Latest Daniel C. Esty Stories

2010-06-24 10:48:00

NEW HAVEN, Conn., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A group of major companies, all leaders in their industries, have formed the Sustainability Innovators Working Group -- aiming to define and develop new approaches to environmental management and corporate sustainability. Esty Environmental Partners (EEP), the organizer of the group and a premier sustainable business consulting firm, and IBM (NYSE: IBM), a participant and supporting partner, announced the launch today. (Logo:...

2010-06-08 11:00:00

MONTEREY, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the largest global surveys to date on consumer perceptions of green brands and corporate environmental behavior reveals global differences about the top environmental concerns among consumers. While climate change is important across most countries, 30 percent of Brazilians and 26 percent of Indians cite deforestation as the top issue, and in Australia, 68 percent of consumers say it's important that companies manage water efficiently. The...

2009-07-21 08:00:00

NEW YORK, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly released survey, conducted in seven countries -- the United States, the United Kingdom, China, Brazil, India, Germany and France -- indicates that while many environmental beliefs and behaviors are shared across different consumer cultures, others vary widely. Generally, consumers in the US, UK, Germany and France tend to align in their attitudes, while consumers in Brazil, India, and China have divergent views, and are particularly inclined to...

2008-06-24 02:29:45

Monitor Group, one of the world's leading advisory and consulting firms, announced today an exclusive partnership with top environmental consulting firm Esty Environmental Partners. Monitor's strategic business insight, coupled with Esty Environmental Partners' expertise in "green" business and corporate sustainability creates a powerful set of offerings for corporations seeking to build sustainability into their growth and competitiveness strategies. As demand for environmental...

2005-06-09 21:03:52

New Haven, Conn. - A new Yale University research survey of 1,000 adults nationwide reveals that while Americans are deeply divided on many issues, they overwhelmingly believe that the United States is too dependent on imported oil. The survey shows a vast majority of the public also wants to see government action to develop new "clean" energy sources, including solar and wind power as well as hydrogen cars. 92% of Americans say that they are worried about dependence on foreign oil 93% of...

2005-01-28 07:47:02

DAVOS, Switzerland (AFP) -- Finland is the world leader in pursuing environmentally friendly policies, according to a study of 146 countries for a global index Friday that ranks North Korea, Iraq and Taiwan at the bottom. The 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI), unveiled at the World Economic Forum being held in the Swiss resort of Davos, put the United States in 45th place, although ahead of Britain in 66th. The index is based on an assessment of a country's natural resources,...

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