First Affordable Carbon Free Community is Here!

sonnen, the global market leader in smart residential energy storage, has partnered with Pearl Homes, the U.S. leader in LEED residential development,...

China Surprises Again With Electric Bus Route

China continues to surprise on their path towards sustainable development.  The EV revolution can be seen clearly  in Shenzhen, China, which...

Cities are the Key to Completing the Sustainable Development Goals

The common assumption is that the many challenges to accomplishing the SDGs by 2030 are found in the rural areas in...

New Initiative to Eradicate Plastic Waste and Pollution is Launched

Led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF), in collaboration with UN Environment, the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment was launched Our Ocean Conference in Bali on October...

Is China Becoming an Unlikely Leader in Green Infrastructure?

By now most of us have heard of China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative set to encompass almost two-thirds of the world’s...

Can India Achieve the SDGs?

UN Secretary-General António Guterres recently pointed to India as an example of a country on the right track to achieving the...

Africa: New Report Finds Voluntary Sustainability Standards On the Rise

Originally Published in Intracen Voluntary sustainability standards (VSS) are experiencing significant growth across the world in response to consumer, buyer and...

Don’t Pay Attention to the Volatility in the Emerging Markets

There has been a lot of news in recent weeks showing a very bearish Emerging Markets.  While much of the data...

The World Is ‘Nowhere Near On Track’ to Hit Global Warming Goal, UN Report Warns

First published in Fortune. Authors of a new UN climate report say it is “extremely improbable” that governments across the globe will be...

The SDG investment case

Originally Published on PRI Why the SDGs are relevant to institutional investors, why there is an expectation that investors will contribute,...