Rewarding the Work of Democracy: The Case for TimeBanking

  Rewarding the Work of Democracy: The Case for TimeBanking by Edgar S. Cahn. Ph.D. Founder, Time Banking; Co-Founder, Antioch School Of Law, Washington, DC Ethical Markets Media Advisory Board Member  This paper is an exploration of the contribution that TimeBanking, a medium of exchange with its own unique characteristics can, and …

Welcome to Issue #8 of the Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR) INSIGHT.

Welcome to Issue #8 of the Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR) INSIGHT. In June, GISR held its first international events in London, including a briefing and Steering Committee and Technical Review Committee meetings. At the committee meetings, discussions focused on the new program plan, which creates a cohesive framework …

An Amazing New Partnership And A Time To Make A Change America

      Press Release July 8, 2014 10:30 AM EST       An Amazing New Partnership And  A Time To Make A Change America   Washington, D.C. July 8, 2014       The International Green Energy Council is excited to officially endorse North American Power as our partner for energy deregulation …

Today’s News: What’s Stalling Switzerland?

  Wednesday, July 2, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog:   What’s Stalling Switzerland?   How Tax Abuse and Human Rights are More Closely Related Than You Think     The Transfer Pricing Labyrinth   Three Reasons TTIP Needs Transparency                     …

CDP: US Utilities Now Pricing Carbon as Part of Core Business Strategy

June 30, 2014 NEW METRICS CDP: US Utilities Now Pricing Carbon as Part of Core Business Strategy In response to increasing recognition of climate risk, fresh insights into how a price on carbon pollution might benefit companies and the US economy as a whole were released Friday in a new …

Brad Katsuyama on Conflicts of Interest, Investor Loss of Confidence, and High Speed Trading in U.S. Stock Markets

Testimony Before the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs by Bradley Katsuyama, President and CEO, IEX Group, Inc.   EXCERPT   Committee Ask: Address conflicts of interest affecting brokers charged with seeking best execution of customer orders, including conflicts posed by …

Carbon Winners and Losers – There’s a New Rule in Town

:: Alternative Energy Companies A financial newsletter focusing on high quality stock picks Solar Wind Alternative Fuels Efficiency Environmental Smart Grid Carbon Winners and Losers – There’s a New Rule in Town Posted: 6/16/2014 by Harris Roen, Editor Roen Financial Report June 16, 2014     A seismic shift in …

Strong move in the UK

     Subscribe  /  Unsubscribe  /  Membership                                                       EFES NEWSLETTER – JUNE 2014 Strong move in the UK High fiscal incentives are the base of the successful policy to promote employee ownership through ESOPs (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) in the USA. In contradiction with Europe, this allowed American public …

[Climate Bonds] AAA away! EIB does a EUR350m ($480m) tap of its big 5yr climate awareness bond / World Bank does 4yr BRL465.5 + TLY335.5 (total $369m) green bonds for Japanese uridashi investors

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘AAA away! EIB does a EUR350m ($480m) tap of its big 5yr climate awareness bond / World Bank does 4yr BRL465.5 + TLY335.5 (total $369m) green bonds for Japanese uridashi investors‘ The AAA-rated European Investment Bank (EIB) has placed a 6th tap of its 5 …