Archive for April, 2011
A newsletter from The Globalist Gordon Brown Vs. Larry Summers: Battle of Global Economic Titans To what degree have these economic heavyweights changed their ways since leaving office — and which one would make a credible candidate to lead the IMF? The Richter Scale explores. Tim Geithner: Eternal Optimist, or Soothsayer? Why does [...]
SJF Institute News April 2011: Green Jobs Award and Cleantech Mentorship Program Accepting Applications
SJF Institute is excited to be announcing its call for applicants for both the Green Jobs Award and the expanded SJF Cleantech Mentorship Program this Earth Week! And we're thrilled that entrepreneurship has been receiving recognition as a key driver of economic growth and that our areas of focus - cleantech and impact entrepreneurship and [...]
Latest News - 21 April 2011 Abidjan Convention Parties Agree to Take Action on Oil Spills and Marine Protected Areas 20_April_2011: Delegates at the ninth meeting of Contracting Parties (COP 9) to the Convention for Co-operation in the Protection and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the West and Central African Region [...]
An article from Climate Bonds Posted on 21. Apr, 2011 by Sean Kidney in blog Climate Bonds Initiative Chair Sean Kidney announced in London today that the Carbon Disclosure Project is joining the Climate Bond Standards Board, supervising a program to provide investors and governments with an easy way to assess the integrity of environmental [...]
A publication from Investment & Pension Europe London mayor accused of dumping pensions liabilities on protection fund Assembly that oversees Boris Johnson demands investigation into potential breaches in pensions regulations. 21/04/11 Major Dutch pension schemes continue to boost coverage ratios Pension funds take on RWE over [...]
Blacks and Latinos Urge President Obama to Question Facebook and Silicon Valley on its Hiring Practices: Why Are There So Few Who Look Like the President?
April 20, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Black Economic Council Latino Business Chamber of Greater LA National Asian American Coalition Blacks and Latinos Urge President Obama to Question Facebook and Silicon Valley on its Hiring Practices: Why Are There So Few Who Look Like the President? The Black Economic Council and the Latino Business [...]
Great that Yves Smith and her NAKED CAPTALISM blog have discovered EROI (Energy Return on Investment)!
An article from the Washington’s Blog Guest Post: It’s Not Just Alternative Energy Versus Fossil Fuels or Nuclear – Energy Has to Become DECENTRALIZED Posted: 20 Apr 2011 11:11 PM PDT Proponents for oil, gas, nuclear and coal claim that we must expand these risky and oftentimes deadly types of energy production, or we will shiver in [...]
In this Issue Human Rights in the QDDR: Tracking Committments Stephen Young and Nickolas Roth: Prague, Two Years Later The Continuing Resolution: A roundup of impacts across issue areas Citizens for Global Solution Outlines Next Steps for Libya Who do you want to hear from at our next community meeting? Community Jobs and [...]
An article from Sustainable Financial Markets Posted: 20 Apr 2011 10:41 AM PDT Catherine Howarth and Christine Berry write: There’s a fundamental inconsistency at the heart of the UK corporate governance framework. Company directors’ duties under the Companies Act are based on the concept of ‘enlightened shareholder value’: the UK [...]
21 April 2011 DEAL NEWS EBRD increases support of Macedonia hydro Avidan commissions largest US rooftop solar system from SolarWorld Raytheon takes power from biogas project NEC partners with Enel for smart grid projects Click here to read the newsletter