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

Beyond City Limits – Planetary Stewardship in an Urbanizing World

  GLOBE-Net, November 13, 2012 – The sustainability of a city can no longer be considered in isolation from the sustainability of human and natural resources it uses from proximal or distant regions, or from the combined resource use and impacts of cities globally....
Posted On 13 Nov 2012

Newfoundland and Labrador Growing Opportunities through Climate Change Leadership

  GLOBE-Net, November 5, 2012 – As communities along the Atlantic seaboard pick up the pieces after Hurricane Sandy, many are asking questions about the underlying cause of this monster storm. While random weather events that happened to come together simultaneously...
Posted On 05 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

GLOBE Advisors to speak on Newfoundland and Labrador’s emerging green economy

  GLOBE-Net, October 3, 2012 – Vancouver-based consulting firm GLOBE Advisors is travelling to Newfoundland and Labrador to meet with leaders from government, industry, and the NGO community to help identify realistic opportunities for green growth given the...
Posted On 03 Oct 2012