Today’s Top Stories from GFI – Sun and Shadows: How an Island Paradise Became a Haven for Dirty Money

  Monday, June 9, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog:    Why Offshore Tax Havens Should Matter to Everyone Why Pele’s Son Sentenced for Money Laundering is the Tip of the Iceberg for  Brazil New York Regulator on BNP Paribas: Someone Needs to Get Fired Why Indian Prime Minister …

Final Global Infrastructure Basel Summit Programme Now Released

“Ethical Markets is happy to publish this presentation on Sustainable Infrastructure, presented  by John Williams, ceo of Impact Infrastructure, LLC, at our FINDING ETHICAL ALPHA  conference, May 12-13th   Finding Ethical Alpha:  Building Task Forces to Set the Course for the Future of Generating Sustainable Alpha May 13, 2014 Presentation …

Banking Union Time Bomb: Eurocrats Authorize Bailouts AND Bail-Ins

Banking Union Time Bomb: Eurocrats Authorize Bailouts AND Bail-Ins   Ellen Brown http://EllenBrown.com March 29, 2014     “As things stand, the banks are the permanent government of the country, whichever party is in power.”   – Lord Skidelsky, House of Lords, UK Parliament, 31 March 2011)     On …

Lloyd’s receives the Farsight Award 2013/14 for their outstanding report “Feast or Famine: Business and Insurance Implications of Food Safety and Security”

  Lloyd’s receives the Farsight Award 2013/14 for their outstanding report “Feast or Famine: Business and Insurance Implications of Food Safety and Security”   Yesterday evening, the  Farsight Award 2013/14  was presented to Trevor Maynard and his team at Lloyd’s during the Sustainable City Awards ceremony at Mansion House. Supported by Gresham College, Z/Yen …

Review Of ‘The Energy Of Nations’ By Jeremy Leggett

The Energy of Nations: Risk Blindness and the Road to Renaissance   Banks and financial sector firms are still held in low repute by public opinion in many countries. Taxpayers and retail investors along with average citizens still distrust stock markets, high frequency trading and resent their banks, brokers and …

Inaction on Climate Change: The Cost to Taxpayers

Inaction on Climate Change: The Cost to Taxpayers When we examine the full costs of public programs that pay for disaster relief and recovery from extreme weather events—ad hoc disaster assistance appropriations, flood insurance, crop insurance, wildfire protection, and state run “residual market” insurance programs—we can begin to understand the price to U.S. …

NewEnergyNews: THE RIGHT NEW ENERGIES IN THE RIGHT PLACES WILL MAKE THEM INCENTIVE-FREE BY 2025

NewEnergyNews      Daily Headlines                                               http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/   TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, September 10: * TODAY’S STUDY: THE RIGHT NEW ENERGIES IN THE RIGHT PLACES WILL MAKE THEM INCENTIVE-FREE BY 2025 * QUICK …

What aren’t RBS telling us about their carbon emissions?

  What aren’t RBS telling us about their carbon emissions? Today we published some new research that shows that theRoyal Bank of Scotland’s carbon emissions are much higher than they say they are – if you count the emissions from the loans they make to coal, oil and gas companies around the world. …

The Detroit Bail-In Template: Fleecing Pensioners to Save the Banks

The Detroit Bail-In Template: Fleecing Pensioners to Save the Banks Posted on August 5, 2013 by Ellen Brown The Detroit bankruptcy is looking suspiciously like the bail-in template originated by the G20’s Financial Stability Board in 2011, which exploded on the scene in Cyprus in 2013 and is now becoming the model globally. In Cyprus, …

The Voice of Australia’s Volunteers

The Voice of Australia’s Volunteers  6.4 million Volunteers |665,00 Voluntary Community Groups Invitation to Membership By Volunteers For Volunteers 6.4 million Volunteers | 665,000 Voluntary Community Groups On 3 June 2013, a national voice for Australia’s volunteers and volunteer-driven not-for-profits was formed in Adelaide. It is an incorporated association. There …