- 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
Arnaud Cohen Stuart
Manager of Business Ethics, ING Groep, the Netherlands
Arnaud heads up the business ethics team within ING's Sustainability department. The team focuses on international NGO relations, issue management, sustainable product development and sustainable investor relations.
In 2008, Arnaud headed up 'ING Chances for Children' the company's global charity programme with UNICEF.
From 2004 to 2008, Arnaud worked as an issue manager in the business ethics team, advising the ING Executive Board on global environmental, social and ethical issues like climate change, human rights and controversial weapon systems.
In 2003, Arnaud joined Voluntary Services Overseas and worked as a Management Advisor in a local development organisation in Bangladesh. From 1996 to 2003 he held several management positions in ING Insurance.
Arnaud holds a master degree in Law and Marketing.