GreentechGrid: Talking to Machines: 3 Ways to Unlock the Potential of M2M

  April 21, 2013 EDITOR’S NOTE: Silver Spring Networks (SSNI), the Silicon Valley smart grid networking startup that went public last month on the strength of its U.S. smart meter deployments, has now staked a claim in the U.K.’s $7.5 billion plan to install smart meters in every home. That’s according to Businessweek, which …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: When capital flies, but corruption stays behind

  Friday March 29, 2013 No More Shifty Business: Campaigners Call for New Tax Rules Farming for Rats: Perverse Incentives and Illicit Financial Flows Illicit Wealth and Enormous Tax Dodging Fuel Inequality Task Force Recommendations to the BRICS Summit 2013 Taxcast Episode #15: March 2013 HSBC by the Numbers Clips …

Bloomberg Businessweek: ‘It’s Global Warming, Stupid’

By Joe Romm on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:33 am The cover of the year goes to Bloomberg Businessweek, “It’s Global Warming, Stupid.” Bill Clinton famously campaigned on the slogan, “It’s the economy, stupid.” Upwards of $50 billion damages from the Frankenstorm Sandy — which was made far more destructive …

Icelandic Anger Brings Debt Forgiveness in Best Recovery Story

Hat tip to our colleague Paul H. Ray! The population of Iceland did not bail out their rapacious banks and financial pirates and lo and behold, Iceland is back on track — in contrast to Greece whose leaders have capitulated. There is a lesson in here, both for the Greeks …

U.S. Rebel’s Split Riles $6 Billion World of Ethical Commerce

U.S. Rebel’s Split Riles $6 Billion World of Ethical Commerce 2011-11-03 05:00:01.0 GMT By Simon Clark Nov. 3 (Bloomberg) — Fairtrade International brings together retailers and other marketers in wealthy countries with small-scale producers of foods in the developing world. The organization’s goal is to ensure the ethical treatment of …

The Change We Seek: Nine Certified B Corporations Named America’s Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs 2011 by Bloomberg BusinessWeek

Nine Certified B Corporations have been named by Bloomberg’s BusinessWeek as ‘America’s Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs’ of 2011. Azavea, Change.org, Dimagi, Emory Knoll Farms, Freelancers Insurance Company, Greyston Bakery, Nest Collective, Re:Vision Architecture and World Centric are all recognized this year as leaders in this growing sector of mission-driven businesses. …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Ann Logue

A publication from Emerging Markets ESG Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Ann Logue, CFA, Author of “Emerging Markets for Dummies” and “SRI for Dummies,” Chicago, USA – March 25, 2011 By Geoffrey on March 25, 2011 Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five …