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The Peaceful Resistance of La Puya fights for the right to water 10.4.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Brent Patterson Residents from the communities of San José del Golfo and San Pedro Ayampuc -- an area known as La Puya -- have been fighting against the Progreso VII Derivada-El Tambor gold mine located just north of Guatemala City since March 2010. The Peaceful Resistance of La Puya, which is made up of members from these communities, has stated, "[The environmental impact assessment] shows that the gold and silver are contained in arsenopyrite rock, which contains high levels of arsenic. Levels of arsenic in the water increased considerably during the time the mine was in operation." They have also expressed concern about the massive amount of water the mine would use in their water-scarce region. Their struggle to defend water has seen a blockade of the mine site, repression and criminalization, a win at the Guatemalan Supreme Court, and now a challenge at the Washington, D.C.–based World Bank Group's International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes. A timeline may be the clearest way to ...
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Russian investors are keen on Nevada’s copper 5.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Demand for clean cars is causing an uptick in copper mining in the West, but at what cost?
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Sustainable business is good business: Creating financial tipping points for the Global Goals 2.4.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Let's call the SDGs what they are: trillion-dollar opportunities.
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Report Report: Food waste, investing, transportation, systems change, plastic pollution 2.4.2019 GreenBiz.com
The latest crop of research reports on sustainable business, climate and cleantech topics.
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Sustainable business is good business: Creating financial tipping points for the Sustainable Development Goals 2.4.2019 GreenBiz.com
Let's call the Global Goals what they are: trillion-dollar opportunities.
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How Morgan Stanley is investing in change 1.4.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The best of live interviews from GreenBiz events. This episode: Audrey Choi from Morgan Stanley on the importance of ESG finance.
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Companies double down on energy productivity 1.4.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Adapted from State of Green Business 2019, published by GreenBiz in partnership with Trucost, part of S&P Global.It’s well established that using less energy doesn’t have to come at the expense of economic growth. But why settle for seeking the same results with less power — the hallmark of efficiency programs — when the real jackpot could be increased sales or higher levels of productivity by prioritizing low-carbon energy management?
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Utilities should consider these creative tools to speed system decarbonization 28.3.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Recent news provided a "mic drop" to power providers.
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New York lights way in cutting customer costs with clean energy 28.3.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Utilities are getting new incentives to invest in so-called non-wires solutions such as rooftop solar, battery storage, energy efficiency and smart load controls.
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The age of anxietment: anxiety, excitement and opportunity (zones) 28.3.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
A new federal incentive with bipartisan support looks to innovative and sustainable development.
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The sector-linking hydrogen economy heats up 27.3.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The industry is already valued at more than $100 billion as two broadly categorized types of disruptive activity take hold.
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The decarbonization ideals underlying the Green New Deal are not unattainable 26.3.2019 GreenBiz.com
Massive electrification will bring about a new American abundance.
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As investors demand action on sustainability, Europe leads the way 26.3.2019 GreenBiz.com
Even during the current volatility, investor expectations around environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors have continued to rise.Whether driven by EU legislation or EU sovereign fund investment policies, or electing to prioritize ESG principles on their own, eurozone companies are distinctly ahead of the rest of the world in adopting sustainability metrics.
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Oil Giants Invest $110 Billion In New Fossil Fuels After Spending $1 Billion On Green PR 22.3.2019 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Exxon Mobil Corp., Royal Dutch Shell, Chevron, Total and BP together have spent more than $1 billion on public relations since the Paris Agreement.
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Ideas for using the true cost of water in sustainability strategy 22.3.2019 GreenBiz.com
Plus, some tools to help your organization take the plunge.
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Episode 163: A 'ROSI' path for calculating sustainability ROI 15.3.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Plus, thoughts on podcasts to add to your audio library of sustainability resources.
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Here's the 101: How to create transit-oriented communities in Los Angeles 12.3.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Reframing the land use and transportation debate, L.A. is trying to make mobility about its people.
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Morgan Stanley's Audrey Choi on investing in societal change 12.3.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Is ESG the new SRI? Inside a generational shift in investing with values.
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Investing in Change 12.3.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Companies that integrate environmental, social and governance issues into how they operate can benefit from lower risks, lower costs, and the ability to drive higher returns. How can companies lead with their values to drive success, both financially and reputationally? What are the drivers of the shift towards sustainable investing? What role can companies have in capital investment that creates true positive impact?
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25 badass women shaking up the corporate climate movement 8.3.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
From determined diplomats to compassionate policy experts to pragmatic executives, they are role models for any gender.
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