Financial Statesmanship for a New Economy

Financial Statesmanship for a New Economy by John Fullerton Reactions to departing Goldman derivatives salesman Greg Smith’s “Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs,” which appeared as an op-ed in the NY Times last week, have ranged from the hyperbolic — Robert Reich’s “If you took the greed out of Wall …

US-Israel partnership launches series of cleantech collaborative projects

View the latest deal leads and opportunities here. Deal News US-Israel partnership launches series of cleantech collaborative projects ForVEI purchases 3 PV plants in Italy EBRD dedicates €60m to Romania’s energy efficiency efforts PREMIUM: Eskom’s clean power efforts get $365m kickstart ABB leads energy management company Power Assure’s $13.5m funding round …

Leading companies sponsor new Sustainability Reporting Guidelines

Global Reporting Initiative Press Release For Immediate Release Wednesday 29 June 2011 Leading companies sponsor new Sustainability Reporting Guidelines Ten world-leading companies are the global sponsors of the next generation of sustainability reporting guidelines, announces the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) today (Wednesday 29 June 2011). Alcoa, Enel, GE, Goldman Sachs, …

Will Big Oil and Oil Speculators Take the Enron Fall? Or will they continue to get away with highway robbery?

An Article from Greentech Media Will Big Oil and Oil Speculators Take the Enron Fall? Or will they continue to get away with highway robbery? By: Herman K. Trabish April 29, 2011 With a barrel of oil now above $112 and rising, the five major oil companies are announcing Q1 …

Gas Prices Up Because of LEGAL Speculation; Not Manipulation, Consumer Advocate Says

An article from Yahoo! Finance By Stacy Curtin | Daily Ticker – Mon, Apr 25, 2011 1:48 PM EDT The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline stands at $3.86 — more than 30 cents higher than just one month ago, according to AAA’s fuel gauge report. In …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Aldo Bonati, Head of Research, ECPI, Milan, Italy

A publication from Emerging Markets ESG Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about SRI.” The interview features a practitioner’s insights about SRI in emerging markets and through Emerging Markets ESG shares this expertise with a wide global audience. The goals of Five Questions about SRI …

Sovereign Governments v. Lords of Finance

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