Europe can save EUR 45 billion in its pursuit of renewables

Building renewable energy installations in the wrong places is costing EUR 45 billions
Posted On 15 May 2013

The Here and Now of Sustainability – A GLOBE-Net Editorial

We live in an interconnected world and sustainability is the most powerful unifying force in that reality.
Posted On 06 May 2013

New Guide for Developing Municipal Sustainability Plans Published

  GLOBE-Net, April 24, 2013 – Golder Associates Ltd. and the Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities’ (UNSM’s) Municipal Sustainability Office are launching a new guidebook – From Great Ideas to Great Communities – to help municipalities implement...
Posted On 24 Apr 2013

$1 Billion in Green Bonds Planned for Emerging Markets – New Green Financing Mechanism

GLOBE-Net, April 19, 2013 – IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, expects to issue at least $1 billion in green bonds a year to support private sector investment in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and other climate-friendly sectors. Proceeds from the bonds are...
Posted On 19 Apr 2013

Nestlé named one of the world’s top ten most reputable companies

GLOBE-Net, April 10, 2013 – Nestlé has been named one of the top ten most reputable companies in the world in the annual ‘Global RepTrakTM 100′ study. The company achieved ninth place in the study, which is designed to understand how organisations build trust...
Posted On 10 Apr 2013

One Year Countdown Begins for GLOBE 2014 – Next GLOBE Series Event

  GLOBE-Net, April 10, 2013 – The countdown is on for North America’s largest and most successful international marketplace for environmental solutions. GLOBE 2014, the next event in the world renowned GLOBE Series of Conferences and Trade Fairs on the business...
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