SmartPlanet stories about the organizations, technologies, policy and infrastructure that facilitate the movement and management of money.
Pew Charitable Trust has found that G-20 governments can attract up to $2.3 trillion in private investment for clean energy project if they implement more aggressive climate change policies.
7 | December 8, 2010 4:35pm |
California officials are using a fiber that's 15 times stronger than steel but light enough to float to assemble a bridge between San Francisco and Oakland.
5 | December 7, 2010 7:55am |
The U.S. Senate is about to decide whether to extend a popular Recovery Act renewable energy grant program for solar energy projects.
6 | December 3, 2010 5:41pm |
GE researchers say their new dual battery system combines the best of lithium and sodium batteries to help electric fleet vehicles perform better and cost less.
5 | December 2, 2010 8:32am |
Pharma giant Merck will acquire SmartCells, a private company developing a smart, glucose-responsive insulin formula to treat diabetes.
1 | December 2, 2010 7:50am |
When a rapid research and development cycle meets increased regulation, the relationship between the FDA and pharmaceutical and medical device makers becomes strained, according to a new report.
5 | November 30, 2010 7:34am |
NRG Solar and SunPower said they will begin construction on a 250-megawatt solar power plant in California. When finished the plant will be one of the largest in the world.
3 | November 30, 2010 2:30am |
The Google App Engine, a hosting and development platform, underlies two-year-old Farmigo's Web applications for community supported agriculture.
2 | November 28, 2010 6:15pm |
Government announces plan to streamline the permitting process for offshore wind farms. Will it also hasten investments by avoiding drawn out leasing battles as in Massachusett's Cape Wind?
29 | November 24, 2010 4:00am |
Ten products smartphones are making or may make obsolete... and possibly more.
16 | November 16, 2010 8:43pm |
Changing consumer behavior won't be easy, but could prove a point of differentiation for businesses in years to come.
3 | November 16, 2010 3:45pm |
Philadelphia's public transit authority, SEPTA, has lost its bid for $30 million in federal funds for a new electronic fare system. The hurdle shows the pitfalls American cities face in pursuing...
1 | November 16, 2010 1:49pm |
Ford announced the first U.S. cities where the zero emissions Focus Electric will go on sale. Among them: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Boston.
5 | November 15, 2010 9:09am |
Siemens and CA Technologies announced a partnership to provide carbon and sustainability management tools to businesses.
November 11, 2010 6:46am |
Kids need to diet, and restaurants should serve healthier food, but when is the media going on a diet?
5 | November 9, 2010 10:07am |
A company best known for furniture and apparel marts heads to a city best known for country music, and they partner to build the largest medical trade center in the world--a place for health care...
5 | November 8, 2010 2:00am |
"Smart growth" policies for cities and their surrounding areas may be a good idea, but it's a costly one, too, according to public policy expert Wendell Cox.
6 | November 5, 2010 8:53am |
Why Walmart, HP and others are investing in energy efficiency programs and education for their suppliers.
4 | November 3, 2010 11:53am |
As the focus of sustainability jobs shifts from compliance to doing good, the first GreenBiz Salary Survey reports that average salaries top six-figures for senior sustainability jobs.
November 3, 2010 4:20am |
ACS transportation chief David Cummins explains why America's transit infrastructure has fallen behind -- and what his company is doing to help it catch up.
12 | November 1, 2010 7:08am |