Cheap Solar Advances Farther in Germany (than anywhere else)

Home Solar Plus A Battery Could Be Cheaper Than The Grid In Germany In Just A Few Years by Jeff Spross thinkprogress.org/climate on October 3, 2014 at 9:02 am http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/10/03/3575371/hsbc-solar-battery-germany   CREDIT: Shutterstock The cost of solar power plus battery storage is about to dip below the average electricity bill in Germany. That’s …

[Climate Bonds] Unibail-Rodamco issues EUR750m 10 year, A+ green property bond, first green corporate bond of 2014 – 3.4x oversubscribed in less than 2 hours. The next wave of green is coming.

Unibail-Rodamco, a large European commercial property company, yesterday announced that it had placed a landmark EUR750mn green bond based on a portfolio of green buildings. The bond was 3.4 times oversubscribed with the order book reaching EUR2.5bn in under 2 hours! The first corporate green bond linked to property was issued by Sweden’s Vasakronan …

GFI: Offshore Phantom Firms A “Hulking Presence” in Divorce Cases

  Monday, August 26, 2013 Offshore Phantom Firms A “Hulking Presence” in Divorce Cases Review of World Bank Sanctions System: A Good Start but Additional Transparency Needed Interactions between Small- and Large-Scale Corruption in China Increasing [Amicable] Cooperation on Offshore Tax Evasion Income Inequality, Wealth, and Illicit Financial Flows 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 …

Coca-Cola, Nokia, State Street, UBS, Swire, Kulim and CLP are supporting CSR Asia Summit 2012

HIGHLIGHT Coca-Cola, Nokia, State Street, UBS, Swire, Kulim and CLP are supporting CSR Asia Summit 2012 CSR Asia Summit 2012 is scheduled for 18-19 September 2012 in Beijing, China and expected to be the biggest ever. The agenda is developing fast and new features have been added to maximize networking …

New Report Card Exposes Largest Financers of Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2011 3:16 PM CONTACT: Rainforest Action Network (RAN) Nell Greenberg Communications Director (415) 659-0557 New Report Card Exposes Largest Financers of Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Rainforest Action Network and Sierra Club Release report card on Banks and Mountaintop Removal SAN FRANCISCO – April 5 – …