Seventh Responsible Business Summit 2019: March 18-19

Louis Coppola to Lead Rankings Agency Keynote at Responsible Business Summit in NY, March 18-19, 2019

We’re excited to announce that Louis Coppola, Co-Founder & Executive Vice President, Governance & Accountability Institute, and a member of the Global Sourcing Council Board, will lead the Rankings Agency Keynote at the Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Summit New York. Click the previous link for more information.

Wall Street Green Summit 2019- March 18th

Save the Date- Monday, March 18, 2019, 18th Annual Wall Street Green Summit

Princeton University Club, New York

The 18th Annual Wall Street Green Summit is the longest running and most comprehensive sustainable finance event in the industry. It will be held on Monday March 25, 2019 in New York. Launched in 2002 by Peter Fusaro, the Wall Street Green Summit covers cutting edge content, industry developments and features the practitioners and the leaders of tomorrow. More importantly, it is aimed at building the sustainable finance system for responsible investing and the changing role of business in sustainability. The emergence of the “Impact Economy” is where main street investors team up with corporations, entrepreneurs and government to solve environmental and social problems while generating financial returns.

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The Energy 202: Court Ruling May Give Environmental Activists More Fodder Against EPA

Written by Dino Grandoni

Originally published on The Washington Post, January 8, 2019.

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U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Spiked in 2018 – and it couldn’t happen at a worse time

Originally published on The Washington Post.

Written by Chris Mooney and Brady Dennis

U.S. carbon dioxide emissions rose an estimated 3.4 percent in 2018, according to new research — a jarring increase that comes as scientists say the world needs to be aggressively cutting its emissions to avoid the most devastating effects of climate change.

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The Critical Role of Infrastructure for the Sustainable Development Goals

Written by The Economist Intelligence Unit, January 18, 2019.

Summary for the GSC by Christine Bullen

This essay from The Economist and supported by UNOPS provides an excellent examination of the critical role that infrastructure – of all sorts – plays in providing a foundation for achieving global social and environmental goals. A key question is whether providing services to people – which is the role of infrastructure – can be achieved a way that is both resilient and sustainable.

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