Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS SEC Chair Says Crowdfunding Coming “Soon,” But When is That? — In a recent speech at the annual “SEC speaks” event, current Securities and Exchange Commission chair Elisse Walter placed the word “crowdfunding” immediately after the word “soon.” That seems like …

IDB launches first online course for Green Credit Lines Eligibility Criteria

Tailored course targets Latin American and the Caribbean financial intermediaries’ identification and origination of environmentally-friendly projects eligible for IDB Green Credit Lines The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched the course “Eligibility Criteria for Green Credit Lines” with the goal of supporting financial intermediary (FIs) employees to determine and execute environmental …

TAX AND SUBSIDY REFORM FOR A GREENER ECONOMY June 21, 2012, 11:00am – 12:30pm, P3-E, RioCentro

The Fiscal Affairs Department of the International Monetary Fund would like to invite you to the Rio+20 side event: TAX AND SUBSIDY REFORM FOR A GREENER ECONOMY June 21, 2012, 11:00am – 12:30pm, P3-E, RioCentro Welcome Remarks Christine Lagarde Managing Director, International Monetary Fund Moderator Achim Steiner Executive Director, UN …

News – Webcast alert: Watch Latin America’s biggest corporate social responsibility conference live

2012 CSRAmericas opens tonight in Quito Three-day conference to discuss ways to incorporate small producers into value chains, youth skills, and methods to measure the social impact of businesses and multi-stakeholder alliances Watch Webcast QUITO – CSRAmericas, Latin America’s biggest corporate social responsibility conference, will be transmitted live over the internet. The …

News – Quito hosts Latin America and the Caribbean’s biggest Corporate Social Responsibility conference May 21-23

May 7, 2012 – Announcements Quito hosts Latin America and the Caribbean’s biggest Corporate Social Responsibility conference May 21-23 2012 CSRAmericas conference to discuss ways to incorporate small producers into value chains, youth skills, and methods to measure the social impact of businesses and multi-stakeholder alliances CSR executives from major …

Renewable Energy Group IPO misses target

Renewable Energy Group IPO misses target Renewable Energy Group, the largest producer of biodiesel in the US, has raised $72 million in its initial public offering, only about two thirds of its target. More >>> Growth in renewables not enough to constrain emissions Renewable energy will grow almost four times …

Deal round-up: Cleantech fund space heats up

27 June 2011 DEAL NEWS Deal round-up: Cleantech fund space heats up Opus Capital, Khosla Ventures lead $12m investment in Touchstone Semiconductor Coskata signs EPC deal for Alabama biofuels facility KiOR falls short of IPO expectations, raises $150m on Nasdaq listing Banco Espirito Santo de Investimento gets $50m for renewable …

Microfinance becoming globally recognized, commercial viability improving, Microscope says

Report by the Economist Intelligence Unit provides global ranking for business environment in microfinance Microfinance is rapidly shifting from a niche product to a globally recognized form of finance, with technology allowing the industry to lend and offer financial services to low-income populations and entrepreneurs around the world, according to …

Octopus Ventures invests £1.83m in efficient engine developer Bowman Power

5 August 2010 DEALS NEWS… Octopus Ventures invests £1.83m in efficient engine developer Bowman Power Acciona Energy pushes Lamèque Wind Power Project forward with $112m investment Banco de Galicia secures funding to encourage private sector cleantech investment Inter-American Development Bank finances $40m Nicaragua geothermal expansion Click here to read the …