The Top 10 Green Business Stories of 2010

Harvard Business Review

Here's my attempt to capture what I see as the most important stories affecting the greening of business in 2010. Germany, not really the sunniest country in the world, added 1% of its electric needs in solar in 2010 alone (it took 10 years to get the first 1% online, and just 8 months for the second 1%). Panasonic said it wanted its GHG emissions to peak by 2018 and it would greatly increase sales of eco-products.

To Make Better Decisions, Combine Datasets

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Stringer’s website observes that “These costs are projected to rise over the next four years to $782 million by FY 2018, a figure that is greater than the FY 2015 budget for the Parks Department, Department of Aging, and New York Public Library combined.”.

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EU Proposes 40 Percent Quota for Women on Supervisory Boards

Women on Business

percentage point increase between October 2010 and January 2012, the European Commission said in a report in March. State-owned companies would be required to introduce the quotas by 2018 to set an example for other firms.”

EU Proposes 40 Percent Quota for Women on Supervisory Boards

Women on Business

percentage point increase between October 2010 and January 2012, the European Commission said in a report in March. State-owned companies would be required to introduce the quotas by 2018 to set an example for other firms.”

Complying with Family-Friendly Leave Policies Is Not Enough

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Since 2010, the PPACA requires employers with 50 or more employees to provide “a place, other than a bathroom, that is shielded from view and free from intrusion from coworkers and the public, which may be used by an employee to express breast milk.”