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  • Energy 1 Corp. Applies for Corporate Governance Certificate With ICCG

    SOUTHFIELD, MI -- (Marketwire) -- 06/28/10 -- Energy 1 Corp. (PINKSHEETS: EGOC) (FRANKFURT: D8i) today announced that it has applied for a Level 1 certificate with the International Council for Corporate Governance (ICCG). The certificate application is a 2 step process. First a questionnaire to be filled out by a company executive is completed. This is reviewed by the ICCG Audit Committee. Then ...


    By Marketwire

  • Pöyry's Corporate Governance Statement 2010 published

    PÖYRY PLC          Company Announcement 17 February 2011 at 18.45 p.m. Pöyry PLC has today 17 February 2011 published ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Abengoa strengthens corporate governance of its Board of Directors

    Abengoa appoints current CEO as first vice-chairman and makes Antonio Fornieles second vice-chairman and the new lead director. The meeting of Abengoa’s board of directors held on January 19, 2015, appointed the current CEO, Manuel Sánchez Ortega, as first vice-chairman (replacing José B. Terceiro) and independent director Antonio Fornieles Melero to be lead director, second ...


    By Abengoa

  • Governing for Sustainability

    Citizens who expect their governments to lead on sustainability have been badly disappointed in recent years. Due to a succession of largely ineffectual international climate conferences and the failure of many nations to pass meaningful climate legislation, progress in governance for sustainability has been lackluster at best.   So concludes the latest report from the World Watch ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Chinese government policies are favorable for the Solar Energy sector

    The solar energy market in China has been growing steadily and is expected to grow further. Major government initiatives coupled with large scale demand from the export market has been attracting investments in the sector. (Solar Energy China)The report begins with an introduction to the global solar energy market ...


  • UK Government dithers over renewable energy

    Mixed subsidy messages provokes investor uncertaintyLondon, UK. 08 September 2010: Government subsidy plans for nuclear, renewables and fossil fuels were under the microscope throughout August as investors and energy firms sought clarification on where the government’s support lies. In apparent contradiction to its previous perceived anti-nuclear subsidy stance, Chris Huhne confirmed that ...


    By RealWire

  • UK Government Energy targets lack clarity

    Sentiment from traditional and social media shows energy issues under the spotlightLondon, UK. 09 August 2010: Industry and climate change organisations have criticised government plans on reducing emissions as ‘too vague’, according to analysis from Alva, the corporate reputation analysis company. July’s review of traditional and social media also identified that future ...


    By RealWire

  • Direct Energy Named a Best Corporate Citizen by Corporate Knights Magazine

    TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 06/24/10 -- Direct Energy, a leading integrated energy company with Canadian head offices based in Toronto, was named for the second consecutive year to the Corporate Knights magazine annual ranking as a Top Foreign Corporate Citizen in Canada 2010. This is the second national corporate responsibility accolade Direct Energy has received in 2010. Direct Energy ...


    By Marketwire

  • Sustainability Linked to Responsible Governance

    Citizens who expect their governments to lead on sustainability have been badly disappointed in recent years. From largely ineffectual international climate conferences to the failure to pass meaningful U.S. climate legislation, governments’ progress has often been lackluster. Leadership has come from the bottom up rather than the top down. Action on climate change, species loss, inequity, ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Direct energy named a best corporate citizen by corporate knights magazine

    Direct Energy, a leading integrated energy company with Canadian head offices based in Toronto, was named for the second consecutive year to the Corporate Knights magazine annual ranking as a Top Foreign Corporate Citizen in Canada 2010. This is the second national corporate responsibility accolade Direct Energy has received in 2010. Direct Energy was also named to the Maclean"s ...

  • Solar Energy Initiatives Launches New Corporate Website

    New Website Is www.solarenergy-us.comPONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 08/03/10 -- Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc. (OTCBB: SNRY), with businesses in solar project development, distribution and workforce training, today announced the launch of their new corporate website and social media presence at www.solarenergy-us.com. "The launch of the new ...


    By Marketwire

  • Sempra Energy Publishes Latest Corporate Responsibility Report

    SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/29/10 -- Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) today released its second annual corporate responsibility report, which outlines the company's 2009 performance and initiatives on a range of issues, including environmental stewardship, ethics, corporate governance, employee development, diversity and philanthropy. Entitled " ...


    By Marketwire

  • Greenergy Solutions signed MOA with municipal government of Morong for waste-to-energy development

    Greenergy Solutions, a Philippine corporation founded by leading electric utility professional for undertaking public private partnership development of waste to energy projects with municipalities operating landfills, has executed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA)with the Municipality Government of Morong, Province of Rizal, Philippine for its pilot project.After commiting one year for reseach, ...


    By Greenergy Solutions Inc.

  • U.S. government carbon management market

    The United States government is one of the largest consumers of energy and is expected to spend almost $29 billion on energy in 2010, as it occupies nearly 500,000 buildings, operates more than 600,000 vehicles, employs over 1.8 million civilians, and purchases more than $500 billion in goods and services each year. Following President Obama"s Executive Order 13514 and the mandatory reporting ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Large Corporate Investment and Government Price Supports Are Critical to the Expansion of the Marine and Hydrokinetic Power Sector, According to Pike Research

    In many ways marine and hydrokinetic power systems offer one of the most promising areas for renewable energy development.  Marine and hydrokinetic resources – including ocean waves, tidal streams, river flows, ocean currents, and ocean thermal differences – are abundant, the technology is improving rapidly, and countries that have strong marine ...


  • More Than 1.3 Million Plug-in Electric Vehicles to Be in Corporate and Government Fleets by 2015, Forecasts Pike Research

    Over the next few years, corporations and governments will be highly focused on improving the efficiency of their vehicle fleets.While traditional hybrid electric vehicles will continue to play an important role, with the twin goals of reducing lifetime operating expenses as well as lowering emissions from their vehicles, fleet managers will increasingly turn to ...


  • The governments of United States and Canada harmonize approach to save energy in commercial buildings

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) have signed an agreement that will create a common platform for measuring and assessing the energy performance of commercial buildings in both countries. The agreement will harmonize the approach of the two countries by enhancing EPA’s existing Energy Star Portfolio Manager software tool to track and rate ...

  • Bridging the valley of death - the role of governments

    Venture Capital and private equity investors remain bullish in every cleantech sector according to the Cleantech Group With a remarkable $1.25B of investment in renewable energy, water, air, and sustainability in the first quarter of 2008 alone, the growth potential for most environmental sectors will continue to rise. But investors are demanding ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • US government commended for policy outlining challenges on energy efficiency and renewables

    “The US has made good progress on the way to a more sustainable energy system and successfully and successfully demonstrated its ability to react to supply disruptions”, Nobuo Tanaka, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), said last week in Washington. During the presentation of the publication Energy Policies of IEA Countries – United States 2007 Review, Mr. Tanaka also ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Uk government cooperates with masdar to accelerate the development of renewable energy technologies

    Masdar, and the UK Government today announced collaboration on the development of renewable energy and clean technology solutions. They will leverage each other's expertise, and influence to help accelerate adoption of technologies to make renewable energy scalable and affordable to the global community. UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown's official visit to Abu Dhabi marks a major step in ...


    By MASDAR

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