MAPPING THE TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABILITY

MAPPING THE  TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABILITY By Hazel Henderson © 2013  for CSRWire Appeared on CSRWire July 1, 2013 as “Challenging Traditional Finance: Mapping the Transition to Sustainability” http://bit.ly/finsust A whole-system global transition is underway and accelerating as human activities encounter planetary boundaries.  Globalization of our technologies of transportation and communication …

COOPERATIVES CAN BUILD SOCIO-ECONOMIC RESILIENCE DURING CRISES

COOPERATIVES CAN BUILD SOCIO-ECONOMIC RESILIENCE DURING CRISES — UNOFFICIALS New York, Jul  6 2013 11:00AM The International Day of Cooperatives provides an opportunity to spotlight how such enterprises canhelp build resilience in all socio-economic spheres in times of “globaluncertainty,” United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Saturday.“Over the course of the ongoing …

Reworking Finance to Serve People and the Environment

Reworking Finance to Serve People and the Environment   By Silvia Giannelli FLORENCE, May 21 2013 (IPS) – The wake of the global financial crisis, as many national governments in Europe cut back on services to citizens and used public money to rescue banks, taught many people a valuable lesson. “Nowadays …

Ethical Markets rolls out Ethical Biomimicry Finance™

Ethical Markets rolls out Ethical Biomimicry Finance™   In partnership with Biomimicry 3.8, Ethical Markets Media, LLC, has developed Ethical Biomimicry Finance™, an investment methodology, consulting and due diligence for identifying technologies and enterprises accelerating the green transition to the Solar Age – as we now track in our Green …

Cleantech News from CleanTechnica: Transparent Solar Cell Sticker Covers Being Developed For iPad

  Cleantech News from CleanTechnica Transparent Solar Cell Sticker Covers Being Developed For iPad Pay-As-You-Go Solar Startup Bringing Cheap, Clean Lighting To Kenya $17 Million Announced Under DOE SunShot Initiative For Solar Reliability & Grid Integration Two Wind Cooperatives Win DOE’s 2012 Wind Cooperative Of The Year Award Conergy Completes …

UN Chief Praises Potential of Cooperatives to Empower Communities and Combat Hunger

New York, Nov 20 2012  7:05PM United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today praised the role that cooperatives play as catalysts of inclusive development and their capacity to empower communities by creating jobs and generating incomes. During a ceremony to close the International Year of Cooperatives at UN Headquarters in New …

STATEMENT ON TRANSFORMING FINANCE BASED ON ETHICS AND LIFE’S PRINCIPLES

June 27, 2012  © 2012 The STATEMENT ON TRANSFORMING FINANCE BASED ON ETHICS AND LIFE’S PRINCIPLES begins with the biological truth that the human species is interdependent with all other life forms on Planet Earth.  A joint collobration with Biomimicry 3.8, the statement shows how human societies, cultures, values and …

Employee share ownership and the EU corporate governance framework

EFES NEWSLETTER – DECEMBER 2011 Employee share ownership and the EU corporate governance framework In 2011, the European Commission published a Green Paper and they organized a public consultation about the EU Corporate Governance Framework. Question 23 was about employee ownership: “Are there measures to be taken, and is so, …