2011 Buckminster Fuller Challenge Semi-Finalists Announced

Ethical Markets founder Hazel Henderson was a judge for the first Buckminster Fuller Award.  Congratulations to the Semi-Finalists! The 2011 Semi-Finalists have undergone a rigorous review for adherence to the entry criteria including an interview with the individual or team behind the strategy. They were advanced from a pool of …

Ontario leads on sustainable investment of pension funds

An article from CNW TORONTO, March 29 /CNW/ – In the wake of the global financial crisis, Ontario has taken a bold step to lead the way on sustainable investment of pension funds. In a first for North America, the province will require pension plans to report to regulators on …

Deal round-up: Development banks step-up support for Asia cleantech

DEAL NEWS Deal round-up: Development banks step-up support for Asia cleantech EBRD finances Kazakhstan district heating BlueWave Capital leads North Adams municipal solar concessions AES Wind Generation closes £38.6m financing for Scottish wind farm Dong Energy to sell 50 per cent of wind farm for $1.13bn Clean Energy Fuels biomethane …

Consumptionomics by Chandran Nair, J. Wiley & Sons 2011

Review by Hazel Henderson © 2011 From the Washington Consensus to the Beijing Consensus! Reading Chandran Nair’s book was like a breath of fresh air! Nair tackles all the stultifying dogmas of market fundamentalism and shows how the West’s peddling of its Washington Consensus policies over the developing world has …

Significant Development on the Smart FTT

Guest Blog by Angus Cunningham, Principal, Authentix Coaches, www.authentixcoaches.com, March 2011 The New York Times carried an article yesterday by Gretchen Morgenson, who often writes on issues of financial reform, in which the US Treasury appears, so far, to be supporting the case of big banks for unrestricted freedom in …

Today’s Study: This Narrow Chance; Senate Calls For Public Contributions To Clean Energy Standard

NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines click here for main page: http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/ Today At Newenergynews, 3-28: * Today’s Study: This Narrow Chance; Senate Calls For Public Contributions To Clean Energy Standard * Quick News, 3-28: Japan Digs In; Arizona Wants New Energy; Texas Needs Efficiency; Montanans Want All Of The Above Sunday World, …