Failing to Prosecute Wall Street Fraud Is Extending Our Economic Problems

More Insightful Analysis from Barry Ritholtz, editor   Bill Gross, Nouriel Roubini, Laurence Kotlikoff, Steve Keen, Michel Chossudovsky and the Wall Street Journal all say that the U.S. economy is a giant Ponzi scheme. Virtually all independent economists and financial experts say that rampant fraud was largely responsible for the financial crisis. …

New Economy Network: December Members Update

December 2010 Dear Hazel, As we approach the 2 year anniversary of the New Economy Roundtable, where many of you joined the effort that eventually became the New Economy Network, there is much to celebrate and still more to do! There are now 170+ individuals and 36 organizations who have …

Nuclear Disarmament Has a Future

By Jamshed Baruah IDN-InDepth NewsAnalysis BERLIN (IDN) – The United Nations is keen to counter growing skepticism about nuclear disarmament really happening and culminating into a nuke free world. According to the UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, Sergio Duarte, the peoples and countries of the world are not willing …

EthicsWorld News: Telecom Crisis Spreads

INDIA — Telecom Crisis Spreads. The governing coalition is stressed as allegations swirl. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided residences and offices across the country, including those of associates of former Telecom Minister A. Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi in connection with the 2G Spectrum allocation scam. As part …

Robert Monks on Financial Reforms still Needed

World Economic Forum Summit on the Global Agenda in Dubai Bob just returned from WEF discussions on short term and long term responses to the world financial crisis. He focused much of his attention on issues of capital investment and in particular, short term vs. long term investing. He emailed …

SJF Institute News: 2010 Green Jobs Award Winners Announced

SJF Institute and Green For All unveiled the 2010 Green Jobs Award Winners on November 16 in New York. This national award recognizes privately held companies that are leaders in green job creation – successful businesses that are contributing to environmental improvement as well as creating quality jobs. Each winner …

Calvert Social Index Quarterly Adjustments

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 (e.g., spin-offs, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy) and for the recommendations …

NTR wind business sells Post Rock power to Westar

DEALS NEWS NTR wind business sells Post Rock power to Westar Alstom to supply power equipment for China Datang group’s Guanyinyan hydro plant NRG Energy buys 290MW Agua Caliente project from First Solar Vestas wins Cape Verde turbine order Here Enterprises acquires its first wind energy development Click here to …

7th Annual Clean-Tech Investor Summit

7th Annual Clean-Tech Investor Summit January 19-20, 2011 in Palm Springs The Clean-Tech Investor Summit, co-produced by International Business Forum and Clean Edge, and chaired by Technology Partners’ Ira Ehrenpreis, is the premier clean-tech investment and innovation event of the year. Confirmed speakers for our upcoming Summit includeJohn Hoffmeister, former …