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November 27, 2014 Green Bonds: A Game Changer in Raising Sustainable Finance
CSR Wire - Climate bonds, popularly known as green bonds, are fixed-income investments aimed at financing environmentally friendly projects. Green bonds were pioneered by global development banks, including the World Bank, about...
November 25, 2014 EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Pension funds need to move from rhetoric to reality on sustainable investingSource: Reuters
Pension funds should be the ‘masters of the universe’ in the global financial system. After all, they control enormous assets, hire the best brand name fund managers, consultants and banks to invest their beneficiary’s money, our...
November 25, 2014 Sustainability must feature in business decisions: Grace FuSource: Channel News Asia
SINGAPORE: Businesses must include sustainability considerations in their decisions and boardroom discussions, and be aware of their environmental responsibilities, said Second Minister for Environment and Water Resources Grace...
wateronline.com - With US$6.6B in revenue and 26,000 employees, CH2M HILL is an industry-leading program management, construction management and design firm, as ranked by Engineering News-Record and named a leader in sustainable...
Source: Triple Pundit
Last week’s International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) annual conference, held in Denver, Colorado, was an opportunity for more than 200 sustainability professionals to come together. They not only shared their...
November 24, 2014 Companies Continue to Struggle to Communicate Sustainability EffectivelySource: CSRWire
Companies are struggling to effectively communicate with investors on sustainability, according to the UN Global Compact - Accenture CEO Study on Sustainability in collaboration with the Principles for Responsible Investment....
November 24, 2014 Corporate executives gather at the UN for a go at fixing sustainabilitySource: The Guardian
At the UN Global Compact this week, corporate executives gathered to discuss the potential – and limits – of corporate sustainability. Marc Gunther recaps what took place
November 24, 2014 Palm oil sustainability body to expel non-compliant companiesSource: World Wildlife Federation
WWF has welcomed a move by the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) to expel member companies that have failed to keep even their most basic promises to the sustainability body.
November 24, 2014 The 7th World Water Forum to focus on water security & sustainability
Water Technology Online - The World Water Forum is organized by the îWorld Water Councilî in close collaboration with the authorities of the Republic of Korea and Daegu â Gyeongbuk. > 2553
November 24, 2014 Next Step in Sustainability: Requiring Homes to Recycle WaterSource: GreenTech Media
Lancaster, California was one of the first municipalities to push the envelope on sustainability by requiring homes to be solar-ready, as part of Mayor Rex Parris’ goal of becoming a net-zero city.
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