As the recession deepens, investment firms are cutting back on ESG research. That’s a mistake.
The World Resources Institute (WRI) has elected Robin Chase, an entrepreneur in cost-effective transportati
Today we have an unprecedented opportunity to align economic, social and environmental goals.
Prime Minister Wen Jiabao came to the aid of a Chinese socially responsible green enterprise that is struggling for survival during the current global financial crisis.
Despite the global economic downturn, China’s environmental and renewable energy sectors are poised for another year of strong growth.
WHAT: For the sixth straight year, World Resources Institute President Jonathan Lash will hold a briefing to preview which key environmental issues to watch in the year ahead.
Increasing pressure on natural resources will mean higher costs along corporate supply chains.
Companies in certain consumer goods sectors that do not implement sustainable environmental strategies could face a potential reduction of 13 percent to 31 percent in earnings by 2013 and 19 percent to 47 percent in earnings in 2018.
At the third annual New Ventures India Investor Forum in Mumbai, sustainable entrepreneurs connected with investors to network, build partnerships and find opportunities for growth.
And Shally Venugopal
WRI is drawing lessons from the subprime mortgage crisis to prepare the financial community for another potentially paradigm-shifting market change: the advent of carbon regulation.
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