Interview with new Green Party governor in Baden-Württemberg (state) Germany

Thanks to Paul Ray! Here is an interview with the first rational politician I have discovered; by which I mean someone who understands that we need a new economic model, one that puts the health and functionality of both the people and the environment first, and then seeks to figure …

Alliance of business and green groups supports Government announcement on carbon targets

An alliance of the UK’s largest businesses and environmental groups welcome yesterday’s commitment to a legally binding target to reduce carbon emissions to 2027. They state that strong and clear action on climate change is essential for long-term economic growth, jobs and competitive advantage. In an open letter to the …

China tries again at green planning

with thanks to Ellen Brown ,JD of our Advisory Board!! China tries again at green planning By Eve Cary China’s environmental problems are apparent to any visitor, and the statistics are striking: the nation is home to 20 of the world’s 30 most polluted cities, 90% of its rivers and …

SJF Institute News April 2011: Green Jobs Award and Cleantech Mentorship Program Accepting Applications

SJF Institute is excited to be announcing its call for applicants for both the Green Jobs Award and the expanded SJF Cleantech Mentorship Program this Earth Week! And we’re thrilled that entrepreneurship has been receiving recognition as a key driver of economic growth and that our areas of focus – …

Global Investor Forum Showcases Rising Sustainable Businesses

A publication of the World Resources Institute Investing in a Greener Future Global Investor Forum Showcases Rising Sustainable Businesses . “We have the ability to build companies that are sustainable for the environment and are themselves sustainable,” explained Steven Heller, Chairman of CODA Automotive, at the New Ventures Global Investor …

Global Wage Report Calls for Collective Bargaining, Minimum Wages and Social Protection

Brussels, 15 December 2010 (ITUC OnLine): The ITUC has welcomed the second Global Wage Report from the International Labour Organization (ILO).  “Today’s report reinforces what unions around the world have been saying about the economic crisis and the policy responses that governments need to put in place,” said ITUC General …