Once called corporate raiders or asset strippers, activist investors are rewriting the rules of engagement for investors and investees. How will this affect the green, impact and social investing sectors as they continue their march toward mainstream markets?
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Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s third-annual Sustainable Energy in America Factbook is a compendium of accomplishments that points to the fact that the renewable energy sector is finally making strides. At 144 pages in length, it’s more than quadrupled the size and scope of last year’s Factbook.
Having a green business plan is mission-critical to your company’s success in the global green economic revolution. This article begins a two-part series on how to write a green business plan that will win customers, successfully recruit millennial generation work associates and attract investors.
Two planned projects highlight the benefits of advanced energy storage systems, including reducing operating costs and greenhouse gas emissions while enhancing efficiency and resiliency of power grids.
This month, I’ll be drilling down on the final part of the CV puzzle: accomplishment statements. What they are, why they work, and how to write them to help land your dream sustainability job.
Renewable energy continues to garner larger shares of U.S. and global energy supply. Cumulative solar generation capacity rose nearly 68-fold in the U.S. from 2000 to 2013, according to NREL’s latest annual renewable energy data book.
The World Economic Forum has come and gone, leaving the Davos snow more than a little trampled. Now that 2,500+ of the world’s most powerful people have flown home in somewhat fewer (it seems) than 1,700 private jets, what more do we know about what’s coming in 2015?
A new, cleaner-burning combustion technology promises to cost-effectively lower nitrous oxide emissions at oIl and gas facilities in California’s San Joaquin Valley. ClearSign’s Duplex Burner technology is proving it can lower NOx emissions, as well as boost performance and safety.
Impact investing requires the commitment to measure, and report on positive social change. As the industry matures, here’s what we expect to see in 2015.
Sustain:Green launched a MasterCard that rewards its users with carbon offsets, giving individuals a way to reduce their carbon footprint and fund the Mata No Peito rainforest preservation project in Brazil.
One of the best ways that the B Corp movement can continue to drive positive social change is to address the controversial issue of executive pay, argues Ryan Honeyman, author of “The B Corp Handbook: How to Use Business as a Force for Good.“
The Girl Effect Accelerator represents the first program of its kind: an international accelerator dedicated exclusively to scaling up ventures that are positioned to benefit millions of girls in poverty.