GFI Welcomes ONE Campaign’s Report on the “Trillion-Dollar Scandal” of Illicit Financial Flows

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 3, 2014 GFI Welcomes ONE Campaign’s Report on the “Trillion-Dollar Scandal” of Illicit Financial Flows Report Highlights the Human Cost to Developing Countries of Corruption and the Financial Structures Facilitating It World Leaders Must Act to Implement Effective Transparency Measures at This Year’s G20 Summit and …

GFI Welcomes ONE Campaign’s Report on the “Trillion-Dollar Scandal” of Illicit Financial Flows

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 3, 2014 GFI Welcomes ONE Campaign’s Report on the “Trillion-Dollar Scandal” of Illicit Financial Flows Report Highlights the Human Cost to Developing Countries of Corruption and the Financial Structures Facilitating It World Leaders Must Act to Implement Effective Transparency Measures at This Year’s G20 Summit and …

Other News: Edward Snowden and Financial Speculation Taxes

     Edward Snowden and Financial Speculation Taxes   Dean Baker* – The Huffington Post   In the last few weeks Edward Snowden has been holed in Moscow’s airport trying to negotiate terms of asylum with various countries around the world. Thus far it doesn’t seem that Snowden has been …

Clean Technica: Top Wind Power Countries Per GDP

Top cleantech news of the day fromCleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website: Top Wind Power Countries Per GDP (CleanTechnica Exclusive) Top Wind Power Countries Per Capita (CleanTechnica Exclusive) Most Solar-Friendly States — 2013 State Solar Policy Rankings (Infographic)   The 3% Solution Could Save US Businesses $780 …

Building Integrated PVs + Architecture for Muslims

  Meet ertex, a company specializing in building-integrated PVs When squeezing every inch of solar power out of your building is the target, the Austrian-based company ertex can help you go solar. This company specializes in building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) and they’ve recently completed a new project at a Gulf zoo. …

What if women ruled the world?

    What if women ruled the world?   Dee Dee Myers* – Viewpoint, BBC  Not so long ago, the idea that women might rule the world seemed slightly ridiculous – like something out of science fiction. But in an essay to mark International Women’s Day, political analyst and former …

Ethical Markets Review:Can democratic money with environmental values reduce market failures?

Can democratic money with environmental values reduce market failures?  Shann Turnbull, [email protected] Principal: International Institute for Self-governance   The 2008 global financial crisis and current uncertainties about the Euro provide evidence that the financial system is neither self-correcting nor capable of being reliably regulated. The financial system has failed because modern …

How Botched Derivatives Risk Taming Regulations are Again Going to Leave Taxpayers Holding the Bag

How Botched Derivatives Risk Taming Regulations are Again Going to Leave Taxpayers Holding the Bag Posted: 19 Oct 2012 02:16 AM PDT An important piece in the Financial Times by Manmohan Singh, a senior economist at the International Monetary Fund, describes persuasively how one of the central vehicles for reducing …

Conference of the American Monetary Institute: The historic 8th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference is now in the History Books

Conference of the American Monetary Institute, The historic 8th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference is now in the history books. What was historic about it? For starters, the deputy head of Research at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), presented his paper, “The Chicago Plan Revisited.” The Chicago Plan had been …

World’s Power Must Act Urgently as Global Joblessness grows – UN Labour Chief

WORLD’S POWERS MUST ACT URGENTLY AS GLOBAL JOBLESSNESS GROWS – UN LABOUR CHIEF New York, Oct 11 2012 2:05PM Projecting that global unemployment will rise by seven million next year to 207 million, three million more than previously estimated, the United Nations labour agency today called on the world’s major …