Scotiabank published its 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, Building the Economy of Everyone, today. In this report Scotiabank covers the progress made on its CSR strategy: Better Future, Better Off.
The energy ecosystem and electricity system is on the verge of disruption. Energy is becoming decentralized and new technologies are enabling business to both produce and consume energy. Many companies are looking at these megatrends to find new ways to save money, meet sustainability goals and build resiliency. Every year, companies spend more than $450 billion on energy efficiency and sustainability initiatives. Plus 63% of Fortune 100 companies have set one or more clean energy targets.
Ensuring that energy supplies are resilient, promote development, advance U.S. security and interests, and increase gender equity
Mark Oven’s life’s work has been dedicated to improving energy in developing countries. He has been at the forefront of energy project implementation since 1986. Mr. Oven has provided oversight and quality control on more than 20 major projects for various government agencies and development organizations, including the U.S. Agency for International Development, International Development Bank, and Millennium Challenge Corporation. His energy sector reform project work has included supporting industrial and commercial clients in Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Eastern Europe.
El Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos anunció el lanzamiento del concurso “El Poder de Crecer”, impulsado por la Red de Innovación e Impacto. El concurso busca identificar, premiar y apoyar micro emprendimientos en Centroamérica.
Ethical Corporation’s 17th Responsible Business Summit Europe will take a factual, strong and innovative look into the future of sustainable business
March 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Summit Europe 2018 is taking place in London, 13-14 June. This year’s event will bring together inspirational businesses and speakers to share their advice on the key issues that matter to your business. By providing “unique, refreshing perspective and insights”, these discussions will enable business leaders to develop innovative strategies to “advance responsible and sustainable business models”, Paul Polman, CEO at Unilever.
By Lydia Miller, Senior Vice President, Dana Investment Advisors
Water is a systemic risk to investors, as in many parts of the United States and other areas of the world this precious resource is in danger. Investors and market players should be deepening their research and investment process to tackle water risks, often hidden in holdings across all asset classes. As investors, how do we first protect our clients from these risks, and how do we position these same clients to benefit from the growth opportunities in companies that are providing innovative systems, products and services to solve water quantity, quality and resilience issues?
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the nominees for the 45th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards and included eight nominations for Xploration Station, the three-hour block of STEM-related programming for kids and teens that airs on Fox TV Stations. Xploration Station consists of six half-hour shows exploring a wide range of scientific subjects, including space exploration, earth science, and more.
Renewable Energy Certificate program now offered to commercial customers
SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) announced today that East Coast Power & Gas’s “EC Renewable” clean energy program is now certified by Green-e Energy, North America’s leading independent certification program for renewable energy. East Coast Power & Gas is a leading energy supply company serving residential and commercial customers throughout the New York Metro area. The EC Renewable program is a renewable energy certificate program offered to East Coast Power & Gas’s commercial customers.