MIT issues green property bonds to refinance green buildings, $370m, 24 yr, 3.959% coupon, Aaae. We like!

  MIT issues green property bonds to refinance green buildings, $370m, 24 yr, 3.959% coupon, Aaae. We like! I’ve been in Montreal today discussing the prospects for green property bonds and arguing it’s as much about re-financing as new projects. We want an owner of a green hotel chain to be …

Exposed: Corporate cash is the lifeblood of climate change denial on Capitol Hill

  Exposed: Corporate cash is the lifeblood of climate change denial on Capitol Hill By Moyers & Company Wednesday, September 10, 2014 9:53 EDT 34   If you wonder why so many members of Congress are in denial when it comes to climate change, follow the money. This week, Forecast …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Borneo deforested 30 percent over past 40 years

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Borneo deforested 30 percent over past 40 years Posted: 16 Jul 2014 11:13 AM PDT Forest cover in Borneo may have declined by up to 30% over the past 40 years, according to a new study. he native forests of Borneo have been increasingly impacted …

Sonen Capital Releases 2013 Annual Impact Report

Report Release May 5, 2014 DOWNLOAD STAY CONNECTED       Lessons from the Field   2013 Annual Impact Report  Impact Investing in Public Markets:  Methodology, Analysis and Thought Leadership   We are pleased to share with you our 2013 Annual Impact Report, the second report in Sonen’s Lessons from …

B Lab with the release of the third annual ‘B Corp Best for the World’ list

WAYNE, Pa., Mar. 19 /CSRwire/ – Today, 92 companies worldwide were recognized for creating the most positive, overall social and environmental impact by the nonprofit B Lab with the release of the third annual ‘B Corp Best for the World’ list. The ‘B Corp Best for the World’ list honors …

Ukraine crisis shows urgency of green energy: Russian nat’l gas blackmail

by Juan Cole, originally published by Informed Comment  | MAR 8, 2014 Hawks are complaining that europe has been insufficiently belligerent in its response to Russian moves in the Crimea, blaming the declining military budgets in most European countries. But this focus on military hardware is misleading, since there was never any prospect …

WaterMark: Impact Capitalism Summit – April 29-30, 2014

Impact Capitalism Summit – April 29–30, 2014 Apply. Over 300 family offices, asset managers, and assets will explore how to deploy capital across asset classes to make a positive impact while still maximizing returns.  This will be the first national LED LED “light engines” (light sources) for fund managers and companies are …

Evolution of an Impact Portfolio: From Implementation to Results

Evolution of an Impact Portfolio: From Implementation to Results October 2013 Sonen Capital, a leading Social & Environmental impact investment firm, in collaboration with the KL Felicitas Foundation (KLF), announced the launch of the first-of-its-kind report detailing the financial performance of an impact investing portfolio. The report, titled Evolution of an Impact …

Katerva partners with Launch Systems Challenge 2013

Launch’s 2013 challenge focuses on materials and material manufacturing. Deadline for initial application– July 15, 2013.   At Katerva we believe there is a groundswell of civil society and corporate commitment flowing into new ideas, models, and technologies with proven successes in every region of the world. But the world cannot …

Domestic Oil Production Growth and Lower Net Imports | The Energy Collective Daily

  Domestic Oil Production Growth and Lower Net Imports | The Energy Collective Daily Domestic Oil Production Growth and Lower Net Imports The Newest Hybrid Cars to Reduce Environmental Impact Is China’s Solar Energy Business Not-for-Profit? [VIDEO] Smart Grid Investment: Different Priorities Could Lead to Similar Results EU Energy: Internal …