Friends of the Earth: European Investments Assist Land Grabs for Palm Oil in Liberia

  European Investments Assist Land Grabs for Palm Oil in Liberia European funded palm oil expansion in Liberia linked to social and environmental damage Monday, 24 June 2013 Press Release European banks, pension funds and private equity funds have given financial assistance worth more than €450 million to Malaysian palm …

European banks and pension funds fuel land-grabs in Uganda

                                                  Partner of  European banks and pension funds fuel land-grabs in Uganda Palm oil giant Wilmar International linked to community displacement and deforestation Brussels, May 21, 2013 European banks …

Kaliningrad Nuclear Plant: : HypoVereinsbank follows BNP Paribas and pulls out. When will Coface and Société Générale follow suit?

  Member of Kaliningrad Nuclear Plant: HypoVereinsbank follows BNP Paribas and pulls out. When will Coface and Société Générale follow suit? Paris, April 26th, 2013 Press Release Following in the footsteps of BNP Paribas, the German HypoVereinsbank recently announced that it will not finance the Kaliningrad nuclear power plant in …

Press Release: RBS sustainability report shows deliberate manipulation of truth by the state-owned bank

  Member of RBS sustainability report shows deliberate manipulation of truth by the state-owned bank Tuesday 16th April 2013 Press Release Commenting on an RBS sustainability report published last week (10th April 2013), Paul Daly, Corporate Accountability Campaigner, Friends of the Earth Scotland, said: “One third of RBS energy lending …

Welcome to Ethical Markets Advisory Board: Jakob von Uexkull, Founder

Jakob von Uexkull, Founder   Jakob von Uexkull is the founder of the World Future Council (2007) and the Right Livelihood Award (1980), often referred to as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’, as well as co-founder (1984) of The Other Economic Summit. As a past Member of the European Parliament (1987-89) …

News from CleanTechnica : 4.47-1 – Ratio of US voters who Prefer Carbon Tax to Cuts in Spending

Cleantech News from CleanTechnica 4.47 To 1 — Ratio Of U.S. Voters Who Would Prefer Carbon Tax To Cut In Spending       #1 & 2 EV Charging Station Companies Team Up Transit Tax Benefit Now Equal With Parking Benefit John Kerry On The $6 Trillion Energy Market   …

Developed nations – led by US, UK and Japan – Try to turn green climate fund into greedy corporate fund

MEDIA ADVISORY Thursday December 1st, 2011 Developed Nations – Led by US, UK and Japan – Try to turn green climate fund into greedy corporate fund. Durban, South Africa, Dec. 1, 2011? Today 163 civil society organisations from 39 countries released a letter exposing an attempt led by the US, …

Good environmental policy is good economic policy

While a political storm brews in Washington over deficit reduction, severe storms are on the rise, as Hurricane Irene reminded us when it swept up the eastern seaboard. For years, Congress has attempted to appease corporate energy interests rather than produce good climate policy, and with the economy in trouble, …

Madrid Climate Dialogue: Green & Decent jobs, Social Protection & Financial Transactions Tax Must be on RIO+20 Agenda

We at Ethical Markets fully support the financial transaction tax INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 083/120411 Madrid Climate Dialogue: Green & Decent jobs, Social Protection & Financial Transactions Tax Must be on RIO+20 Agenda Madrid/Brussels, 12 April 2011 (ITUC OnLine): International trade union leaders meeting today in Madrid with …