THE IPCC SUMMARY REPORT ON CLIMATE CHANGE: WHAT IT MEANS FOR IMPACT INVESTING

“ Highly recommended !  Hazel Henderson, Editor “   View online version  NEWS FROM MAXIMPACT AND THE IMPACT INVESTING COMMUNITY. ISSUE 06 THE IPCC SUMMARY REPORT ON CLIMATE CHANGE: WHAT IT MEANS FOR IMPACT INVESTING On 27 September 2013, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published the …

BETTER NAMES FOR IMPACT INVESTING (AND OTHER INSIGHTS FROM HAZEL HENDERSON)

BETTER NAMES FOR IMPACT INVESTING (AND OTHER INSIGHTS FROM HAZEL HENDERSON) by Marta Maretich Hazel Henderson has never really liked the term “impact investing”. “All investments have impacts,” she told us. “I pointed this out to the authors of the original paper published by the Rockefeller Foundation. Some of these impacts …

High-level meeting to discuss potential solutions for transforming cities

  For immediate release: Tuesday, August 27 2013     High-level meeting to discuss potential solutions for transforming cities   A series of high-level events addressing some of the world’s most critical challenges is being kicked off today with a meeting devoted to the transformation of cities. Organised with the participation …

Trip report on The Millennium Project Week in Baku, Azerbaijan

Trip report on The Millennium Project Week in Baku, Azerbaijan <<…>> About 40 people from The Millennium Project gathered in Baku, Azerbaijan for an extraordinary week of meetings organized by Professor Reyhan Huseynova, Chairwoman of the Azerbaijan Node.  There was extensive media coverage.* Some photos at:  http://www.millennium-project.org/millennium/gallery.html.  May 29 – 31st …

Rio + 20: Forum on Social Entrepreneurship in the New Economy

The event is open to the public. The Forum on Social Entrepreneurship in the New Economy will be held in tandem with the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). The Forum will generate ideas and practical next steps for sustainability and the emerging new economy. The Forum is organized …

Clean Energy’s Falling Prices and Expanding Markets Overshadow Challenges

Cleanwatch The e-Letter on Clean Technology from Clean Edge Welcome to Cleanwatch. Each issue offers the latest news, events, and other resources on clean energy, transportation, water, and materials. Clean Energy’s Falling Prices and Expanding Markets Overshadow Challenges By Trevor Winnie America?s divisive election year politics have once again turned …

A 30-Year Success Story: What’s Next for “LISC”?

“Welcome to Citiwire.net! There’s lots of phony talk about “American exceptionalism” these days. But I’d nominate one valid contender: the early and continuing foundation and corporate support of development for our troubled neighborhoods. A major leader: the Local Initiatives Support Corporation. Since I first interviewed founder Mike Sviridoff in 1979-80, …