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Global Citizenship Featured Stories:

    • Salmon Farming: The next mega-project offshore Newfoundland

      by Tina Olivero

      I asked Thomas if he was related to the great composer from Norway, Edvard Grieg. His response was just like something you’d hear on George Street, over a beer. “Yes, he’s my great, great, grandfather’s cousin or something like that… I’m also related to every other Grieg in Norway.” The Grieg family of Norway is […]

    • Levert Group: Our Product Is People

      by Tina Olivero

      Richard Levert, president of Levert Group saw the opportunities of the future in ‘people’. Richard found a niche in the market for hiring reliable, skilled workers in the industrial sector and to his credit, built a highly successful personnel agency from there. He says, “our product is people.” Karen Myers is the Branch Manager for […]

    • Partnership: IKEA & Neste for a fossil-free future

      by Tina Olivero

      IKEA and Neste are now able to utilize renewable residue and waste raw materials, such as used cooking oil, as well as sustainably-produced vegetable oils in the production of plastic products. The pilot at commercial scale starts during fall 2018. It will be the first large-scale production of renewable, bio-based polypropylene plastic globally. IKEA wants […]

    • Dubai Carbon: Recognized Contribution

      by Tina Olivero

      Dubai Carbon honoured His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, with a framed copy of The Sustainabilist magazine to acknowledge his contribution to achieving the UAE’s sustainable development goals. His Excellency Dr Al Zeyoudi led the development of the National Climate Change Plan of the UAE 2017-2050, spearheaded […]

    • Philip Anschutz: Wind Energy ‘Power People’

      by Tina Olivero

      A Word About Wind A Word About Wind is a rapidly expanding international membership that provides intelligence, insight and connections to senior industry decision makers. The community of over 2,500 individuals represents some of the very best finance houses, banks, venture capitalists, and private equity investors in the world. Through their programs, exclusive members-only networking […]

    • Dr. Ellen Wald: Arabian Kingdom’s Profit & Power

      by Tina Olivero

      Dr. Ellen Wald is the author of Saudi, Inc.: The Arabian Kingdom’s Pursuit of Profit and Power. She is also the President of Transversal Consulting where she provides expert advice on global situations that influence the energy market. Dr. Wald has expertise in policy, wars, diplomacy, the stock market, oil pricing, and innovation and how […]

    • IRENA: Renewable Energy Goal Is A 70% Increase

      by Tina Olivero

      Upgrades to Panama’s regulatory environment and power system management are critical to achieving the renewable energy goals set out in the country’s National Energy Plan, per a Renewables Readiness Assessment Panama report released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The report was launched at a high-level event in Panama City today and presented to […]

    • OIL PRICE: $70 and Rising

      by Tina Olivero

      OIL PRICE The biggest influencer on oil price is supply and demand. When world oil supply is high oil prices most often go down. When the supply of oil is low and demand is high, oil prices often go up. Supply and demand are impacted by population, politics, economics and a range of other factors. […]

    • Exciting Changes Coming to the Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show

      by Tina Olivero

      For more than twenty years, the Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show has been a forerunner in gathering the industry together.  In recent years, the decline of the industry has forced companies to reimagine how they do business – and the Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show is no exception.  Since purchasing the event from dmg events in 2017, […]

    • Carbon Neutral: Environmentally Conscious Leaders

      by Tina Olivero

      Today’s cities are responsible for almost 80% of the world’s energy consumption and 75% of its carbon emissions. In keeping with carbon reduction objectives the world over, creating sustainable cities makes good sense. The number of people living in urban areas is set to double to 6.5 billion by 2050. Rapid urbanization presents us with […]

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