1. Rio+20 Business Focus: Sustainability at the bottom of the world (14 June)

    Politicians make the policy. But it’s often left to business to implement it. For this reason RioPlus Business is featuring submissions from business across the globe in the lead up to Rio+20. The aim is to demonstrate how Sustainable Development is becoming a reality on every continent, country and city. Here Brigit...
  2. Rio+20 Business Focus: Safer roads and sustainable development

    Politicians make the policy. But it’s often left to business to implement it. For this reason RioPlus Business is featuring submissions from the private sector across the globe in the lead up to Rio+20. The planet’s roads are becoming increasingly congested. This affects our health, the economy and the environment. In...
  3. Rio+20 Business Focus: The little white light that could save the planet

    Politicians make the policy. But it’s often left to business to implement it. For this reason RioPlus Business is featuring submissions from the private sector across the globe in the lead up to Rio+20. LED lighting can cut CO2 emissions by 70%. This article explains how a partnership between HSBC and...
  4. Rio+20 Business Focus: Grant Thornton outline strategy to boost renewables sector

    Politicians make the policy. But it’s often left to business to implement it. For this reason RioPlus Business is featuring submissions from the private sector across the globe in the lead up to Rio+20. The aim is to demonstrate how Sustainable Development is becoming a reality in every continent, country and...
  5. Rio+20 Business Focus: $1000 billion yearly for vital energy transition

    Politicians make the policy. But it’s often left to business to implement it. For this reason RioPlus Business is featuring submissions from business across the globe in the lead up to Rio+20. The aim is to demonstrate how Sustainable Development is becoming a reality on every continent, country and city. Today...
  6. RioPlus Business Focus: Carbon Price Floors – a vital tool but no silver bullet

    Politicians make the policy. But it’s often left to business to implement it. For this reason RioPlus Business is featuring submissions from the private sector across the globe in the lead up to Rio+20. The aim is to demonstrate how Sustainable Development is becoming a reality in every continent, country and...
  7. RioPlus Business Focus: What does it take to be a sustainability leader?

    Politicians make the policy. But it’s often left to business to implement it. For this reason RioPlus Business is featuring submissions from the private sector across the globe in the lead up to Rio+20. The aim is to demonstrate how Sustainable Development is becoming a reality in every continent, country...
  8. Profit not image driving cleantech boom as business tackles climate change

    A new study has revealed that the cleantech sector is being driven by real business demands rather than the pursuit of good publicity. The report, by the Grant Thornton advisory group, also highlights the growing optimism within the industry. “Companies once approached the cleantech sector – as buyers or sellers – because...
  9. Calls grow for bottom-up overhaul of renewable energy in developing world

    New research calls for an overhaul of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), to favour bottom-up approaches, as it finds huge cost variations in renewable energy implementation across the developing world. To date 4000 projects have been registered under the CDM. But the latest study, published in Nature Climate Change, says...

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