GREENER INFORMATION AGE TRANSFORMING ENERGY, FINANCE AND OUR FUTURE

By Hazel Henderson © 2014 Much has been written about the disruptive shifts in many industrial sectors, from retailing, publishing, manufacturing, entertainment, medicine, law, architecture, transport and public services caused by computers, automation and the digital revolution. Since the robotization of automobile production in the 1960s, debates have raged over …

Even the Council on Foreign Relations Is Saying It: Time to Rain Money on Main Street

Posted on September 1, 2014 by Ellen Brown You can always count on Americans to do the right thing, after they’ve tried everything else.                      —Winston Churchill When an article appears in Foreign Affairs, the mouthpiece of the policy-setting Council on Foreign Relations, recommending …

Power Forward 2.0: How American Companies Are Setting Clean Energy Targets and Capturing Greater Business Value

Report from Ceres, WWF, Calvert Investments and David Gardiner and Associates, 2014   Clean energy has entered the mainstream at the world’s largest corporations. In this report, the second in the Power Forward series, we expand upon the analysis of clean energy and climate targets from the U.S. Fortune 100 …

IT’S NOT JUST GEORGE SOROS ANYMORE

IT’S NOT JUST GEORGE SOROS ANYMORE By Chrystia Freeland* Earlier this year, the most reliable way for a billionaire to make the headlines was to compare suggested tax increases to Nazi Germany. Lately, though, the more interesting shift in the politics of the plutocracy has been more genteel. There will …

Triple Bottom Line Investment (TBLI) CONFERENCE™USA 2014 in New York City (www.tbliconference.com).

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Amsterdam, May 13, 2014 Triple Bottom Line Investment (TBLI) CONFERENCE™USA 2014 in new york city (www.tbliconference.com). Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and Impact Investment professionals –interested in mobilizing Capital for Good – gather in new york city on 29/30 May. TBLI CONFERENCE returns to New York City, …

Why TNC and JPMorgan Chase are investing $1 billion in nature

Why TNC and JPMorgan Chase are investing $1 billion in nature By Elsa Wenzel Published April 29, 2014 The Nature Conservancy and JPMorgan Chase have a bold goal: Raise $1 billion over the next three years toward projects that protect agriculture, fisheries, water and land. These power brokers in conservation …

Suitpossum: Post-crisis Adventures in Financial Subversion

Suitpossum: Post-crisis Adventures in Financial Subversion LSFA: Building a financial hackerspace in 3 phases Posted: 30 Mar 2014 03:41 PM PDT     Over the last 5 years I’ve been working on ways to break down the oppressive wall of mystique that shrouds global finance, and to experiment with methods …

PRESS RELEASE – New pension fund trustee guide gives priority to long-term value

    PRESS RELEASE – 06 March 2014   New pension fund trustee guide gives priority to long-term value   Tomorrow’s Company calls for comply-and-explain to apply to pension fund trustee mandates   Tomorrow’s Company, the London based global business think tank is launching a guide for pension fund trustees to …

TBLI conference USA 2014

“Connecting the Dots” TBLI conference USA 2014, the second event held in New York, invites asset owners, asset managers as well as SRI specialists and service providers to participate in a rich program on current trends, opportunities and challenges in the esg and Impact Investing space. Opening the program are …