Financial Transparency Coalition and the Latin American Network on Debt, Development, and Rights

Please join the Financial Transparency Coalition and the Latin American Network on Debt, Development, and Rights for Hidden Money, Hidden Resources: Financing Development with Transparency October 14-15 | Melia Hotel | Av. Salaverry, 2599, 00000, Lima Peru You are invited to the 2014 annual conference of the Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC), …

Waters Calls on Hensarling to Protect Investors, Fund SEC Exams

For Immediate Release                                                                                                                                              July 11, 2014                                                                                                                                                                     Follow us on Twitter: @FSCDems                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Waters Calls on Hensarling to Protect Investors, Fund SEC Exams WASHINGTON, D.C. – Citing the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) “abysmal” number of annual investment advisor examinations, the top …

CircleUp Launches ‘Circles,’ Diversified Funds for Consumer Goods Companies

Wednesday, May 7 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS CircleUp Launches Diversified Funds for Consumer Product Companies — CircleUp, an equity crowdfunding platform for consumer goods companies, announced last week the launch of diversified investment funds, which it calls ‘Circles.’ Circles come in two varieties: investor led and …

It’s Back! The FTC Newsletter: January-March 2014

Berlin Brussels Lima London Nairobi New Delhi Washington Dear friends,   After a year-long hiatus, the Financial Transparency Coalition’s (formerly the Task Force on Financial Integrity and Economic Development) newsletter is back! In our newsletter you will find updates on our organization, policy work, press, resources, and upcoming events.   …

Final Invitation to the Launch of Hazel Henderson’s ‘Mapping the Global Transition to the Solar Age: From “Econonism” to Earth Systems Science’

The launch of Mapping the Global Transition to the Solar Age From “Economism” to Earth Systems Science with Hazel Henderson, author Leo Johnson Dr. Armen Papazian Rachel Armstrong and Tony Manwaring Richard Spencer 4.00pm Tuesday 11 February 2014 ICAEW Chartered Accountants’ Hall, Moorgate Place London, EC2R 6EA Registration: From 3:30pm …

Climate regulations could cost fossil-fuel firms trillions. Should they be worried? By Brad Plumer, Published: October 25 at 1:17 pmE-mail the writer If the world ever got serious about addressing climate change, fossil-fuel companies could stand to lose billions of dollars — maybe trillions. These firms all have large reserves …

The Crowd Cafe: Paul Spinrad kickstarted a fantastic discussion on real estate crowdfunding

Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] TheCrowdCafe Weekly – July 28, 2013 Jul 28, 2013 12:36 pm | Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|   Happy Sunday, All! Bill Carleton and Joseph Wallin—security attorneys, thought leaders, and fierce advocates for workable crowdinvesting regulations—are calling on all supporters to help Save Regulation D. …

greentechmedia: Bloom Energy Begins Fuel Cell Production in Delaware

  Mon July 15, 2013 LATEST NEWS: Bloom Energy Begins Fuel Cell Production in Delaware  Eric Wesoff – July 14, 2013 Solid oxide fuel cells rolling off a highly subsidized production line. Schneider Electric Eyes Invensys in Another Big Smart Grid Acquisition  Jeff St. John – July 12, 2013 A …

WWEA: Europe could become world’s first 100% Renewable Energy continent

Press release – for immediate release “Europe could become world’s first 100% Renewable Energy continent” New Global Alliance launched for first time in Europe Munich, 19th June 2013 – The Global Alliance for 100% Renewable Energy today criticises many legislators in Europe for still lacking full commitment to the transformation to renewable …

Energy Self-Reliant States Weekly: A Local Solar Energy Standard for Minnesota

Here’s a short presentation about a Minnesota 10% solar energy standard coming up soon for discussion in the state legislature, with a financing mechanism that looks a lot like a CLEAN Program.  Greentechmedia also has an article about the proposed legislation (I was the primary source). Sincerely, John A Local Solar Energy Standard for …