THE FUTURIST: How to Make a Mind

February 2013 • Special Check out The March-April issue of THE FUTURIST magazine! How to Make a Mind By Ray Kurzweil Can nonbiological brains have real minds of their own? In this article, drawn from his latest book, futurist/inventor Ray Kurzweil describes the future of intelligence—artificial and otherwise.Read more.   …

Accounting & Sustainability: Future-proofing the CFO

Daily News Alert 01.08.13 2013: Life on the Edge of the Sustainability Cliff The Great Recession shook loose the pillars of trust between the public, investment community and companies, particularly among the millennial generation, which increasingly believes that Wall Street no longer serves Main Street and companies care more about …

World Water Council Elects New Board to Ensure Water Security

Marseille, France, 19 November 2012 – The World Water Council today announced that its members have elected a new Board of Governors. The Board will oversee and guide the Council’s work for the coming three years. The elections took place during the triennial General Assembly for which 240 participants had …

Finalists for EthicMark® Advertising Award 2012: Announcement at KnowPhest Festival and Conference in Los Angeles

NEWS RELEASE Finalists for EthicMark® Advertising Award 2012 Announcement at KnowPhest Festival and Conference in Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA — October 13, 2012 – Patagonia and TOMS shoes are the two finalists in the for-profit category for the 2012 EthicMark® Award for advertising that “uplifts the human spirit and …

REN21 – Newsletter September 2012

Since the last REN21 newsletter in June announcing the launch of the REN21 Renewables 2012 Global Status Report (GSR), a series of outreach events took place using the findings about global renewable energy market, industry, policy and investment developments to stimulate discussion about renewable energy on regional and national levels. …

WWC President calls for a “Pact for Water Security”

–For immediate release — WWC President calls for a “Pact for Water Security” 28 September 2012 – New York, USA – “The time for wishful thinking is over. Now is the time for actions, commitments and solutions,” declared Mr. Fauchon, President of the World Water Council speaking at a side …

Free Teleconference Dialogue with Rinaldo Brutoco: Economics & Peace

The National Peace Academy invites you to join us for a special Peacebuilder Teleconference Dialogue featuring: Rinaldo Brutoco “Economics and Peace” with Special Guest Dialogue Moderator Michael Shank Tuesday, February 7, 2012 (7:00 – 8:30pm) Free, advanced registration is required Click here for more information and to register Join us …

How Investors Are Rebuilding New Orleans

Steve Schueth, Ethical Markets Research Advisory Board The current issue of the Green Money Journal features an excellent article on Sustainable Investing in New Orleans.  It discusses how the responsible investment industry is helping to rebuild and reshape this historic city. Not coincidentally, hundreds of investors and investment professionals will gather October 2–5, …