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  • OFFSHORE WIND POWER – EUROPE’S GREEN FUTURE?

    The European offshore wind power industry is at a crossroads, according to Matt Timms in an article in EuropeanCEO this week. As costs have fallen and production increased steadily every year, the industry is rapidly expanding. Much of this expansion however, is due to government......

  • BANK OF CHINA ISSUES GREEN BONDS

    Coming on the back of recent years’ severe levels of pollution in many major Chinese cities, the Bank of China has issued $3.03bn in new green bonds. It’s the largest international issuance of its kind,  and the country’s environmental woes has helped drive global sales......

  • CUTTING EMISSIONS AND BOOSTING PROFITS

    In an article in Environmental Finance this week, B. Holt Trasher argues that the next 20 years could see a boom in the forestry sector which increases profitability at the same time as reducing CO2 emissions. According to the author, there’s growing recognition of the......

  • THE RISE OF B – CORPORATIONS

    The Harvard Business Review features an article this week about the emergence of a new organizational form: the Certified B Corporation. According to the authors, the landscape of American corporations is changing. Corporate governance practices with a narrow focus on maximizing shareholder value are shifting,......

  • HOW BOLD CORPORATE ACTION CAN KEEP TEMPERATURE RISE BELOW 2°C

    A new report launched today by the We Mean Business Coalition, along with CDP, shows how significant the business contribution could be to ensure that the goals set out in the Paris Agreement this past December are met. The report, called The Business End of......

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