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

BC announces new program for Aboriginal entrepreneurs

  GLOBE-Net, December 5, 2012 – BC Premier Christy Clark announced an investment of more than $500,000 for a program that will support skills training for Aboriginal individuals aspiring to start or grow their own businesses. “The new Aboriginal Entrepreneurship...
Posted On 05 Dec 2012

Survey Reveals China’s Growing Desire for Green Products

  GLOBE-Net, December 4, 2012 – A new survey released today by DuPont revealed a growing understanding of green products among urban Chinese consumers. Seventy percent of these consumers expressed confidence in the environmental claims of green products. The findings...
Posted On 04 Dec 2012

Sustain growth in eco-industry for a green economy, study argues

  GLOBE-Net, December 3, 2012 – A recent study has provided support for an alternative means of tackling the unsustainability of resource-intensive economic growth. Using examples of best practice, it upholds a model of moderate growth in GDP combined with a...
Posted On 03 Dec 2012

Stimulating Private Investment in Green Infrastructure – A How To Guide

  GLOBE-Net, December 1, 2012 – A new report from OECD identifies how governments can scale-up private investment towards greener infrastructure, e.g. in energy, transport and water sectors, to address climate change and local development goals. The report, Towards a...
Posted On 01 Dec 2012

DuPont Issues 2012 Sustainability Report

  GLOBE-Net, November 29, 2012 – DuPont has released its 2012 Sustainability Progress Report, marking the company’s 20th year reporting on its progress against its sustainability goals. “We remain focused on sustainable growth using a holistic approach that...
Posted On 29 Nov 2012

Rethinking Consumption – Consumers Buying Less and Buying Better

GLOBE-Net, November 27, 2012 – A new study by BBMG, GlobeScan and SustainAbility finds that consumers are rethinking consumption with sustainability in mind. According to the Regeneration Consumer Study, two-thirds of consumers in six countries say that “as a society,...
Posted On 27 Nov 2012

Is natural Capital a Material Issue?

  GLOBE-Net, November 13, 2012 – A new collaborative report explores the preparedness of the accounting profession to respond to declining natural capital. The report aimed at Chief Financial Officers (CFOs), accountancy professionals and business leaders – as...
Posted On 13 Nov 2012