Reforming energy investment incentives

  GLOBE-Net, May 15, 2013 – There have been many calls for reform of the subsidies and incentives provided to the energy sector. A report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released last month urged policymakers the world over to reform subsidies for products...
Posted On 15 May 2013

Canada’s Renewable Energy Future – Pathway to Low Carbon Economy

  GLOBE-Net, May 6, 2013 – Renewable energy sources can drive Canada’s low-carbon future says a recent report from the Trottier Energy Futures Project. Canada will have access to enough renewable energy by 2050 to achieve the deep greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions...
Posted On 06 May 2013

NAFTA Advisory Group Calls for Sustainable Energy Economy

  GLOBE-Net, May 2, 2013 – The Joint Public Advisory Committee (JPAC) of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation has issued a series of practical recommendations to the top environment officials of Canada, Mexico and the United States to do more to move North...
Posted On 02 May 2013

New Fiscal Tool – Using Taxes as a Green Policy Lever

  GLOBE-Net, April 25, 2013 – Six countries – the US, Japan, UK, France, South Korea and China have been named by KPMG International as the most active in using tax as a tool to drive sustainable corporate behavior and achieve green policy goals. The finding is...
Posted On 25 Apr 2013

New Report Answers Question – What is Business Case for Building Green?

  GLOBE-Net, March 22, 2013 – It’s a question asked often in the building industry, Does green building pay off, and if it does, for whom? A new comprehensive report released from the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) may have the answer to that question....
Posted On 22 Mar 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

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

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