DON’T MISS 60 Minutes Sunday night

  Sunday night, March 30th, 60 Minutes is doing a story on market structure, computer trading and Michael Lewis’s new book “Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt,” which is being released Monday.  This show (and the book) are highly anticipated and hopefully will jump start the long simmering, but largely dormant discussion …

Energy Self-Reliant States: Five Reasons Solar’s Win Over Gas in Minnesota is Just the Beginning

Last week, I summarized the impact of the judicial ruling requiring Xcel Energy to buy peaking power from solar instead of natural gas: Five Reasons Solar’s Win Over Gas in Minnesota is Just the Beginning.  Also, I was quoted by Minnesota Public Radio about the release of the Minneapolis Energy Pathways …

RI INSIGHT DENMARK: asset owner leaders in ESG and renewables

RI INSIGHT DENMARK: asset owner leaders in ESG and renewables Exclusive interviews with six of Denmark’s largest pension funds:ATP, PBU, PensionDanmark, PFA, PKA and Unipension. Free content: Download the PDF via the RI Reports channel. In 2009, the Danish government allowed UN-sponsored PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) or UN Global Compact membership to represent a company’s legal corporate social responsibility requirement. It led to a significant …

Surprised by Asset Managers’ Passion For ESG

By Peter Lynch, November 2013 EMM Green Transition Scoreboard® Advisor, Wall Street Security Analyst  “Ethical Markets is proud to welcome veteran solar energy investor PETER LYNCH to our Advisory Board.  Peter attended the Responsible Investor meeting ESG in the Asset Manager Selection Process, in New York City, October 18th.  We …

inside climate news: Exclusively on InsideClimate News, This Year’s Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

Exclusively on InsideClimate News, This Year’s Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting   Most U.S. Companies Ignoring SEC Rule to Disclose Climate Risks Almost 75 percent of the nation’s publicly traded companies are ignoring a three-year-old Securities and Exchange Commission requirement that they inform investors of the risks …

The Next Scientific (R)evolution with Erivn Laszlo, Barbara Marx Hubbard, Duane Elgin, Ken Wilber and Riane Eisler

We are living at a truly monumental point in human history when the paradigm of reality is shifting in every area, including science. Fascinating evidence mounting from every direction is causing the materialist paradigm of science to break down. What will replace the materialist paradigm? And how will that new …

U.S. Department of Commerce In Partnership With Watershed Capital Organizes 1st Impact & Sustainable Certified Trade Mission

The U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington, DC and Watershed Capital Group are pleased to announce the first Impact & Sustainable Certified Trade Mission.  The Impact & Sustainable Trade Mission will take place September 30, October 1, and October 2 in Zurich, Amsterdam, and London.  The Trade Mission provides a venue for European institutional …

As G8 leaders meet for summit focused on increasing transparency, 150 business leaders and investors gather to advance a market-led solution

As G8 leaders meet for summit focused on increasing transparency, 150 business leaders and investors gather to advance a market-led solution   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE As G8 leaders meet for summit focused on increasing transparency, 150 business leaders and investors gather to advance a market-led solution (London, Frankfurt June 18, 2013) – …

The 1,000-Mile Electric Car

Forward to a Friend Having trouble viewing this issue? Click here. Refer a Friend to Energy and Capital. The 1,000-Mile Electric Car By Jeff Siegel | Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 A good friend of mine recently took delivery of a brand-new Tesla Model S. This is the electric car you’ve read …

National Grid to Keynote Energy Ocean

  Keynote Announced!  Utility Perspective: An Investment in the Future of Offshore Renewable Energy Ronald T. Gerwatowski Senior Vice President for Regulation & Pricing for National Grid National Grid is at the forefront of investing in offshore renewable energy projects. The utility has signed long-term power purchase agreements with Cape Wind …