Archive for April, 2010
Rob Monks is on the Ethical Markets Advisory Board for Corporate and Government Accountability Research. Watch his videos discussing the derivatives market. A very big week for hearings with Goldman Sachs executives testifying before the Subcommittee on Investigations and another hearing with Senator Levin investigating the role of the [...]
New GSI report: “Strategies for Reforming Fossil-Fuel Subsidies: Practical lessons from Ghana, France & Senegal”
Apologies for cross-postings The Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) is pleased to announce the publication of “Strategies for Reforming Fossil-Fuel Subsidies: Practical lessons from Ghana, France and Senegal” This paper is published as part of the series Untold Billions: Fossil-fuel subsidies, their impacts and the path to reform. [...]
27 April 2010 DEALS NEWS... Texas Emerging Technology Fund awards Viral Genetics’ scientist Karen Newell $750,000 biofuel grant Solar microinverter developer SolarBridge raises $15m in Series B funding US closes $529m loan to Fisker to drive electric vehicle development PSEG Foundation commits more than $600,000 to sustainability [...]
A Seventh Way To Generate Power from Water: Pico Hydro Can you name all seven without peeking at the answer? Recycling to Become More Popular with VCs? Steve Jurvetson touts Scientific Conservation and Wowd. Linking Smart Meters and Social Networks Finland's vision for the consumer smart grid treads where few countries dare to go: to [...]
Jane D’Arista University of Massachusetts, Amherst SAFER www.peri.umass.edu/safer On the eve of the proposed debate on the Restoring Financial Stability Act reported by the Senate Banking Committee, the focus was on the weaknesses in the bill – in particular, that it didn’t do enough to prevent a repetition of a financial crisis as [...]
NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines click here for main page: http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/ THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT FRIDAY, 4-30: (more…)
News Headlines: › Credit Suisse pay deal knocked back by 34% of shareholders Click here for the newsletter.
NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines click here for main page: http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/ * TODAY’S HEADLINE: HOW TO BE A NEW ENERGY ECONOMY POWERHOUSE * QUICK NEWS, 4-27: SAFE OFFSHORE OIL DRILLING?; THE ABUNDANCE OF OFFSHORE WIND; THE INEVITABLE POWER OF WAVES; NEW JERSEY STREAMLINES SOLAR GROWTH YESTERDAY * HEADLINE: NEW ENERGY IS THE [...]
Now online: Spring 2010 'Socially Responsible Investing' issue which answers the question - Where to Now? Articles include: An Interview with Portfolio 21 fund founders; What's Next? Local Investing by Don Shaffer of RSF Social Finance; How Sustainable are your Investments Really by Michael Kramer of Natural Investments; Rediscovering Values on [...]
April 28th, 2010 News Headlines: › UNPRI to hire five in major operational build-up › Stanley Fink’s ECP gets co-chair of UNEP Finance Initiative › FTSE names new director of responsible investment Click here to read the newsletter.