Major climate threats to global supply chains identified

  GLOBE-Net, January 25, 2013 – Seventy percent of companies believe that climate change has the potential to affect their revenue significantly, a risk which is intensified by a chasm between the sustainable business practices of multinational corporations and their...
Posted On 25 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

Environmental Spending by Businesses on the rise for 2013

  GLOBE-Net, January 15, 2013 – Businesses operating in Canada spent $9.5 billion in 2010 to protect the environment, up 9% from 2008 according to the latest Statistics Canada report on Environmental Spending by businesses. Pollution abatement and control processes and...
Posted On 15 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

Growth In Global Spending On Sustainability Will Not Exceed 10% In 2013

  GLOBE-Net, November 14, 2012 – Corporate spending on initiatives to enhance energy, environment and sustainability management will grow by less than 10% in 2013 according to a new global survey of 250 heads of sustainability conducted by independent analyst firm...
Posted On 14 Nov 2012

Three Key Sectors Driving Growth of B.C.’s Green Economy and Jobs

  GLOBE-Net, October 11, 2012 – Companies in three key sectors of British Columbia’s green economy have been successfully creating thousands of ‘green’ jobs by developing and selling innovative solutions, sustainable products, and clean technologies...
Posted On 11 Oct 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