London’s Building Retrofit Program – a Roaring Success

  GLOBE-Net, February 22, 2013 – Perhaps the most aggressive energy reduction, public-building retrofit program ever, London’s RE:FIT, is into its sixth year. Lessons learned from the work carried out so far were announced earlier this month. Resulting amendments...
Posted On 22 Feb 2013
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Business – University Collaborations on the Rise Says New Report

  GLOBE-Net, February 19, 2013 – The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) released a three-year progress report on its Strategy for Partnerships and Innovation (SPI), at the Business Innovation Summit 2013: Innovation for the Corporation....
Posted On 19 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

Does Environmental Performance Affect Market Value?

  GLOBE-Net, February 13, 2013 – According to a new Deloitte report, an organization’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance can directly and indirectly impact its market valuation. The report reveals both short and long-term implications of ESG...
Posted On 13 Feb 2013

Report shows feasibility of 80 per cent emissions reductions

  GLOBE-Net, January 23, 2013 – Canada can reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to a fraction of current levels while maintaining or improving living standards and quality of life, according to Low-Carbon Energy Futures: A Review of National Scenarios, an international...
Posted On 23 Jan 2013

Competing in the Clean Energy Sector

  GLOBE-Net, January 23, 2013 – Canada’s clean technology sector is a major driver of job growth and innovation, and could be worth $60 billion by 2020 barring current federal policy and financing barriers, says a new report by the Pembina Institute. Competing in...
Posted On 23 Jan 2013

Building on the Green Economy of New York State – The Plan

  GLOBE-Net, January 10, 2013 – The State of New York has launched a major initiative to attract jobs and economic growth by building on the core elements of the green economy and addressing climate related vulnerabilities made painfully evident during Hurricane Sandy....
Posted On 10 Jan 2013

Hydrogen Fuel Cells Sector Growth Will Be Modest At Best

  GLOBE-Net, January 10, 2013 – The dream of a hydrogen economy envisioned for decades by politicians, economists, and environmentalists is no nearer, with hydrogen fuel cells turning a modest $3 billion market of about 5.9 GW in 2030, says Lux Research. Although the...
Posted On 10 Jan 2013