nef e-letter: new, green and co-operative ways to beat the recession

January 22, 2009 Tackling climate change will fight poverty and beat the downturn, says nef It a time of rising unemployment and economic insecurity, some argue that protecting the environment is a ‘luxury’; but a new report, Tackling Climate Change, Reducing Poverty shows that tackling climate change actually offers a …

Federation has Record Year Raising Capital, Investing in Low-income Communities

(January 21, 2009 – New York, NY) The economic environment in 2008 proved to be challenging for communities across the nation, especially those in areas hard-hit by the foreclosure crisis. Despite these adverse times, the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions (Federation) had an exceptionally strong year, breaking records …

ToYou from NewEnergyNews: January 22, 2009

TODAY’S HEADLINES: – “CLEAN” COAL DOUBLE EXPOSURE – MORE NEWS, 1-22 (THE NEW ENERGY IN-CROWD; THE RIGHT NEW ENERGY INCENTIVE?; GREAT LAKES WIND – FEASIBLE & CHALLENGING; PERSIAN GULF NOT SEEING ITS SUN) YESTERDAY: – INAUGURATION 2009—NO RED STATES, NO BLUE STATES, ONLY GREEN STATES – MORE NEWS, 1-21 (CALL …

Global Marshall Plan News 1/2009

Voices on Gaza Peace initiatives and interviews by Global Marshall Plan supporters Updates on the Financial Crises Papers and views of the Initiative’s supporters World Economic and Social Survey Overcoming Economic Insecurity The Global Water Commons Maude Barlow on the Right to Water Trees for Climate Justice Prince Albert II …

Innovest Research Note: Australian Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme

January 2009 The Australian government released its Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) White Paper in December, providing further detail on the national greenhouse gas emissions trading scheme to be introduced in 2010. The scheme has significant inter- and intra-industry implications for firms operating in Australia. Innovest’s Research Note investigates the …

Integral City

watch taken in divx Integral City: Evolutionary Intelligences for the Human Hive by Marilyn Hamilton, New Society Publishers, 2008 “The most comprehensive study so far of the concepts of sustainability and how they can be applied to re-conceptualize and re-shape the world’s cities – now home to over 50% of …

Investing in a Sustainable World

Investing in a Sustainable World by Matthew J. Kiernan, PhD, Amaco, 2008 “Must reading from the guru of measuring corporate social, environmental and governance to the highest standards. When Matthew Kiernan speaks, everyone from Wall Street and Davos, from Frankfurt to Canary Wharf to Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai, listens!” …