- 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
Vice President of Environment & Sustainability, Prudential Financial Inc., USA
Mary O'Malley currently serves with Prudential Financial as vice president, Environment and Sustainability. In this position, she is responsible for leading Prudential's integrated sustainability and environmental initiatives worldwide.
O'Malley has been with Prudential for more than 30 years and has held various positions in the corporate social responsibility, corporate communications, issues management and human resources departments.
O'Malley is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Massachusetts. In addition to her professional commitment, O'Malley serves as a board member of the Center for Civic Responsibility. By avocation, she is a classical pianist and poet.