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May 30, 2012

Japan's Largest Condo Building Implementing Bulk Electric Power Purchasing to use Green Power

ORIX Electric Power Corporation, a subsidiary of ORIX Corporation, will begin offering a new service combining its bulk electric power purchasing service for reducing condominium electricity bills with green power. Furthermore, Brillia City Yokohama Isogo (Isogo-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture), a new 1,230-unit condominium building, will become the largest condominium building in Japan to use the bulk electric power purchasing service.

Read more on Power Engineering.

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May 29, 2012

ESCAP launches Low Carbon Green Growth Roadmap for Asia-Pacific ahead of Rio+20

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
(ESCAP) has released a blueprint to help developing countries in the region sustain economic growth needed to reduce poverty amidst worsening resource constraints and climate impacts.

For further information, go to the ESCAP Low Carbon Green Growth Roadmap for Asia
and the Pacific
.

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May 23, 2012

SPS 2012: Marketing 'green' to the mainstream

With a majority of U.S. consumers identifying with green values, brand owners must learn how to effectively communicate their green message in a relevant way.

Not long ago, green products and services appealed mainly to a small minority of die-hard eco-conscious consumers. Today, a majority of U.S. consumers identify with green values at some level. In 2010, the Natural Marketing Institute’s LOHAS (Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability) Consumer Trends Database found that 83% of the U.S. population is involved in green values, activities, and purchasing.

Read more on Packaging World.

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May 23, 2012

Government urged to put green economy at heart of plans

An all-party group of MPs has advised the Government not to ignore its green investment agenda in favour of economic growth.

The Environmental Audit Committee, a group of 16 MPs, has said in a report that “the whole economy will need to be green and traditional sectors will need to be transformed” in order for the UK to realise long-term and sustainable economic prosperity.

Read more on Blue & Green Tomorrow.

Cameron urged to put green economy at heart of plan for growth? -Link2Portal
Green investment must not suffer in dash for growth, MPs warn? -The Guardian
Green plan too reliant on voluntary action-MPs? -Reuters UK

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May 16, 2012

It's About Greening All Jobs, Not Green Jobs

Carl Pope, former executive director and chairman of Sierra Club, shares his point of view in Huffington Post.

This year's most pitch-perfect political speech may have just been given, not by President Obama, or Mitt Romney, but by John Dingell, the dean of the House of Representatives, but razor sharp at 85. Speaking to the Blue-Green Alliance's Detroit "Good Jobs-Green Jobs" Conference, Dingell sounded a simple theme.

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