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Growing Sustainable Business Leaders

By Mac Macartney
Blog

Business leaders across all sectors are feeling the tug, the dip and pull of something deep beneath their feet. A future so uncertain they can no longer ignore it. It is not the erratic, unpredictable and irascible vagaries of the new US president, a resurgent Russia, a fractured European Union or the growth of disaffected communities around the world. It is the quaking of our earth on the brink of exhaustion.

Final Recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)

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Last week the FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), chaired by Mike Bloomberg, released its final Recommendations report, which outlines a voluntary framework for companies to disclose their climate-related risks and opportunities in their financial fi

De Beers Group's New Scheme Incubates Wannabe Entrepreneurs

A programme to help budding entrepreneurs benefit from a good start in life has been launched at a De Beers Group Zimele business hub in South Africa.
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Thirty-six people from the areas around Voorspoed mine have been identified for the programme, run by TrioPlus Development, a specialist mentoring and training company that focuses on small, micro and medium enterprises.

The Entrepreneurial Incubation Programme in Kroonstad, which kicked off with a four-day workshop, was for people with a business idea with a good chance of success.

Goldcorp Reports 2016 Sustainability Performance

Press Release

July 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Goldcorp has published its 11th annual Sustainability Report, which provides detailed insights into our economic, environmental, and social performance.

Calcasieu Ship Channel (CSC) Salinity Control Measures Project | Reducing the Rate of Wetland Loss in Louisiana

Reducing the rate of wetland loss in the 630,000-acre Calcasieu-Sabine Basin
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The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) selected Tetra Tech to complete a feasibility study and preliminary engineering and design for the Calcasieu Ship Channel (CSC) Salinity Control Measures Project to develop and evaluate alternatives to reduce wetland loss rates. Coastal Louisiana has undergone substantial land loss due to sea level rise, subsidence, modification of freshwater and sediment delivery to wetlands, saltwater intrusion, and wind-induced erosion.

Duke Energy’s $1 Million Grant Adds 200 EV Charging Stations Across North Carolina

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Between Main Street’s flowering trees and the patchwork facades of historic buildings, the Shute Family Parking Garden provides about 60 parking spaces for downtown Monroe, N.C. Soon, the parking garden will become even more green when the city installs its first electric vehicle charging station.

HP Inc. Commits to Enhancing Education for More Than 100 Million People by 2025

Company Pledges More Than $20 Million to Enable Better Learning Outcomes, Helping Break the Cycle of Poverty in Underserved Communities
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News highlights

  • HP commits over $20 million in technology, training, R&D and funding contributions to enable better learning outcomes for more than 100 million people between 2015-2025
  • HP will continue to bring education directly to people in underserved communities through programs like HP LIFE, HP World on Wheels and HP Learning Studios
  • HP is working with governments and policymakers to better map learning to employment
Press Release

News highlights

  • HP commits over $20 million in technology, training, R&D and funding contributions to enable better learning outcomes for more than 100 million people between 2015-2025
  • HP will continue to bring education directly to people in underserved communities through programs like HP LIFE, HP World on Wheels and HP Learning Studios
  • HP is working with governments and policymakers to better map learning to employment

Business Has Much to Do If It Wants to Be a Climate Leader

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Joseph Árvai is the director of the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan. He can be reached on Twitter at @DecisionLab.

Cox and The Trust for Public Land Announce Barbara Duerk as Virginia’s 2017 Cox Conserves Hero

$20,000 going to local environmental nonprofits
Press Release

CHESAPEAKE, Va., July 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Cox and The Trust for Public Land today named Barbara Duerk as Virginia’s 2017 Cox Conserves Hero. The Roanoke Valley Chapter of FRIENDS of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Duerk’s nonprofit beneficiary, will receive $10,000. The three finalists – who were chosen by local judging panels – competed in an online public vote for the title of Virginia’s Cox Conserves Hero.

GreenMoney's 25 Year Journey - Influencing Capital and Corporations

The inside story on the award-winning publication from its founder
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by Cliff Feigenbaum, founder and managing editor, GreenMoney Journal and GreenMoney.com 

Twenty-five years. Is that possible? Have I been publishing the GreenMoney Journal for 25 years? When I realized that 2017 was upon us, and that 25 years had passed, I knew it was time to take a look “back” to the future that GreenMoney has been striving to help create since 1992. 

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