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Filed under: July 2014

World gets 22% of energy from renewable sources

Here is an interesting report from the Wall Street Journal, with some nice graphics that show who is leading the way in transitioning to renewable energy sources.

Green bonds to finance new North Vancouver Island hospitals

I was interviewed by Bloomberg News  and The Comox Valley Record on the subject. Click on the links for more background.

The bonds are called green because the hospitals will be built according to rigorous environmental standards. The BC Government can finance this project a little more cheaply by mandating these environmental standards for the project. Green bonds are becoming increasingly popular with investors around the globe.

 

The changing face of capitalism 1

This article might surprise some in the ‘all-corporations-are-evil’ camp.

http://www.fastcompany.com/3031509/the-future-of-work/5-myths-about-the-freshest-iteration-of-capitalism

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