When Nature Gets a Price Tag

http://truth-out.org/news/item/24355-when-nature-gets-a-price-tag When Nature Gets a Price Tag Bachalpsee in the morning, Swiss Alps, a generally mountainous areas less affected by human activity. (Photo: Zach T. / CC; Edited: EL / TO) United Nations – How much does a forest cost? What’s the true economic value of an ocean? Can you …

Seedbombing: Applying the Principles of Permaculture to Finance

Seedbombing: Applying the Principles of Permaculture to Finance I originally wrote this article for Transition Free Press Edition 4. It’s published under a Creative Commons licence (see side panel for details) Finance, even in its most high-tech formulations, is rooted in ecological systems. A high-frequency trading hedge fund, for example, relies …

THE IPCC SUMMARY REPORT ON CLIMATE CHANGE: WHAT IT MEANS FOR IMPACT INVESTING

“ Highly recommended !  Hazel Henderson, Editor “   View online version  NEWS FROM MAXIMPACT AND THE IMPACT INVESTING COMMUNITY. ISSUE 06 THE IPCC SUMMARY REPORT ON CLIMATE CHANGE: WHAT IT MEANS FOR IMPACT INVESTING On 27 September 2013, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published the …

FOLLOW THE FISH! Spencer Beebe is helping to build the 21st century deep green economy in the Pacific Northwest. By Ellie Winninghoff

FOLLOW THE FISH   Spencer Beebe is helping to build the 21st century deep green economy in the Pacific Northwest.   By Ellie Winninghoff   If rainforests are so important, why doesn’t anybody worry about the rainforest of the Pacific Northwest? That’s a question that plagued Spencer Beebe when he …

Deal round-up: Surge of investments seen in bioenergy and waste management PREMIUM

NewNet Daily Newsletter 25 June 2012 Deal News Deal round-up: Surge of investments seen in bioenergy and waste management PREMIUM Adenium, Foresight build portfolio of solar assets with €125m Italian deal First Solar gets go-ahead to continue build of 230MW PV plant Carbon Disclosure Project’s merger with forestry counterpart to …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Dr. Tim Cadman

An interview from Emerging Markets ESG Tim Cadman, Sustainable Business Fellow, University of Southern Queensland, Australia – May 27, 2011 Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Dr. Tim Cadman, Sustainable Business Fellow, University of Southern Queensland, Australia – May 27, 2011 By Geoffrey on May 27, 2011 …

Chevron investors shrug off $8.6bn pollution fine

Newsletter from Environmental Finance News Forestry/REDD+ webinar series A reminder that the first of four forest carbon and REDD+ webinars is next Thursday 24 February. Click here for details. ——————————————————————————– ——————————————————————————– Republicans to block Obama’s green spending plan? Renewable energy and energy efficiency were major winners in President Barack Obama’s …