Happy Holidays from Toniic & *NEW* Crowdfunding for Impact Report!

Toniic’s “Crowdfunding for Impact in europe & the USA” report released today! Dear Colleagues, Thank you for your interest and support of our action-orientedinternational network of impact investors throughout 2013! It’s been an incredible year of growth for Toniic and the Toniic Institute. We have welcomed new members in Mexico, Africa …

Amgen announces withdrawal from ALEC

Dear Colleagues: As you know, in the aftermath of the 2010 U.S Supreme Court Citizens United decision, concerned investors and advocates have participated in hundreds of discussions with companies about best disclosure practices for political spending and lobbying. In these engagements we have highlighted our belief that a company’s public …

IISD-GSI: new report and discussion at Rio+20 on biofuel subsidies

Dear colleagues, This is an announcement for all those participating in discussions on biofuel subsidies around the G-20 Summit in Los Cabos and Rio+20. The International Institute for Sustainable Development’s (IISD) Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) has just published a report entitled ‘State of Play on Biofuel Subsidies: Are policies ready …

India Women, Food and Climate Change Training

A NOTE FROM WEA’S CO-DIRECTORS Dear Colleagues, Allies and Friends, It’s official. WEA is 5. As you know, we’ll be celebrating at our Anniversary Gala “Unlocking the Future” next Wednesday, May 18th. We will hear inspirational words from Paul Hawken, Kavita Ramdas and 2010 Women and Water Participant Catherine Makane …

Rio+20: Making it Happen

Dear Colleagues, Please find attached Volume 2, Issue 6 of our biweekly newsletter Rio+20: Making it Happen, dedicated to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, which is now available online and will also be sent to subscribers. This is a special issue focusing on one of the two themes of …