Democratizing Real Estate Investments

Democratizing Real Estate Investments  Newsletter 2nd Issue May 20, 2014 Editor’s Desk Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs: First-ever Crowdfunding Effort for an Existing Hotel The hotel industry in the US has been influenced by the emerging real estate crowdfunding industry. Individual investors are given opportunities to upgrade and renovate hotel rooms, and …

GTM Research and SunSpec Alliance Partner to Advance Distributed Solar Performance Analytics.

GTM Research and SunSpec Alliance Partner to Advance Distributed Solar Performance Analytics.  THE SERVICE   Through today’s partnership, oSPARC participants will be able to participate in a new gtm Research program, oSPARC Plus, to analyze project and portfolio performance, compare system characteristics, and ease access to future project capital.  Data providers …

Crowdnetic closes its seed round, Can Reg A replace the small cap IPO?, LendIt’s pre-conference cocktail are nearly sold out

NowStreet Wire – The Leading Resource for Crowdfinance   Crowdnetic Closes $1.6 Million in Seed Funding Signifying the investment community’s growing enthusiasm for crowdfinance, Crowdnetic, leading provider of market data solutions for the global crowdfinance industry and parent of NowStreet Wire, announced this week that it has closed a $1.6 …

Don’t water down climate targets, Government warned

Ethical Markets Advisory Board member Tessa Tennant is one of the directors for the UK Green Investment Bank, instrumental in guiding the environmental policy in the UK which informed the report “Progress on Carbon Budgets” from the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee.   ~ editor 08 October 2013 MPs have …

Katerva: Honors 2012 Awards Winners

Dear Katerva Community,   Already considered the pinnacle of global sustainability recognition, the Katerva Awards reached grand heights last week when the stunning Palais des Nations served as the backdrop for the Katerva Awards Ceremony.  On July 2 Katerva presented its 2012 Grand Prize and Peoples’ Choice Awards to Bioneedle …

The City and the Common Good – Series recordings now available

Our series of events, held in conjunction with CCLA, entitled ‘The City and the Common Good: What kind of City do we want?’ has come to an end.  We were delighted with the reception and feedback we received, and the level of press engagement has been very encouraging.  We’re producing a …

The City and the Common Good: Good Money – 7th May at St Paul’s Cathedral

Dear Friends, Thank you to all those who joined us for the first debate in our series, held in conjunction with CCLA, entitled ‘The City and the Common Good: What kind of City do we want?’. The event was attended by around 750 people, and the attached seminar a week …

ASrIA Briefing: The Future of Sustainable Finance – A PRI Perspective

Mark the date – 24 November, 2011 (Thursday) for a special event. We are very excited to have Dr Wolfgang Engshuber, Chairman of Principles for Responsible Investment Advisory Council (PRIAC) with us at our upcoming ASrIA Briefing event this month. ASrIA in conjunction with PRI invites you to a discussion …

The Most Prestigious Global CSR Awards 2011 To Be Held In Recognition Of Outstanding CSR Programmes

PRESS RELEASE 13 June 2011, The Pinnacle Group International, Singapore The Most Prestigious Global CSR Awards 2011 To Be Held In Recognition Of Outstanding CSR Programmes The Global CSR Awards, Asia’s most prestigious recognition awards programme for corporate social responsibility is back for the 3rd successive year. The awards will …