Archive for December, 2009
December Solstice Greetings, Citi-zens of the Human Hive = Today's Integral City Sparkie for the City Heart: Learning is not simply a matter of intellectual engagement, but embraces the reorganization and reapplication of energy for changing behaviors and taking action. (more...)
The RI team would like to wish all our readers warmest wishes for the holidays. We look forward to a sustainable and prosperous 2010! NEWS HEADLINES: DECEMBER 22ND, 2009 › Shell pension fund manager takes 20% of hybrid power firm › Almost Eur1bn wiped off European SRI funds, green fund sales rebound pre Copenhagen › RI round up: Dec [...]
Via Ethical Markets TV and Hazel Henderson: On December 4, Ethical Markets Media (USA and Brazil) and The Climate Prosperity Alliance launched their Global Climate Prosperity Scoreboard which tracks private investment in companies growing the green economy globally. (more...)
Net Impact National Conference This Ithaca, NY, conference broke records with 2,500 attending. 125 attended a panel where Drew Tulchin presented on Social Impact Measurement and shared updates on Nemours the SROI project. Read more...
NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines (click here for main page: http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/) THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT FRIDAY, 12-18: * COPENHAGEN SOUND AND FURY SIGNIFYING NEXT YEAR * WHY DO MEN DENY CLIMATE CHANGE & WOMEN GET IT? * NO EMISSIONS TRADES FOR NON-EXISTENT ‘CLEAN’ COAL * GEOTHERMAL AND EARTHQUAKES – A SCIENTIFIC [...]
BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Calvert Social Index Committee (“Index Committee”) met on December 9th to review and approve changes to the Calvert Social Index®. The Index Committee meets quarterly to review the component companies of the Index for corporate actions (i.e., spin-offs, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy) and for the [...]
By Christian A. DeHaemer | Friday, December 18th, 2009 With the global warming lobbyists fighting the snow in Copenhagen, a small, unheralded piece of news popped up on my newsfeed. It seems that while the green lobbyists were drinking scotch and counting the money soon to be made from carbon credits, the Arabs were driving another nail into [...]
We just received footage from the 2009 Innovation Awards ceremony and wanted to share it with all of our members. For those who weren't able to join us at the Fall Conference, we proudly introduce you to our 2009 SVN Innovation Award honorees! Read more...
Dear friends, It's been a tough ending to an amazing week. In all-night negotiations, leaders have reached a weak agreement in Copenhagen that fails to set the emissions targets needed to prevent catastrophic global warming. The agreement was stronger on funding, but it was not binding, and set no urgent deadline to sign a real climate treaty. [...]
Earth Charter News December 2009 – Interview with Jan Pronk, Lubbers and Boff articles on Climate Change, La Salle embraces the Earth Charter and more
December 2009 Watch interesting video interview with Jan Pronk Earth Charter International is pleased to present an interview made with Jan Pronk, former Dutch Minister for Development Co-operation. Watch it in the ECInternational You Tube Channel Pronk's reflections on the Earth Charter, Climate Change and Rio+20. (more...)