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The recently released book “The New Sustainability Advantage,” proves that the quantified business case for sustainability is more compelling than ever before. This is a revised version of the 2002 book “The Sustainability Advantage.” The new book makes an even more compelling business case for sustainability strategies than described in its 2002 version. Based on [...]
The problem with clean tech is that it’s just not boring enough. But boring is coming, promised Daniel Doctoroff, CEO of Bloomberg, as he kicked off the fifth annual Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit in New York City. The conference does not focus on any particular energy source, but the deep pockets of financiers brings [...]
Is the cleantech boom about to go bust? If you read this article in Wired Magazine by Juliet Eilperin, you might come away with that conclusion. If so, you’d be wrong. To the contrary, an article at Forbes Magazine by “cleantech market intelligence” firm Pike Research editorial director Richard Martin comes to the completely opposite [...]
The city of Sacramento is the capital of the state of California. It is the sixth largest city in the state and houses the fourth largest metropolitan area in the state. Sacramento is also one of the most racially and ethnically integrated cities in the United States. Sacramento quickly rose to fame during the Gold [...]
Unlike members of the GOP vying for public office Republican governors see value in supporting the green economy. The GOP presidential candidates and Republican members of Congress are largely united in their resistance to climate change, but an increasing number of Republicans are bucking this trend. Climate denial is a defining feature of the GOP [...]
Renewable energy production will more than double by 2035 even without federal tax credits, says the Energy Information Agency (EIA) in its “Annual Energy Outlook 2012.” To develop its projections, EIA bases assumptions on the laws, reguations and trends in place today. Based on economic recovery and increasing energy efficiency, it expects energy demand in [...]
With International Women’s Day (March 8th) fast approaching, it’s time to talk about women and the green energy labor market. A recent report released by the Department of Labor, entitled “Why Green Is Your Color: A Woman’s Guide to a Sustainable Career” highlights the fact that green jobstend to be dominated by men. However, opportunities [...]
London’s green economy is growing fast and with ambitious green initiatives from the UK government it will keep growing. According to an Innovas report commissioned by mayor of London Boris Johnson, areas like renewable energy and low carbon building technologies are growing the economy and creating jobs. Despite difficult economic headwinds in Europe, the low [...]
According to statistics from the Department of Energy and Climate Change the renewable energy sector contributed to a record breaking 9.6 percent of the electricity supplied by the UK grid in 2011. This is an encouraging 50 percent increase on the figures from 2010. Yorkshire and the Humber have the most renewable energy sites followed [...]
The Cleantech Open launched this week and is now accepting applications from entrepreneurial innovators in the renewable energy and green technology fields. The Cleantech Open aims to help people with great ideas and little experience get funding to make those ideas into realities. Winning ideas in the past have included several solar energy technologies and [...]
Dallas is the third largest city in all of the state of Texas, as well as the ninth largest city in the United States. The Dallas – Fort Worth Metroplex is the largest metropolitan area in the entire South and the fourth largest in the United States. The city is known for its historical importance [...]
A new $75 million fund will finance multifamily green affordable housing along the East coast. The Rose Green Cities Fund LLC will acquire and renovate existing multifamily properties with cost-effective, high-impact green technologies, and preserve their affordability for the long-term. Citi Community Capital and Rose Investments, a division of Jonathan Rose Companies, known for its [...]
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