NPA & Global Peacebuilding * October 2013

NPA & Global Peacebuilding * October 2013 In September, the National Peace Academy was invited to share our work and philosophy at two special events:  The 6th Global Alliance for Ministries and Infrastructures for Peace Summitand the Human Rights Commission of Mexico City’s Conference on Building a Culture of Peace. Read more about …

Future Infinite Conference

  Future Infinite Conference When: 11-13 June, 2014 Where:  Helsinki Web: The aim of the conference is to discuss about the global challenges 17th Foresight Conference: “The Integration Conference” When: 7-9 February, 2014 Where: Silicon Valley Web: Over 20 speakers will present their research and vision Foresight and Innovation: How Companies are Coping with …

The Crowd Cafe: The Rise of Meaningful Investing

  Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] The Rise of Meaningful Investing Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|   Crowdinvesting is the byproduct of two strands of disruption: technical and cultural.  We explored the technical disruption in the first part of this series. Specifically looking at low-end disruption, a pattern codified by Clayton …

SAI Leadership Transitions to Shared CEO Role: Starting July 2013, SAI President and Executive Director will alternate as CEO, working with new Director of Operations & Administration

SAI Leadership Transitions to Shared CEO Role Starting July 2013, SAI President and Executive Director will alternate as CEO, working with new Director of Operations & Administration SAI President Alice Tepper Marlin and Executive Director Eileen Kaufman by PLMA Live during a video interview with PLMA Live – see video …

Time to Act – May Newsletter – Schumacher College

Time to Act – May Newsletter For 22 years Schumacher College has brought together leading thinkers from around the world to envision a better future. Courses this year begin to focus on how we can act to bring this future into reality.   We look at the importance of happiness and …

Waste Free Oceans Newsletter: WFO and the Black Sea Commission

On the 21st November 2012, Mr Bernard Merkx, Project Manager of WFO was invited to present the Waste Free Oceans Foundation to the Board of the Black Sea Commission during their yearly meeting. This meeting was also attended by both the president and director of the International Commission for Protection …

Pilot Program for Climate Resilience Bulletin

Pilot Program for Climate Resilience Bulletin The seventh meeting of the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) for pilot countries and participating regions convened on 1-3 May in Washington, DC, and was hosted by the World Bank through the Climate Investment Funds (CIF). Over 70 participants attended the meeting, which …

Occupy the SEC Comment Letter on the Volcker Rule

Dear Sirs and Madam: Occupy the SEC1 submits this comment letter in response to the above-mentioned regulatory agencies’ (“Agencies”) notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPR”, “Proposed Rule”)2 implementing Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Act (“the Act”).3 Occupy the SEC is a group of concerned citizens, activists, and financial professionals with decades …