BP AGM Photo Opportunity: Shareholders Display Banner

BP AGM Photo Opportunity: Shareholders Display Banner   ShareAction is giving media advance notice of its plans to assemble individual shareholders outside BP’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday, April 16 at the ExCel Centre in East London.   ShareAction’s group of individual shareholders will be displaying a colourful banner with …

NEW ENERGY: EU Probes Solar Firms Over Settlement Breaches

                                                         DAILY NEWSLETTER                                                           March 11, 2015   NEW ENERGY: EU Probes Solar Firms Over Settlement Breaches After several months of relative quiet, Chinese solar panel makers are back in the headlines this week with another looming trade dispute in Europe. This particular story, and much of the industry’s woes …

The Energy Collective – Roundup

Is Global Clean Energy Investment at a Tipping Point? Posted: 02 Oct 2014 09:00 AM PDT Last week, amidst the United Nations Climate Summit and historic climate march, many governments, investors, and financial institutions took the opportunity to make big announcements about their investment in the future of clean energy. …

A Public Bank Option for Scotland

Scottish voters will go to the polls on September 18th to decide whether scotland should become an independent country. As video blogger Ian R. Crane colorfully puts the issues and possibilities: [T]he People of scotland have an opportunity to extricate themselves from the socio-psychopathic global corporatists and the temple of …

Toward an Inclusive TPP Trade Pact

Toward an Inclusive TPP Trade Pact   By Dr. Harsha Vardhana Singh*   NEW YORK, Aug  2014 (IPS) – The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations have been hitting headlines recently, but not for all the right reasons. The media provides an incomplete picture of its implications, focusing mainly on its process …

An American “Reset” for Africa? | China: Open the “Backdoor”?

  August 7, 2014 In Focus: Africa An American “Reset” for Africa? Africa no longer needs the US as a benefactor. It wants a relationship based on mutual interests, says Ellis Mnyandu. 9 Facts on Africa’s Middle Class For all the recent hype, inequality and joblessness stifle the dynamic growth …

Incubating a non-dollar architecture

from  our Advisory Board member ,Frank  Bracho, Venezuela’s former ambassador to  India Incubating a non-dollar architecture The launch of the BRICS bank can now give the member countries confidence to experiment with other geoeconomic ambitions. Incubating a non-dollar financial architecture can be the next goal. There are existing models to …

CORPORATIONS WILL HAVE TO ABIDE TO HUMAN RIGHTS

CORPORATIONS WILL HAVE TO ABIDE TO HUMAN RIGHTS Source: Treaty Alliance: http://www.treatymovement.com/ A resolution was adopted in the UN Human Rights Council on June 26 that will begin the process of elaborating an international legally binding instrument on business and human rights. Despite strong opposition from the EU and US, the …

Financial Reform Newsletter – April 16, 2014 – Financial Reform, the SEC and Better Markets Winning in the Courts.

    Financial Reform Newsletter April 16, 2014 Financial Reform, the SEC and Better Markets Winning in the Courts. Wall Street’s too-dangerous-to-fail banks and their many allies have been trying to kill, gut or weaken financial reform by filing numerous lawsuits claiming that every rule must be subjected to what …