SAI e-Newsletter: RAGS Project to Reduce Gender Discrimination in India

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

    Read Full Version | About SAI | |Subscribe| Donate | Training Schedule | Social Fingerprint® | Archive  RAGS Project to Reduce Gender Discrimination in India  This 3 year program in garment factories is a humble effort to change the lives of women and to help establish a communications platform for workers and managers   Video of Sumit Sahni, Factory Manager at …

[Climate Bonds] Solar eligibility criteria under Climate Bond Standard released for comment: all PV yes; CSP yes, but only if FF back-up is less than 15%; supply chain criteria still to come

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘Solar eligibility criteria under Climate Bond Standard released for comment: all PV yes; CSP yes, but only if FF back-up is less than 15%; supply chain criteria still to come’ The Solar Technical Working Group under the Climate Bond Standard and Certification Scheme …

GIFT: An Action Agenda for Sustainable Development

Jay Owen Trendspotting, Earth Systems Science

Global Institute For Tomorrow – Programme Updates – Summer 2013 Programme Updates – Summer 2013 An Action Agenda for Sustainable Development issued by the UN last month outlines 10 priorities covering the four main dimensions of sustainable development: economic growth and the end of poverty, social inclusion,environmental sustainability, and good governance. Water resources for drinking, sanitation, energy …

Urgent challenges fuel debate at The Economist Events’ UK Energy Summit 2013

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Press Release July 4th 2013 Urgent challenges fuel debate at The Economist Events’ UK Energy Summit 2013 Key figures discuss the capital challenge, shale gas, security of supply, and affordability as Energy Secretary Ed Davey announces DECC reshuffle The UK can no longer afford to bury its head in the …

Research: Calculating the Hidden Risks of Environmental Damage

Jay Owen Trendspotting

                Research: Calculating the Hidden Risks of Environmental Damage     A new analysis reveals that some business activities do not generate sufficient profit to cover their natural resource use and pollution costs, creating large, hidden risks that affect some industries operating in …

Meetings Of The Minds

Jay Owen Trendspotting, The Blog

Business and environmental leaders brainstorm sustainable solutions to the world’s biggest problems. by Martha Shaw           (San Diego, CA) – May 15, 2013 – What would happen if you sequestered big business leaders and entrepreneurs with environmental thought leaders and encouraged them all to brainstorm ways to reduce our tread on the …

The Sustainable Value of “Brand Disney”: Strategic Implications of Its Withdrawal from Bangladesh

Jay Owen Sustainability News

  What I Learned About Sustainability at REI, Part 1: Abundance Over Scarcity After seven years of working on sustainable business at REI, I am taking some time to reflect and share some of the things I learned. My first lesson was that no one was inspired by an “I …

Verge: The value, interconnection, and opportunities of water

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

    By Elaine Hsieh, Program Director & Senior Analyst – VERGE We don’t typically talk about water here at VERGE, but that’s about to change. While there may still be a disconnect between the cost and value of water, global drought has squeezed our energy and food systems to the point that the …

Newly Confirmed Speakers & Discussion Topics Announced for SB’13

Jay Owen Sustainability News

SB’13 Program Speakers Who’s Coming Share on:              In just 5 weeks, business leaders from around the globe will convene in San Diego, CA, for what is shaping up to be the largest and most inclusive set of conversations to date about how sustainability thinking is changing the landscape of …

NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines: NEW ENERGY IN THE OBAMA BUDGET-GOALS

Jay Owen Greentech

NewEnergyNews      Daily Headlines                  click here for main page: http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/   THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, April 18: * NEW ENERGY IN THE OBAMA BUDGET-GOALS * NEW ENERGY IN THE OBAMA BUDGET-GROWING CAPACITY * NEW ENERGY IN THE OBAMA BUDGET-SECURITY AND EFFICIENCY * NEW ENERGY IN THE OBAMA BUDGET-CLIMATE CHANGE   YESTERDAY * …