Towards Environmental Sustainability in the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Three Transformative Levers

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Sustainability News

Towards Environmental Sustainability in the Post-2015 Development Agenda:  Three Transformative Levers Written by Alvin Leong (LLM, JD), Fellow at the Pace Center for Environmental Legal Studies. He can be contacted at [email protected] First posted by Post2015.org, a site facilitated by the Overseas Development Institute. The co-chairs of the Open Working Group …

GRI contributes to interactive dialogue at the UN General Assembly

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

GRI Press release For immediate release, 1 May 2014 GRI contributes to interactive dialogue at the UN General Assembly Teresa Fogelberg, Deputy Chief Executive GRI, will speak at the UN General Assembly in New York today. Ms Fogelberg will participate as a panelist in an interactive dialogue entitled ‘Elements for …

Set for take-off in Singapore

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

IIRC Newsletter – April Edition <IR> set for take-off in Singapore singapore will soon have a roadmap for <IR> adoption, backed by a sound body of academic and empirical evidence, following the creation this month of a market-led <IR> steering committee.  “We are moving from concept to execution”, said Michael …

It’s Back! The FTC Newsletter: January-March 2014

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

Berlin Brussels Lima London Nairobi New Delhi Washington Dear friends,   After a year-long hiatus, the Financial Transparency Coalition’s (formerly the Task Force on Financial Integrity and Economic Development) newsletter is back! In our newsletter you will find updates on our organization, policy work, press, resources, and upcoming events.   …

Bretton Woods Bulletin February 2014 :

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

  February 2014       Please find below the highlights of the Bretton Woods Bulletin February 2014, including: A Comment piece on the World Bank’s mechanisms by Andrea Rodriguez Osuna and Astrid Puentes; An At Issue briefing on the new brics bank by Sameer Dossani; A Guest Analysis piece on the IFC’s much-criticised investment in Tata’s Assam …

iisd: Earth Negotiations Bulletin

Jay Owen Sustainability News

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SIS scientific publication November 2013 The New Genetics and Natural versus Artificial Genetic Modification

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science, Nature/Biomimicry

SIS scientific publication November 2013 The New Genetics and Naturalversus Artificial Genetic Modification###################################################################Mae-Wan Ho, Entropy 2013, 15, 4748-81.Abstract: The original rationale and impetus for artificial geneticmodification was the “central dogma” of molecular biology that assumed DNAcarries all the instructions for making an organism, which are transmittedvia rna to protein to …

Plants Warn One Another of Pest Attack through Mycorrhizal Fungal Network

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

======================================================== ISIS Report 28/10/13 Plants Warn One Another of Pest Attack through Mycorrhizal Fungal Network ######################################################################### Exquisite inter-species relationships between plants and fungi threatened by industrial farming. Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji Underground intercom between plants A network of the soil microorganism – arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi – act as an underground intercommunications …

Scientists Declare No Consensus on GMO Safety

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ISIS Report 21/10/13Scientists Declare No Consensus on GMO Safety#############################################A group of 93 scientists from all over the world deplore the disinformationover the safety of GMOs and expose the lack of empirical and scientificevidence on which the false claims of “consensus” on safety are being madeSign the statement or see the …

Bank Track: New Equator Principles to have deeply underwhelming impact on people and planet: Commitments on community safeguards and climate change far below what is required

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

New Equator Principles to have deeply underwhelming impact on people and planet; Commitments on community safeguards and climate change far below what is required Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 4 2013 Press Release The long awaited new, third version of the Equator Principles (EPIII) (1) will have a deeply underwhelmingimpact on safeguarding the rights …