Welcome to the first issue of Co-op Weekly!

January 04, 2017 Welcome to the first issue of Co-op Weekly! Welcome to the first issue of Co-op Weekly—news, events and features published by the National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International and delivered to your inbox every Tuesday. You’re receiving this email because you previously subscribed to CBJ Online. In …

The Italian Banking Crisis: By Ellen Brown

The Italian Banking Crisis: No Free Lunch – Or Is There? It has been called “a bigger risk than Brexit”– the Italian banking crisis that could take down the eurozone. Handwringing officials say “there is no free lunch” and “no magic bullet.” But UK Prof. Richard Werner says the magic …

Public Banking Institute News – Dec. 7, 2016

    “Fake News” List Touted by CBS Was Faked? It is not hard to imagine that much of the tender concern expressed by the mainstream media is commercial: independent news and analysis sites threaten their legitimacy by exposing how dependent they are on stories planted by government or business …

IIRC Newsletter – Highlights from 2016

IIRC Newsletter – Highlights from 2016 2016: Breakthrough Year Richard Howitt, CEO, IIRC reviews a year which has seen a number of breakthroughs for Integrated Reporting and looks forward to 2017. 2016 has been an important year for Integrated Reporting and the IIRC as an organization. It was my great …

Beyond GDP Newsletter December 2016

In this issue – December 2016 ·Interview  ·            Quote ·In the spotlight    ·In brief ·Agenda Beyond GDP Measuring progress, wealth and wellbeing Ole Lund Hansen and Eric J. Hespenheide discuss environmental and societal impacts of business practices Ole Lund Hansen is Chief of Business of Tomorrow at the United Nations Global Compact. This initiative promotes …

IOSCO stresses importance of implementation and disclosure related to new accounting standards

IOSCO/MR/29/2016 Madrid, 15 December 2016 IOSCO stresses importance of implementation and disclosure related to new accounting standards The Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions published today a Statement on Implementation of New Accounting Standards related to revenue, financial instruments, and leases. The three new International Financial Reporting (IFRS) …

2016 Report – Assets Pledged to Divestment Total Trillions

NEW YORK/LONDON, December 12, 2016 — The scope of global fossil fuel divestment has doubled over the past 15 months, with institutions and individuals controlling $5.197 trillion in assets pledging to divest. The announcement comes on the first anniversary of the Paris Agreement on climate change. “One year after the …