Month: April 2011

Sustainable business news & articles April 2011

Sustainable business news & articles April 2011

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/apr/01/historic-move-rainforests Norway pays Guyana annually to keep its rainforests. http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/03/29/ idUS387346990520110329 China and Germany lead the US in clean-energy investment. http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2011/03/31/31greenwire-study-of-temperature-data-confirms-warming-tre-84356.html?partner=rss&emc=rss Overall global warming trend supported by evidence from new study. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/03/opinion/03sun1.html?hp NY Times editorial opposing the proposed Canada-Texas tar sands pipeline. http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/study-reveals-how-bees-reject-toxic-pesticides-2262451.html Important research on impact of new pesticides on pollen and bees. http://www.theage.com.au/money/investing/profile-wade-davis-20110405-1cyvr.html […]

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Publication: “Sustainability in Australian business: fundamental principles and practice”

Publication: “Sustainability in Australian business: fundamental principles and practice”

Here is a little book I recently wrote for Wiley, on Sustainable Business, published in 2010.  The idea was to ‘map’ the emerging sustainable business space, and to connect it where possible to Australian business practice.  Wiley is distributing it in the Australasian market alongside its academic business textbooks. Here is the back cover summary: […]

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Sustainable business articles & news March 2011

Sustainable business articles & news March 2011

http://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/aussie-carbon-tax-revolt-bizarre-expert-20110308-1bm1c.html UK view of the ubiquity of carbon trading in Europe. http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/shell-oil-exploration-threatens-one-of-the-worlds-great-wonders-2236198.html Shell’s proposal to drill for oil near a heritage reef off WA. http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/decline-of-honey-bees-now-a-global-phenomenon-says-united-nations-2237541.html A new UN report points to a global decline of pollinators: “of the 100 crop species that provide 90 per cent of the world’s food, over 70 are pollinated by […]

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