GFI Welcomes ONE Campaign’s Report on the “Trillion-Dollar Scandal” of Illicit Financial Flows

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 3, 2014 GFI Welcomes ONE Campaign’s Report on the “Trillion-Dollar Scandal” of Illicit Financial Flows Report Highlights the Human Cost to Developing Countries of Corruption and the Financial Structures Facilitating It World Leaders Must Act to Implement Effective Transparency Measures at This Year’s G20 Summit and …

Futurist Update: New Camera Makes the Invisible Visible

    July 2014 • Volume 15, No. 7 In this issue: New Camera Makes the Invisible Visible Salamanders Demonstrate Possibilities for Human CellRegrowth Renewable-Energy Solution to Tanzania’s Water Troubles WorldFuture 2014 Speakers White Papers China’s Gender Imbalance Could Lead to More Social Problems In Memoriam: Arnold Brown The Future …

FTC Newsletter – April – June 2014: The stakes are high!

Berlin Brussels Lima London Nairobi New Delhi Washington     Dear friends, When compiling our latest newsletter, we realized just how eventful the last three months have been. From the Indian government’s creation of a task force to investigate offshore accounts to the Queen of England’s speech announcing the UK’s …

Meet High-Level City Representatives from over 35 Major Cities at the 4th GIB Summit

Meet High-Level City Representatives from over 35 Major Cities at the 4th GIB Summit Join the 4th Global Infrastructure Basel (GIB) Summit and meet with senior city representatives from all around the globe, including city delegates from our partner networks such as the C40 City Climate Leadership Group, ICLEI Local …

Leaders of MIGA, Total, BIS, City of Pretoria speaking at the 4th Global Infrastructure Basel Summit

Highlights of the 4th Global Infrastructure Basel Summit   Highlights of the upcoming 4th Global Infrastructure Basel (GIB) Summit Selection of Confirmed Speakers Jamie Caruana, General Manager and CEO, Bank for International Settlements Executive Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa, Tshwane, South Africa Ambassador Michael Gerber, Special Representative for Global Sustainable Development, Swiss …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: New results from inside the ozone hole

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News New results from inside the ozone hole Posted: 11 Dec 2013 03:56 PM PST Scientists have revealed the inner workings of the ozone hole that forms annually over Antarctica and found that declining chlorine in the stratosphere has not yet caused a recovery of the …

  Monday, September 30, 2013 #FTCDar2013 Preview: Why We’re Here  Why Are Extractive Industries Prone to Corruption? (Part III) #FTCDar2013 Preview: How Europe can set the standard on anti-money laundering rules  #FTCDar2013 Preview: Trade Crimes: Illicit Financial Flows from Wildlife to Weapons #FTCDar2013 Preview: Ending the Race to the Bottom: Finance in a …

World Future Council: Hearing in Dar es Salaam spotlights visionary African policies

Press release – for immediate release “Forests for People” Hearing in Dar es Salaam spotlights visionary African policies Tanzania’s Vice President H.E. Dr. Mohammed Gharib Billal welcomed international delegates Dar es Salaam/Hamburg, 10 July 2013: Forests can make an effective contribution to improving rural livelihoods, reducing poverty, and promoting equity in …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: How Canada’s banks help money move in and out of tax havens

  Wednesday, June 26, 2013 Why Developing Countries Should Care About The G8 Summit Taxcast Edition 17: May ’13 Statement From The Financial Transparency Coalition: G8 Leaders Fail To Reach Financial Transparency Agreement Tax Wars: EU Playing Catch-Up With US New EU Anti-Corruption Standards Increase Demands For Greater Transparency To …

WRI Digest: 3 Needs For A Sustainable Food Future, Bonn Climate Talks

  WRI Digest The Great Balancing Act: 3 Needs For A Sustainable Food Future. How can the world feed more than 9 billion people by 2050 in a manner that advances economic development and reduces pressure on the environment? Answering it requires a “great balancing act” of three needs – all …