Lloyd’s receives the Farsight Award 2013/14 for their outstanding report “Feast or Famine: Business and Insurance Implications of Food Safety and Security”

  Lloyd’s receives the Farsight Award 2013/14 for their outstanding report “Feast or Famine: Business and Insurance Implications of Food Safety and Security”   Yesterday evening, the  Farsight Award 2013/14  was presented to Trevor Maynard and his team at Lloyd’s during the Sustainable City Awards ceremony at Mansion House. Supported by Gresham College, Z/Yen …

ECOLOGIC NEWSLETTER NO 134 – Ecologic Institute at the International Climate Summit COP19 in Warsaw – News

ECOLOGIC NEWSLETTER NO 134 – NOVEMBER 2013   Contents: 1.      Ecologic Institute at the International Climate Summit COP19 in Warsaw – News 2.      Improving Drought Governance in European Regions – News 3.      Cutting-Edge Research Project RADOST Presents Results – News 4.      Arctic Marine Governance: Opportunities for Transatlantic Cooperation – Publication 5.      Canada’s Arctic Council Chairmanship …

Kosmos Newsletter:Creating the New Civilization for the Common Good

Kosmos Newsletter Creating the New Civilization for the Common Good  October 30, 2013 SUBSCRIBE: print or digital  Buy current issue here November 1st is the big day when Wayne, from Snyder Printer, backs up his truck to the door to deliver the new Fall-Winter 2013 issue of Kosmos Journal. It’s an exciting time for us …

SEC Votes to Lift General Solicitation Ban for Private Placements

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 Top Stories   SEC Votes to Lift General Solicitation Ban — Earlier today, the SEC voted 4-1 to lift the ban on general solicitation for private placements. The ruling creates a new kind of offering, called 506(c), that effectively allows companies (as well as hedge funds and …

Development and Environment: The Nexus

Development and Environment: The Nexus by Brice Lalonde, Executive Coordinator, UN Conference for Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20) Heading_towards Rio+20, governments and civil society must raise their eyes to assess the situation and prepare for commitments commensurate to the challenges. Extreme poverty and the degradation of the environment will be …