Transitioning to the Solar Age

By Hazel Henderson This essay has been excerpted as a chapter in WorldShift 2020: The New Vision – Exploring the Evolving Horizons; section ‘From Vision To Reality: Contributions From The Worldshifting Community’ forthcoming from Inner Traditions Publishing (Rochester, VT). The multiple crises human societies experienced in the first decade of the …

UN SENIOR OFFICIALS HIGHLIGHT RIO+20 ACHIEVEMENTS

We at Ethical Markets, as full participants in RIO+20 agree! The wide support for growing green economies shows the way forward!”, Hazel Henderson, Editor UN SENIOR OFFICIALS HIGHLIGHT RIO+20 ACHIEVEMENTS New York, Jun 28 2012 4:05PM United Nations senior officials today highlighted the achievements made during the United Nations Conference …

Northwind achieves financial close for Belgian offshore wind project

29 June 2012 Deal News Northwind achieves financial close for Belgian offshore wind project AES sells French wind assets for ?34m DOE-backed Abound Solar to file for bankruptcy protection PREMIUM PensionDanmark to make first investment into onshore wind Vestas wins 216MW order for Belgium offshore project Carmanah wins $1.1m rooftop …

Ethical Markets at Rio+20

Ladislau Dowbor, Ethical Markets Representative to Rio+20 has started the round of side events.   Prof. Dowbor presented the Green Transition Scoreboard® to the Instituto Ethos Conference, Wednesday, June 13, 2012. Speaking of Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC and moderator of the UN Secretary General’s interactive dialogue on June …

STATEMENT ON TRANSFORMING FINANCE BASED ON ETHICS AND LIFE’S PRINCIPLES

June 27, 2012  © 2012 The STATEMENT ON TRANSFORMING FINANCE BASED ON ETHICS AND LIFE’S PRINCIPLES begins with the biological truth that the human species is interdependent with all other life forms on Planet Earth.  A joint collobration with Biomimicry 3.8, the statement shows how human societies, cultures, values and …

Peer-to-peer lending via the internet hits £250m

8 June 2012 Last updated at 19:00 ET Peer-to-peer lending via the internet hits £250m By Simon Gompertz Personal finance correspondent, BBC News Lynne Martin’s money is spread among hundreds of borrowers, thus reducing risk Continue reading the main story Savings and InvestmentDo some hedge funds mislead their investors? Will …

Beyond GDP: Experts preview ‘Inclusive Wealth’ index at Planet under Pressure conference

Public release date: 28-Mar-2012 [ Print | E-mail | Share ] [ Close Window ] Contact: Terry Collins [email protected] 416-538-8712 Earth System Science Partnership Beyond GDP: Experts preview ‘Inclusive Wealth’ index at Planet under Pressure conference Needed to surmount sustainability hurdles: New yardstick of national progress; reforms of corporate reporting; …

Enbala secures C$1.8m from Ontario for smart grid project

26 June 2012 Deal News Enbala secures C$1.8m from Ontario for smart grid project Abengoa secures $200 from IDB for Latin American projects Soladigm closes $55m in Series D financing LED business LumeJet raises £1.87m in funding Canadian Solar secures 40MW supply deal BrightSource wins bid for 500MW former Solar …