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Where Is Climate Change in Energy Debate?

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By Carol Pierson Holding

Last week’s Presidential debate was supposed to showcase the differences between President Obama and his challenger, Mitt Romney. But between Romney’s radical move to the center and Obama’s lackluster performance, the two seemed to agree more than they disagreed.

Video Interview: Mike Wallace of GRI at the New Economics Institute Strategies for a New Economy Conference

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Recorded live at the New Economics Institute Strategies for a New Economy Conference on June 9, 2012, Mike Wallace speaks about how his work as Director of Focal Point USA for the Global Reporting Initiative, which provides sustainability reporting standards and guidelines, advances the new economy movement. "Unless we have data that's comparable put out in a standardized form, we can't make any decisions or pass any judgments" about sustainability, says Wallace.

GE, Coke Among Industry Leaders Launching Water Risk Mapping Project

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For companies such as Goldman Sachs and GE, water has become not only a main area of concentration regarding sustainable practice, but also a potential business opportunity to help its clients overcome challenges. This article details the new Aqueduct Alliance, WRI’s portal for water risk analysis, and how companies are using this to make more informed decisions concerning water.

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For companies such as Goldman Sachs and GE, water has become not only a main area of concentration regarding sustainable practice, but also a potential business opportunity to help its clients overcome challenges. This article details the new Aqueduct Alliance, WRI’s portal for water risk analysis, and how companies are using this to make more informed decisions concerning water.

A Single Measure, Unbiased Results: Ceres, Tellus Unveil Global Initiative for a Standardized, Comprehensive Corporate Sustainability Rating

Cacophony of Sustainability Ratings Feeds Corporate “Survey Fatigue,” Plus Cherry Picking, Conflicts of Interest; New Rating Will Drive Capital to Sustainability Leaders
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) June 9, 2011 - WASHINGTON, DC – Ceres and Tellus Institute, two leading organizations that work with companies, investors and nonprofit groups to embed sustainable practices in capital markets, today announced the launch of an initiative to create and bring to widespread adoption a single standard for rating the sustainability performance of companies.

How Companies Develop Great Leaders: Bloomberg BusinessWeek Compares GE and Zappos

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Bloomberg BusinessWeek examines how companies create a culture of leadership even during crises, chaos, and an economic downturn, using GE and Zappos as case studies. Both were named among the 20 Best Companies for Leadership in a recent BusinessWeek/Hay Group survey, and the article particularly praises GE's leadership in keeping employees engaged in a changing corporate climate.

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