Global: Pushing For Mainstream Sustainability Reporting

NEWSMAKERS: GLOBAL   By Anita Hawser   Ligteringen: “Measure what you need to manage” “We are urging all companies to look systematically at their environmental,social and economic results,” says Ernst Ligteringen, CEO of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), which provides ...

Demand For Hedging Surges

FOCUS: COMMODITY RISK   By Michael Shari   Renewed turmoil in Europe, supply shortages and the growing impact of financial investors are driving renewed demand for commodities hedging.   For most of 2010, producers and consumers of many commodities had ...

Best Derivatives Providers: Exchanges

WINNERS: EXCHANGES   Achievement Award ICE Long before derivatives reform was on the regulatory agenda, the Intercontinental Exchange in Atlanta was well on the way to achieving what regulators hope to accomplish with new rules—an unprecedented level of transparency in ...

Cover Story: Building Boom

Building Boom   A much needed explosion in infrastructure spending is already under way in both developed and emerging markets.   By Gordon Platt     The world’s infrastructure will change dramatically in the decade ahead as a result of ...

Features: Funding A Cleaner World

Businesses, banks and governments are working together to create financing tools to fund the green revolution.   By Paula L. Green   Cajoled, prodded and pushed by presidents, regulators, legislators and international diplomats, multinationals are slowly realizing the time has ...