November, 2022

Seven ways to reduce economic inequality  

Corporate Knights

The litany of inequality is stark: Canada’s 87 richest families ?own own 4,448 times more wealth than the typical family, and while Canada’s top 1% own a quarter of the country’s wealth, the least-wealthy 40% own just 1.2%. .

Consumer Energy Alliance - New Yorkers Can Expect to Pay Over $27,000 to Retrofit Homes to All-Electric Appliances: CEA StudyAnalysis Shows Price Increases Will Increase Inequality, Reduce Energy Reliability

Global Renewable News

Banning natural gas service will increase. Climate Change

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Dynamo Software and CSRHub Partner to Integrate ESG Risk Management Tool Into Alternatives Asset Management Platform

CSR Hub

Meyer Memorial Trust is First Dynamo Client to Adopt New ESG Integration to Establish ESG Ratings. ESG Investing ESG App Development Corporate Sustainability Metrics ESG Metrics Research ESG Data Partnerships

EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Legislation Adopted

ESG Today

The EU Council on Monday announced its final approval of the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), marking the last major step in the overhaul and expansion of corporate sustainability reporting in the EU.

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Metaverse energy research to launch in Australia

Smart Energy International

University of Wollongong Professor Willy Susilo has been awarded more than Au$400,000 (US$266,000) for research into green and sustainable energy-efficient metaverse technologies.

How COP27 became the food systems COP

GreenBiz

For the first time food, agriculture and food systems have taken center stage at the global negotiations. Finally

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Canada’s oil-sands companies reap windfall profits while lobbying against real climate action

Corporate Knights

COP27 exposed some realities about the oil and gas sector’s climate ambitions.

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CSRHub Announces CSRHub ESG Ratings on Salesforce AppExchange, the World's Leading Enterprise Cloud Marketplace

CSR Hub

CSRHub’s customers can now benefit fro m consensus ESG ratings in lead scoring and supplier analysis. ESG ratings ESG Investing ESG App Development Corporate Sustainability Metrics ESG Data Partnerships

Big solar output bursts through 5GW for first time, 18 times more than in 2018

Renew Economy

Big solar output breaks above 5GW for first time, representing an 18-fold increase in little more than four years. The post Big solar output bursts through 5GW for first time, 18 times more than in 2018 appeared first on RenewEconomy. Chart of the day Multimedia Solar Utility PV

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Blockchain demonstrated for smart grid cybersecurity

Smart Energy International

Blockchain has been demonstrated to validate communication among devices on the smart grid and thereby enhance its resiliency.

Forestry at a tech conference? How nature has become the most popular topic in tech

GreenBiz

This is one of the most exciting sectors for innovation

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It’s time for a crackdown on corporate net-zero pledges, UN expert panel says

Corporate Knights

Governments are being called on to put some regulatory muscle behind corporate net-zero pledges to ensure they don’t amount to mere greenwashing. .

Tigo Energy - Tigo Energy Receives Hawaiian Electric Certification for Energy Intelligence Residential Solar-Plus-Storage Solution

Global Renewable News

Tigo Energy, Inc., the solar industry's. EV/Storage

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Switzerland Adopts Law Requiring Mandatory Climate Reporting for Public Companies, Banks

ESG Today

Large Swiss companies and financial institutions will be required to publicly disclose information on their climate-related risks, impacts and plans, according to new legislation passed today by the government’s Federal Council.

Landmark connection deal allows battery to be added to biggest wind farm in NSW

Renew Economy

CWP gets approval for the first big battery to be retrofitted to an existing wind or solar farm with the same connection point. It's a big deal. The post Landmark connection deal allows battery to be added to biggest wind farm in NSW appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Preparing for Cisco 8000 Series Routers

Cisco CSR

There are so many factors that go into creating and maintaining robust, efficient, and secure networks. I f you want to stay ahead in the networking game, y ou need the best experts, cutting-edge tools, and world-class training. It’s this philosophy that has navigated us for years at Cisco.

Rising steel prices, interest rates could push NuScale Utah project cost to $100/MWh, but support remains

Utiliity Dive

NuScale executives say they are lobbying Congress to maintain more than $1 billion in federal support for the Utah advanced nuclear project

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The fight for a better tomorrow: Canada's top 30 under 30 sustainability leaders of 2022

Corporate Knights

Presented by. The oceans are rising and so are we,” chanted a chorus of climate strikers marching through Manhattan.

Can a 'carbon coin' save the world? It may be put to the test

GreenBiz

Steps are inching forward toward a real-world demonstration of the planet-saving financial tool from the sci-fi novel 'Ministry for the Future

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UK Regulator to Develop Code of Conduct for ESG Data and Ratings Providers

ESG Today

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the conduct regulator for financial services firms and financial markets in the UK, announced today the formation of a working group to develop a code of conduct for ESG data and ratings providers.

Another giga-scale wind, solar and battery project jostles for a spot in new renewable zone

Renew Economy

Virya Energy proposes 220 of wind turbines, up to 300MW of solar PV and a 500MW/500MWh battery north-west of Jerilderie. The post Another giga-scale wind, solar and battery project jostles for a spot in new renewable zone appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Statement on behalf of We Mean Business Coalition ahead of COP27

We Mean Business Coalition

Amidst the escalating impacts and threats of climate change, heads of state, negotiators, climate scientists, activists and business leaders prepare to meet for COP27, taking place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.

Baseload Capital - Baseload Capital and Orcan Energy successfully commissioned their first waste heat project with Chevron U.S.A. Inc.

Global Renewable News

Baseload Capital and Orcan Energy are pleased. Geothermal

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Big business puts its industry associations on notice: No more blocking climate policy

Corporate Knights

Just a few years ago, much of the business community viewed climate advocates with indifference or skepticism. Today, companies representing 40% of the stock market have committed to science-based targets around reducing their greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Paris Agreement. .

COP27: This past year in deforestation

GreenBiz

After bold commitments, what is happening to forests, and what actions are coming next

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EU Lawmakers Adopt Corporate Sustainability Reporting Rules

ESG Today

In a major step towards the establishment of a new sustainability reporting system in Europe, the European Parliament adopted the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) on Thursday, in a 525 to 60 vote (with 28 abstentions).

“Unparalleled in world:” AEMO maps route to “hours and days” of 100 pct renewables

Renew Economy

AEMO lays out engineering task to allow Australia's main grid to operate on 100 pct renewables, first for half hour periods and then for hours or days at a time.

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Cisco Secure Firewall on AWS: Build resilience at scale with stateful firewall clustering

Cisco CSR

Organizations embrace the public cloud for the agility, scalability, and reliability it offers when running applications. But just as organizations need these capabilities to ensure their applications operate where needed and as needed, they also require their security does the same.

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AVANGRID, Inc. - AVANGRID: Maine Supreme Court Rules State-Issued Lease for NECEC Transmission Project Valid

Global Renewable News

In a long-anticipated decision, the Maine. Generation

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Oil and gas lobbyists swarm COP27

Corporate Knights

There are more than 600 fossil fuel lobbyists at the Cop27 climate conference, a rise of more than 25% from last year and outnumbering any one frontline community affected by the climate crisis.

How we can unlock tech to decarbonize our skies

GreenBiz

We must start building the necessary technical capacity right now to actively remove CO2 from the atmosphere, in parallel with doubling down on decarbonization efforts

PG&E formally asks NRC to extend Diablo Canyon power plant license to 2030 to boost grid reliability

Utiliity Dive

Diablo Canyon provides more than 8% of California’s in-state generation. The state will fund a $1.4 billion loan to PG&E to relicense the plant

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Western Australia sets new renewables record of 81% – in world’s biggest isolated grid

Renew Economy

WA grid reaches record level of 81 per cent renewables, driven mostly by rooftop solar. The post Western Australia sets new renewables record of 81% – in world’s biggest isolated grid appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Why Transportation Organizations Choose Cisco

Cisco CSR

Transportation organizations require digital infrastructure as rugged and unyielding as the terrain they traverse. One that not only performs but enables innovation and expands landscapes.

Enphase Energy, Inc. - Enphase Energy Launches IQ8 Microinverters in France and the Netherlands

Global Renewable News

Enphase Energy, Inc. NASDAQ: ENPH), a global. EV/Storage

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Are MBAs doing enough to equip tomorrow’s CEOs for purpose beyond profit?

Corporate Knights

At business schools worldwide, topics on sustainability, climate risk and income inequality are popping up in MBA programs, with new content, certificates and research.

9 ways the circular economy can help avert the climate crisis

GreenBiz

Circular economy strategies can complement decarbonization measures and support scaling the clean energy transition