GREENER INFORMATION AGE TRANSFORMING ENERGY, FINANCE AND OUR FUTURE

By Hazel Henderson © 2014 Much has been written about the disruptive shifts in many industrial sectors, from retailing, publishing, manufacturing, entertainment, medicine, law, architecture, transport and public services caused by computers, automation and the digital revolution. Since the robotization of automobile production in the 1960s, debates have raged over …

CDP: US Utilities Now Pricing Carbon as Part of Core Business Strategy

June 30, 2014 NEW METRICS CDP: US Utilities Now Pricing Carbon as Part of Core Business Strategy In response to increasing recognition of climate risk, fresh insights into how a price on carbon pollution might benefit companies and the US economy as a whole were released Friday in a new …

Microbusinesses don’t just create jobs; they create GOOD jobs!

What has not been known, until now, is whether those jobs are any good?  Based on the seminal study published by the FIELD/aspen institute which used in-depth interviews of the employees of Accion East microbusinesses, the resounding answer to the question is ‘yes’!   In summary, the report highlights that 1) …

CSR Wire: Don’t Be Evil: What’s the Matter with Google?

  Don’t Be Evil: What’s the Matter with Google? Has Google lost its way? Why is the organization now funding regressive organizations fronting for the fossilized sectors and legacy incumbent interests holding back the green economy? What happened to the founders’ mission of catalyzing a whole-system transition from the fossil-fueled Solar …

OTHER NEWS: Big Gap Surfaces in Davos

Big Gap Surfaces in Davos   By Ray Smith   DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 24 2014 (IPS) – As self-appointed global leaders gather at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos and discuss ‘The Reshaping of the World’, a stone’s throw away non-governmental organisations named this year’s winners for their dreaded …

Global Marshall Plan Initiative and 140 Other EU- and US Organisations Sign a Letter of Protest Against TTIP

Global Marshall Plan Initiative www.globalmarshallplan.org Newsletter 1/2014 Global Marshall Plan Initiative and 140 Other EU- and US Organisations Sign a Letter of Protest Against TTIP Record-breaking Number of Visits to the Global Marshall Plan Website Be Aware of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Press Review A Global Marshall Plan …

National Black Chamber of Commerce Progress Report July 15 2013: Dealing with the Davis Bacon Act at Congress:

  Register on the $500 million Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture 20 Years of the NBCC NBCC 21st Annual Conference, July 24-26, Palm Beach, Florida-Four Seasons Resort [email protected] www.nationalbcc.org Progress Report 070213   1. Dealing with the Davis Bacon Act at Congress:  The House Small Business Committee is taking …

Massolution Releases the 2013CF Crowdfunding Market: Software & Solutions Report

  2013CF Crowdfunding Market: Software and Solutions Report — Earlier today, Massolution published its 2013CF Crowdfunding Market: Software and Solutions Report. It is a definitive guide to available crowdfunding software and solutions providers. This clear and concise report will guide you to the choices for building the platform you want, whether it …

A Heart and Soul for Impact Investing: financial leaders gather to put capital to work.

A Heart and Soul for Impact Investing: financial leaders gather to put capital to work. Martha Shaw, EMM correspondent and president of Earth Advertising TBLI Conference, June 17-18, 2013 New York City (New York) – At the pulse of the socially responsible investing community are TBLI (Triple Bottom Line Investment) Conferences, which …

May – Thriving in the Midst of Climate Change – other Updates from ILSR

Friend on Facebook Follow on Twitter Forward to a Friend First Broadband Technology Opportunities Project Transforms Rural Georgia Communities When the North Georgia Network was constructed the community was searching for a strategy to grow as agriculture and manufacturing opportunities slowly left the region. In this episode of ILSR’s Community …