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Saving The World With Technology: The Role of Technology In Global Sustainability Efforts

Saving The World With Technology: The Role of Technology In Global Sustainability Efforts

Large tech companies like Google GOOGL -1.27% are making a push towards developing both environmentally friendly practices and technology-driven sustainability solutions. Increasingly, smaller businesses are following suit. Looking forward, technology promises to play an expanding, important role in the fight against climate change. Below, a group of technology executives from Forbes Technology Council offer their thoughts on the role of techn...
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Sustainable Capitalism Is the Next Big Thing in Investing

Sustainable Capitalism Is the Next Big Thing in Investing

It was only a matter of time before someone found a way to marry capitalism and social investing. Thanks to Al Gore, that time may be near.
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COP21: A Halt to  Climatic Disruption?

COP21: A Halt to Climatic Disruption?

The two-week COP21 climate conference in Paris (also known as the 21st Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change, or UNFCC) ended on Saturday 12 December with a historical and legally binding universal agreement covering 195 countries, which provides a framework for voluntary efforts to significantly reduce carbon emissions starting 2020. The purpose of this conference was to develop a binding agreement ...
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SII: A New Landscape for Equity Pledges

SII: A New Landscape for Equity Pledges

The corporate and financial worlds have evolved towards achieving new ways to maximize their benefits and minimize their costs. Along these lines, new financial instruments and regulations have come up and, for the financial sector in particular, they reflect better the different interests and realities of investors, investees, markets, and regulators.
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Global Progress for Lasting Impact 2014 ESG Impact Report Outlines Stewardship

Global Progress for Lasting Impact 2014 ESG Impact Report Outlines Stewardship

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world. Goldman Sachs have be...
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