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SCS Global Services Accredited for Sustainable Biomass Program (SBP) Certification

Press Release

January 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) has become the third Certification Body to be accredited by Accreditation Services International (ASI) for SBP certification services. ASI, the appointed accreditation body for the SBP certification system, has undertaken a thorough assessment of the processes and procedures in place at SCS and is satisfied that the accreditation requirements for the SBP certification system have been met.

In Time of Need, Tonya Dirkse Found Warmth, Peace

Duke Energy heating assistance programs help people in 7 states
Blog

Tonya Dirkse was, in her own words, at her breaking point.  

Recently divorced with no job, she was having trouble making ends meet and was hesitant to ask for help. Then her sister mentioned that she might qualify for social services assistance, saying that it would be “a hand-up not a hand-out.” 

When Does It Pay for Companies to Signal That They Are “Green?” – Research by Tom Lyon, Erb Institute Faculty

Article

The prevailing wisdom says that it pays to be green. However, some research has demonstrated negative market consequences to companies’ voluntary emissions reductions. Why is this? One answer may lie in “regulator discretion.”

Sunny Verghese Appointed New WBCSD Chair

Elected for two years, he is the first Asia-based and agri-sector Chair
Press Release

GENEVA, January 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Mr Sunny Verghese last week officially took up his role as the new Chair of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), the global, CEO-led organization dedicated to accelerating the transition to a sustainable world.

As Co-Founder and Group Chief Executive Officer of Olam International, one of the largest agri-businesses globally, Mr Verghese is the first WBCSD Chair from the agri-sector. He succeeds Mr Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever, as WBCSD Chair on 1 January 2018 and will serve a two-year term.

Party Like It’s 2017

Summary: 

I’ve had the privilege of sharing Andrew Winston’s company twice, and he’s simply brilliant. I hope you read and enjoy his writing.

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I’ve had the privilege of sharing Andrew Winston’s company twice, and he’s simply brilliant. I hope you read and enjoy his writing.

Bombay Sapphire's Laverstoke Mill is a Sustainable Marvel

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Hidden in leafy Hampshire, the Bombay Sapphire distillery at Laverstoke is a sustainable marvel and the gin brand seeks to push our drinking habits in the same direction

by Rupert Watkins
Press Release

Hidden in leafy Hampshire, the Bombay Sapphire distillery at Laverstoke is a sustainable marvel and the gin brand seeks to push our drinking habits in the same direction

Investing Close to Home

with the Homewise Community Investment Fund
Article

By Laura Altomare, CFRM, Director of Communications and Development, Homewise

Since our founding in 1986, we’ve helped over 14,000 households become more financially educated, 3,600 become homeowners, 2,100 make energy-efficient home improvements and emergency repairs, 600 refinance to more affordable mortgages, and we have built over 600 high-quality affordable homes. These results are made possible through the support of our investors and donors, who serve as our partners in helping families build financial resilience and stability through successful homeownership.

Community Impact Investing

From affordable housing, neighborhood revitalization, to small business development
Blog

By Jamie Horwitz, Chief Marketing Officer, Community Capital Management 

Charging Futures Gathers Pace

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Charging Futures is an ambitious programme that aims to help the energy industry tackle one of its biggest challenges – managing extensive reforms to electricity access and charging arrangements. David Wildash, Head of Electricity Transmission Charging Review for the System Operator, explains the road ahead.

By David Wildash, Head of Transmission Charging Review for the System Operator.
Blog

Charging Futures is an ambitious programme that aims to help the energy industry tackle one of its biggest challenges – managing extensive reforms to electricity access and charging arrangements. David Wildash, Head of Electricity Transmission Charging Review for the System Operator, explains the road ahead.

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