BP AGM Photo Opportunity: Shareholders Display Banner

BP AGM Photo Opportunity: Shareholders Display Banner   ShareAction is giving media advance notice of its plans to assemble individual shareholders outside BP’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday, April 16 at the ExCel Centre in East London.   ShareAction’s group of individual shareholders will be displaying a colourful banner with …

Show Me the Money: Sustainability and Financial Outperformance

  February 16, 2015 ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE Carbon Onsetting: A Robust Complement to — or Replacement for — Offsetting Internal carbon fees are becoming increasingly popular with companies as varied as Shell, Microsoft and Disney. But rather than use some or all of these funds to buy carbon offsets, a new …

2nd Annual Crowdfunding Symposium

  2nd Annual Crowdfunding Symposium LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE – SEPT 11/12 @ UC BERKELEY Shortly after President Obama signed the JOBS Act into law, we co-founded the Center for Crowdfunding Research at UC Berkeley. Now the program is hosting its second annual Academic Symposium on Crowdfunding Research and Policy. The event will be …

IT’S NOT JUST GEORGE SOROS ANYMORE

IT’S NOT JUST GEORGE SOROS ANYMORE By Chrystia Freeland* Earlier this year, the most reliable way for a billionaire to make the headlines was to compare suggested tax increases to Nazi Germany. Lately, though, the more interesting shift in the politics of the plutocracy has been more genteel. There will …

GRI consults on intended governance changes in order to play its role as a standard setter in sustainability reporting

Press release For immediate release, 26 May 2014 GRI consults on intended governance changes in order to play its role as a standard setter in sustainability reporting Sustainability reporting has moved from a practice undertaken only by pioneers to become standard practice for thousands of the world’s largest companies, the …

The Civil Society Conference: Strengthening communities and building self-help in an era of Coalition Governments.

Overcoming disadvantage. Building civil society. Changing government.   The Civil Society Conference.   Strengthening communities and building self-help in an era of Coalition Governments.   With Hon. Kevin Andrews Federal Minister for Family and Community Services   “I’ve had a longstanding interest and involvement in civil society. I’ve served as …

Ethical Markets Honors Co-founding Officer

Saint Augustine, FL, October 15, 2013 – Ethical Markets Media is proud to name Alan F. Kay (1925-), as Honorary Chair of the Ethical Markets Advisory Board.  Alan F. Kay, PhD, retiring as treasurer, has served Ethical Markets since 2003, providing leadership to the company and untiring support to Hazel …

2013 World Happiness Report

There is now a rising worldwide demand that policy be more closely aligned with what really matters to people as they themselves characterize their lives. More and more world leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, South Korean President Park Geun-hye and British Prime Minister David Cameron, are talking about the …

Community-Wealth.org – The Democracy Collaborative, along with theResponsible Endowments Coalition, hosted awebinar on July 19 to announce our jointly published report Raising Student Voices: Student Action for University Community Investment.

  Dear Colleague, Welcome to our August www.Community-Wealth.orgnewsletter. This month’s features include:  The Democracy Collaborative, along with theResponsible Endowments Coalition, hosted awebinar on July 19 to announce our jointly published report Raising Student Voices: Student Action for University Community Investment. The Chronicle for Higher Education released a blog review of the report, highlighting how everyone …

Markkula Center: TRAYVON MARTIN, RACE, AND JUSTICE

August 2013 Newsletter                                                                           UPCOMING EVENTS: YOU’RE INVITED TRAYVON MARTIN, RACE, AND JUSTICE A panel discussion Aug. 5 on the Trayvon Martin case features Santa Clara County Deputy District Attorney Chris Boscia and SCU Professor of Law Margaret Russell. Co-sponsored by the Center and the Office of …