CDFI Roundtable – Now in Baton Rouge!

Serving the Underserved: Building Alternative Financial Services  in Low-Income Communities    When:  April 15, 2015 | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Where: Westerfield Conference Center | 1800 S. Acadian Thruway  Baton Rouge, LA Cost:     $45 per person   The National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions, sponsored by …

At UN meeting in Geneva, Ban spotlights trade as driver of global sustainable development

1 October 2014 – The critical role played by international trade in lifting economies out of poverty is an invaluable one but must remain consonant with the objectives enshrined in the sustainable development goals, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared today in an address to the world trade organization (WTO). Speaking at …

Toward an Inclusive TPP Trade Pact

Toward an Inclusive TPP Trade Pact   By Dr. Harsha Vardhana Singh*   NEW YORK, Aug  2014 (IPS) – The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations have been hitting headlines recently, but not for all the right reasons. The media provides an incomplete picture of its implications, focusing mainly on its process …

A bunch of climate bond media stories for you: Financial News, Wall Street Journal, Enviro. Finance, Inst. Investor, etc

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘A bunch of climate bond media stories for you: Financial News, Wall Street Journal, Enviro. Finance, Inst. Investor, etc ‘ Financial News – ‘It’s not easy being green’  Article talks about lack of regulations concerning what qualifies as ‘green’ in the context of …

Sustainable Development Update – 26 March 2014 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

World Bank Report Proposes Priorities for Sustainable Urbanization 25_March_2014: ‘Urban China: Toward Efficient, Inclusive and Sustainable Urbanization,’ a report by the World Bank and China’s Development Research Center, proposes a ‘new urbanization’ path that will be environmentally sustainable, ensure food security, better allocate capital, labor and land, and place people …

Global Marshall Plan Initiative and 140 Other EU- and US Organisations Sign a Letter of Protest Against TTIP

Global Marshall Plan Initiative www.globalmarshallplan.org Newsletter 1/2014 Global Marshall Plan Initiative and 140 Other EU- and US Organisations Sign a Letter of Protest Against TTIP Record-breaking Number of Visits to the Global Marshall Plan Website Be Aware of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Press Review A Global Marshall Plan …

Profit from the Death of Your Electric Company

  Profit from the Death of Your Electric Company By Jeff Siegel | Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 The annual market for distributed generation will reach $12.7 billion in about three years. This figure is based on a recent Pike Research report on microgrids, and has since been shown to be …

    Profit from the Death of Your Electric Company By Jeff Siegel | Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 The annual market for distributed generation will reach $12.7 billion in about three years. This figure is based on a recent Pike Research report on microgrids, and has since been shown to …

The Sun Breaks Through Stormy Skies of China/EU Trade : AltEnergyStocks.com

The Sun Breaks Through Stormy Skies of China/EU Trade : AltEnergyStocks.com The Sun Breaks Through Stormy Skies of China/EU Trade Posted: 29 Jul 2013 07:28 AM PDT Sun breaks through trade war clouds China and the West broke a decades-old pattern of troubled trade relations over the weekend with a …