IORP II impact studies, people roundup, APG DC platform, Polish reform, Rabobank, Thornburg

      Dear Dr Hazel Henderson                 Today’s top stories             European Commission asks ECB, Joint Research Centre to conduct IORP II impact studies   EUROPE – Brussels seeks to gauge potential impact on markets, occupational pension funds. …

Club of Rome Newsflash 113

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, Newsflash No 113 presents information about Club of Rome events, initiatives and about publications by members: http://www.clubofrome.at/news/newsflash113.html Best regards Thomas Schauer CALENDAR Overview of Club of Rome Events MAY EVENTS IN DETAIL Ottawa: The Vulnerability of Rural Bedrock Aquifers to Pathogen Contamination (08.05.13) Brussels: The Blue Economy …

Towers Watson, EIOPA, PKA, IMF, John van Markwijk, Environment Agency, Credit Suisse, Townsend

        Dear Dr Hazel Henderson                 Today’s top stories             Brussels unlikely to base IORP on any of three QIS scenarios, says Towers Watson   EUROPE – Consultancy notes differing impact of scenarios, with one resulting …

Third Industrial Revolution News

We at Ethical Markets agree with Jeremy Rifkin, which is why we produce our GREEN TRANSITION SCOREBOARD® which received official recognition at RIO+20, Hazel Henderson, Editor Greetings! (Click on the image to watch video. Mr Rifkin’s lecture begins at 1:09:30) Brussels, May 29th, 2012. Jeremy Rifkin gave a keynote address …

IEA Executive Director says energy efficiency progress needed to achieve energy security and climate change goals

EU ministers want to spur low-carbon energy: draft Environment ministers meeting in Brussels on Friday are likely to urge the EU’s executive to look at practical ways to drive green investment, but to stop short of calling for intervention to prop up carbon permits that have lost much of their …