Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability and Business Risks

        HIGHLIGHTS   Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability and Business Risks  Dozens of countries are deciding whether or not to develop their shale gas and tight oil resources, as shale gas could boost recoverable natural gas resources by 47 percent, cut greenhouse gas emissions compared to …

2011 Figures: Oikocredit Shows Its Strength In Diversity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2011 FIGURES: OIKOCREDIT SHOWS ITS STRENGTH IN DIVERSITY Amersfoort, 13 March 2012 – Oikocredit has concluded another year of solid return for its investors and partners, demonstrating its strength in a diverse portfolio. 2011 proved a positive year for Oikocredit – one of the world?s largest private …

A World Bank For A New World

A World Bank For A New World By Jeffrey Sachs* The world is at a crossroads. Either the global community will join together to fight poverty, resource depletion and climate change, or it will face a generation of resource wars, political instability and environmental ruin. The World Bank, if properly …

Workers mobilise to demand decent jobs – Action in 60 countries – ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine Workers mobilise to demand decent jobs – Action in 60 countries Brussels, 7 October (ITUC OnLine): With unprecedented public demand for decent jobs, and pressure mounting on banks and the finance industry, the 2011 World Day for Decent Work today features over 400 actions …