Taiwan’s ASE issues Asia’s first corporate green bond – $300m, BBB, 6yrs – and it’s SIX times oversubscribed!! Asian green bonds may be about to blast off.

I’m in Cambodia, visiting the amazing Ankgor Wat, ancient religious centre of a city that apparently had a population of half a million people(link is external) in 1200 AD.  The temple’s bas-reliefs(link is external) are full of triumphal armies, marching through exquisite carvings of trees and forests. They liked their green. We haven’t yet …

Global Marshall Plan Initiative and 140 Other EU- and US Organisations Sign a Letter of Protest Against TTIP

Global Marshall Plan Initiative www.globalmarshallplan.org Newsletter 1/2014 Global Marshall Plan Initiative and 140 Other EU- and US Organisations Sign a Letter of Protest Against TTIP Record-breaking Number of Visits to the Global Marshall Plan Website Be Aware of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Press Review A Global Marshall Plan …

Focus on the Global South Newsletter: World Trade Organization’s free trade jeopardized people’s rights

In this edition of Focus on the Global South Newsletter, we revisit the Asian Development Bank’s role in the ‘privatization’ of Asia and how the World Trade Organization’s free trade and investment policies have jeopardized people’s rights and the environment.  Through its growth strategy, ADB continues to promote privatization and create …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News :Catastrophic loss of Cambodia’s tropical flooded grasslands

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Catastrophic loss of Cambodia’s tropical flooded grasslands When it rains these days, does it pour? Has the weather become stormier as the climate warms? Ocean plankton sponge up nearly twice the carbon currently assumed Highly effective communities of bacteria in the world’s deepest oceanic trench Catastrophic …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: No Species Is Safe From Illicit Wildlife Trade

  Tuesday, March 12, 2013 HSBC, Panama: “Exit, Stage Right” Video: Raymond Baker at the Wilson Center on Illicit Financial Flows from Russia Senator Carl Levin to Retire After 2014 Denmark Increases Corporate Transparency One Thing We Learned From The Senate’s Too Big To Jail Hearing Yesterday Congress Must End …