Monthly Archives: September 2011

Extreme Weather and Climate Change

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Fair Tax: It’s About Socioeconomic Welfare, not Warfare!

Tweet Some week ago week Paul Ryan, chairman of the House of Representatives budget committee, accused President Obama of waging “class warfare” with his proposed taxes on top-earners. Ryan went on to claim that any such attempt to dismantle Bush-era … Continue reading

New green initiative in US to focus on role of buildings, cities

Tweet The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the United Nations Environment Programme’s Regional Office for North America (UNEP RONA) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) have announced a new initiative to highlight the important role of buildings … Continue reading

Solutions for Rio – debate in the UK Parliament

Tweet More than 150 politicians, businesses and NGO:s participated in the discussion about the roadmap to Rio +20 and Stockholm+40. The threats of our civilisation was present in the discussion. Mark Edwards the producer of the Hard Rain exhibition clarified and … Continue reading

Higher returns from top carbon performers

Tweet Disclosure Project (CDP) Global 5001 report, published today – 14 September 20111, which examines carbon reduction activities at the world’s largest public corporations, has found for the first time in the ten year history of the survey, that the majority … Continue reading

Dow Jones ranking of the worlds leading companies in terms of Sustainability

Tweet SAM, the investment boutique focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing, and Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, today announced the 2011 results of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) annual review. Following SAM’s comprehensive Corporate Sustainability Assessment, 41 … Continue reading

City ranking in Europe and the London Olympics 2012

Tweet In an interview with Andrew Mitchell, FCO Director for 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, in London this week we discussed the Sustainability targets for the games. See the interview and what he said about the Carbon Neutral targets and other … Continue reading

The 2011 Global Online Environmental & Sustainability Survey and more….

Tweet In a new study titled 2011 Global Online Environmental & Sustainability Survey, conducted by digital analysts Nielsen and polled 25,000 internet respondents in 51 countries we can read that 75% of the global online consumers say they take raw materials into … Continue reading