aligning profit and environmental sustainability
This Working Paper:
Informs the investment community by providing information and context on the potential market growth of energy-efficient technologies in buildings.
In a world where the physical impacts of environmental degradation are already being felt, and most governments have embraced some form of regulation to mitigate further damage to the environment, environmental concerns are increasingly relevant to companies’ bottom
Climate change is projected to exacerbate the intensity, and frequency, of weather-related hazards such as storms and droughts (IPCC, 2007).
The window of opportunity to effectively respond to climate
TESTIMONY OF MR. ROB BRADLEY DIRECTOR, INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE POLICY INITIATIVE WORLD RESOURCES INSTITUTE
In recent years, many U.S. corporations have deployed renewable energy systems at their headquarters, industrial facilities, and retail stores. These include large corporations—such as Google, Johnson & Johnson, Macy’s, Staples, and Wal-Mart—and smaller firms, such as
What are RECs?
The world is entering an era when natural resource constraints, environmental policies, and shifting consumer values will create unprecedented demands on the private sector. Recent spikes in the prices of energy and food commodities illustrate the dynamic forces that are changing the world.