Sustainability Summit Wednesday, March fourth, at ten AM I attended the Sustainability Summit and got the chance to see many presenters. The presenters were Tyler Huebner, the Executive Director of Renew Wisconsin, Jeffrey E. Anthony, director, Business Development, and associated with the Energy Innovation Center, Dr. Gong Ping Yeh, physicist, and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, and lastly, Gary Radloff, director of Midwest energy Policy Analysis, and of the Wisconsin Energy Institute. The Sustainability Summit was very informative and I learned many facts I did not know before attending. The Summit is a nonprofit organization that is supported by businesses and individuals. The three outstanding panelists shared many information on how to regulate and release more renewable energy. The first speaker, Dr, Gong Ping Yeh saw the biggest challenge in the world as sustainable energy. “We extract ten billion tons of fossil carbon from the earth and put it into the air, every year.” This is an enormous amount. Also, he noted that “energy is where the money is”. “We plan to consume 48 trillion dollars on energy alone.” We know about this problem, and having summits and informative meetings like these help educate the people in hopes that they will realize that this is a huge problem and improving all energy efficiencies. He also noted that wind power is something us humans are very capable of doing, “We have the power to power the entire Earth. But right now we have only installed about one percent of the wind power potential”. He also noted that the Midwest has very good resources and were are more than capable of installing wind power and that we need transmission lines to do so. Like wind power, soar power also has tremendous potential of being a renewable energy. “If we covered one percent of the Midwest’s grounds in solar panels, we would have enough energy for the year of 2015.” It’s also been studied that the rooftop, if covered in solar panels, could be able to provide twenty percent of the electricity consumption of the Midwest. These are huge numbers, and knowing this now, I feel it is more than necessary to install these solar panels, and wind power right away! This global overview of the world’s diminishing natural resources was very eye opening. Ping Yeh spoke about the global issues and the next speaker presented about the local issues. Jeff Anthony, who works on the north side of Milwaukee, spoke about the research and innovation that is…
Sustainability at Santander Group
About the company
Banco Santander is a retail bank based in Spain and present in ten major markets. It is the Eurozone’s
leading bank and is among the top 15 financial institutions worldwide in terms of market capitalization,
with more than €50 billion at the close of 2011. Founded in 1857, Banco Santander manages €1.383
billion in funds for more than 102 million clients through its network of 15,000 offices. With 3.3 million
shareholders and 193,000 employees…
G-20 Toronto Summit was a get together of a group of twenty Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors in the city of Toronto to help keep up the global economy and discuss matters of such nature. During the G20 meeting, many things outside Metro Convention Centre were going on, which led into a disastrous riot by angry protesters in June of 2010. Things got out of hand when vicious mobs partook in violent acts, as a result there were more than 1,100 arrests during the 2010 weekend summit made by the…
Definition: “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generation to meet their own needs”
FM’s role in sustainability
FM needs to conserve and manage resource with a controlled system to ensure that revenue-producing operations have the materials, facilities, and utilities to allow effective operations without damaging the future availability of those resources
FM’s responsibility to reduce the amount of energy used by cooling systems
In Alan AtKisson’s book, The Sustainability Transformation, he discusses how we can transform the way we work and live to better our habits and customs to become more sustainable. In the chapter called Sustainability is Dead; he coaches us on what needs to be done and the key people that contribute in achieving it.
AtKisson discusses several transformations that must be done to move toward sustainability behavior. His first suggestion of change is to rebuild and redesign our energy system. This…
McDonald’s Corporation Case Analysis
McDonald’s has made great strides in the sustainability of its supply chain over the past few decades. From a moratorium on soya coming from farms where Amazon rain forests have been destroyed, to developing sustainable fishery guidelines to manage fish quality and quantity, McDonald’s has taken great efforts to “do the right thing” . This commitment to environmental sustainability has impacted how they source from suppliers and manage supply chain management…
non-financial reporting or sustainability accounting. In the past few decades, globalization has expanded, competition from growing nations increased, and unfortunately, public trust in many industries decreased as scandals emerged due to lack of controls and responsiveness. This realization has allowed companies to see the potential benefits of sustainability accounting and take care of stakeholder needs, while changing their perceptions. Frameworks and standards for sustainability provide guidance and…
Why is sustainability information important to investors? Some might argue that companies have an incentive to report sustainability more completely and others argue that they have an incentive to report as little as possible. Who should decide the degree to which companies report sustainability issues and what are the pressures to report more or less?
Most cultures are having their interest heightened increased and appreciative to both environmentally friendly and ethical concerns globally. Global…
The Barrett Honors College
Arizona State University-Tempe Campus
CON598: Sustainable Construction
Table of Contents
Going For Gold
Sustainability Evaluation of Barrett (Including Interview with Students, What Could have been done differently)
Barrett vs. Vista del Sol (Including Talk with Hardison/Downey & DWL)
statement is: “We compete to be the leading global provider of financial solutions, creating lasting value for our clients, our shareholders, our people and the communities in which we operate” ("Company," Deutsche Bank). They do this by promoting sustainability in the way that takes the three Ps (People, Planet, and Profit) into consideration.
Deutsche bank as numerous financial products they are all categorized under Corporate & Investment Bank or Private Clients & Asset Management.