Other News: GDP: Gauging Dematerialised Progress!

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Articles by Hazel Henderson, Beyond GDP

   GDP: Gauging Dematerialised Progress!   By Hazel Henderson*   ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida, Aug 2013 (IPS) -As of Aug. 1, 2013, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) finally stepped into our new 21st century. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will now include much of the intangible production and services which …

New GDP Accounting Makes a Difference Locally

Ethical Markets - R Articles by Hazel Henderson, Beyond GDP, The Blog

The narrow ”economism” shown by critics of the Picasso Exhibit running its last week in St. Augustine, Florida, is a hangover from obsolete economic textbooks still unable to record “intangibles,” those valuable services which today make up some 70% of advanced economies and services sector companies’ balance sheets.  These old …

Breaking News: US Revises GDP to Include Intangible Production and Services

Ethical Markets - R Trendspotting, News You Need, Beyond GDP, The Blog

July 31, 2013  ~ As of August 1st, 2013, the US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) finally enters the 21st century.  GDP will now include much of the intangible production and services which make up some 70% of mature 21st century economies: software, R&D, entertainment, trademarks, copyrights, design and other …

Climate Change is the Next $10 Trillion Opportunity

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

By Jigar Shah, July 2, 2013   With a 20% shift in our annual infrastructure spending from 20th century technology to 21st century technology we can drive a new global $10 trillion economy by 2020.   That was an undercurrent in a powerful speech President Obama delivered last week, demanding EPA …

Business Leaders Continue Call to Action on U.S. Climate Policy by Signing the Climate Declaration

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

http://www.ceres.org/press/press-releases/business-leaders-continue-call-to-action-on-u.s.-climate-policy-by-signing-the-climate-declaration FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Business Leaders Continue Call to Action on U.S. Climate Policy by Signing the Climate Declaration The Weather Company, K2 Sports and Others Join More Than 600 Companies in Push for National Action on Climate Change For more information, contact ·        Brian Bowen — Ceres | [email protected] | phone: 617-247-0700 x 148 | cell: 617-257-6626 BOSTON, MA Jul 10, …

Integrated Reporting: Integrated Reporting Unlocks the Power of Business

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

In this issue: Hear an investor’s perspective on <IR> from Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management’s Susana Penarrubia. Learn about Prudential Financial’s <IR> journey.  Read about our recent Pilot Programme Conference. That’s not all: you can learn how <IR> relates to the G8 and more!   IIRC Newsletter – July Issue …

FOLLOW THE FISH! Spencer Beebe is helping to build the 21st century deep green economy in the Pacific Northwest. By Ellie Winninghoff

Jay Owen Sustainability News, Nature/Biomimicry

FOLLOW THE FISH   Spencer Beebe is helping to build the 21st century deep green economy in the Pacific Northwest.   By Ellie Winninghoff   If rainforests are so important, why doesn’t anybody worry about the rainforest of the Pacific Northwest? That’s a question that plagued Spencer Beebe when he …

CitiWire.Net: Neal Peirce on Billboard Spamming and Jay Walljasper on NYC Bikelash

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

      Opponents Sue to Stew Onrush of Flashing Digital Billboards By Neal Peirce Hardly a DriverIs Now AliveWho Passed On HillsAt 75Burma-Shave Once upon a time, advertising in America was fun. As a boy, I didn’t want to miss the Burma Shave jingles – one line per sign …

Our infrastructure isn’t ready for climate change

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

  Commentary: We need to spend $3.6 trillion to upgrade, modernize By Ed Maurer and Eugene Cordero, April 29, 2013, 11:11 a.m. EDT SANTA CLARA, Calif. (MarketWatch) — Recently, the American Society of Civil Engineers released its latest Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, a measure of the condition, capacity, and maintenance …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News:Arctic nearly free of summer sea ice during first half of 21st century, experts predict

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Arctic nearly free of summer sea ice during first half of 21st century, experts predict Scientists map elusive 3-D structure of telomerase enzyme, key actor in cancer, aging Secrets of bacterial slime revealed Alternative way to explain life’s complexity proposed Disappearing nannies force parents to accept …