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Partnering Across the Pond for a Green Global Economy

 

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UK Minister of State Gregory Barker MP – Department of Energy & Climate Change ended his U.S. mission this week in Atlanta. Along with business delegates from 6 UK companies, UK Minister Barker promoted the benefits of a low carbon economy and the global opportunities this could present for the U.S. and the U.K. He stressed the need for “TLC,” transparency, longevity and certainty, and how important U.S. leadership is in addressing environmental and societal issues.

Carbon Disclosure Project S&P 500 Reveals Most US Companies Being Proactive on Climate Change Despite Lack of Mandates

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) S&P 500 report released on September 19, 2011 reveals that for the first time in the CDP’s ten year history the majority of US companies are reporting strategies for climate change.    The CDP’s report analyzed information from 339 of the largest US corporations and was written by global professional services firm PwC.   Highlights of the findings include:

 

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The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) S&P 500 report released on September 19, 2011 reveals that for the first time in the CDP’s ten year history the majority of US companies are reporting strategies for climate change. The CDP’s report analyzed information from 339 of the largest US corporations and was written by global professional services firm PwC. Highlights of the findings include:

World Water Day 2011 Focuses on Urbanization

Each day it is estimated that more than 14,000 people die from the lack of water or diseases from contaminated water. Approximately 9,500 are children.  Many believe that water is a more important issue than oil.  Celebrated on March 22 and started by the United Nations in 1993, World Water Day’s objective is to focus attention on and advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. 

UNH Sustainable Commencement Makes History

The University of New Hampshire Class of 2009 graduated in May with a ceremony run on garbage.

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