Prospering in Common

Stuart Williams is back on the international conference scene and instead of his very successful conferences for 300,000 global corporate executives, he is bringing together environmentalists, architects and financial managers to reinvent the new SRI, Socially Responsible Investing, from the bottom up. As an international environmental consultant now focused on …

SJF Invests in EnTouch and Expands Team: SJF Ventures Bulletin

      We are delighted to share SJF’s latest bulletin.  SJF Ventures has invested in EnTouch Controls, participated in a $105 million follow-on financing of eRecyclingCorps, and added new team members.  In addition, the bulletin provides updates on portfolio companies, news on upcoming events, and a recognition of an …

Earth Policy Release – China and the Soybean Challenge

  China and the Soybean Challenge  Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/books/fpep/fpepch9 Earth Policy Release Full Planet, empty plates November 6, 2013 Some 3,000 years ago, farmers in eastern china domesticated the soybean. In 1765, the first soybeans arrived in North America, but they did not soon catch on as a crop. …

ETHICMARK® AWARDS HONOR BEST SUSTAINABLE, ENVIRONMENTAL ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS OF 2013

ETHICMARK® AWARDS HONOR BEST SUSTAINABLE, ENVIRONMENTAL ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS OF 2013   The 24th Annual SRI Conference Partners with World Business Academy to Announce EthicMark® Winners Colorado Springs, CO – October 28, 2013—Royal Philips of the Netherlands and the University of Engineering and Technology (UTEC) in Lima, Peru are the winners …

ESG in the Asset Manger Selection Process – New York

Responsible Investor upcoming seminar provides valuable information for asset management firms to get selected more frequently by pension funds. Responsible Investor’s ESG in the Asset Manager Selection Process seminar, taking place in New York on Friday, October 18th will feature presentations from some of North America’s largest asset owners and most …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: What evolved first, a dexterous hand or an agile foot?

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   What evolved first, a dexterous hand or an agile foot? Posted: 06 Oct 2013 05:41 PM PDT Resolving a long-standing mystery in human evolution, new research indicates that early hominids developed finger dexterity and tool use ability before the development of bipedal locomotion. Salt-tolerant bacteria …

Media Slammed For ‘Surprisingly Limited Analysis’ Of Major Report On Climate Change’s ‘New Normal’

Media Slammed For ‘Surprisingly Limited Analysis’ Of Major Report On Climate Change’s ‘New Normal’ By Joe Romm on August 13, 2013 at 5:28 pm The Columbia Journalism Review has criticized the NY Times and other major media outlets for inadequate coverage of NOAA’s annual State of the Climate report. In its critique, CJR points …

[Report] Global Smart Grid Technologies and Growth Markets 2013-2020

What does the future hold for the global smart grid? According to new GTM Research report, Global Smart Grid Technologies and Growth Markets 2013-2020, the cumulative value of the market is expected to surpass $400 billion by 2020, growing with an average compound annual growth rate of over 7%. Regionally, China …

Today, Friday, July 5, 2013 Emerging Markets ESG publishes the 16th edition of its Updated Database of Contacts in the Field of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI)

Today, Friday, July 5, 2013 Emerging Markets ESG publishes the 16th edition of its Updated Database of Contacts in the Field of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI).    To download the database, please visit the research page of the Emerging Markets ESG internet portal.  The URL is http://www.emergingmarketsesg.net/esg/2013/07/05/emerging-markets-esg-16th-edition-of-updated-database-of-contacts-in-the-field-of-socially-responsible-investment-sri-published-today-friday-july-5-2013/   The Partners for …

LAST STAND by Ted Turner

Thank you to Terry Mock, Ethical Markets Advisory Board member, for this review of Ted Turner’s Last Stand. How Ted Turner uses “people-planet-profit” to achieve sustainability “I believe the triple bottom line is our only hope.” – Ted Turner By Sustainable Land Development Initiative   Video Trailer – http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=tN0nW9BjC9M#!   In a newly …