Better Diamond Initiative

BDI Newsletter – October 2016 BDI NEWSLETTER – OCTOBER 2016 We bring you the round-up of latest news, events, trends and developments in the diamond and jewelry industry  Lab-grown Diamonds  1. US jewelers are singing Lab-grown diamondsApart from recent entry of Ada Diamonds and AIDIA Fine Jewelers in the Lab-grown diamond …

News from the World Future Society Headquarters

“Ethical Markets congratulates the World Future Society (WFS) and the leadership initiatives of its dynamic chair Julie Friedman Steele. Our founder, futurist Hazel Henderson has been a member of WFS since the 1970s !  ~Editor” If you saw my keynote from WorldFuture2016, I said that donors and members like yourself are …

NEWS: IFF Newsletter, November 2016

Introduction Welcome to our Autumn 2016 newsletter highlighting activities during our 15th anniversary year. This has been an important year of transition for IFF, culminating in the launch of our new platform for transformative innovation.  Read more below about: Transformative Innovation New Mission:  New Trustees IFF Prompts App IFF 15th …

Solar weekend: Asia super grid

PV Training Can Fill Knowledge Gap for Code Officials and Other Professionals Laure-Jeanne Davignon October 20, 2016 |   Since April, IREC and partners have been busy with a project focused on bringing high quality training to code officials and the fire service. Full Article      Sustainable Amsterdam: A …

Finance Friday from Honeybee Capital for 10/21/2016

1000x. Turns out Kigali might be more memorable than Paris. Last week the “Kigali accord” was reached, which will largely eliminate use of HFC’s, chemical coolants used in refrigeration and air conditioning. Two elements stand out:  first, the agreement is legally binding, unlike the Paris accords.  Second, the impact is stunning: the …

News Release: Huge Step Taken to Combat Climate Change

Huge Step Taken to Combat Climate Change Nations Agree to Ban HFC Refrigerant, a Major Greenhouse Gas For more information, contact: Amaury Laporte at (202) 662-1884 or [email protected]   Friday, October 14—The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) salutes the decision of the 197 members of the Montreal Protocol to …

EcoWatch’s Most Read News of the Week

MOST READ NEWS OF THE WEEK Sunday, October 16, 2016 World’s Largest Solar Project Would Generate Electricity 24 Hours a Day, Power 1 Million U.S. Homes The race to build the world’s largest solar power plant is … READ MORE Poland’s New Solar-Powered Bike Path Glows Bright Blue at Night Poland—home to some of …

Rapping for change and banking on progress

SOCIETY | ECONOMICS | SCIENCE | ENVIRONMENT | LIFESTYLE | PERSPECTIVE Celebrating a year as a magazine Positive News joined readers, co-owners and partners at the BFI in London on 13 October to launch issue 87 and to celebrate the first year in our new magazine format The people v Monsanto Starting …

Autumn update from the WFC!

Dear friends, With autumn in full swing, we are delighted to provide you with more encouraging updates on the path to a sustainable future. Check out our recent activities in this month’s newsletter – and don’t forget to browse our brand new annual report! With best wishes from London and …