as “emerging” and assume green investments are riskier or provide lower returns than other investments, …

Ryder, Coke, GE Among 6 Firms Joining Obama’s Green Fleet Program

kristy Green Prosperity, Resource Efficiency

Ryder, Coke, GE Among 6 Firms Joining Obama’s Green Fleet Program By Tilde Herrera The new additions to the partnership bring more than 1 million corporate fleet vehicles into the effort to reduce fleets’ fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions….Read More How Shareholder Activism Moved the Needle on Sustainability in …

ET Solar raises $50m to expand manufacturing

kristy Green Prosperity

8 July 2011 DEAL NEWS ET Solar raises $50m to expand manufacturing OPX Biotechnologies raises $36.5m in venture funding AE Biofuels purchases biotech company Zymetis Energy efficiency company CUE raises $7m for US expansion Cordiant funds Jordan-India Fertilizer Company’s green plant OriginOil investment brings algae-to-oil system to market SolarWorld issues …

Enphase Energy looks for capital raise through Nasdaq listing

kristy Greentech

17 June 2011 DEAL NEWS Enphase Energy looks for capital raise through Nasdaq listing RusHydro, Reykjavik Geothermal to target Russia in JV Beijing Jingneng Clean Energy eyes $630m HK listing Wheb Partners invests in sustainable material developer Resysta Konark Group seeks up to $35m for renewable energy activities Dong teams …