Renewable news: $1B green fund

Solar and Off-grid Renewables Conference Brings Southeast Asia Stakeholders Together Natasha Allen | December 16, 2016 Stakeholders in the Southeast Asian solar energy market on Nov. 29 gathered in Bangkok to discuss the state… Read more » Giant Renewable Landfill-Gas-to-Energy Project Meets California Strict Emission Standards Patrick Barrett | December …

Solar = Cheapest Energy in 58 Countries

“Ethical Markets Green Transition Scoreboard® research confirms this analysis, referenced by our colleague Dr. Paul H. Ray. ~Hazel Henderson, Editor” Alex Lang/Flickr Solar power is now the cheapest form of energy in almost 60 countries We just hit a major turning point. DAVID NIELD, in Science Alert, 23 DEC 2016 …

Wind news: The fastest growing US job

      3 Ways Energy Department Research Will Help Eagles Coexist with Wind Energy Deployment Jocelyn Brown-Saracino | December 20, 2016 Building energy infrastructure that keeps wildlife safe is a key concern at the U.S. Department of Energy, which is… Read more »   Statoil the Winner of US …

Just 100 Advances SRI – Prelude to System Change Investing?

“Ethical Markets welcomes the JUST100 Socially Just List of Companies, and their  innovative method of surveying the US  public.  We will continue posting this List and monitor its continuing feedback from the public.  We thank our colleague Frank Dixon, MBA, author of Global System Change (2016) for this analysis.  ~Hazel …

Solar news: Technology or policy?

Accurate Solar Array Modeling Real World Capture enables quick and cost-effective acquisition of images, paired with the accurate creation of the 3D reality model. It enables downstream value in all phases of a solar project’s life-cycle, including project development, asset management, and O&M. Learn more » Bringing Energy Storage to …

Al Gore to be Principal Speaker at Ecocity World Summit 2017

View this in your browser Al Gore to be Principal Speaker at Ecocity World Summit 2017 We are delighted to announce that the Hon Al Gore (former US Vice President and current Chair of The Climate Reality Project) will be the Principal Speaker at the Ecocity World Summit 2017.  Mr. …

Year of Green Finance – Fintech

As 2016 draws to a close, it has to be worth a blog or two to reflect on some of the developments this year that are not about the US elections – what at its outset we dubbed ‘the year of green finance’. So let me start at the end, …

Putin Involved In Election Hacking: NBC News

Putin involved in election hacking: NBC News Michael McFaul, former U.S. ambassador to Russia, talks with Joy-Ann Reid about the new revelations reported by NBC News that Vladimir Putin was personally involved in the hacking of the U.S. election. Putin Involved In Election Hacking

The Road Forward

Future 500 Newsletter December 2016 Finding Common Ground Between Uncommon Allies Thoughts For 2017 from COO Erik Wohlgemuth: Many Americans were rocked by our unprecedented November election. At Future 500, we spent most of the year preparing for any scenario– we did not bet on the Republican victory, but we …

UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System

“Ethical Markets recommends close attention to these important reports.  I was honored to participate in this research  and have presented our  Green Transition Scoreboard®  research on www.brighttalk.com on: “FINTECH: Good and Bad News for Sustainable Finance, August 22, 2016 and December 14th on “Steering FINTECH toward Sustainable Development Goals and …