Added: 13:35:35 18-06-2010
Partnerships among governments, businesses, and civil society organizations possess many characteristics needed to address the social, economic, and environmental impacts of climate change. Promoting and enabling these partnerships is necessary, as international agreement on greenhouse gas reductions remains elusive. The U.N.-sponsored climate negotiations must continue, but will yield only a partial solution. The single-sector U.N. approach works exclusively with governments to design and enforce a one-size-fits-all command-and-control solution to curtail global carbon emissions.
Added: 22:28:28 03-06-2010
Companies from the UK, Belgium, Germany and Spain have won the 2010 European Business Awards for the Environment. The winners were announced by European Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik today at an awards ceremony during the annual Green Week conference in Brussels. The awards recognise "the best of the best" businesses that have already succeeded in competitions at national level.
Added: 10:24:24 17-03-2010
Ten European companies were shortlisted today for the European Business Awards for the Environment. The finalists represent companies from Austria, Belgium, Germany, Greece, Spain, Turkey and the UK. The prizes, awarded by the European Commission every two years, single out European companies that have made an outstanding contributions to sustainable development in four categories - management, products, processes, and international cooperation. The four winners will be announced at a ceremony on 2 June 2010 during Green Week, the Commission's major annual environmental conference and exhibition event in Brussels. The awards go to companies that spur economic growth by contributing to innovation and competitiveness while also protecting the environment.