Green Post

Green Post is an area of ShareGreen that allows us to share interesting and innovative sustainable businesses ideas from around the world.

 

First Common Standard Established for Municipal Emissions

January, 22 2015

Cities around the world can now accurately identify and measure where their emissions are coming from thanks to the first common standard delivered at the Climate Change Conference recently held in Lima, Peru. The International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI), World Resources Institute (WRI) and Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) sanctioned the Global Protocol for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventories report that is said to include credible and achievable reduction targets.

2015 Greenest School In Canada Competition Launched

January, 17 2015

Recently, the Canada Green Building Council, Canada’s not-for-profit green development practices advocate, launched its 2015 Greenest School in Canada competition. For the second year in a row, the competition is running and aimed at kindergarten to Grade 12 students who demonstrate how sustainability can be part of the school’s curriculum and culture.

P.E.I. lobster receives sustainable certification

November, 25 2014

With new sustainable certification from the Marine Stewardship Council, Prince Edward Island is looking to grow its lobster fishery that generates over $200 million for the province's economy each year.

The Greenest Companies Consistently Outperform Markets

November, 14 2014

The recently released Carbon Disclosure Project 2014 has included five Canadian companies (TD Bank, Bombardier, TransCanada, Teck Resources, and CN Railway) among their elite group, named for doing the most to combat climate change while still delivering financial returns that outperform the markets.