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

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