New publication released: Engaging Business on Human Rights

     18 March, 2015   New publication released: Engaging Business on Human Rights This new paper by csr Asia outlines some of the human rights risks that face businesses who operate global value chains and looks at the opportunities for responsible and inclusive business practices. It offers practical recommendations for how …

Sowing Confusion About Renewable Energy

Thursday, August 7, 2014 Featured Blog Posts Barcelona: Spain’s Ciudad del Sol In Bogotá, Creating Social Equality through Sustainable Transportation Combined Heat and Brewing Power Read All Blog Posts RMI In The News One big obstacle for driverless cars? People are still scared of them Vox Solar Industry Provides Far …

What a win-win on unburnable carbon looks like

The recent IPCC report is clear: We need a dramatic change in the design of the global economy to avoid climate catastrophe and we need it now. The International Energy Agency estimates that to stay within 2 degrees Celsius of atmospheric warming, the global economy will have to avert emitting the carbon …

RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT: INNOVATIVE TOOLS BUT LIMITED APPLICATION IN PRACTICE

RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT: INNOVATIVE TOOLS BUT LIMITED APPLICATION IN PRACTICE Paris, 3rd December 2013. Today, for the sixth time, Novethic will be convening asset owners from across Europe to its annual conference, “ESG Strategies for responsible investors”. The day’s aim is to encourage exchanges between investors on the integration of Environmental, …

The Web of Debt Blog: Green Light for City-owned San Francisco Bank

We at Ethical Markets  fully support publicly-owned  city banks , and for full disclosure ,Hazel Henderson , our Editor serves on the Advisory Board of the Public Banking Institute , headed by Ellen H. Brown J.D.  author of this column and many books including The Web of Debt  and  just …

Global Polling Results for your Rio+20 Earth Summit coverage

Hello, As the Rio+20 Earth Summit kicks off in Brazil this week, I wanted to provide you with a couple recent press releases containing research results that could complement coverage you may be preparing: Consumers Call for Ambitious Leadership from their Governments at Rio+20 Earth Summit: http://www.globescan.com/commentary-and-analysis/press-releases/press-releases-2012/84-press-releases-2012/205-consumers-call-for-ambitious-leadership-from-their-governments-at-rio20-earth-summit-global-poll.html · Only 1 …

The Biggest Barrier to Teleworking: The Boss

The Biggest Barrier to Teleworking: The Boss By Tilde Herrera Telework still isn’t taking off in any major way, according to a new study of the remote workforce — and management resistance is the No. 1 obstacle….Read More Google Says Energy Innovation Will Pay Off — but When? By Marc …