- GreenBiz.com's fifth annual edition of research exploring progress made in the greening of the American economy has been released. The report measures the environmental impact of the emerging green economy in the U.S. and lists 10 trends that will affect corporate America.
- Sustainability initiatives enhance corporate brands, make companies more efficient and help industries grow profitably, 'chief sustainability officers' told the GLOBE 2012 business and environment conference.
- Although 2011 witnessed fewer natural disasters than 2010, overall global monetary losses hit a record-setting $380 billion. Insurance companies, politicians and climate change leaders are discussing how best to mitigate and prepare for unforeseen catastrophes.
- The federal government is radically changing the way it funds research and development in Canada. Saying that Canada has fallen behind other developed countries, Budget 2012 announces a new formula for funding innovation and research to foster job creation.
- A new study from the University of Oregon is challenging conventional thinking on alternative energy someday replacing fossil fuels. The study says it can take as much as 10 units of alternative energy to replace one unit of fossil fuels.
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SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the world and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure, and in the provision of operations and maintenance services. In business since 1911, SNC-Lavalin has offices across Canada and in over 40 other countries around the world, and is currently working in some 100 countries. We have the expertise and know-how to provide sustainable solutions at all project stages, delivered locally, all over the world.
|Experience in:||Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, China, Peru, Poland, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, Vietnam, Romania, Panama|
|Interest in:||Argentina, Brazil, Canada, France, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, China, Poland, South Africa, Thailand, United States, Romania, Ghana|