Banking Union Time Bomb: Eurocrats Authorize Bailouts AND Bail-Ins

Banking Union Time Bomb: Eurocrats Authorize Bailouts AND Bail-Ins   Ellen Brown http://EllenBrown.com March 29, 2014     “As things stand, the banks are the permanent government of the country, whichever party is in power.”   – Lord Skidelsky, House of Lords, UK Parliament, 31 March 2011)     On …

Sustainability data is foundation stone of Integrated Reporting, says GRI as Framework is unveiled

We at Ethical Markets  fully support  the Integrated  Reporting  approach and applaud  this collaboration with GRI.  ~ Hazel Henderson, Editor gri press release For immediate release: 9 December 2013 Sustainability data is foundation stone of Integrated Reporting, says GRI as <IR> Framework is unveiled The global reporting initiative today welcomed the …

To Expand Offshore Power, Japan Builds Floating Windmills

To Expand Offshore Power, Japan Builds Floating Windmills Yoshikazu Tsuno/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images An offshore wind turbine off the coast of Fukushima. By HIROKO TABUCHI Published: October 24, 2013 OFF THE COAST OF FUKUSHIMA, Japan — Twelve miles out to sea from the severely damaged and leaking nuclear reactors at …

Integrated Reporting: Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) today announce an alliance that will achieve greater momentum towards the evolution of better corporate reporting

CDP, CDSB and IIRC announce collaboration to accelerate Integrated Reporting   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (18 July 2013) – CDP, the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) today announce an alliance that will achieve greater momentum towards the evolution of better corporate reporting, in order to …

IORP II impact studies, people roundup, APG DC platform, Polish reform, Rabobank, Thornburg

      Dear Dr Hazel Henderson                 Today’s top stories             European Commission asks ECB, Joint Research Centre to conduct IORP II impact studies   EUROPE – Brussels seeks to gauge potential impact on markets, occupational pension funds. …

The Transition to a Green Economy Must Include Better Safety Standards for Workers

THE TRANSITION TO A GREEN ECONOMY MUST INCLUDE BETTER SAFETY STANDARDS FOR WORKERS — UN New York, Apr 28 2012 11:05AM Protecting the safety and health of workers across the world must be part of transitioning into a green economy, the United Nations stressed today, warning that while sustainable jobs …