The hidden cost of freezing Russia out of finance

     The hidden cost of freezing Russia out of finance   By Gillian Tett – Financial Times   Instead of having one major cross-border payments system there could eventually be many   This week, a milestone was passed on the road of globalisation. The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial …

“What’s Possible” The U.N. Climate Summit Film

Below is the three minute film, titled “What’s Possible,” that was presented this morning to world leaders at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York. This inspirational film shows that climate change is solvable. We have the technology to harness nature sustainably for a clean, prosperous energy future, but only if …

Taking a Call for Climate Change to the Streets

Taking a Call for Climate Change to the Streets By LISA W. FODERARO  NY Times, SEPT. 21, 2014 Slide Show Slide Show|13 Photos A Demonstration for the Planet in Manhattan CreditDamon Winter/The New York Times C Legions of demonstrators frustrated by international inaction on global warming descended on New York …

Today more people took to the streets calling for climate action than on any other day in history. From New York City to Rio, London to Delhi — we were everywhere.

Today more people took to the streets calling for climate action than on any other day in history. From New York City to Rio, London to Delhi — we were everywhere. This is what hope looks like: (click here to see more photos) On Tuesday, more world leaders will gather …

Flourish & Prosper Global Forum October 15-17

EVENT: Flourish & Prosper: The Third Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit WHAT: This dynamic 2 1?2-day summit, hosted by the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, brings together leading business executives, management scholars, policymakers and others from around the world to explore …

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 …

Please join message to World Leaders on climate change, DDPP report launched

  It is Time to Act: 2 Degrees is the Limit This is your moment as a global citizen and leader to raise your voice to head off disastrous climate change. By clicking here you can add your name with many of the world’s leading scientists and climate experts to an urgent …

World Future Council members and RLA laureates denounce limited focus of Nuclear Security Summit

Press Release World Future Council members and RLA laureates denounce limited focus of Nuclear Security Summit Stockholm/Hamburg, March 20, 2014 – In a joint statement 38 recipients of the Right Livelihood Award and members of the World Future Council are calling on world leaders at the Nuclear Security Summit to acknowledge that, …

CrowdSource Set to Acquire Serv.io by Month’s End

CrowdSource Set to Acquire Serv.io by Month’s End — CrowdSource, a company that helps online retailers and other companies create content via the crowd, announced late last week that it’s set to acquire Serv.io, a competitor. We spoke with co-founder and CEO Stephanie Leffler to find out what motivated her team …