SAIL MED Launched for Mediterranean Sail Transport of Cargo

Jay Owen Sustainability News, Greentech

   SAIL MED Launched for Mediterranean Sail Transport of Cargo http://www.sailtransportnetwork.org/node/951 In the fall of 2013, a dedicated group from Greece, the Netherlands and the U.S.A. formed a consortium – SAIL MED – to promote clean, renewable-energy transport (by sail) in the Mediterranean Sea region. With the EU-funded North Sea …

18th Update of Emerging Markets ESG Database of Contacts in SRI

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Friday, July 25, 2014 Emerging Markets ESG publishes the 18th edition of its Updated Database of Contacts in the Field of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI). The Partners for Financial Stability (PFS) Program published an inaugural Database of Contacts in the Field of SRI on the capital markets research page of the …

18th Update of Emerging Markets ESG Database of Contacts in SRI

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Friday, July 25, 2014 Emerging Markets ESG publishes the 18th edition of its Updated Database of Contacts in the Field of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI). The Partners for Financial Stability (PFS) Program published an inaugural Database of Contacts in the Field of SRI on the capital markets research page of the …

New report reveals a $502.6 billion climate-themed bond universe

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

New report reveals a $502.6 billion climate-themed bond universe   LONDON, 17 July 2014 – The Climate Bonds Initiative today launches its 2014 market sizing report “Bonds and Climate Change: the state of the market in 2014”. The report was commissioned by the HSBC Climate Change Centre of Excellence. The …

SOLAR AND EV ADOPTION, CLIMATE POLICIES, AND GREEN FINANCE DRIVE U.S. CLEAN TECH LEADERSHIP INDEX GROWTH

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

  SOLAR AND EV ADOPTION, CLIMATE POLICIES, AND GREEN FINANCE DRIVE U.S. CLEAN TECH LEADERSHIP INDEX GROWTH  Annual Clean Edge Report Finds California, Massachusetts, Oregon, Colorado, & New York Lead Among States; San Francisco, San Jose, San Diego, Portland, & Sacramento Lead Among Metros Portland, Ore. – July 15, 2014 – Clean …

19 Notable Green Bonds Media Stories — June 2014

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Compiled by Sean Kidney of the Climate Bonds Initiative www.climatebonds.net Includes WSJ, Global Capital, Boursorama and more Lots of coverage this month. We’ve divided stories into six topics: Green Property Criteria, Calls for Standards and Clarity, Market Analysis and Market Growth. Green Property Criteria Coverage following the opening of the Public Consultation …

Quality of Life Indicators in Context – July 2014

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Focus on US Employment —  July 2014 Update By Hazel Henderson Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by a healthy 288.000 in June, good news after the 2.8% drop in GDP-growth for Q1. The 224,000 jobs added in May followed April’s 304,000. Upward revisions: to 203,000 from the 192,000 reported for …

Today’s News: What’s Stalling Switzerland?

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

  Wednesday, July 2, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog:   What’s Stalling Switzerland?   How Tax Abuse and Human Rights are More Closely Related Than You Think     The Transfer Pricing Labyrinth   Three Reasons TTIP Needs Transparency                     …

Quarterly Update: Must reads from Q2, new research, and more

Jay Owen Greentech

A note from GTM Research The U.S. solar PV market is off to a strong start in 2014, with 1,330 megawatts installed in the first quarter alone. Despite concerns around the US-China trade case and rising polysilicon prices, we forecast another record-setting year for the PV installations with over 6 …