Announcement: IIRC Secretariat – Pilot Programme & Communications

IIRC Secretariat – Pilot Programme & Communications The Pilot Programme is an opportunity for a select group of companies to demonstrate their leadership in Integrated Reporting through participation in a two-year programme, starting in October. Integrated Reporting makes clear the linkages between an organization’s strategy, governance and financial performance and …

A Mandatory Approval of Complex Financial Instruments: The Need for a Precautionary Policy to Make Financial Markets Economically Sustainable

Saturday, 11 Oct, 9 – 10:30, Room: tbc http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/CSO/0,,contentMDK:23610678~pagePK:220503~piPK:220476~theSitePK:228717,00.html A Mandatory Approval of Complex Financial Instruments: The Need for a Precautionary Policy to Make Financial Markets Economically Sustainable Sponsor: World Future Council Panelists: Manuel Montes (South Centre), Nathan Coplin (New Rules for Global Finance), CHAIR: Suleika Reiners (World Future Council) The IMF …

REN21 Renewables Academy 2014: Programme available!

REN21 Renewables Academy 2014 Bonn/Germany Programme available Register now: 10-12 November 2014 Dear REN21 Contributors, Dear REN21 Network Members, The evolution of renewable energy over the past decade has surpassed all expectations. Global installed capacity and production from all renewable technologies have increased substantially, and supporting policies have continued to …

New research on IR highlights major breakthroughs for business, and better engagement with investors

Integrated Reporting impacts market behaviour  New research on <IR> highlights major breakthroughs for business, and better engagement with investors Under embargo until 9.30am (CEST – Madrid) Wednesday 24 September 2014 – Two research studies released today demonstrate the significant changes to behaviour triggered by Integrated Reporting <IR>. They reveal strong evidence of positive …

P2P Foundation: Book of the Day: Rethinking Money

“P2P Foundation” – 3 new articles 1.     Book of the Day: Rethinking Money 2.     Recognizing a Human Right to the Commons 3.     Video: a short intro the Aikapankki Timebank in Helsinki 4.     More Recent Articles 5.     Search P2P Foundation 6.     Prior Mailing Archive Book of the Day: Rethinking Money * …

Press release – for immediate release: Ocean protection: Cebu City hosts meeting of international policy-makers and practitioners

Press release – for immediate release   Ocean protection: Cebu City hosts meeting of international policy-makers and practitioners Cebu City/ Hamburg/ Eschborn, 28 May 2014:  Marine ecosystems are of vital importance for asia and the Pacific: the region’s rich oceans and coasts are home to diverse species and ecosystems that …

Set for take-off in Singapore

IIRC Newsletter – April Edition <IR> set for take-off in Singapore singapore will soon have a roadmap for <IR> adoption, backed by a sound body of academic and empirical evidence, following the creation this month of a market-led <IR> steering committee.  “We are moving from concept to execution”, said Michael …

Evaluating the Market for Industrial Energy Service Outsourcing

    NEWS RELEASE    Media Contact: Patrick Kiker  [email protected] 202.507.4043   Evaluating the Market for Industrial Energy Service Outsourcing    Energy service outsourcing is a business relationship that relieves a large facility from the potential distractions imposed by the ongoing management of one or more energy functions, such as …

50% Energy Savings in the Residential Sector? Deep Energy Retrofits Are Making it Possible

  NEWS RELEASE    Media Contact: Patrick Kiker  [email protected] 202.507.4043   50% Energy Savings in the Residential Sector? Deep Energy Retrofits Are Making it Possible   The need for innovative ways to reduce residential energy use is growing. States are setting increasingly aggressive energy savings targets for utilities and program …

RSF Monthly: New Loan to Eureka Recycling

  social finance is pleased to announce a new loan to Eureka Recycling, a non-profit recycler specializing in zero-waste.  Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Eureka Recycling is one of the largest non-profit recyclers in the United States and is a leader in demonstrating the best waste reduction and recycling practices not …