Gamechanger Series – Bamboo A Sustainable Alternative to Forest Fibre Textiles

  EcoPlanet Bamboo Working with Canopy to Offer Sustainable Alternative to Forest-Fibre Textiles   Canadian forest conservation non-profit Canopy announced Wednesday that EcoPlanet Bamboo, the largest global developer of certified bamboo plantations on degraded lands, has committed to a sourcing policy designed to offer a more sustainable option for clothing brands seeking alternatives to ancient … Read more…

Global Climate Resilience: Highlight Your Corporate Excellence

    As corporations continue to leverage the important nexus between their humanitarian and environmental work through climate resilience projects in emerging economies, all should take note of the ND-GAIN Corporate Adaptation Prize. Past winners of the prize include PepsiCo, Ushahidi, Monsanto and Engineers Without Borders.   This year’s winners  – both multinational and local corporations … Read more…

Pioneers for Change: Book Your Place Now

  Pioneers for Change: Embrace Your Potential, Wealth and Influence to Change the World   Want to give something back and help make the world a better place? Pioneers for Change is a groundbreaking new initiative that will allow you to embrace your potential, wealth and influence to change the world taking place this November. … Read more…

Countdown to UNFCCC, COP20 Summit

  Countdown to UNFCCC, COP20 Climate Summit , Lima, Peru – Mapping the Blueprint of an uncertain future.     In the run up to the next UN Climate Summit at the end of the year with less than 6 months to go it’s worth reflecting on how much work still needs to be done … Read more…

The New Entrepreneur Path for Conscious Business

  The New Entrepreneur Path for Building a Profitable Conscious Business   We are experiencing a pivotal moment of awakening, a massive shift in consciousness that is occurring all over the globe. In the business sector, this is evidenced by the growing number of entrepreneurs, owners and executives who desire to combine making big profits … Read more…

Children with Asthma Replace Polar Bears As the New Face of Climate Change

  By Todd Woody for TakePart.com Forget the polar bear. The new face of climate change is a child with asthma. In proposing regulations today to slash carbon pollution from power plants by 30 percent, the Obama administration made it clear it will sell the United States’ most sweeping move to fight global warming as a critical health issue. … Read more…

Looking for Leaders to Create a Culture of Sustainable Business

Business leaders have the most power to encourage the uptake of sustainable ideals. Harry Earle-Mundil looks at where sustainability fits into CEOs’ and other business leaders’ priorities…. Read more…

Rhone Resch: Consistent Policy Drives Energy Growth

Rhone Resch, President & CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association and International Green Awards Judge explains why it is important for Washington to take a strong stance on energy policy… Read more…

Rhone Resch: Knocking Down a Few Solar Energy Myths

Rhone Resch, International Green Awards judge, dispels some misconceptions regarding the solar energy sector in the USA. Read more…

Challenging reforms to international environmental governance

Sheila Aggarwal-Khan, International Green Awards judge, considers the context in which reforming environmental governance can be effective. Read more…