Canada ranks in top 10 for Global Sustainability Competitiveness Index

  GLOBE-Net, April 10, 2013 – Canada has placed seventh in the 2013 ranking of 176 countries according to their capability to sustain or increase wealth in a resource-constraint, globalized world. The Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index was first developed and...
Posted On 10 Apr 2013

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

GRI Corporate Reporting Guidance Most Used System in Europe

  GLOBE-Net, March 13, 2013 – The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Guidelines now rank among the most widely recognized Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) instruments among large European companies, according to new research published by the European Commission. A...
Posted On 13 Mar 2013

Reigniting Cleantech: Top 5 Reasons for a Post Bubble Party

Talk about the demise of cleantech seems silly to me.
Posted On 06 Mar 2013

Can Top Corporations Develop Needed Water Solutions?

  GLOBE-Net, February 27, 2013 – What’s one thing the Sisters of Mercy and the titans of Wall Street have in common? A deepening realization of water’s fundamental value. My colleague Berkley Adrio and I had a chance to witness this first hand this month in...
Posted On 27 Feb 2013

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

Three Steps You Must Take To Build a Sustainable Brand

  GLOBE-Net, February 19, 2013 – “People like to stand out. People like to blend in.” Once you understand that oxymoron, you’ll be in a much better position to build a sustainable brand. Consider the Prius effect. Thanks to its real-time mileage...
Posted On 19 Feb 2013

Does Environmental Performance Affect Market Value?

  GLOBE-Net, February 13, 2013 – According to a new Deloitte report, an organization’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance can directly and indirectly impact its market valuation. The report reveals both short and long-term implications of ESG...
Posted On 13 Feb 2013