A Mandatory Approval of Complex Financial Instruments: The Need for a Precautionary Policy to Make Financial Markets Economically Sustainable

Saturday, 11 Oct, 9 – 10:30, Room: tbc http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/CSO/0,,contentMDK:23610678~pagePK:220503~piPK:220476~theSitePK:228717,00.html A Mandatory Approval of Complex Financial Instruments: The Need for a Precautionary Policy to Make Financial Markets Economically Sustainable Sponsor: World Future Council Panelists: Manuel Montes (South Centre), Nathan Coplin (New Rules for Global Finance), CHAIR: Suleika Reiners (World Future Council) The IMF …

When Nature Gets a Price Tag

http://truth-out.org/news/item/24355-when-nature-gets-a-price-tag When Nature Gets a Price Tag Bachalpsee in the morning, Swiss Alps, a generally mountainous areas less affected by human activity. (Photo: Zach T. / CC; Edited: EL / TO) United Nations – How much does a forest cost? What’s the true economic value of an ocean? Can you …

The Globalist: Carried Away by the Shale Gale

October 22, 2013 Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+     U.S. shale mirage Carried Away by the Shale Gale Prakash Loungani | Is the so-called shale boom in the United States just hype? U.S. Shale Gas: All It’s Cracked Up to Be? Stephan Richter | The shale boom in the United States …

Crowdsourcing.org: Massolution NYC 2013: A Sneak Peek from Carl Esposti

Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS Massolution NYC 2013: A Sneak Peek From Massolution CEO Carl Esposti — At Massolution NYC 2013, which will be held September 18 & 19 at the W Hotel in midtown Manhattan, senior executives from Fortune 1000 enterprises, government agencies, and leading crowdsourcing platforms will gather to learn …

TheCrowdCafe weekly: curated summary of crowdinvesting news

TheCrowdCafe weekly • Issue #12 – June 16, 2013 • • Share on Twitter! •  Happy Sunday, All! Here’s this weeks’ curated summary of crowdinvesting news. Also, check out our updated database. I made a few changes to make it more user-friendly and useful. Specifically, it now supports filtering and search (e.g. equity platforms serving …

Summary & Analysis of Results of 2012 Lobbying Disclosure Resolutions

June 20, 2012 Summary & Analysis of Results of 2012 Lobbying Disclosure Resolutions Shareholder votes for lobbying disclosure resolutions indicated strong support in the second year since first being introduced in 2011. Shareholders filed resolutions at 38 corporations asking them to report on federal and state lobbying expenditures, including indirect …

The one tax that would rein in Wall Street…

‘Goldman Sachs’ Quiet Meeting in China Ride Big Oil For Huge Gains Now Since Private Briefing launched back in August, our mantra has been consistent and clear: Invest in energy now while prices are still low. We’ve said it time and again. And those who listened are making a killing. …