Blue Sphere Enters Waste-to-Energy Market

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

Blue Sphere Enters Waste-to-Energy Market The series on waste-to-energy continues with Blue Sphere, Inc. (BLSP:  OTC/QB), a relatively new entrant to the biogas power generation market.  Blue Sphere is focused on converting principally food waste to power using anaerobic digestion technology.  In May 2014, Blue Sphere started construction on a …

Turning Potato Peels To Power

Jay Owen Greentech

Turning Potato Peels To Power : AltEnergyStocks.com Turning Potato Peels To Power Posted: 04 Oct 2014 07:55 AM PDT by Debra Fiakas CFA The series on waste-to-energy continues with Blue Sphere, Inc. (BLSP:  OTC/QB), a relatively new entrant to the biogas power generation market.  Blue Sphere is focused on converting principally food …

Do you know one of the next 25 social enterprise stars?

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Do you know one of the next 25 social enterprise stars? RSF Social Finance is looking to fund at least 25 new borrowers over the next year—and we’re launching a campaign to find them. We know there are exciting enterprises that could grow with our help, but they may not …

Earth Policy Institute: Fisheries and Aquaculture Fact Sheet

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

  Fisheries and Aquaculture Fact Sheet Earth Policy Release March 27, 2014 The world fish catch is a measure of the productivity and health of the oceanic ecosystem that covers 70 percent of the earth’s surface. The extent to which world demand for seafood is outrunning the sustainable yield of …

CDFI Fund Announces $17 Million for Lending and Investments in Low-Income and Distressed Communities

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

Media Contact: Bill Luecht  |  202.653.0322  |  [email protected] CDFI Fund Announces $17 Million for Lending and Investments in Low-Income and Distressed Communities November 15, 2013 Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (cdfi Fund) announced awards totaling approximately $17 million to 85 FDIC-insured depository institutions for …

GreenBuzz Oct 14th

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Get Your Free VERGE Interconnect Expo Pass Taking Care of Business By Joel Makower, Chairman & Executive Editor It’s nearly showtime! Tomorrow morning we’ll kick off VERGE San Francisco. (You can download the official program here.) We’ve got more than 1,000 people coming, so it’s going to be quite a gathering (and party!). There’s still …

Calvert Foundation: Engaging Diaspora Communities for Development

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

It’s a win-win. Earn a financial return and support communities. Empowering Investors to Empower Communities JULY 2013 Early this month we launched the new Calvert Foundation website! Throughout the redesign process we worked to create an experience to meet the diverse needs of the Calvert Foundation community. Notably, a revisedimpact section …

CleanTechnica: Why Is “Solar Power vs Utilities” Such A Hot Topic?

Jay Owen Greentech

Top cleantech news of the day fromCleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website:   Why Is “Solar Power vs Utilities” Such A Hot Topic? Graphene Can Reduce The Working Temperature Of Electronics By Up To 25% — Greatly Extending Their Working Life Solar Power Cheaper Than Coal Foreseen …

The Crowd Cafe: The Rise of Meaningful Investing

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

  Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected]owdcafe.com The Rise of Meaningful Investing Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|   Crowdinvesting is the byproduct of two strands of disruption: technical and cultural.  We explored the technical disruption in the first part of this series. Specifically looking at low-end disruption, a pattern codified by Clayton …

E – The Environmental Magazine – Joining Hands for Beaches

Jay Owen Sustainability News

May 19, 2013 WHAT WE’RE FOLLOWING Joining Hands for Beaches This past Saturday, Hands Across the Sand participants joined hands at beaches across the world to protest offshore drilling, deepwater drilling and offshore seismic testing. Hands Across the Sand’s mission is to ensure “the protection of our coastal economies, oceans,… Continue Reading …