Saving the Oceans by Mining for Oil – From the Plastics!

  By Kelsey May, September 27, 2013 Photos by Ann Slothower   On September 24, 2013, at the Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co. in Vancouver, the Upcycle the Gyres Society hosted the first public demonstration of its goal: convert land and ocean plastic waste into profit.   In four hours, the …

Video: Building the Woman’s World Banking Movement

Building the Woman’s World Banking Movement http://www.ethicalmarkets.tv/video-show?v=2021 Description Building the Woman’s World Banking Movement – interview with Michaela Walsh; Ethical Markets Media, 2013. Michaela Walsh is Founding President of Women’s World Bank http://www.swwb.org/. Its mission is to expand the economic assets, participation and power of low-income women and their households by helping …

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Upcycle the Gyres Society Transforming Marine Plastic Pollution into Revenue Streams Mr. Michalik, Founder and Managing Director of 365Playground, steps down from his Adviser position to become  a member of the Board of Directors. The vote of confidence and support from Mr. Michalik is invaluable to UGS, as it is …

The First Biomimicry Summit in Europe: Switzerland’s Financial Capital is Seduced by Nature’s Genius

The First Biomimicry Summit in Europe: Switzerland’s Financial Capital is Seduced by Nature’s Genius Jamie Brown, Project Director, BASE (Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy); former Head of Secretariat, UNEP Sustainable Energy Finance Alliance, Switzerland 3 Sept. 2012 Nearly 100 leaders from fields spanning industry, finance, architecture, engineering, government and academia …

Investors and analysts use extra-financial information in decision-making, suggests new research

The Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability Project (A4S), the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), and Radley Yeldar For immediate release Wednesday 25 July 2012 Investors and analysts use extra-financial information in decision-making, suggests new research Investors and analysts use extra-financial information reported by companies to help analyze the performance of those companies …