Water scarcity is major threat to food industry – Nestlé

  GLOBE-Net, February 25, 2013 – Nestlé Chief Executive Officer Paul Bulcke has used his keynote speech at the annual City Food Lecture in the United Kingdom to warn the food industry that water scarcity is one of the greatest threats it faces. In his speech,...
Posted On 25 Feb 2013

UN Report ‘New Proof’ of Link Between Endocrine Disruptors and Diseases

  GLOBE-Net, 22 February 2013 – A new United Nations report has provided more evidence linking endocrine disrupting chemicals to the development of different cancers, obesity and diabetes. The report State of the Science of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals 2012 by the...
Posted On 22 Feb 2013

Three Steps You Must Take To Build a Sustainable Brand

  GLOBE-Net, February 19, 2013 – “People like to stand out. People like to blend in.” Once you understand that oxymoron, you’ll be in a much better position to build a sustainable brand. Consider the Prius effect. Thanks to its real-time mileage...
Posted On 19 Feb 2013

Masdar Launches Renewable Energy Desalination Program

  GLOBE-Net, January 22, 2013 – Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s leading renewable energy company, has launched a pilot program to test and develop advanced energy-efficient seawater desalination technologies suitable to be powered by renewable energy sources. The long-term...
Posted On 22 Jan 2013

Global warming has increased heat records five fold

  GLOBE-Net, January 14, 2013 – Monthly temperature extremes have become much more frequent, as measurements from around the world indicate. On average, there are now five times as many record-breaking hot months worldwide than could be expected without long-term...
Posted On 14 Jan 2013

New Funding for First Nation Water Systems

  GLOBE-Net, January 13, 2013 – The federal government has announced new investments in on reserve First Nation water and wastewater systems. The government will invest $330.8 million over two years to build and renovate water and wastewater infrastructure on reserves...
Posted On 13 Jan 2013

Global Brand Leaders For Sustainability Identified

  GLOBE-Net, January 11, 2013 – A global survey of 250 heads of sustainability conducted by independent analyst firm Verdantix finds that, in 2012, the highest brand preference for sustainability consulting was achieved by Ernst & Young, for sustainability...
Posted On 11 Jan 2013

Seven Crazy Reasons Consumers Won’t Embrace Your Green Innovation

  GLOBE-Net, January 9, 2013 – A while back, Ogilvy Earth released a great study on the reasons more consumers didn’t switch to sustainable brands. Too elitist, too granola, too ‘girly’, etc… all the reasons were easy to understand, and easy to trace...
Posted On 09 Jan 2013