SJF Ventures Publishes Impact Website; Validic Closes on Financing – SJF Ventures Bulletin

We are pleased to share SJF’s latest bulletin announcing the release of our new Impact website, which highlights our positive impacts. The bulletin also features our most recent investment in Validic; provides updates on portfolio companies; and recognizes another leading impact investor, Arjuna Capital.   Sincerely, The SJF Team SJF …

Rockefellers, Heirs to an Oil Fortune, Will Divest Charity of Fossil Fuels

Rockefellers, Heirs to an Oil Fortune, Will Divest Charity of Fossil Fuels Stephen Heintz, left, with Valerie Rockefeller Wayne and Steven Rockefeller on Tuesday. Hiroko Masuike / The New York Times ·        Share ·          ·          By JOHN SCHWARTZ September 21, 2014 John D. Rockefeller built a vast fortune on oil. …

“COOPETITION”: A RADICAL APPROACH TO SUSTAINABILITY

Future 500 Newsletter September 2014 Stakeholder Engagement Experts, Aligning Power with Purpose “Coopetition”: A radical approach to sustainability  As the world faces daunting social and environmental challenges, brands must not only be ready to react, but anticipate what’s on the horizon. The Transition500 Alliance, of which Future 500 is a founding member, …

Hydrogen Power! Rinaldo Brutoco… Social Engineer for the Future

Hydrogen Power! Rinaldo Brutoco… Social Engineer for the Future In an open interview last night, Rinaldo Brutoco displayed his range and depth of knowledge and currency with the key issues of today. His credibility lies in the fact that he has been a successful inventor, the backer and long term …

Suitpossum: Post-crisis Adventures in Financial Subversion

Suitpossum: Post-crisis Adventures in Financial Subversion LSFA: Building a financial hackerspace in 3 phases Posted: 30 Mar 2014 03:41 PM PDT     Over the last 5 years I’ve been working on ways to break down the oppressive wall of mystique that shrouds global finance, and to experiment with methods …

6 Cool Tools for Driving Behaviour Change and Innovation

                              THE NEXT ECONOMY ASU Partners With Dutch City to Develop First ‘Circular Economy’ Regional Plan     Arizona State University (ASU) and the Dutch Municipality of Haarlemmermeer, along with private partners in the Haarlemmermeer region, …

March 12th: Tamera Co-Founder Dieter Duhm at Whole Earth Summit

  March 12th, 6:30 PM EST, Tamera co-founder Dr. Dieter Duhm will be meeting up with the pioneering Austrian “Rebel Farmer” Sepp Holzer to talk about “Healing Water, Healing Love, Healing the Earth.” We’d like to welcome you to join us. This is part of the free online Whole Earth Summit. They are gathering with 42 …

China’s Plan to Clean Up Air in Cities Will Doom the Climate, Scientists Say

Exclusively on InsideClimate News, This Year’s Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting   Harper Govt Makes Moves to Silence Canada’s Leading Environmental Groups In both the United States and Canada, pipelines and President Obama has encouraged tar sands policies. Read more.   China’s Plan to Clean Up Air …

TBLI Conference

“Connecting the Dots” At TBLI conference USA 2014, attendees are invited to choose from 16 sessions, divided into three ‘Tracks’: ESG, Impact Investing and Sector-specific Analysis. Those seeking an introduction to global developments and state-of-the-art in the sector, will find a set of workshops on “Trends”. The program opens with plenary sessions on “Trends …

Future 500 Newsletter: COME CELEBRATE FUTURE 500’S NEW DIGS

Join us on November 6th for our Open House in San Francisco   Future 500 Newsletter October 2013 The bridge between corporations and NGOs COME CELEBRATE FUTURE 500’S NEW DIGS   Join us on November 6th at our new San Francisco office. Cocktail with our team and board, relax with a glass of wine and …