IMF Calls for Global Reform of Energy Subsidies

  GLOBE-Net, April 4, 2013 – A new report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) urges policymakers the world over to reform subsidies for products from coal to gasoline, arguing that this could translate into major gains both for economic growth and the...
Posted On 04 Apr 2013

World Carbon Markets at a Turning Point According to Survey

The world's carbon markets are at a turning point according to the latest Thomson Reuters Point Carbon annual survey of carbon trading.
Posted On 04 Apr 2013

Clean Technology and Innovation Beneficiaries of 2013 Budget

The federal government will wait another year before setting the course for an integrated approach for Canadian clean technology
Posted On 25 Mar 2013

Siemens Canada Awarded 124 Wind Turbine Contract

Canada is the ninth largest producer of wind energy in the world with current installed capacity at roughly 6,500 MW.
Posted On 25 Mar 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

The external costs of fossil fuels on American Families and Employers.

  GLOBE-Net, February 22, 2013 – The following is the testimony of Daniel J. Weiss before the House Oversight Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care, and Entitlements , reposted from the Center for American Progress Action Fund: Chairman Lankford, Ranking Member Speier,...
Posted On 22 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

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