Global Leaders Programme: How Can Infant Healthcare be Made Affordable to the Developing World? (Vietnam, March 2014)

  It is my pleasure to share with you the result of GIFT’s latest Global Leaders Programme (GLP), which took place recently in Hong Kong and Vietnam in partnership with MTTS, a Vietnam medical equipment manufacturer.   The challenge was to explore the question fundamental to our partner MTTS’ business: How …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News : Scientists unmask the climate uncertainty monster

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Scientists unmask the climate uncertainty monster Posted: 04 Apr 2014 11:03 AM PDT Increasing uncertainty in the climate system compels a greater urgency for climate change mitigation, according to new research. Scientists have shown that as uncertainty in the temperature increase expected with a …

Banking Union Time Bomb: Eurocrats Authorize Bailouts AND Bail-Ins

Banking Union Time Bomb: Eurocrats Authorize Bailouts AND Bail-Ins   Ellen Brown http://EllenBrown.com March 29, 2014     “As things stand, the banks are the permanent government of the country, whichever party is in power.”   – Lord Skidelsky, House of Lords, UK Parliament, 31 March 2011)     On …

[Climate Bonds] First Green Bonds Index launched by Solactive; opens up opportunity for ETFs and improved access for smaller investors

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘First Green Bonds Index launched by Solactive; opens up opportunity for ETFs and improved access for smaller investors‘ German Index company Solactive last week launched a green bonds index, the first to hit the market. The Index uses the Climate Bonds Initiative’s tracking list of green bonds …

The COSA Measuring Sustainability Report

  We recently launched  “The COSA Measuring Sustainability Report.”  together with five sustainable practices in developing coutires. Giants like Mars, Unilever, Starbucks, Nestle and McDonalds are among the firms investing in new approaches to help them understand what makes the segments now integrate no less than 435 sustainability. Some of these are a response to …

Alternative Energy : IPCC: Climate Impacts ‘Are Very Evident, They’re Widespread’ And ‘We Are Not Prepared’

  Alternative Energy   IPCC: Climate Impacts ‘Are Very Evident, They’re Widespread’ And ‘We Are Not Prepared’ Posted: 27 Feb 2014 02:00 AM PST Filed under: Energy News Biofuels Without Enzymes — Cheap Acid-Based Approach Developed Posted: 27 Feb 2014 12:00 AM PST Filed under: Energy News AGL Energy Wind Farms Operating …

[MP-PC] Video for Future Day celebrations and the 15 Global Challenges

Here is a 3.26 minute video for Future Day March 1st with 15 Global Challenges created by our new intern Katie Beverlin: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ho0geGOlMDg. Please circulate as you like and translate and edit as you like.   If you are not listed below yet, but would like to help facilitate a time zone …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Los Angeles’ vulnerability to future sea level rise projected

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Los Angeles’ vulnerability to future sea level rise projected Posted: 18 Feb 2014 03:48 sea level rise of as much as two feet due by 2050 due to AM PST A new study looks at colonies of social wasps and explores the acceptance …

New GMO Studies Demonstrate ‘Substantial Non-Equivalence’

========================================================gm maize and counterparts. This makes a mockery of the regulatory principle of ‘Substantial Equivalence’The concept of ‘Substantial Equivalence’ was first introduced in 1993 by theOrganisation for US Food and Drug Administration, theCanadian Food Inspection Agency and Japan’s Ministry of egypt showed substantial non-equivalence and toxicity for GM cornIn April …