Social Venture Network (SVN) 2014 Fall Confererence

Social Venture Network (SVN) Fall Conference October 23-26; Greenwich, CT Social Venture Network (SVN) is a peer-to-peer network of more than 600 innovative and influential CEOs, investors, social entrepreneurs and thought leaders who are leveraging business to solve social and environmental problems. SVN’s 2014 Fall Conference will be in Greenwich, CT on October 23-26. Join us there to explore …

Sustainable Development: Implementing Rio+20: ECOSOC’s New Role and Its Old Culture

  A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 28 October 2013 Featured Guest Article Implementing Rio+20: ECOSOC’s New Role and Its Old Culture by Harris Gleckman, Center for Governance and Sustainability, University of Massachusetts Almost_since the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) was created, there have been ECOSOC reform efforts. Most of these efforts …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: What evolved first, a dexterous hand or an agile foot?

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   What evolved first, a dexterous hand or an agile foot? Posted: 06 Oct 2013 05:41 PM PDT Resolving a long-standing mystery in human evolution, new research indicates that early hominids developed finger dexterity and tool use ability before the development of bipedal locomotion. Salt-tolerant bacteria …

ILSR’s Energy Self-Reliant States: New Report! City Power Play: 8 Practical Local Energy Policies to Boost the Economy

It’s out! Check out our latest report featuring 8 Practical Local Energy Policies to Boost the Economy, with examples illustrating the policies in action and links right to the ordinances that made them work.  Also, I just posted a panel presentation I gave to the Society of Environmental Journalists last Friday, …

NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines: CALIFORNIA NEW ENERGY GOES FROM VENTURE CAPITAL TO BIG CAPITAL

NewEnergyNews      Daily Headlines                                               http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/   TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, October 7: * TODAY’S STUDY: CALIFORNIA NEW ENERGY GOES FROM  VENTURE CAPITAL TO BIG CAPITAL * QUICK NEWS, October 7: SOLAR AND THE …

Green Buzz: Could smart meters stem $14 billion in annual water losses?

  Money Matters Could smart meters stem $14 billion in annual water losses? By Heather Clancy Upgrading aging water infrastructure is costly, but advanced technology can help utilities detect leaks or unbilled water usage faster. …Read More How can solar companies get new customers? Cold, hard cash By James Mandel …

ACEEE – Power-Hungry Devices Use $70 Billion of Energy Annually

NEWS RELEASE    For Immediate Release Media Contact: Patrick Kiker  [email protected]  202.507.4043     Power-Hungry Devices Use $70 Billion of Energy Annually   Washington, D.C. (June 26, 2013): A new analysis of devices and equipment commonly found in U.S. homes and businesses concludes that these products, with more than 2 …

E – The Environmental Magazine – Joining Hands for Beaches

May 19, 2013 WHAT WE’RE FOLLOWING Joining Hands for Beaches This past Saturday, Hands Across the Sand participants joined hands at beaches across the world to protest offshore drilling, deepwater drilling and offshore seismic testing. Hands Across the Sand’s mission is to ensure “the protection of our coastal economies, oceans,… Continue Reading …

Gender Lens Investing Convergence 2013

  Gender Lens Investing Convergence 2013 October 2-4, 2013  |  Simsbury, CT Greetings, Over the years we have invited you into many wonderful events, but our favorite, our signature, is our Convergence. We love these series of days, twice a year, for they are an expression of how we understand how …

Gender Lens Investing Convergence 2013

Gender Lens Investing Convergence 2013 October 2-4, 2013  |  Simsbury, CT Greetings, Over the years we have invited you into many wonderful events, but our favorite, our signature, is our Convergence. We love these series of days, twice a year, for they are an expression of how we understand how deep …