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 …

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 …

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 …

First Peoples Worldwide Spring Newsletter

Fetching mail… More All None Read Unread Starred Unstarred 1–10 of 10     Remove label Fetching mail… More All None Read Unread Starred Unstarred 1–2 of 2     First Peoples Worldwide Spring Newsletter May 9, 2014 It’s springtime and change is in the air!  First Peoples Worldwide’s newsletter …

SEI ? February eNews: Grid Defection – Helping Uganda – Industry Conferences – and More…

SEI Team Member, Laura Walters, Travels to Uganda with We Care Solar by Laura Walters, SEI PV Curriculum Developer  I just got back from a bit over two weeks in the southwest corner of Uganda working with We Care Solar, as a Solar partnered with Solar Energy International in fall …

UN SOUTH-SOUTH FORUM WRAPS UP WITH OVER $450 MILLION PLEDGED FOR GREENER DEVELOPMENT

UN SOUTH-SOUTH FORUM WRAPS UP WITH OVER $450 MILLION PLEDGED FOR GREENER DEVELOPMENT New York, Nov 1 2013 12:00PM More than $450 million was pledged between investors, green businesses, Governments and other parties at the United Nations-organized Global South-South Development Expo in Nairobi, where hundreds of participants spent this week …

SVN Fall Conference 2013, October 17-20

  Social Venture Network Announces 2013 Innovation Awards Winners   Meet the next generation of world-changing entrepreneurs   August 7, 2013 – San Francisco – A soccer ball that never deflates. A sandal that sends girls to school. A piece of paper that keeps food from spoiling. From refrigerators to …

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 …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Reforestation study shows trade-offs between water, carbon and timber

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News  Reforestation study shows trade-offs between water, carbon and timber Earth’s mantle affects long-term sea-level rise estimates Scientists offer first definitive proof of bacteria-feeding behavior in green algae Biophysicists measure mechanism that determines fate of living cells Tomatoes: The world’s favorite fruit, only better-tasting and longer-lasting New …

European banks and pension funds fuel land-grabs in Uganda

                                                  Partner of  European banks and pension funds fuel land-grabs in Uganda Palm oil giant Wilmar International linked to community displacement and deforestation Brussels, May 21, 2013 European banks …