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RESOURCES

GENERAL INFORMATION ON CLIMATE, ECOSYSTEMS, AND GREENHOUSE GAS

The Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change (IPCC)

The Climate Registry

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment

 

ENERGY RESOURCES

Energy Star

Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency

The California Solar Initiative (CSI)

American Solar Energy Society (ASES)

Energy Information Administration (EIA)

 

KEY ORGANIZATIONS & THOUGHT LEADERS

California Building Performance Contractors Association (CBPCA)

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

Build It Green

Natural Capitalism Solutions with L. Hunter Lovins

Sustainability Advantage with Bob Willard

The Climate Leadership Initiative (CLI)

LOHAS

The Natural Step

Triple Pundit

Sustainability Forum

International Institute for Sustainable Development

Stanford Social Innovation Review

World Business Council for Sustainable Development

 

SUSTAINABILITY BUSINESS CASE RESEARCH & INFORMATION

 "The Business Case for Environmental Excellence is Real", Atos Origin / IDC (2009)

"Green Winners, The performance of sustainability-focused companies during the financial crisis", AT Kearney (2009)

“Green Recovery: A Program to Create Good Jobs and Start Building a Low-Carbon Economy", Center for American Progress/ Political Economy Research Institute (2008)

“Sustainability: Balancing Opportunity and Risk in the Consumer Product Industry", Deloitte (2007)

“Doing Good: Business and the Sustainability Challenge", Economist Intelligence Unit (2008)

“Corporate Citizenship: Profiting from a Sustainable Business", Economist Intelligence Unit (2008)

“Innovations Review: Making green the new business as usual", Environmental Defense Fund (2008)

"World's Most Ethical Companies", Ethisphere (2009)

“GS Sustain”, Goldman Sachs (2007)

“Strategy and Society: The Link Between Competitive Advantage and Social Responsibility”, Harvard Business Review Article (2006)

“Attaining sustainable growth through corporate social responsibility”, IBM Global Business Services (2008)

“Carbon Beta™ and Equity Performance - An Empirical Analysis”, RiskMetrics Group [formerly Innovest] (2007)

“A cost curve for greenhouse gas reduction”, McKinsey (2007)

“How the world should invest in energy efficiency”, McKinsey (2008)

“Unlocking Energy Efficiency in the U.S. Economy”, McKinsey (2009)

“Google: Clean Energy Goes ‘Straight to the Bottom Line”, Wall Street Journal (2009)

 

SUSTAINABLE PRODUCT COMPANIES

Preserve

Sustainable Group