The Energy Collective – Roundup

Is Global Clean Energy Investment at a Tipping Point? Posted: 02 Oct 2014 09:00 AM PDT Last week, amidst the United Nations Climate Summit and historic climate march, many governments, investors, and financial institutions took the opportunity to make big announcements about their investment in the future of clean energy. …

The Center for Partnership Studies’ Caring Economy Campaign (CEC) is delighted to share exciting news with you,

  NEWSLETTER   August 2014   IN THIS ISSUE Updates: Public Policy – Social Wealth Economic Indicators #Caring Economy Twitter Chat Social Wealth Data Points Caring Economy Story Sharing Project Leadership and Learning Programs Coalition & Movement-Building Member Spotlight: Great Work Cultures Funding and Support Announcements QUICK LINKS   Become …

Thanks to the Roberts Court, Corporations Have More Constitutional Rights Than Actual People

  Thanks to the Roberts Court, Corporations Have More Constitutional Rights Than Actual People   William Greider – The Nation   The big media talk a lot about stalemate in Congress, but they are missing the real story. While representative democracy is dysfunctional, the Supreme Court has taken over with …

Money Morning Oct 10th

10 October, 2013 Should you buy some bitcoins? Why the price of silver could double soon The government is inflating a disastrous property bubble Yesterday’s close: FTSE 100 down 0.4% to 6,337… Gold down 1.02% to $1,305.80/oz… £/$ – 1.5954 From Dominic Frisby, in London   Dear Reader, It’s a …

NewNet: Goldman Sachs to buy 19 per cent stake in Dong Energy

3 October Today’s Top Stories SAP commits $650m for IT investmentPREMIUM EIB lends €100m for efficient power, emissions reductions in Russia UK’s Good Energy to raise £5m through bond sale PREMIUM Algaeon raises $50,000 as it opens funding round PREMIUM Biofuel developer Cool Planet plans $60m refinery in Malaysia First Maxpower gets …

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 one trillion …

EV ARC™ (patent pending) “Plugs In” at Charge Across Town™ EV Week in the Bay Area

Disclaimer ;  principals of Ethical Markets   are investors in Envision Solar t: First Image of EV ARC(TM) with Chevy Volt Plugging In at Charge Across Town Event EV ARC™ (patent pending) “Plugs In” at Charge Across Town™ EV Week in the Bay Area  We are so excited to share the first official …

Novethic Research: Blacklisting controversial companies helps responsible investors curb excesses

Blacklisting controversial companies helps responsible investors curb excesses Paris, 18 June 2013.  Novethic, a research centre, has published a pioneering study looking at the influence that responsible investors can exert by refusing to invest in multinationals involved in human rights violations. Blacklists published by 19 Northern European investors managing €1.5 trillion …

LONG-TERM IMPACT OF YOUTH EMPLOYMENT CRISIS COULD BE FELT FOR DECADES, WARNS UN REPORT

 An estimated 73 million young people will be out of work this year, according to a new United Nations report that says the long-term impact of the youth employment crisis could be felt for decades and <“http://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/newsroom/news/WCMS_212917/lang–en/index.htm“>calls for creative and wide-ranging policy solutions to address the problem.<i><“http://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/—dgreports/—dcomm/documents/publication/wcms_212423.pdf“>Global Employment Trends for …