The Stone that Brings Down Goliath? Richmond and Eminent Domain

In a nearly $13 billion settlement with the US Justice Department in November 2013,JPMorganChase admitted that it, along with every other large US bank, had engaged in mortgage fraud as a routine business practice, sowing the seeds of the mortgage meltdown. JPMorgan and other megabanks have now been caught in over …

Policy will be crucial in making sustainability reporting standard practice, says global sustainability organization

Global Reporting Initiative Press Release For immediate release Monday 5 November 2012 Today, Monday 5 November 2012, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) ? which produces Guidelines that companies can use to report their sustainability performance – issues its Annual Report 2011/12. The report draws attention to significant developments in encouraging …

Joint Global Reporting Initiative, WBCSD, CEBDS press release

Joint Global Reporting Initiative, WBCSD, CEBDS press release For immediate release Friday 15 June 2012 Rio+20 should adopt an approach to making sustainability reporting standard practice say leading business organizations Ban Ki Moon asked to lead establishment of global policy framework for sustainability reporting Rio de Janeiro 15 June 2012 …

Why the AGs Must Not Settle: Robo-signing Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Why the AGs Must Not Settle: Robo-signing Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg Posted on February 4, 2012 by Ellen Brown A foreclosure settlement between five major banks guilty of “robo-signing” and the attorneys general of the 50 states is pending for Monday, February 6th; but it is still …