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  • 10 things you need to know about the circular economy

    10 things you need to know about the circular economy A working circular economy could be a practical solution to the planet’s emerging resource problems. Here’s 10 facts you should know. 1. Why do we need one? The circular economy is touted as a practical solution to the planet’s emerging resource crunch. Reserves of key resources such ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Senix Water Level Sensors Drive Irrigation Automation Project

    Australia’s Water Crisis Irrigation management is serious business in Australia especially within the Murray-Darling Basin, a 1,000,000 square kilometer watershed that is home to Australia’s most productive agricultural land. The basin’s 23 rivers have ...


    By Senix Corporation

  • Global corporate governance and takeovers in electric utilities: the case of ENERSIS, ENDESA and DUKE Energy

    In the 1990s, the success of the ENERSIS conglomerate in Latin America captured the attention of world electric conglomerates like ENDESA Spain (ES) and DUKE Energy from the USA. ES tried in 1997 to take over ENERSIS, which ended with a colossal commitment of investments. The friendly tender offer lasting for more than 100 days implied significant Cumulative Abnormal Returns (CAR) that favour ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Reward and Risk: Government Funding Incentives for the Renewable Energy Sector

    Funding a start-up renewable energy project can be a challenging prospect. Those embarking on such an endeavor require adherence to the principles of conservation while making the most efficient use of the funding available. Fortunately, the Government of Canada has a number of programs that can be employed by renewable energy companies to help attract investors and stretch the funds received. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Value at Risk: Climate Change and the Future of Governance CERES Sustainable Governance

    Climate change is rapidly becoming one of the core challenges of the 21st century for corporate directors and institutional investors. As this report documents, in the absence of preventive and adaptive measures, multi-billion dollar financial losses are distinctly possible if not probable.  As the potentially devastating economic consequences for investors, individual companies and entire ...


  • A New Trinity of Corporate Creeds

    Excerpted from the book, Better Products, Better World: Leadership As If People Mattered, published by AHC Group. Policymakers in Washington D.C. and state capitals need to recognize that a new trinity of corporate creeds is emerging among the most powerful and progressive companies in the world. Laws and regulations governing corporations are vital. Yet the most demanding task before ...


    By AHC Group

  • A New Trinity of Corporate Creeds

    Policymakers in Washington D.C. and state capitals need to recognize that a new trinity of corporate creeds is emerging among the most powerful and progressive companies in the world. Laws and regulations governing corporations are vital. Yet the most demanding task before lawmakers is shaping a marketplace where sustainability is encouraged by way of creative problem-solving, fostered by ...


    By AHC Group

  • Measuring corporate environmental footprint

    Nuno DaSilva, Managing Director of PE Americas, reveals the best methodologies for measuring an organization’s environmental impact. Frequently I get asked for guidance on the best methods for measuring an organization's environmental footprint. Questions tend to be about 'should measurement be based strictly on collecting emissions and energy use data from operational and facility sites?' How ...


    By thinkstep

  • The Corporate Risk of Climate Change

    We all know climate change is happening. And we here at TriplePundit spend a lot of time making the business case for action. There are indeed many reasons for companies to respond to the threat. Those near the coast might face flooding, and those with production overseas could see disruption in supply. However, when it comes to reporting on this risk — there are few benefits to making the ...


    By Triplepundit

  • Value at Risk: Climate Change and the Future of Governance

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Climate change is rapidly becoming one of the core challenges of the 21st century for corporate directors and institutional investors. As this report documents, in the absence of preventive and adaptive measures, multi-billion dollar financial losses are distinctly possible if not probable. As the potentially devastating economic consequences for investors, individual companies ...


  • International oil companies, US Government and energy security policy: an interest-based analysis

    This article evaluates the importance of US international oil companies (IOCs) for US energy security and is particularly important given the absence of scholarly analysis of the subject area in both the energy security and international business literature. The analysis suggests that the interests of US IOCs and the US Government have not been exclusively aligned and that the two sides have ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Corporate Reporting in the New Age of Transparency

    Much has been written of late about the growing importance of corporate reporting, particularly in what many describe as the ‘new age of transparency’. Corporate disclosure of environmental and sustainability related data has grown exponentially over the past decade, and its importance in demonstrating that superior performance on climate change and resource efficiency ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • A vision of real corporate leadership on sustainability

    The basics of sustainability excellence are fairly well known by now: reduce your footprint, create products and services that help customers do the same, drive employee engagement, think value chain, track data and enable transparency, and on and on. But real leaders will go further and address the scale of the sustainability challenges we face by fundamentally remaking their companies. Here's ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Business and Government Must Come Together for Strong Climate Action

    It’s time for businesses and governments to step up to the climate challenge and match words to actions. This week at the annual international climate talks in Warsaw, companies, policymakers, and civil society participated in an event to deepen business engagement on climate policy. Such ...

  • Why businesses should spur governments to realise carbon-related opportunities

    Companies should engage government and lobby for regulation to speed up the development of low carbon solutions. On the way up to the Cancun Summit, the world’s largest organizations are reporting to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) that they see "significant" opportunities related to climate change, and that carbon is increasingly becoming a strategic management priority. Governments ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Corporate sustainability - “It’s all about Survival!”

    'Corporate sustainability' - it’s a phrase with many meanings and many forms of expression. It involves organizations taking responsibility for the impact of their activities on customers, suppliers, employees, shareholders, communities and other stakeholders, as well as the environment. In practice it means survival.In a world of rising energy prices, increased scarcity of natural resources, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Paving the Way for Corporate Benchmarking in the Waste Sector

    Most of the major players in the waste industry have begun publishing environmental performance data using a set of indicators developed in a ground-breaking initiative with the Green Alliance. Companies are clear that there are internal and external benefits to be gained from the exercise, but opinion is divided over whether the indicators can be used to compare companies' performance. ...

  • Energy Sustainability

    I1.1  | A Fifteen Year Roadmap Toward Complete Energy Sustainability Andrew Frank |  Professor, University of Calif-Davis Transitioning to a Renewable Energy based Society Without Fossil Fuels in 15 years using The Existing Energy Infrastructure Sterling Watson Principal Investigator and Prof Andrew A. Frank Univ. of CA- ...

  • Oceans of Energy

    Technologies that harness the energy of moving water or temperature differentials in the oceans promise to deliver abundant carbon-free electricity. Long before humans got hooked on fossil fuels, we learned how to harness the power of water to do work. Rivers ran mills that ground flour, sawed logs or spun looms that transformed fibers into textiles. Later generations realized that moving water ...


    By Ensia

  • Nuclear corporate social responsibility: an approach toward a roadmap for gaining social confidence

    The term 'corporate social responsibility' (CSR) has been widely applied in the field of business administration. The essence of CSR is the idea, guidelines and methodology with regard to how a corporation can fulfil its responsibility to society. Recently, the concept and methodology of CSR, occasionally referred to as just SR, have also been applied to other organisations, such as research ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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