Business and Economics

David Suzuki: Measuring progress with GDP is a gross mistake

David Suzuki: Measuring progress with GDP is a gross mistake

We deserve better indicators of societal well-being that extend beyond mere economic growth.

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Corporate Knights announces “Global 100″ top sustainable corporations in the world

Corporate Knights announces “Global 100″ top sustainable corporations in the world

Corporate Knights announced its Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable corporations at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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David Suzuki: Are we trading away our rights and environment?

David Suzuki: Are we trading away our rights and environment?

Global trade has advantages. For starters, it allows those of us who live through winter to eat fresh produce year-round. And it provides economic benefits to farmers who grow that…

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An NRTEE Conspiracy?

Shared on May 17, 2012 by MsBeautifulRed on YouTube National Roundtable on the Environment CEO David McLaughlin talks about the government shutting down his organization. John Baird told the House of Commons that the Roundtable produced 10 reports calling for a carbon tax, but Mr. McLaughlin says that’s not true, stating the Roundtable produced 3 reports […]

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Where is the conserve in Harper’s Conservatives?

Where is the conserve in Harper’s Conservatives?

Prime Minister Harper’s 1960′s piano tunes may be timeless, but his single-minded approach to developing new energy supply is long out of fashion.

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Video: What will a new green economy look like?

Video: What will a new green economy look like?

bigpictv  – John Elkington believes that social and environmental problems could cause a global economic crisis. Mainstream corporations are now looking to social entrepreneurs for business ideas that mitigate these risks and leverage market opportunities. This contributes to a green, sustainable economy. For more information about, visit: http://www.johnelkington.com/ Related articles Social Entrepreneurs are Like Tolstoy […]

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REAP Announces Partnership with 1% for the Planet

REAP Announces Partnership with 1% for the Planet

REAP Business Association is a new nonprofit partner of 1% for the Planet, an alliance of over 1,380 member companies in 43 countries that give one percent of revenues to environmental causes.

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Local Businesses Get Incentives to Save Energy

Local Businesses Get Incentives to Save Energy

Small businesses in the capital region can now access financial incentives and free energy assessments to help them save money and reduce their energy consumption through the LiveSmart BC: Small Business Program thanks to a partnership between the Westshore Chamber of Commerce, the Capital Regional District, Livesmart BC, and City Green Solutions, a local non-profit organization.

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Symposium: Creating Value, Making a Difference: Sustainable Investing at Canadian Universities – June 21

Symposium: Creating Value, Making a Difference: Sustainable Investing at Canadian Universities – June 21

We invite you to join the Coalition of Universities for Responsible Investing (CURI) for its inaugural symposium, which will highlight opportunities for forward-thinking universities to benefit from investing while contributing to positive social change and environmental sustainability.

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Private Investments In Green Sectors Top $2 Trillion

Private Investments In Green Sectors Top $2 Trillion

Ethical Markets Media released their February 2011 Green Transition Scoreboard® tracking private investments since 2007 in green companies and technologies globally. The investments now total more than $2 trillion.

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