States that are Leading the Clean Energy Economy & Creating Jobs

California Metro Areas also Top Annual U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index Rankings from Clean Edge

by Clint Wilder, Senior Editor, Clean Edge

At a time of notable acceleration in the nation’s transition to a clean energy economy, California leads all states in clean tech leadership for the seventh consecutive year, according to annual rankings released by Clean Edge, a leading clean tech research and advisory firm.

The Smart Bet is on a Clean Energy Future


by Doug Arent, Executive Director, Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis 

Power systems and the investment landscape are changing. Both at home and around the world, the ways that we produce and consume electricity and arrange fuel transportation are evolving.

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) Looking for Sustainability Standardization

Press Release

New York, August 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ — The July / August 2016 edition of REIT Magazine features an interview with Sunny Misser, CEO of AccountAbility, titled “REITs Looking for Sustainability Standardization.” To view the interview, please visit:  

Sappi North America Invests $25M in its Somerset Mill Woodyard

Largest U.S.-based paper mill to receive modernized debarking, chipping and chip distribution systems
Press Release

BOSTON, August 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sappi North America, leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, today announced that it will move forward with a $25 million capital project to update its Somerset Mill woodyard. This strategic plan will allow the company to modernize the wood debarking, chipping and chip distribution systems.

Sappi’s Jennifer Miller Dives Into its 2020Vision and the Importance of Continuing a Circular Economy


Jennifer Miller was named Chief Business Sustainability Officer for Sappi North America in August 2015. In this new role, she is focused on identifying strategic growth and diversification opportunities for the Company as well as continuing to lead the sustainability strategies for all four of Sappi North America’s businesses.

Q: What is your focus in your new role as Chief Business Sustainability Officer?

A Growing Company, a Solid Investment


TransCanada’s Q2 results highlight industry-leading growth plan

If you had invested $1,000 in TransCanada at the turn of the last century, today you would have more than $9,000 (assuming all dividends were reinvested). Most people would consider that a good investment over the last 16 years, equating to a 15 per cent average annual return since 2000. And with more than $25 billion in growth projects underway for the end of this decade, the company plans to continue its track record of delivering value to its shareholders.

Success Builds on Success

How Sappi is Maintaining Efficient Operations

Environmental and social responsibility goals go hand in hand with financial success. Environmental initiatives drive direct savings in energy and materials, employee training increases productivity and customer satisfaction, and strong sustainability positioning results in higher levels of customer loyalty, revenue and profit.

New RobecoSAM Study Reveals GRI Standards Fit for Investment-Grade Disclosures

Press Release

Amsterdam and Zurich, May 3, 2016 /3BL Media/ - International sustainability standard setter GRI and RobecoSAM, the investment specialist focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing (SI), have today released the research publication Defining What Matters: Do companies and investors agree on what is material? The publication, funded by the Alcoa Foundation, examines whether the information companies disclose in their sustainability reports correlates with what investors


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