We launched our new web site "Carbon Counter in Manchester. At the launch we suggested Manchester may be the place to take the lead on carbon reductions - to which one wag said:"after all that is where industrial pollution was invented!".
New Social & Environmental Standards
International Finance Council of the World Bank has laid down standards for social and environmental sustainability. IFC are responsible for investment in private companies round the world. These are the standards companies will need for the future. "IFC intends to increase its ability to help private companies 'do good.'" See our standards & sustainability & draft CSR site.