Last week, PwC India released a Handbook on Corporate Social Responsibility in India, providing guidelines to help industry to comply with CSR regulation.
Write a 500-600 word story addressing the following question: “How can cities contribute to the advancement of sustainable development and address issues including water, energy and waste?”
Projects designed to bolster private investment in effective climate solutions in six African countries have received $330 million in funding from the African Development Bank Group, the bank announced late last month.
The recent purchase of a Tesla Model S with bitcoin gives new meaning to the concept of an electronic purchase. At just 91.4 bitcoins, that $103,000 car proves that cryptocurrencies may no longer be just for earning a bit of chump change. Some think it may just be the answer for a stable global economy.
Money’s tight in Washington D.C. amid sequestration and ongoing federal budget battles, but the Obama Administration is maintaining its commitment to helping forge a U.S. renewable and clean energy manufacturing base. Energy Secretary Moniz on Dec. 12 announced $150 million in Phase II, 48C Clean Energy Manufacturing Program tax credits.
On December 10, 2013, CSRwire and TriplePundit hosted a Twitter chat with Sodexo’s sustainability executives to discuss the global supplier’s first Integrated Report as well as its sustainability ambitions. Here are some highlights from the busy hour!
The technology giant explores using wearable technology to support behavior modification in health. Will their experiment proof effective?
As consumers hit the stores this holiday season, REI is reminding them to vote with their dollars. Pointing to its own recent success in reducing consumer packaging by 36 percent, the company argues that choosing an environmentally friendly product in a sustainable package sends a strong message to manufacturers in the final weeks of the year.
Each year, in advance of the Smarter Sustainability Reporting Conference, which will take place in London next year, I try to engage with some of the key speakers prior to the conference, and also check out what they’ve been doing in the sustainability space. First up this year is Mark Gough.
On Wed. Dec. 11th at 2:00pm PST, Nick Aster will talk w/ Haris Alibasic about how Grand Rapids, Michigan has become a sustainability leader amongst cities.
Companies will use their carbon price as a planning tool to “help identify revenue opportunities, risks, and as an incentive to drive maximum energy efficiencies to reduce costs and guide capital investment decisions.”