August 15, 2012
Contrary to the claims of critics, the B.C. Business Council believes the revised Fisheries Act will not significantly weaken what traditionally has been the main federal regulatory regime for the protection of fisheries.
July 13, 2012
George Shultz leads a group preparing to propose a federal tax on carbon to slash U.S. greenhouse gas emissions and oil consumption, a seemingly unlikely policy from a Republican Party statesman.
June 27, 2012
Consumers are beginning to express their desire for more sustainable products. But by and large, green products are not making themselves easy to love.
June 21, 2012
Sustainability provides a natural brand link in some categories. But casinos? It’s hard to see how a happy planet could build the brand of the gambling, entertainment, and nightclub industry.
May 30, 2012
We can’t ignore practical solutions that may have less sparkle, but incredible power to improve life and the environment.
May 23, 2012
Who among us has not eagerly described the smart meter to a non-energy person only to be greeted by a blank stare, or worse the retort: “Why would I want to track my electricity costs all day?”
May 18, 2012
Is it time for a different tune when it comes to government involvement in cleantech, focusing more on enabling the private sector to deploy capital to assume risk in cleantech?
May 16, 2012
This week, Microsoft is announcing an unusual initiative that it hopes will change how the company operates. Microsoft is charging every division and data center for the carbon emissions they generate. Will it be enough to drive change?
May 02, 2012
Futureproof brands are built on insights into future consumers. Turns out, the future of affluence exists today, and BMW is getting ready to pitch it.
April 25, 2012
Statistics Canada's recently released figures on greenhouse gas emissions contain a few surprises. Who would have thought that universities and public institutions were lagging behind the coal industry in terms of how fast they were cleaning up their emissions act?