SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights
February 13, 2014
Top Story of the Week
Winter Olympics 2014: a missed opportunity to advance sustainability
Source: The Guardian - The Sochi Winter Olympics, which opens 7 February, was meant to be the greenest Olympics ever. The budget was certainly there:
Sustainability in Focus
Firms are struggling to make progress on sustainability, says new report
Source: edie.net - Trucost chief executive
IKEA's Aggressive Approach To Sustainability Creates Enormous Business Opportunities
Source: Forbes - IKEA released its 2013 Sustainability Report this week, and the results in the energy arena are pretty impressive. The company continues to follow through on its commitment to develop and own renewable electricity supplies...
Striving for Sustainability: Commercial Properties Go Green
Source: Environmental Protection - Over the past few years, LEED certification has become a hot topic, especially when large buildings, such as the
McDonald’s Plans to Supersize Sustainability Efforts
Source: AGWeb - It was announced last month that McDonald’s is going to invest in sustainable beef. While a clear definition has not been entirely outlined attendees of the National Cattlemen’s
More Corporations See Sustainability as a Boon, Not a Burden
Source: The Motley Fool - Sustainability: Investors aren't always keyed in to this factor as an investing catalyst. However, corporations are increasingly recognizing it as a sound business practice. After all, increasing efficiency and reducing waste are...
In Venture Capital, Sustainability Is the New Buzzword
Source: Sustainable Business - Investors who have shied away from cleantech companies for the past two years haven't lost interest, they're broadening their scope into more areas of sustainability, according to a report by Cleantech IQ.
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