“Harvard Quality with BuzzFeed Agility” – Chief Digital Officers Explore Digital Disruption in Education (VIDEO)

Jay Owen Wealth of Networks

“Harvard Quality with BuzzFeed Agility” – Chief Digital Officers Explore Digital Disruption in Education (VIDEO) academia and caused as much hype, consternation, and panic in such a short period.” The technology in question relates to MOOCs: Massive Open Online Courses. And that pronouncement was made by Sree Sreenivasan, former Chief …

ILLICIT FINANCIAL OUTFLOWS FROM AFRICA CRIPPLING CONTINENT’S DEVELOPMENT

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

ILLICIT FINANCIAL OUTFLOWS FROM africa CRIPPLING CONTINENT’S DEVELOPMENT – UN New York, Feb  6 2014  6:00PM United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson and former South African President Thabo Mbeki today stressed the need for global efforts to address the problem of illicit financial flows from Africa, which have crippled the …

HELIO International: Monitoring Progress on Energy and Ecodevelopment

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

October 2013 Monitoring Progress on Energy and Ecodevelopment Choosing energy without jeopardising peace According to Helene Connor, founder of HELIO International, a cleaner, more equitable energy system is well underway. The energy transition is poised to bring local benefits and promote more peaceful international relations, in comparison to the status …

AMI 9th Annual Conference Report – An Important Conference

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

Dear Friends of the American Monetary Institute, Three areas to discuss: * First, a report on the 9th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference by Jamie Walton. * Second, a link to our Google Group posting of a “Gem” of an article organized and written by first time conference participant, Nick …

Funding the US government and avoiding the fiscal cliff

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions, Advisors' Forum

By Dr Shann Turnbull, Co-founding Member of the Sustainable Money Working Group, Ethical Markets Advisory Board Member, October 2013 The US government could fund both its operations and avoid the fiscal cliff by introducing a self-liquidating and self-financing negative interest rate complementary currency. The US Treasury could issue say one trillion …

BSR Conference: The Power of Networks

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Every year at the BSR Conference, I spend valuable time interacting one-on-one with participants and speakers. While each Conference is unique, attendees give me three reasons why they return year after year. 1. Network with Peers The ability to network with leaders in sustainability at the BSR Conference is unparalleled. Participants take advantage of the …

PRICE DISCOVERY, MARKET COMPLETION AND OTHER FANTASIES OF ECONOMISTS

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

PRICE DISCOVERY, MARKET COMPLETION AND OTHER FANTASIES OF ECONOMISTS By Hazel Henderson © 2013, for IPS Syndication Service While debating a high frequency trader (HFT) recently, I encountered the familiar rationalizations that HFT contributes to liquidity and price discovery in markets.  Assertions about liquidity are hard to justify after the …

Today, Friday, July 5, 2013 Emerging Markets ESG publishes the 16th edition of its Updated Database of Contacts in the Field of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI)

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Global Citizen

Today, Friday, July 5, 2013 Emerging Markets ESG publishes the 16th edition of its Updated Database of Contacts in the Field of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI).    To download the database, please visit the research page of the Emerging Markets ESG internet portal.  The URL is http://www.emergingmarketsesg.net/esg/2013/07/05/emerging-markets-esg-16th-edition-of-updated-database-of-contacts-in-the-field-of-socially-responsible-investment-sri-published-today-friday-july-5-2013/   The Partners for …

MAPPING THE TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABILITY

Jay Owen Sustainability News, Articles by Hazel Henderson

MAPPING THE  TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABILITY By Hazel Henderson © 2013  for CSRWire Appeared on CSRWire July 1, 2013 as “Challenging Traditional Finance: Mapping the Transition to Sustainability” http://bit.ly/finsust A whole-system global transition is underway and accelerating as human activities encounter planetary boundaries.  Globalization of our technologies of transportation and communication …

Post-2015 Development Agenda Bulletin – Vol. 208 No. 10 – High Level Meeting on Energy and the Post-2015 Development Agenda – Final Summary

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

Post-2015 Development Agenda Bulletin · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · Published by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) in collaboration with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) Volume 208 Number 10 – Thursday, 11 April 2013 SUMMARY OF THE HIGH LEVEL MEETING ON ENERGY AND THE POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA 9 APRIL …