UN LAUNCHES DECADE-LONG INITIATIVE TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FOR ALL

UN launches DECADE-LONG initiative TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE energy FOR ALL New York, Apr  9 2014  6:00PM The United Nations launched today the Decade of Sustainable Energy for All (2014-2024), an initiative aimed at promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency worldwide, with a forum to take place annually, starting this coming …

[Climate Bonds] Just in case you were wondering … $3.93bn of “labelled” green bonds issued so far in 2014. More coming – up to $1bn expected next week

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘Just in case you were wondering … $3.93bn of “labelled” green bonds issued so far in 2014. More coming – up to $1bn expected next week‘ Lots of activity. For a discussion of what we mean by “labelled”, see our review of 2013. Issuer …

Earth Policy Institute: U.S. Nuclear Power in Decline

  U.S. Nuclear Power in Decline  J. Matthew Roney http://www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2013/update116 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update September 10, 2013 Nuclear power generation in the United States is falling. After increasing rapidly since the 1970s, electricity generation at U.S. nuclear plants began to grow more slowly in the early 2000s. It …

Community-wealth.org Newsletter: Raising Student Voices: Student Action for University Community Investment

The latest news on community wealth building initiatives!   Dear Colleague, Welcome to our June www.Community-Wealth.org e-newsletter. We are pleased to announce the release of a new report, Raising Student Voices: Student Action for University Community Investment, a joint publication with the Responsible Endowments Coalition. Nationally, institutions of higher education control more than …

GMI RATINGS: Snoozing Boards Can Stunt Your Stocks

June 6, 2013 Snoozing Boards Can Stunt Your Stocks  (MotleyFool, 6/5/13) “Entrenched boards can lead to company-stunting problems. CEOs are overcompensated, risk is poorly addressed or managed, new consumer trends are missed, stagnant bureaucracies petrify, and terrible disasters like the financial crisis happen. The beauty of a system with checks and …

NGOs criticise poor performance new leadership Deutsche Bank

NGOs criticise poor performance new leadership Deutsche Bank  Urgewald – Facing Finance – OXFAM -Dachverband der Kritischen Aktionärinnen und Aktionäre  Berlin, May 22, 2013 A day before Deutsche Bank’s annual shareholders meeting, German NGOs criticise the new leadership of the bank, Anshu Jain and Jürgen Fitschen, on their poor sustainability …

NewNet Clean Energy Investor Newsletter: Update: RWE to sell more German biomass plants in sector pullback

Essential industry insights: cleantech, renewables, sustainability   NewNet Daily Newsletter 26 February 2013 Want to know about the latest deals in the cleantech and renewable energy sector? Get aNewNet premium subscription Deal News Update: RWE to sell more German biomass plants in sector pullback PREMIUM Solar-powered 3G specialist Altobridge gets extra Intel …

NEW REPORT: WHAT ARE RURAL AND CO-OP UTILITIES SAYING ABOUT THEIR SMART GRID ROADMAPS?

NEW REPORT: WHAT ARE RURAL AND CO-OP UTILITIES SAYING ABOUT THEIR SMART GRID ROADMAPS? GTM Research, in collaboration with the Rural Smart Grid Summit (RSGS), publishes this reportsurveying key decision-makers from a diverse group of rural utilities across North America. The findings presented in the report are based on a 41-question survey covering everything from AMI …