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Shareholder Successes: Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commitments on Climate Action

Shareholder Successes: Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commitments on Climate Action

Ceres Newsletter September 2014 Press and Media Press Release: Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commitments to Protect Forests, Reduce Carbon Emissions News Story: Only $1 Trillion: Annual Investment [...]

Innovation Forum – Business & Human Rights, November 10

Business and Human Rights How to get beyond policy, manage risk and build relationships 10 November, 2014, London Introduction This global event is a meeting place for corporate practitioners tasked with the responsibility of putting human rights principles into practice. Going beyond the usual theory and into the practical implications and [...]

Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) – ‘The Sustainable Development of SIDS Through Genuine and Durable Partnerships’

Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) – ‘The Sustainable Development of SIDS Through Genuine and Durable Partnerships’

  Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) - ‘The Sustainable Development of SIDS Through Genuine and Durable Partnerships’ 1-4 September 2014 | Apia, Samoa   http://www.iisd.ca/sids/sids2014/   The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) took place from 1-4 September [...]

Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability and Business Risks

Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability and Business Risks

        HIGHLIGHTS   Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability and Business Risks  Dozens of countries are deciding [...]

Other News: Financial reform: Call to arms

Other News: Financial reform: Call to arms

Financial reform: Call to arms   By Martin Wolf - Financial Times   Post-crisis efforts to bolster economies and create safer banks have only preserved a flawed system   The financial crises and the years of economic malaise that followed represent profound failures of the economy and of policy. Above all, they were failures [...]

Top 20 high-cost oil projects risk wasting $91 bln of investor cash

PRESS RELEASE  UNDER EMBARGO UNTIL 15 AUGUST, 00.01 BST  Top 20 high-cost oil projects risk wasting $91 bln of investor cash  London, August 15, 2014 – The Carbon Tracker Initiative (CTI) today revealed some of the world’s most expensive future oil projects, which the biggest publicly listed oil companies are [...]

Marine industries at risk on both coasts as oceans acidify

Marine industries at risk on both coasts as oceans acidify

Subject: Wishful Thinking - Methane plumes & Ocean Acidification   More precursors/signals:   1.  Methane plumes from the arctic.  This precursor event has a high probability of rapidly accelerating the timeframes for climate change impacts and increasing them to much more devastating [...]

Better Markets: Wall Street’s too-big-to-fail banks

Better Markets: Wall Street’s too-big-to-fail banks

Why do almost all companies finance themselves mostly with equity, but Wall Street's too-big-to-fail banks finance themselves almost 100 percent with borrowed money (debt), making them very unstable and at high risk of failure even if they only have tiny losses?  Because those handful of gigantic banks (only 9 banks in the US have more than [...]

THE ECONOMICS OF SUSTAINABILITY – Conference Brochure Attached!

THE ECONOMICS OF SUSTAINABILITY – Conference Brochure Attached!

Ethical Markets is proud to  be a co-sponsor of this important conference , Hazel Henderson, Editor   Today's climate crisis is the leading issue of our time. We have reached the point where we much take system-wide action or risk planetary consequences for all life. The urgency of addressing this issue is the impetus for [...]

Greg Palast | How Barack Obama Could End the Argentina Debt Crisis

Greg Palast | How Barack Obama Could End the Argentina Debt Crisis

Reader Supported News | 08 August 14 PM It's Live on the HomePage Now: Reader Supported News *15 GREAT REASONS TO GET BEHIND READER SUPPORTED NEWS: David Koch, Rupert Murdoch, Arianna Huffington, Main-Stream-News, The Republican Party, The Tea Party, The NSA, The NRA, The Keystone XL Pipeline, Global Warming, US Congress, The Foreclosure of [...]

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