Sustainability – Why it matters – A GLOBE-Net Editorial

  GLOBE-Net, March 26, 2013 – Why is it important for businesses to balance the three pillars of sustainability in their practices?  The longevity of a business is dependent on economic, social, and environmental initiatives. But that is only part of the answer....
Posted On 26 Mar 2013

5 Sobering Realities About Global Water Security

  GLOBE-Net, February 27, 2013 – Some people say that water is the oil of the 21st Century. If only water were that simple. Water is very complicated. It’s affected by large-scale issues like climate change and globalization. International commerce moves virtual...
Posted On 27 Feb 2013

Korean Export – Import Bank Green Bond Issue Oversubscribed

  GLOBE-Net, February 25, 2013 – Last week Sean Kidney of the Climate Bonds Initiative reported that the Export-Import Bank of Korea (Kexim) had issued its first “green” or climate friendly bond, the first benchmark-sized bond marketed as a green bond...
Posted On 25 Feb 2013

Global warming has increased heat records five fold

  GLOBE-Net, January 14, 2013 – Monthly temperature extremes have become much more frequent, as measurements from around the world indicate. On average, there are now five times as many record-breaking hot months worldwide than could be expected without long-term...
Posted On 14 Jan 2013

A New Way Forward for Canadian Global Assistance

  GLOBE-Net, December 14, 2012 – Nine billion people. This will be the population of our planet by 2050, according to the United Nations, and it seems like a pretty fair bet given that we just welcomed the seven billionth person last fall. CropLife Canada and the Grain...
Posted On 14 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

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

Is natural Capital a Material Issue?

  GLOBE-Net, November 13, 2012 – A new collaborative report explores the preparedness of the accounting profession to respond to declining natural capital. The report aimed at Chief Financial Officers (CFOs), accountancy professionals and business leaders – as...
Posted On 13 Nov 2012