Financial Transparency Coalition and the Latin American Network on Debt, Development, and Rights

Please join the Financial Transparency Coalition and the Latin American Network on Debt, Development, and Rights for Hidden Money, Hidden Resources: Financing Development with Transparency October 14-15 | Melia Hotel | Av. Salaverry, 2599, 00000, Lima Peru You are invited to the 2014 annual conference of the Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC), …

Further corroding trust and confidence in government and government officials, another senior government official takes his turn through the highly lucrative revolving door onto Wall Street

Further corroding trust and confidence in government and government officials, another senior government official takes his turn through the highly lucrative revolving door onto Wall Street:Former Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), who stunningly lost a recent primary election largely due to his cozy ties to Wall Street, has landed …

Small Chinese cities steer away from GDP

More than 70 Chinese smaller cities and counties have dropped gross domestic product as a performance metric for government officials, in an effort to shift the focus to environmental protection and reducing poverty. The move, which follows a directive issued by top leaders last year, is among the first concrete …

2nd Annual Crowdfunding Symposium

  2nd Annual Crowdfunding Symposium LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE – SEPT 11/12 @ UC BERKELEY Shortly after President Obama signed the JOBS Act into law, we co-founded the Center for Crowdfunding Research at UC Berkeley. Now the program is hosting its second annual Academic Symposium on Crowdfunding Research and Policy. The event will be …

BETTER MARKETS: Attention on the 4th anniversary of the landmark Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank) resumes

Financial Reform Newsletter July 23, 2014     Attention on the 4th anniversary of the landmark Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank) resumes: Better Markets’ new poll on voters’ unhappiness with the pace and extent of financial reform continues to get broad coverage: Check out this terrific editorial by Bloomberg News on …

Rising Seas Summit

    The inaugural Rising Seas Summit brought together more than 170 professionals from national and local government, industry, academic institutions and environmental NGOs together to highlight the interrelationships between sea level rise, climate change and extreme events. Understanding, anticipating and adapting to water related threats is critical to national …

World Pulse: SPEAK OUT NOW ON DIGITAL LITERACY

Speak out now on digital access One Week Left! SPEAK OUT NOW ON DIGITAL LITERACY With over 200 submissions, our WWW: Women Weave the Web Campaign is generating a huge buzz in our community and around the world! We have received powerful recommendations on Digital Literacy, but there is one …

SPEAK OUT NOW ON DIGITAL LITERACY

One Week Left! SPEAK OUT NOW ON DIGITAL LITERACY With over 200 submissions, our WWW: Women Weave the Web Campaign is generating a huge buzz in our community and around the world! We have received powerful recommendations on Digital Literacy, but there is one voice still missing: YOURS! Haven’t made …

The Civil Society Conference: Strengthening communities and building self-help in an era of Coalition Governments.

Overcoming disadvantage. Building civil society. Changing government.   The Civil Society Conference.   Strengthening communities and building self-help in an era of Coalition Governments.   With Hon. Kevin Andrews Federal Minister for Family and Community Services   “I’ve had a longstanding interest and involvement in civil society. I’ve served as …

CSR Asia Weekly: Is Connectivity a Human Right? / ESG Performance Impacts Creditworthiness in Investors’ Eyes

  8 April: Online Training – Community Investment Strategy and Impact Measurement Don’t miss the 2-hour online training which will include an introduction of the “csr asia Community Investment Scorecard” used by a number of csr asia clients and an overview of strategic community investment, with a focus on tools …