sustainability information News

  • Sustainability information important to investors and analysts

    New research reveals that investors and analysts use 'extra-financial' information to analyze companies.​Investors and analysts use extra-financial information reported by companies to help analyze the performance of those companies and ultimately inform investment decisions, according to new research published by GRI, HRH The Prince of Wales's Accounting for Sustainability Project (A4S) ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Portable Workplace Detector for Trace Toxic Chemicals

    ENMET's new mGC (mini Gas Chromatograph) chemical specific portable instrument is designed to detect threat chemicals below the OSHA permissible exposure limits in the industrial workplace for worker safety. This handheld monitor improves information collected from traditional multi-gas survey instruments by providing details about the chemical composition of the sample. It ...


    By ENMET, LLC

  • Sustainability

    New research from KPMG International has identified 10 "megaforces" that will significantly affect corporate growth globally over the next two decades.  The KPMG study, Expect the Unexpected: Building Business Value in a Changing World, explores issues such as ...


    By KPMG International

  • Sustainable water management: better information for better choices

    'Clear information and citizen involvement are crucial if we are to bring about improvements in Europe's environment, particularly in the field of water', says Professor Jacqueline McGlade, Executive Director of the EEA. In a keynote speech at the European Water Partnership workshop (4th September 2008) in Zaragoza, Spain, Professor McGlade described sustainable water management as 'one of our ...

  • Product information can promote sustainable food consumption

    Providing information to consumers on the environmental and social impacts of their food purchases could help change their consumption choices, research from Norway suggests. In a psychological study, researchers noted an increase in the number of organic and fair trade products bought per week when participating consumers were informed of the products’ benefits for the environment and the ...

  • Using information and communications technologies to meet sustainability goals

    The U.S. based Center for Climate and Energy Solutions has issued a new report presenting eight case studies of federal agencies using information and communication technologies to meet the twin challenges of cutting costs and advancing sustainability goals. While the examples drawn are from U.S. federal government departments and agencies, the several lessons learned (see below) are applicable ...

  • Starting this September, CitiesGoGreen pulls the scattered information on urban sustainability into a single resource

    For the first time in history most of the world’s population lives in cities. Cities produce most of the greenhouse gases and consume three quarters of the world’s energy. Yet cities are key to preventing catastrophic climate change. They can support efficient transportation, establish highly efficient building standards, generate renewable energy and much more. At the same time, they save money, ...


    By Verde Publishing, Inc.

  • Life technologies releases global citizenship report with product sustainability information

    Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: LIFE), a provider of innovative life science solutions, has released its 2009 Global Citizenship Report, highlighting Life Technologies" organization-wide initiatives to be a leading corporate citizen and balance environmental and ...

  • It`s time to innovate, integrate and inform: The Global Conference on Sustainability and Reporting

    There’s been much talk of this month over the last two years. For three days in May, Amsterdam will become the sustainability capital of the world, as 1500 thought leaders and practitioners from some 80 countries gather in one space for an event that will help shape the future of sustainability reporting for years to come. And at the center of a packed program - covering ...

  • Using information and communications technology to create cohesive, sustainable cities

    More than half of the world’s population lives in urban areas, and countries such as India and China are in need of hundreds of additional cities to accommodate growing populations. People in many cities suffer from inadequate transportation, sub-standard buildings, lack of sanitation, and poor public safety, highlighting the need for sustainable and livable urban planning. Information and ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • GE Helps Use Information and Communications Technology to Create Cohesive, Sustainable Cities

    SOURCE: General Electric (GE) DESCRIPTION:More than half of the world's population lives in urban areas, and countries such as India and China are in need of hundreds of additional cities to accommodate growing populations. People in many cities suffer from inadequate transportation, sub-standard buildings, lack of ...


    By 3BL Media

  • BETO Announces Request for Information on Landscape Design for Sustainable Bioenergy Systems

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) invites public comment on its request for information (RFI) regarding landscape design for sustainable bioenergy systems. The purpose of this RFI is to solicit feedback from bioenergy stakeholders on landscape design approaches that integrate cellulosic bioenergy feedstock production into existing ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • The right information quick and clear

    Be well informed with our rss-feeds. Perhaps you have already noticed the changes on our web pages. We have given us a new design. But with our relaunch we mainly focussed on more usability to enable as a user to find the right information even quicker. An ideal supply of information you can also ensure by subscribing to our rss feeds. We would like to draw your attention to all ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • The right information quick and clear

    Be well informed with our rss-feeds. Perhaps you have already noticed the changes on our web pages. We have given us a new design. But with our relaunch we mainly focussed on more usability to enable as a user to find the right information even quicker. An ideal supply of information you can also ensure by subscribing to our rss feeds. We would like to draw your attention to all ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • 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

  • Sustainable Manufacturing

    Sustainable manufacturing has become an ongoing topic of discussion across a wide range of industries. Consisting of processes that minimize negative environmental impacts while conserving energy and other natural resources, sustainable manufacturing also incorporates economically sound processes that are safe for employees, communities and consumers. To facilitate the development and use of ...


    By ASTM International

  • Megatrend sustainability

    Eco-Balance (Life Cycle Assesment, LCA) and Carbon Footprints are currently instrumental components of strategic business management and place emphasis on the enormous challenges of climate change that have now, stronger than ever before, come into the fore. In anticipation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC or Earth Summit) in Copenhagen in December, PE ...


    By thinkstep

  • Sustainable Dentistry

    Sustainability now plays an important role in many professional fields and dentistry is no exception. To recognize and encourage sustainable dental practices, ASTM Subcommittee E60.80 on General Sustainability Standards has begun to develop a proposed new standard, WK34710, Practice for Sustainable Dentistry. E60.80 is under the jurisdiction ...


    By ASTM International

  • Brazil pushes for global information convention

    The issue of access to information could determine the success or otherwise of next year’s UN conference on sustainable development, Rio+20, a member of Brazil’s national preparatory committee told the Eye on Earth Summit which opened in Abu Dhabi on Monday (12 December). "Eye on Earth is an outcome of Rio, Rio will be an outcome of Eye on Earth because information is the key issue," ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Geological information available at click of a button

    Developed by CSIRO and AuScope in collaboration with other research organisations around the country, a new open-access network of geospatial data, and its supporting infrastructure – the Spatial Information Services Stack (SISS) –  will enable users to explore Australia's geology on a national scale. "Using this network of data anyone can investigate the geological history of ...

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you