Category Archives: Economy

Economic insights and trends on globalization, U.S. economy and the Green Economic Revolution.

Five CSR Game Changers That Will Drive 2014 Profits

In 2013 corporate social responsibility moved from “do good” actions to being a business best practice. The following five 2014 CSR game changers will accelerate the links between profits, environmental responsibility and social good:

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Economic Development Leaders: Top Ten Clean Tech Cities

Clean tech is now driving economic development. Global sales of more sustainable goods and services passed the milestone of $1 trillion in sales. Current growth rates project that by 2017 the global trade in more sustainable goods and services could … Continue reading

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A Green Stock Investment Revolution

My current economic analysis points to the following three drivers behind the emergance of a green stock investment revolution for 2013. Driver #1: Emerging Sustainability Accounting Standards The accounting industry has now started down the path toward developing accounting principals … Continue reading

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2013 U.S. Investor Outlook: Five 2013 Sustainability Stock Investments

Here is my economic outlook of 2013 sustainability trend lines that U.S. stock investors should consider either running toward or away from: Run From Coal Coal is a fuel that the world increasingly cannot afford. Yes, on a therm of … Continue reading

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Oil Economics: Increased Supply But Higher Prices Plus Global Warming

The International Energy Agency (IEA) World Energy Outlook for 2012 has received tremendous media attention by forecasting that the U.S. is posed to displace Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest oil producer. This is great news for our economy because … Continue reading

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Did Hurricane Sandy Break Climate Science Silence?

News anchors are describing Hurricane Sandy as a once in a lifetime event. Climate science suggests it is only the beginning. The question is whether Hurricane Sandy is the climate change event that reawakens awareness by the media and consumers … Continue reading

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Price Is The Ultimate Sustainability Metric

Price is one of mankind’s most effective communications tools. It will also prove to be the ultimate sustainability metric. Here’s why. 85% of consumers say they will buy a more sustainable good or service versus a less sustainable one if … Continue reading

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