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As Canada's Economy Grows, it is also Becoming Greener

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ThOver the past several decades, the world has become increasingly conscious of the environmental impact of human activities. Greater awareness has created public pressure for more environmentally sustainable practices. However, Canada’s recent environmental policy has been criticized for not doing enough to abate the environmental impact from economic development.  Read more

“Is Corporate Canada Ready for the Green Economy?” asks ACCA

CBSR says accountants play critical role in ‘embedding sustainability into business operation’
Press Release

December 13, 2012 /3BL Media/ - The coming years will see Canadian business, policy makers and society at a tipping point in their relationship with the green economy, concludes a new report from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants).

SCS Debuts New Corporate Name, Certification Brand and Website

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EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2012 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ - Veteran third-party certifier Scientific Certification Systems, Inc.

Western Union Gives $2.7M to Non-profits; 13 Bay Area Companies Join CA Best Buildings Challenge; Green Living Holds First Green Jobs Forum - CSR Minute for September 24, 2012

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The Western Union Foundation has given more than $2.7 million to 63 charitable organizations in 21 countries during the first six months of 2012. The grants were targeted to create economic opportunity or to provide relief from natural disasters. Western Union employees who volunteer with NGOs and who participate in the Foundation’s partnership with the Ashoka program recommended half of the non-profits that received funding.

Going Back to School for the Clean and Green Economy with GoEco Certified

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It’s September and the kids have all gone back to school, but they’re not the only ones. Faced with the on-going lack of new job creation adults are going back to school as well, retraining for fields like sustainability that promise badly needed jobs and long term business growth.  

The Green Economy Game Where Everybody Wins

Learn how to build a successful green economy in this new green economy board game featured on Kickstarter
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One great way to teach something is to make it fun, and another is to make it relevant. The Green Economy board game developed by author and green business expert Scott Cooney does both. 

New Partnership: Green Conduct Jobs is Now One of Internet´s Most Extensive Platforms for Green Jobs

Now featuring 11 000+ real green jobs!
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Green Conduct has entered a new strategic partnership with The Green Job Bank and now features 11 000+ real green jobs on their website. This makes them into one of the most extensive platforms for green jobs on the internet with tools and resources for both job seekers and employers.

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Green Conduct has entered a new strategic partnership with The Green Job Bank and now features 11 000+ real green jobs on their website. This makes them into one of the most extensive platforms for green jobs on the internet with tools and resources for both job seekers and employers.

Global Compact Champions and Practitioners Take Stock of Joint Sustainability Efforts, Chart Course Towards Rio

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Corporate sustainability experts from nearly 100 nations are meeting in Copenhagen today for the first-ever Annual Meeting of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest initiative to promote environmental and social responsibility in business. The gathering, part of a five-day Global Compact week, aims to help sustainability practitioners develop a better sense of the linkages between the wide range of sustainability issues and the ways in which they can advance better performance in their own organizations.

Press Release

Corporate sustainability experts from nearly 100 nations are meeting in Copenhagen today for the first-ever Annual Meeting of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest initiative to promote environmental and social responsibility in business. The gathering, part of a five-day Global Compact week, aims to help sustainability practitioners develop a better sense of the linkages between the wide range of sustainability issues and the ways in which they can advance better performance in their own organizations.

Reinventing America for a Bright Green Future

How Green Entrepreneurs Are Building the Innovation Economy of the 21st Century
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As the Great Recession slowly recedes it’s clear that we’re not going back to the world of 2006. The world has changed, whether we like it or not. But where exactly are we going? In his State of the Union Address tonight, President Obama spoke about reinventing America to compete in this new world, about investing in innovation to move our country and our economy forward. Green entrepreneurs are bound to be a central part of this new innovation economy but not just because the government says so. The future of business is green because it makes fundamental sense on every level.

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