Long Finance: How to Make Standards Markets Work for Financial Services (Regulation)?

Long Finance Newsletter   July 2013   Welcome to the July edition of the Long Finance newsletter. Since our last edition in May, a lot has happened with Long Finance and its programmes including: The interim figures of the Global Financial Centres Index – GFCI 13.5– were released in July 2013 …

OECD Green Growth: Putting Green Growth at the Heart of Development

OECD Green Growth Newsletter June 2013                                               Contents   ·       Putting Green Growth at the Heart of Development ·       Focus: Green Growth in Cities ·       Making Growth Green & Inclusive: The Case of Ethiopia ·       New Date: OECD’s 2013 GG-SD Forum ·       Call for papers: 2014 Green …

WWEA: Europe could become world’s first 100% Renewable Energy continent

Press release – for immediate release “Europe could become world’s first 100% Renewable Energy continent” New Global Alliance launched for first time in Europe Munich, 19th June 2013 – The Global Alliance for 100% Renewable Energy today criticises many legislators in Europe for still lacking full commitment to the transformation to renewable …

Ren21 Newsletter: Renewables 2013 Global Status Report

June 2013 In This Issue – News: REN21 Secretariat – News: EN21 Network – Upcoming Events Add the REN21 Renewables Interactive Map widget to your website to incorporate its renewable energy data search Keep Up with Us Subscribe: Newsletter Facebook Twitter Dear reader, REN21’s June newsletter 2013 reaches you at a moment of exciting and yet …

Reworking Finance to Serve People and the Environment

Reworking Finance to Serve People and the Environment   By Silvia Giannelli FLORENCE, May 21 2013 (IPS) – The wake of the global financial crisis, as many national governments in Europe cut back on services to citizens and used public money to rescue banks, taught many people a valuable lesson. “Nowadays …

Kaliningrad Nuclear Plant: : HypoVereinsbank follows BNP Paribas and pulls out. When will Coface and Société Générale follow suit?

  Member of Kaliningrad Nuclear Plant: HypoVereinsbank follows BNP Paribas and pulls out. When will Coface and Société Générale follow suit? Paris, April 26th, 2013 Press Release Following in the footsteps of BNP Paribas, the German HypoVereinsbank recently announced that it will not finance the Kaliningrad nuclear power plant in …

Is Natural Capital a Material Issue?

Report from ACCA, Fauna & Flora International and KPMG, November 2012 an evaluation of the relevance of biodiversity and ecosystem services to accountancy professionals and the private sector From the Report: “Is Natural Capital a Material Issue?” investigates the concept of materiality and how it is used to identify issues …

Top Cleantech Stories Of The Day! Switchgrass Biofuel Potentially Cheaper Than Oil for Heating Homes

Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website: Switchgrass Biofuel Potentially Cheaper Than Oil for Heating Homes RSPB Team Up With Ecotricity To Create Renewable Energy Nature Reserves New Japanese Feed-in Tariff Rates EV Could Make Up 1/4 Of Ford Sales By 2020 …

Forum 2000 Focusing on Social Transformation and Havel’s Global Minimum this 15-17 September 2013

Press release, 19 March 2013, Prague  This year, Forum 2000 is focusing on social transformation and Havel’s global minimum  The 17th annual Forum 2000 conference takes place this year in Prague on 15-17 September. Confirmed guests include His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel and notable …