Ecotech’s «Women in Renewable Energy» Club Mirrors Department of Labor Push to Get More Women Interested in Green Jobs

«Why Green Is Your Color: A Woman’s Guide to a Sustainable Career» Offers Insights for Exploring a Green Career Path

Historically men have dominated green jobs, yet a new report is trying to shift the tides. The report recently released by the Department of Labor, «Why Green Is Your Color: A Woman’s Guide to a Sustainable Career,» highlights the fact that green jobs tend to be dominated by men, yet opportunities abound for women as well. It has been noticed as well by Ecotech Institute, the first and only college entirely focused on preparing America’s workforce for careers in renewable energy and sustainability. In fact, the school held its first «Women in Renewable Energy» (WIRE) meeting on February 16 to bring together women at the campus to share ideas, help each other with classwork and empower one another as they embark on a green career. Sigue leyendo

Siderúrgica Sevillana, una de las primeras en obtener la marca ‘Sostenibilidad Siderúrgica’

La empresa andaluza Siderúrgica Sevillana se ha convertido en una de las primeras fábricas de acero en obtener y renovar la marca ‘Sostenibilidad Siderúrgica’, no solo en Andalucía, sino también en todo el territorio nacional, una medida que responde a «la estrategia de autorregulación que la fábrica de Alcalá de Guadaira (Sevilla) viene desarrollando desde hace años, dando respuesta a su compromiso con el desarrollo sostenible».

La empresa andaluza Siderúrgica Sevillana se ha convertido en una de las primeras fábricas de acero en obtener y renovar la marca ‘Sostenibilidad Siderúrgica’, no solo en Andalucía, sino también en todo el territorio nacional, una medida que responde a «la estrategia de autorregulación que la fábrica de Alcalá de Guadaira (Sevilla) viene desarrollando desde hace años, dando respuesta a su compromiso con el desarrollo sostenible». Sigue leyendo

Report Shows Sustainable Banks Outperform World’s Largest Banks

A new study shows that sustainable values-based banks, which base their decisions first and foremost on the needs of people and the environment, are outperforming traditional mainstream banks in many areas, including financial indicators such as return on assets, growth in loans and deposits, and capital strength, making a compelling case for values-based banking. Sigue leyendo