August 27, 2012
The transition to a cleaner economy requires courage and determination in terms of public policy, and leadership from the corporate sector. The GLOBE Group's research on the clean economy offers some practical insights for business and government leaders.
July 18, 2012
Two energy-related issues have engaged Canadian environmental interests of late and are shaping governmental policies at all levels. These are: natural gas as a transition fuel and moving heavy oil to the West Coast for export to Asian markets.
June 28, 2012
The Rio+20 Summit has come and gone, leaving many of the over 45,000 people that made the costly journey to Brazil wondering if it was worth the effort. Their concerns are justified. Rio+20 could have delivered so much more. But it should not be dismissed as a complete failure.
June 06, 2012
Global pressures on the natural environment are greater today than ever before and the need for responsible environmental management both in business and government is more important now than 20 years ago when the first Rio Summit took place.
March 21, 2012
GLOBE 2012 has just wrapped up and a key message we are hearing from all sources is that this year's GLOBE Conference was exceptional in terms of the quality of the dialogue and the excellence of the session speakers.
March 01, 2012
Like many in my profession, I have grown weary of the divisive and polarized debate over the science of climate change that has been such a disruptive force in recent years. We need to return to a rational discussion about the environment and the economy.
January 13, 2012
A public memorial service for philanthropist Milton Wong will be held next week, according to his family. Milton, who died from pancreatic cancer in the closing hours of 2011, was a tireless champion of social justice, and a business leader who personified the very best in corporate responsibility.
December 15, 2011
Being honest about Kyoto's shortcomings does not make us a laggard. At the same time, it does not prevent us from exercising the leadership needed to make a real difference at home and abroad.
August 09, 2011
The GLOBE Foundation acknowledges with sadness the passing of one of the world’s truly great corporate leaders – Ray Anderson, founder and chairman of Atlanta-based Interface Inc.
July 21, 2011
Expectations that a National Energy Strategy would emerge from this week’s meeting of Canada’s energy ministers were dampened when what emerged was a carefully worded ‘national approach’ signalling a consensus on certain key energy issues and a ‘broad-strokes’ voluntary collaboration agreement.