Register here.  Forgot your password?  Remember me
HomeAbout The SiteRegistration InformationVoices: Featured Commentators and Bloggers  Special Sections


Featured Content








Click Here to Subscribe to our RSS Feed

Stories Below come from our Media Partner 3BL Media - Click their logo or any of the stories for more information

Recent Featured Articles

Featured Articles

November 12, 2015 UK becomes only G7 country to increase fossil fuel subsidies

Source: The Guardian

The UK is alone among G7 nations in dramatically increasing its fossil fuel subsidies, despite an earlier pledge to phase them out, a new report has found.

November 11, 2015 U.S. Millennials More Committed To Sustainability: Cox Enterprises Report

Source: Just Means

Overall, this generation is more committed to increasing sustainability, with nearly 60 percent focused to increasing sustainable activities in their businesses, which is significantly higher than the 49 percent of Baby Boomers,...

November 11, 2015 Ambitious climate change agreement in sight – Fabius

Source: EuroNews

An ambitious agreement on limiting global warming is within reach, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Tuesday after a meeting of ministers ahead of the U.N. climate summit in Paris in December.

November 11, 2015 Cameron sets out demands for Britain to remain in the EU

Source: EuroNews

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has formally launched efforts to reform the European Union so that Britain can remain within the bloc.

November 11, 2015 Fed's Williams says 'very strong case' to raise rates next month

Source: USA Today

San Francisco Federal Reserve President John Williams said Tuesday there's a "very strong case" for the Fed to raise interest rates next month if the economy continues to improve and policymakers are confident that inflation will...

November 10, 2015 Did ExxonMobil commit securities fraud by denying climate change?

Source: CS Monitor

New York state's attorney general, Eric Schneiderman, and US Rep. Ted Lieu (D) of California are both looking into whether the world’s largest publicly traded oil and gas company intentionally misled the public and company...

November 10, 2015 Trade-offs in the Adoption of Sustainability Standards

Source: Huff Post

How sustainable is sustainability? Some people might ask this question ironically, drawing attention to the lack of a standard definition of a word. It can mean quite different things to different people in different industry...

November 10, 2015 Euro zone won't release new money for Greece until reforms done

Source: Reuters

The euro zone will release the next tranche of loans for Greece as well as money for bank recapitalization only after Athens implements agreed reforms, euro zone finance ministers said, noting a Greek pledge the conditions would...

November 10, 2015 How fracking killed Keystone (and is saving the climate): Column

Source: USA Today

Environmentalists are correct in calling President Obama’s decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline a “symbolic” victory, but that description is too generous. For them, it’s a Pyrrhic victory of the first order because the...

November 9, 2015 Global GDP Worse Than Official Forecasts Show, Maersk CEO Says

Source: Bloomberg

The world’s economy is growing at a slower pace than the International Monetary Fund and other large forecasters are predicting.

November 9, 2015 Greenhouse gases hit new milestone, fueling worries about climate change

Source: Washington Post

Greenhouse gases in the Earth’s atmosphere reached another grim milestone earlier this year as carbon dioxide levels surpassed the symbolic threshold of 400 parts per million across much of the planet, the premier global...

November 9, 2015 Volkswagen Says Its Employees Flagged Latest Emissions Faults

Source: Bloomberg

Volkswagen AG said emissions inconsistencies it disclosed on 800,000 cars last week were the result of employees informing their superiors.

November 9, 2015 Are you sustainable? Should you be?

Source: Supply Chain Management Review

Research from West Monroe Partners finds that half of North American supply chain executives consider green supply chain a strategic priority.

November 6, 2015 Earth on the edge - Special Report

Source: Reuters

Every day, news headlines and science reports reflect a world increasingly impacted by unsustainable trends and catastrophic climate events. But in fact, disaster is avoidable, and this series will explain why. It takes you...

November 6, 2015 Exxon Mobil Investigated in New York Over Possible Lies on Climate

Source: NY Times

The New York attorney general has begun a sweeping investigation of Exxon Mobil to determine whether the company lied to the public about the risks of climate change or to investors about how those risks might hurt the oil...

November 6, 2015 The New Sustainability…

Source: Environmental Leader

Earth Overshoot Day keeps coming earlier, and it’s not an occasion we want to celebrate. It’s the day our annual demand for ecosystem goods and services, like cropland, timber, fish stocks and carbon dioxide absorption, begin to...

November 6, 2015 The Robots are Coming!….The Robots are Coming!

Source: Larry Checco

Forty-five years ago futurist Alvin Toffler, in his book “Future Shock.” wrote that many people would be incapable of keeping up emotionally with the rapid pace of change that he predicted was yet to come.[more]

November 5, 2015 God Wants Yellen to Delay Rate Hike to Spring, Lawmaker Says

Source: Bloomberg

Janet Yellen can stay in God’s good graces by waiting until springtime to raise interest rates, Representative Brad Sherman told the Federal Reserve chair on Wednesday.

November 5, 2015 World Exchanges Agree Enhanced Sustainability Guidance

Source: Investor Ideas

The World Federation of Exchanges has presented recommendations to its member exchanges on how to implement their sustainability policies, the culmination of a year-long project by its Sustainability Working Group.

November 5, 2015 Six ways VW’s CO2 scandal will impact Europe

Source: Politico

Volkswagen’s admission that its cars may emit more carbon dioxide than they are supposed to raises questions for the already reeling German carmaker, as well as the European auto industry, national and EU regulators, politicians,...

November 5, 2015 Rich-Poor Divide Over Paying for Climate-Change Measures Weighs on Paris Talks

Source: Wall Street Journal

The fight over how to pay for a global transition to renewable energy is weighing on this year’s international climate talks, with poorer countries unsatisfied with the efforts of highly industrialized nations to help them combat...

November 4, 2015 Americans Largely Unconcerned About Climate Change, Survey Finds

Source: Huff Post

Most Americans know the climate is changing, but they say they are just not that worried about it, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. And that is keeping the American public...

November 4, 2015 How To Show Corporate Leadership In Sustainability

Source: Fprbes

A 2014 report by Ceres, a non-profit organization advocating for sustainability leadership, found that only 32 percent of the largest 613 publicly traded U.S. companies had board oversight over sustainability.

November 4, 2015 Natural gas losing its shine as Asia holds faith in coal power

Source: Reuters

The shine is coming off once bright prospects for natural gas as the future fossil fuel of choice in Asia as power companies in India and Southeast Asia tap abundant and cheap domestic coal resources to generate electricity.

November 4, 2015 Volkswagen Shares Plummet After New Emissions Bombshell

Source: Fortune

Company’s shares shed another 10% after the company says it exaggerated the fuel efficiency of some diesel and gasoline models.

Displaying results 51 to 75 out of 7567


Published by


Published by Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Design & Contents Copyright © 2005 - 2015
By G&A Institute unless otherwise noted. All rights reserved.
Accountability-Central is a service mark of G&A Institute, Inc.
New York, New York, USA

Email | Web