PRESS RELEASE: As World Convenes for First United Nations Environment Assembly, UN and World’s Insurers Unite to Tackle Natural Disaster Risk

Press Release     As World Convenes for First United Nations Environment Assembly, UN and World’s Insurers Unite to Tackle Natural Disaster Risk     Disaster-Resilient Communities and Economies Integral to Sustainable Development London, 27 June 2014 – A ground-breaking alliance between the United Nations and insurance companies from across the globe today launched …

Utility Nightmares: Distributed Generation and Halving Electricity Consumption

While many utility executives attribute much of their predicted market challenges to the rise of photovoltaics and net metering, they actually have much more to worry about. In a 2013 survey of global utility companies by PricewaterhouseCoopers, the results revealed that the utility industry leaders anticipate major changes to their business model …

Another defining moment for crowdfinance

Yesterday marked another defining moment for crowdfinance. Lending Club, the world’s largest crowdlender, announced that it has acquired Springstone Financial, a offline consumer lender that focuses on elective medical and dental procedure lending as well as tuition financing for K-12 private school education. The acquisition, totaling $140 million, was financed in …

Tell Amazon: Stop powering the Internet with fossil fuels

Tell Amazon: Stop powering the Internet with fossil fuels Sign the petition: “Amazon is one of the three largest Internet companies in the world — and it’s the only one of the three that hasn’t committed to using 100% renewable energy to power its data centers. Tell Amazon to stop using …

Opportunities in Paraguay 2014 – Be Among the First to Invest in This Emerging Market Country

Join us in Asunción for Opportunities in Paraguay – Part 2, where webring together the most senior government and industry leaders from Paraguay with globally recognized business executives and investors.   Opportunities in Paraguay 2014 – Part 2 May 5-6, Business & Conscious Capital Trade Mission May 6-8, Conference, Bourbon …

Opportunities in Paraguay 2014 Early Registration Closes March 31

Opportunities in Paraguay 2014 – Part 2 May 5-6, Trade & Business Mission  ?  May 6-8, Conference JOIN US IN Asunción, Paraguay Limited openings for Trade & Business Mission RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY Register Now This conference brings together the most senior government and industry leaders from Paraguay with globally recognized …

Impact Capitalism Summit – April 29-30, 2014 – Union League Club of Chicago

  Learn how to deploy capital to make a positive impact while still maximizing returns Conference Overview Watershed Capital Group is pleased to host the Impact Capitalism Summit on April 29-30, 2014 at the Union League Club of Chicago. The Summit is an excellent forum to develop relationships, to gain …

World Renewable Energy Technology Conference

5th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress & Expo-2014 21-23 August 2014 at New Delhi, India Theme: Sustainable Energy for All World Renewable Energy Technology Congress, The India’s premier renewable energy annual event, WRETC-2014 where you will share ideas with global renewable energy industry leaders, experts, financers, network and do business with …

Values: Investing to Reduce Returns – Of CO2

Investing to Reduce Returns – Of CO2  On May 9, 2013, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported an ominous milestone from an observatory in Hawaii. Atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) had reached 400 parts per million (ppm), nearly 22 ppm above average levels one decade ago and well …

Last Chance to Register For LendIt 2013

LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR LENDIT 2013! Learn from recognized industry leaders how P2P & online lending are transforming global banking! The Inaugural LendIt Conference is the must-attend event for all fund managers, asset allocators, family offices, venture capitalists and individual investors seeking to capitalize on the rapid transformation of the credit markets. …