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New Home(s) For UK Green Investment Bank

£3bn of UK taxpayers money has been allocated to help businesses finance early-stage, new and untested renewable energy projects through the Green Investment Bank (GIB), which will incidentally, be the world’s first bank dedicated to supporting a low carbon economy.

London Calling: The 2012 Sustainable City Awards

"It is clear the UK is now far savvier about sustainability." -- Simon Mills, City of London Corporation

Cracking the CSR Codes Puzzle

Part 5 of 13 in Wayne Visser's Age of Responsibility Blog Series for 3BL Media.

BASF Sets High Standards for CSR Reporting in Germany

BASF Corporation, one of Europe’s leading CSR lights, recently published their latest integrated annual report.

Note to Rio+20: Place the Right Value on Corporate Sustainability

"We need corporate sustainability to be in the DNA of business culture and operations." -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, KPMG Global Summit Opening Address, February 14, 2012

A Call for Sustainable Energy for All, From Within a Walled City for the Rich

The United Nations' International Year of Sustainability for All will be launched in Abu Dhabi, the site of the zero-carbon Masdar City. Sub-Saharan Africa would have been a better place

Sustainability Trends in 2012

What does 2012 hold on the sustainability front?

The Green Envelope Please: The 2012 FT/IFC Sustainable Finance Awards

"These awards recognize the key role that sustainable finance can play in creating jobs, fighting climate change, and improving access to finance." -- Lars Thunell, Executive Vice President and CEO, International Finance Corporation

Partners in Clime: Public Sector Support for Private Equity and Venture Capital Climate Solutions in Emerging Markets

"Leaders of emerging economies must ensure that they are able to attract high-quality, sustainable investment." -- Tony Blair, November 28, 2011

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