Regular half-hour financial lifestyle magazine redefining success through a positive look at what is possible and happening. Real examples of people, companies and organizations illustrate the “triple bottom line,” respecting people and the environment while earning a profit.
THE CLIMATE PROSPERITY ALLIANCE is a global network of financiers, businesses, trade unions, NGOs and economic development agencies now changing the debate on climate. Instead of wrangling about carbon emission caps and targets, the Climate Prosperity Alliance is turning the economic debate about "costs to the fossil fuel sectors" to the [...]
How the Quest for Mineral Wealth Is Plundering the Planet In this Report to the Club of Rome,to be released on 12 June, Ugo Bardi delivers a sweeping history of the mining industry, and illustrates how the gigantic mining machine is now starting to show signs of difficulties. Having thoroughly plundered planet Earth we are entering a new world, [...]
Focus on US Employment -- July 2014 Update By Hazel Henderson Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by a healthy 288.000 in June, good news after the 2.8% drop in GDP-growth for Q1. The 224,000 jobs added in May followed April’s 304,000. Upward revisions: to 203,000 from the 192,000 reported for March; 222,000 up from 197,000 in February [...]
By Ellie Winninghoff SRI pioneer Amy Domini last week celebrated the launch of Nia Global Solutions (Nia), a new type of portfolio that takes impact investing into public stock markets. Co-founded with Oakland-based Kristin Hull, a seasoned entrepreneurial philanthropist and impact investor, Nia consists of narrowly focused firms whose sole [...]
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) : Together we’ve got the power: Why SE4ALL needs civil society?
SE4ALL Bulletin · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · Published by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) in collaboration with the Sustainable Energy for All [...]
I am pleased to confirm our flagship Responsible Business Summit is back and will be taking place in London on May 19-20. As someone that’s attended one of previous summits I wanted to give you an update on what you can expect at RBS’14... • Leading insight from CEOs: Board members give a different perspective to csr execs – they [...]
WRI Digest 4 Issues to Watch as COP 19 Wraps Up. The world beyond the unfccc cop 19 negotiations looms large - both with challenges and with promise. It's an important reminder of the stakes inside the negotiating venue. Photo: Official [...]
China and the Soybean Challenge Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/books/fpep/fpepch9 Earth Policy Release Full Planet, empty plates November 6, 2013 Some 3,000 years ago, farmers in eastern china domesticated the soybean. In 1765, the first soybeans arrived in North America, but they did [...]
By Ellen Brown Reports are that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is engaged in a massive, covert military buildup. An article in the Associated Press in February confirmed an open purchase order by DHS for 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition. According to an op-ed in Forbes, that’s enough to sustain an Iraq-sized war for over 20 [...]
Emily E. Adams www.earth-policy.org/data_highlights/2013/highlights41 Earth Policy Release Data Highlight October 2, 2013 Carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels in the United States peaked at more than 1.6 billion tons of carbon in 2007. Since then they have fallen 11 percent, dropping to over 1.4 billion tons in 2013, [...]