Water and Agriculture in Canada: Towards Sustainable Management

  GLOBE-Net, March 5, 2013 – Canadian agriculture is faced with great opportunities, but also challenged by water-related risks and uncertainties. An expert panel convened by the Council of Canadian Academies has found that water and land resources in Canada can be...
Posted On 05 Mar 2013

5 Sobering Realities About Global Water Security

  GLOBE-Net, February 27, 2013 – Some people say that water is the oil of the 21st Century. If only water were that simple. Water is very complicated. It’s affected by large-scale issues like climate change and globalization. International commerce moves virtual...
Posted On 27 Feb 2013

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

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

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

A New Way Forward for Canadian Global Assistance

  GLOBE-Net, December 14, 2012 – Nine billion people. This will be the population of our planet by 2050, according to the United Nations, and it seems like a pretty fair bet given that we just welcomed the seven billionth person last fall. CropLife Canada and the Grain...
Posted On 14 Dec 2012