$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

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

What Your Sustainable Brand Can Learn From The Lord Of The Rings

GLOBE-Net, January 25, 2013 – “One ring to rule them all, one ring to find them, one ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.”  JRR Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings Sustainability isn’t simple. And when it comes to uniting a group of people...
Posted On 25 Jan 2013

Public Funding Can Meet Climate Challenge, Says New Report

  GLOBE-Net, January 21, 2013 – Scaling up public sector funding by as little as US$ 36 billion in annual spending could unlock the private capital needed to close the green investment gap worldwide, leading to sustainable economic growth that attains global climate...
Posted On 21 Jan 2013