Earth Policy Institute: Denmark, Portugal, and Spain Leading the World in Wind Power

Denmark, Portugal, and Spain Leading the World in Wind Power J. Matthew Roney www.earth-policy.org/data_highlights/2014/highlights46 Earth Policy Release Data Highlight May 27, 2014 Denmark produced one third of its electricity from the wind in 2013. In no other country has wind’s share of annual electricity generation yet topped 30 percent. But …

G20 Commits to Addressing Illicit Financial Flows, Links Tax Haven Secrecy to Poverty

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 4, 2011 G20 Commits to Addressing Illicit Financial Flows, Links Tax Haven Secrecy to Poverty More Needs to Be Done to Implement Automatic Exchange of Tax Information-GFI Summit Declaration Calls for More Work to Prevent Abuse of Corporate Vehicles WASHINGTON, DC – Global Financial Integrity (GFI) …

Task Force Reaction to G20 Communiqué

Task Force Reaction to G20 Communiqué Washington DC (Nov. 4, 2011) As international financial turmoil intensifies, G20 leaders of the world’s largest economies meeting in Cannes produced a final document that offers some limited hope for international financial transparency and meaningful action on tax evasion and aggressive tax avoidance. “Governments …

Ban Calls On G-20 Summit to Show Boldness to Solve Global Economic Crisis

New York, Oct 25 2011  7:05PM Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling on the world’s biggest economies to heed the voices of global public protest at their G-20 summit next week and show the bold leadership needed to resolve the global economic crisis and achieve sustainable development. “The gathering force of public protest is …

April 28: Anti-regulation agenda of business groups threatens health and safety at work

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 089/280411 April 28: Anti-regulation agenda of business groups threatens health and safety at work Brussels, 27 April 2011 (ITUC OnLine): International trade unions are warning of the potentially devastating effect of business lobbying to weaken protection for worker’s health and safety as workers across …