Archive for January, 2009
Riel Miller , Sunday, October, 2008, Paris We are living a moment when the swirling clouds of evolutionary complexity part, offering a glimpse of a landscape where three features stand out and what needs to be done becomes clear. It is time to embrace experimentalism. (more…)
Organic food growth slows amid downturn Jan. 28 -- London/Chicago -- (Reuters) - As recession drives consumers to cut costs, their commitment to organic food has been tested with sales growth slowing -- but so far, sales are not falling. How green are our wallets? Grown without the use of synthetic fertilisers and pesticides, organic food has [...]
Saw Mill Capital and Spectrum Capital team up to acquire failing businesses Kohlberg & Co takes Centerplate private Linens ‘n Things branding acquired by private equity firm Read more...
BOSTON, MA – January 27, 2009 – Walden Asset Management announced today that Intel’s Board of Directors at their January meeting endorsed implementing an Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation, known popularly as “Say on Pay,” for their 2009 proxy. Timothy Smith, Senior Vice President of Walden Asset Management stated, “We are [...]
Last week, the 44th President of the United States was sworn into office, heralded by many—whether for his ancestry or the promise of his campaign—as the embodiment of change. Read more...
Sustainable Bioenergy 2009 – 1 & 2 April Explore how the latest trends in the European bioenergy market are influencing investment decisions. 15% discount for Online News subscribers. (more…)
&amp;quot;Valuing non-financial performance&amp;quot; : A European Framework for Company and investor dialogue
Monday 26 January 2009 An opportunity to help shape the quiet revolution In the current economic situation, demonstrating the relevance of non-financial performance in the dialogue between companies and investors is a more timely challenge than ever, according to a report released by a group of companies led by Lloyds TSB and Telecom [...]
The price of a barrel of oil has now dropped by more than $100 from its July high. A gallon of gasoline is now about $2 less than it was last summer; you played a role in making that happen. (more…)
- OBAMA KEEPING PROMISES, GROWING NEW ENERGY - MORE NEWS, 1-27 (U.S. TO BE 'VIGOROUS' & 'STRATEGIC' – NEW CLIMATE ENVOY; SIEMENS STICKS WITH NEW ENERGY; STEEL TOWN FIREFIGHTERS GET SUN; INSURANCE FOR CCS?) YESTERDAY: - WORLD'S BIGGEST WAVE ENERGY PROJECT GETS 'GO' - NEW ENERGY, THE MEDICINE FOR THE ECONOMIC BODY POLITIC - MORE NEWS, [...]
Amsterdam 27 January 2008 The Norwegian government has launched its first national white paper on corporate social responsibility in a globalised economy. (more…)