Green Buzz: Taking Care of Business

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Taking Care of Business By Joel Makower Chairman & Executive Editor On April 28, we’ll be holding another in our series of VERGE Salons — high-energy, day-long events focused on unlocking the business opportunities at the convergence of technology and sustainability. The focus of VERGE Salon London is Supply-Chain Transparency and …

Show Me the Money: Sustainability and Financial Outperformance

Jay Owen Sustainability News

  February 16, 2015 ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE Carbon Onsetting: A Robust Complement to — or Replacement for — Offsetting Internal carbon fees are becoming increasingly popular with companies as varied as Shell, Microsoft and Disney. But rather than use some or all of these funds to buy carbon offsets, a new …

CSR Asia Weekly: It’s all about (sustainability) strategy! / The real number of companies producing sustainability reports in Singapore

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

13 August, 2014   Pre-Summit Training – limited spots available This year our expert trainers will be leading 8 half day workshops covering a range of topics including supply chains, community investment, CSR strategy, inclusive business, water responsibility… Have you registered for your place yet? View the full list of training …

RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT: INNOVATIVE TOOLS BUT LIMITED APPLICATION IN PRACTICE

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT: INNOVATIVE TOOLS BUT LIMITED APPLICATION IN PRACTICE Paris, 3rd December 2013. Today, for the sixth time, Novethic will be convening asset owners from across Europe to its annual conference, “ESG Strategies for responsible investors”. The day’s aim is to encourage exchanges between investors on the integration of Environmental, …

GreenBuzz: Inside H&M’s design for a new water management strategy

Jay Owen Greentech

Register today for the 2013 GreenBiz Forums Water, Water (Not) Everywhere Inside H&M’s design for a new water management strategy  By Harry Stevens WWF will help the clothing giant address water scarcity in its buildings, product design and supply chain. …Read More Intel aims to make matches for wastewater heaven …

The World’s Best Sustainability Ideas

Jay Owen Sustainability News, Trendspotting

Katerva, a four-year-old nonprofit set up to recognize and support stand-out sustainability efforts around the world, has just announced its second annual awards in a competition it bills as the Nobel Prize in the broad and somewhat amorphous field of sustainability. Among the eclectic choices: a computer game that solves scientific …

Public Relations Meets Sustainability in Practice

Ethical Markets Sustainability News

By Rosalinda Sanquiche For the Sustainability Movement to be truly sustainable, organizations must walk the talk.  Companies acting consistently with their talk will be rewarded with increased brand value.  But what happens if the professionals tasked with conveying the corporate sustainability message do not know the language? The October 2011 …

U.S. Mayors Find Ways to Advance Energy, Sustainability Efforts despite Economy

kristy Sustainability News, Wealth of Networks

U.S. Mayors Find Ways to Advance Energy, Sustainability Efforts despite Economy BALTIMORE, Maryland (June 17, 2011) – Despite challenging economic conditions, a landmark survey of nearly 400 mayors in all 50 states has found that energy and sustainability efforts have maintained momentum within cities. The study, prepared for The U.S. …

Global Investor Forum Showcases Rising Sustainable Businesses

kristy Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

A publication of the World Resources Institute Investing in a Greener Future Global Investor Forum Showcases Rising Sustainable Businesses . “We have the ability to build companies that are sustainable for the environment and are themselves sustainable,” explained Steven Heller, Chairman of CODA Automotive, at the New Ventures Global Investor …