- 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.
|Exhibitor:||UBIFrance, French Pavilion|
|Contact Name:||Stephane Blajberg|
1102 - 1130 West Pender Street,
Vancouver, BC V6E 4A4
Under the supervision of the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Employment, UBIFRANCE, the French Agency for international business development is a key force in the public program for export support. Thanks to the expertise of 2,500 professionals in France and in 120 countries, UBIFRANCE and the French Trade Commissions help over 19,000 companies to develop and showcase their know-how worldwide every year.
|Experience in:||Canada, France|
|Interest in:||Canada, France|