NEWNET: Brookfield raises $6.23bn across infrastructure funds

10 July 2013 – Today’s Top Stories on NewNet Infinergy, Sovereign in £20m UK wind deal to tap FIT PREMIUM Latest on NewNet Be the first to hear about all the latest news from the global cleantech industry by becoming a premium member to New Energy World Network’s news site NOT A …

Senate “Whale” Report Reveals JP Morgan as a Lying, Scheming Rogue Trader (Quelle Surprise!)

Senate “Whale” Report Reveals JP Morgan as a Lying, Scheming Rogue Trader (Quelle Surprise!) Posted: 15 Mar 2013 12:16 AM PDT There is so much grist in the just-released Senate Permanent Subcommittee report on the JP Morgan London Whale trades that the initial reports are merely high level summaries, which …

Environmental Finance: Week of Jan 10th

  10 January 2012   Content added to Environmental Finance in the past week includes: Latest Analysis US wind celebration muted by slow restart, capital questions Setting the stage for energy efficiency investment Carbon capture and storage – six feet under? Latest News and Comment New York governor plans $1bn Green Bank …

Environmental Finance News Jan.8,2013

  8 January 2012   Latest Analysis CCS – six feet under? Editor Mark Nicholls looks at the peaks and troughs of another eventful year Putting REITs through their PACEs – how they could benefit solar investment Latest News and Comment Shell near-miss highlights dangers of Arctic exploration, say investors Bright …

Fiduciary management, people roundup, ABP vs JP Morgan, OECD on Ireland, Asset Owners Disclosure Project, Preqin

Survey shows waning interest in fiduciary management in Netherlands NETHERLANDS – Pension funds less likely to outsource asset management, IPNederland survey shows. 12/12/12 Wednesday people roundup ABP settles with JP Morgan over ‘false, misleading’ RMBS sale OECD review to trigger ‘major’ pension reforms in Ireland Pension funds have ‘heads in …

Volcker Rule & Dodd-Frank: Too Much Too Little or Too Little Too Late?

Volcker Rule & Dodd-Frank: Too Much Too Little or Too Little Too Late? JP Morgan’s recent headline-grabbing $2+ billion loss on certain derivatives trades, alternately referred to as “hedges” by management and “bets” by politicians and others convinced of the need to curtail such activities, has again riveted policy makers …

Mike Lewis – Announcing Launch of ‘The Resilience Imperative’

New Society Publishers, the Canadian Centre for Community Renewal, the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance, and the new economics foundation announce the release of The Resilience Imperative Co-operative Transitions to a Steady-State Economy By Michael Lewis, Canadian Centre for Community Renewal and Pat Conaty, new economics foundation, U.K. This is a book …

US banks risk public health and climate by financing coal

PRESS RELEASE San Francisco, mei 1 2012 RAN is a member of Banktrack US banks risk public health and climate by financing coal RAN and Sierra Club Detail the ?Filthy Five? Banks in third annual ?Coal Finance Report Card? Today Rainforest Action Network, BankTrack and the Sierra Club released the …