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An agenda for change, by Nick Silver, Managing Director, Climate Bonds Initiative

To avoid dangerous climate change will require the equivalent of another industrial revolution. This can only be achieved if finance into the green economy is increased by an order of magnitude. This may be possible as many low carbon technologies are competitive with fossil fuel if the cost of finance is low enough. Below are 10 tweaks based [...]

Funding the US government and avoiding the fiscal cliff

By Dr Shann Turnbull, Co-founding Member of the Sustainable Money Working Group, Ethical Markets Advisory Board Member, October 2013 The US government could fund both its operations and avoid the fiscal cliff by introducing a self-liquidating and self-financing negative interest rate complementary currency. The US Treasury could issue say [...]

Global Financial Integrity: Income Inequality, Wealth, And Illicit Financial Flows In Asia

Global Financial Integrity: Income Inequality, Wealth, And Illicit Financial Flows In Asia

    Income Inequality, Wealth, And Illicit Financial Flows In Asia Taxcast Episode 19: July 2013 Looking Forward: Poverty In 2015 G20 Finance Ministers And Central Bank Governors Communiqué Released OECD BEPS [...]

Emerging Markets ESG – Gender Composition of Management Boards and Supervisory Boards of Companies Listed on the Main Index of the Warsaw Stock Exchange, the WIG20, as of June 30, 2013

According to the Polish Central Statistical Office, there are currently more women (51.6%) than men (48.4%) in Poland. Despite this, the proportion of women in top management and on the boards of the largest listed companies in Poland remains strikingly low. Agnieszka Ploetzing, graduate of the School of American Law (SAL), Gdansk, Poland, [...]

CrowdSourcing.org: The Crowd Pushes to Transform NYC’s East River

CrowdSourcing.org: The Crowd Pushes to Transform NYC’s East River

Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS Plus Pool: The Crowd’s Push to Transform NYC’s East River -- Plus Pool is a civic initiative (and crowdfunding campaign) to install a floating pool in the East River. If it succeeds, Plus Pool would not only provide a safe, surreal place for New Yorkers to swim, but also clean a [...]

The Crown Cafe: Visualizing the Global Crowdinvesting Industry

The Crown Cafe: Visualizing the Global Crowdinvesting Industry

  Don't hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] Visualizing the Global Crowdinvesting Industry May 22, 2013 10:37 am | Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|   Investment crowdfunding, crowdfund investing, crowdinvesting—I’m at [...]

Sen. Warren’s big move taking on Big Banks

In less than two months, government student loan interest rates are set to double, and most politicians are turning a blind eye—except for Senator Elizabeth Warren.  Young people saddled with student loan debt have been hit hard enough by the recession. They're struggling to find jobs and pay the rent—let alone stow some cash for future [...]

Special Solari Report: Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act of 2012

We thank Catherine Austin Fitts for this succinct guide to the JOBS ACT, - Hazel Henderson, Editor By Carolyn A. Betts, Esq. with Catherine Austin Fitts The following table compares the crowdfunding provisions enacted in Title 3 of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (“JOBS Act”) (as well as a few expansions in the JOBS Act to Regulation [...]

Queen’s Speech promises to deliver electricity market reforms

09 May 2012 BREAKING NEWS Queen’s Speech promises to deliver electricity market reforms Legislation to enable launch of Green Investment Bank also confirmed in annual agenda for next year of parliament READ» ALSO IN THE NEWS WWF leading corporate giants to epic carbon cuts Companies including Coca-Cola and IBM cut CO2 [...]

A Moment to Reflect

While sometimes and understandably confusing Certified B Corps and benefit corporation legislation, recent pieces on PBS NewsHour and CBS Nightly News give us pause to reflect on how far this movement to redefine success in business has come in a short time. This past week PBS NewsHour featured an incredible eight minute piece on B Lab, [...]

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