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

What is the Clean Economy? A GLOBE-Net Editorial

  GLOBE-Net, August 27, 2012 – The ‘clean economy’ has become something of a catch all phrase being used in a variety of contexts to describe the desired end state of a transition to a lower carbon future. Like the often overused phrase ‘green...
Posted On 27 Aug 2012

Time for a Reality Check – A GLOBE-Net Editorial

  GLOBE-Net, July 17, 2012 – Two highly topical energy-related issues have engaged Canadian environmental interests of late and are shaping governmental policies at both the national and provincial level. These are the role of natural gas as a transition fuel to a...
Posted On 17 Jul 2012