- 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:||State of Georgia-USA|
|Contact Name:||Dawn Townsend|
75 Fifth St. NW,
Atlanta, GA 30308
The State of Georgia, USA is the 9th largest state in the U.S. and home to more than 2,500 internationally-owned facilities representing 61 countries. Georgia stands at the crossroads of the Americas with the world's busiest passenger airport and two deep water ports. With 10,000 exporters generating over $28 Billion in exports, Georgia is a premier location for innovative environmental, renewable energy, and cleantech businesses that supply this sector globally.
|Experience in:||Brazil, Canada, Chile, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, Mexico, China, United Kingdom, Korea, OTHER|
|Interest in:||Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, China, Peru, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, Turkey, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Egypt, Panama, Korea, OTHER|