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  • MEDIA ADVISORY: corporate ecosystem valuation event at world resources institute

    Business and NGO Leaders Discuss How to Integrate Ecosystem Valuation into Planning and Financial Analysis Business and environmental leaders are participating in an event at the World Resources Institute to discuss the new ...

  • New WBCSD Guide Supports Business Valuation of Nature

    Today, The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released the Guide to Corporate Ecosystem Valuation (CEV), an innovative framework designed to enhance business understanding of the benefits and value of ecosystem services like fresh water, food, fiber and ...

  • Placing Economic Value on Africa`s Natural Resources

    Wealth accounting and the valuation of ecosystem services are critical to Africa's future growth, as the continent undergoes unprecedented development. Projections point, for example, to broad-based acceleration in growth in Sub-Saharan Africa to around 5.5 per cent in 2013-2014, reflecting robust domestic demand and increased investment in export-oriented sectors as the main economic drivers, ...

  • Unconventional Resources Market Analysis Eagle Ford Shale

    The collection of ‘Energy’ market research reports has a new addition of “Unconventional Resources Analysis: Eagle Ford Shale (US Lower 48) Substantial Returns in Liquids-Rich Acreage” on RnRMarketResearch.com .  The latest report, “Unconventional Resources Analysis: Eagle Ford Shale (US Lower 48) ...


  • Sustainability key competitive driver in natural resources sector

    A new study by Sustainalytics highlights links between sustainability performance and shareholder value. The report, Sustainability and Materiality in the Natural Resources Sector looked at environmental and social practices in the forestry, mining and oil and gas sectors and found positive correlation to competitiveness in each sector. "After 20 years of assessing corporate responsibility ...

  • WIH Resource Group Celebrates its Sixth Anniversary!

    A Tradition of Innovation and Leadership continues as WIH Resource Group, Inc. Celebrates its Sixth Anniversary!! On June 2nd, 2005, Bob Wallace & Associates officially incorporated WIH Resource Group, Inc. and began operations as a waste management, recycling, environmental and Logistical consulting firm. Six years later, the firm is a recognized ...


    By WIH Resource Group

  • Grid Petroleum Corp. -- San Joaquin Basin Resources Inc Update

    Grid Petroleum Corp. (OTCBB: GRPR) announces the development of the Kreyenhagen Trend acreage continues through its 50% joint venture partner and property operator, Australian Stock Exchange listed Solimar Energy Limited. Grid Petroleum is benefiting by the data collection and development of Solimar's other holdings in the San Joaquin Basin of central California, in particular the nearby ...


  • Water and agriculture in Canada: towards sustainable management of water resources

    Canadian agriculture is faced with great opportunities, but also challenged by water-related risks and uncertainties. An expert panel convened by the Council of Canadian Academies has found that water and land resources in Canada can be more sustainably managed by developing forward-thinking policies and effective land and water management strategies, adopting effective governance mechanisms, and ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • WIH Resource Group to Offer Subscription Software for Maximizing Value of Waste and Recyclables

    WIH Resource Group, Inc. (WIH) will offer subscription based software, powered by RecycleMatch, as a platform for large manufacturers, as well as solid waste companies, municipalities and other major generators to maximize the economic value of their waste byproducts, Recyclables, commodities and surplus equipment. The RecycleMatch platform was initially developed based on feedback from large ...


    By WIH Resource Group

  • Companies Urged To Disclose Data On Plastic To Cut Pollution And Improve Resource Efficiency

    Companies could become more sustainable by improving the way they measure, manage and report the amount of plastic they use in their business operations and supply chains, according to ground-breaking new research by the Plastic Disclosure Project, the UN Environment Programme and natural capital analysts Trucost. The report, entitled Valuing plastic: the business case for ...


    By Trucost Plc

  • Quicksilver Resources Reports 2010 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results

    Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE: KWK) today reported net income of $318.3 million ($1.77 per diluted share) in the 2010 fourth quarter as compared to net income of $32.5 million ($0.19 per diluted share) in the prior-year period. For all of 2010, the company reported net income of $435.1 million ($2.45 per diluted share) as compared to a net loss of $557.5 million (a loss of $3.30 per diluted ...


  • Pricing Canada`s Environmental Market

    Sustainable Prosperity (SP), a Canadian environmental and economic think tank, estimates that Canada's air, water and biodiversity markets are worth between CAD $448 million and CAD $738 million annually. It's report released last week is the first attempt of a comprehensive valuation of the total size of Canadian ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Inaugural Environment Ministers Forum Calls for Enhanced Action for a Resilient, Resource Efficient Asia Pacific

    The inaugural Forum of Environment Ministers of Asia Pacific concluded today, agreeing on the need to step up action to tackle major environmental challenges, ranging from climate change and resource-intensive growth to health impacts of pollution. High-level representatives of 33 Asia-Pacific countries attending the Forum also declared that the post-2015 global development agenda and the ...

  • ZweigWhite Acquires Environmental Business Journal Publications and Conference

    ZweigWhite Information Services, LLC (ZweigWhite), has acquired Environmental Business Journal, a leading newsletter for environmental industry leaders, together with a series of environmental market reports and the annual Environmental Industry Summit event, from Environmental Business International, Inc. Published since 1988, Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) is recognized as the principal ...


    By Zweig Group

  • Canadian Natural Resources Limited Announces 2010 Fourth Quarter and Year End Results

    Canadian Natural Resources Limited (TSX: CNQ) (NYSE: CNQ) "Canadian Natural reached a milestone in 2010 as we achieved an overall record yearly production level of over 632,000 barrels per day of oil equivalent. In addition, we increased our total proved plus probable company gross reserves by 9% to 6.9 billion barrels of oil equivalent, replacing 341% of our 2010 production and providing us ...


  • Joint Statement on enhanced Environmental Policy Dialogue and Cooperation on Green Growth

    Zhou Shengxian Minister of Environment Protection of the People’s Republic of China, and Janez Potočnik European Commissioner for Environment met in Beijing on 19 July 2013 for the EU-China Environmental Policy Dialogue. They exchanged views on the latest progress in the field of environmental protection and acknowledged respective efforts to address key global environmental ...

  • SRA International Awarded $99.7 Million Multi-Award Contract from Environmental Protection Agency

    SRA International, Inc. (NYSE: SRX), a leading provider of technology and strategic consulting services and solutions to government organizations and commercial clients, today announced it is one of the awardees on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Information Technology Solutions – Business Information Strategic Support (ITS-BISS) II contract, with a ceiling of $99.7 million over a ...

  • Natural capital and Canada`s GDP

    Natural capital is an extension of the traditional economic concepts related to capital (i.e. manufactured means of production) that takes into account goods and services relating to the natural environment. It is based on the premise that natural ecosystems can yield valuable goods or services that have relevance when a business is calculating investment benefits and risks. Trees, for ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New guide boosts business case for valuing ecosystem services

    Representatives from over 60 organizations convened at the World Resources Institute on May 3 for the launch of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) Guide to Corporate Ecosystem Valuation. The Guide was ...

  • Companies to benefit as CDP and GRI collaborate to harmonize reporting frameworks

    CDP, the only global platform for companies and cities to disclose and manage their environmental impacts, and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), providers of the most widely used comprehensive Sustainability Reporting Guidelines in the world, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will see the two not-for-profits work together to align areas of their reporting frameworks. ...


    By Global Reporting Initiative

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