The Smart Grid: One of 2009’s Hottest Sectors

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By Nick Hodge | Tuesday, December 30th, 2008 I’ve been talking about the smart grid for well over a year now. Two Novembers ago, I wrote about three companies doing business in the realm of energy efficiency, which now goes by the pet name ‘smart grid.’ Click to read more…

BAN KI-MOON DEMANDS IMMEDIATE GAZA CEASE-FIRE

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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon joined by John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, addresses a press conference on the humanitarian situation in Gaza. United Nations, New York. 29 December 2008. UN Photo# 256293 /Mark Garten. Watch the video…

SustainCommWorld and the Business of Green Media Conference

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EthicalMarkets.com is a media partner with SustainCommWorld and the Business of Green Media Conference. If you wish to attend the conference, please feel free to use the Ethical Markets discount code(s).* 5647:4900 Conference $375.00 5554:4900 FSC Workshop $195.00 5756:4900 101 Workshop $195.00 * Ethical Markets Media joins in partnerships and …

Taming finance By Ann Pettifor, 28 November 2008

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www.debtonation.org Watching our politicians squabble and spin over the Pre Budget Report – while Rome burns – was depressing. If Britain were facing the threat of a foreign invasion, would the Tories hesitate to spend on defence? Have any balanced budget Tories suggested dropping Trident to bring down public spending? …

Lessons in e-inclusion: A new Economist Intelligence Unit study examines best practice for closing the digital divide

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Thursday, December 11, 2008 While broadband penetration and computer literacy are improving in Europe, access to information and communications technology (ICT) is not equal across all sectors of society. Many of the elderly, the disabled, the poor and the uneducated are shut out of the “information society”; a society in …

Social Accountability International

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In February, SAI released its Tenth Anniversary Report. We invite you to look back with us through a decade of milestones and lessons learned in our work to improve workplaces worldwide. Start with SAI’s founding vision, then follow the development of our SA8000 Standard and verification system, its extension to …