- Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is looking for the next wave of innovative cleantech entrepreneurs.
- The Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute has completed a report for that examines the impact climate change is likely to have on Alberta's ecosystems. Alberta's boreal forest may transition to aspen forest and grasslands as a result of changing climate conditions.
- The Climate Bonds Initiative has issued proposed eligibility criteria for solar assets under the Climate Bond Standard and Certification Scheme.
- Climate change combined with rapid population increases, economic growth and land subsidence could lead to a more than 9-fold increase in the global risk of floods in large port cities between now and 2050
- The sun is finally rising on the global solar business, with growing demand in developing regions helping to ignite the first increase in industry wide capital spending in three years in 2014
Reporting that Matters: Emerging Best Practices for the Future of Corporate Reporting
If it is true that we manage what we measure, then it is vital that we measure what matters. Focusing on economic value alone is increasingly unlikely to be the best guide to achieving superior risk-adjusted returns over the long-term. Find out how leading businesses are now also taking full account of social, environmental, governance, and cultural drivers of tomorrow's value; and learn about the outcomes of new research which takes a systems view of how to reform corporate reporting.
Jessica Fries, Executive Chairman, The Prince's Accounting for Sustainability Project & Board Director, The International Integrated Reporting Council
Edward Madzy, Director of Product Regulations & Product Stewardship, BASF Corp., USA
Alan McGill, Partner Sustainability & Climate Change, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, UK
Mary O'Malley, Vice President of Environment & Sustainability, Prudential Financial Inc., USA