Global Crowdfunding Update: Updates from the World Bank and Africa

Crowdfunding Global Update June 3, 2013 Crowdfunding was the featured topic in this month’s Entrepreneur Magazine, which looks at innovation in funding start-ups. The article explored the ways in which governments, development organizations and investors in many countries are working to create entrepreneurial ecosystems and innovation.  Crowdfunding is a solution that …

FAULTY OR INCOMPLETE ANALYSIS SKEWS NUMBERS AND CONCLUSIONS

FAULTY OR INCOMPLETE ANALYSIS SKEWS NUMBERS AND CONCLUSIONS   By Scott Sklar, for REW   Analyst Matthew Strep’s analysis of an NREL Renewables study appeared here and in The Washington Post on April 5th . His commentary on the potential for renewable energy to meet climate change reductions was limited to …

We’ve got RI, ESG and CSR: now it’s time for Strategically Aware Investing!

Everyone seems to be clamouring for more “mainstreaming” but, says Matthew Kiernan, the terminology is holding us back. The enormous confusion and conflation among acronyms (ESG, RI, SRI, CSR, SI) has resulted in their stigmatization by mainstream asset owners, advisors and managers. Words matter, and if sustainability concerns could be shorn of their historical, …

Resurgence and the Ecologist: A stronger voice for change

Resurgence and the Ecologist: A stronger voice for change Dear Registered User, We are taking this opportunity to contact you to let you know that the Ecologist is merging with Resurgence magazine. This is an exciting development as the Ecologist is returning to its roots in print, in collaboration with …