CSRwire: The Failure of Fiduciary Duty: A Ready-to-Use Corporate Umbrella?

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Advisors' Forum

  Daily News Alert   The Failure of Fiduciary Duty: A Ready-to-Use Corporate Umbrella? “Companies that use the excuse of “fiduciary duty” to avoid good corporate behavior aren’t serving their investors well.” It used to be that the relationship between a stockowner and a company was clear. You invested money, …

A Note From Barbara Marx Hubbard

Jay Owen Global Citizen

Ethical Markets  recommends both of these ground-breaking conferences ,  Hazel Henderson, Editor                                                                    Dearest Friends,   In October I will be traveling abroad to France and Mexico to speak …

High-level meeting to discuss potential solutions for transforming cities

Jay Owen Sustainability News

  For immediate release: Tuesday, August 27 2013     High-level meeting to discuss potential solutions for transforming cities   A series of high-level events addressing some of the world’s most critical challenges is being kicked off today with a meeting devoted to the transformation of cities. Organised with the participation …

AsiaIIX: Capital Markets for a Social Good

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Advisors' Forum

Pioneering Impact: A Conversation with Wayne Silby                              MCS Lifestyle Photography/IIX© During the Impact Forum, the IIX and Shujog staff had the honor of spending time with Wayne Silby, a pioneer and giant in the space of …

Gender Lens Investing Convergence 2013

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

  Gender Lens Investing Convergence 2013 October 2-4, 2013  |  Simsbury, CT Greetings, Over the years we have invited you into many wonderful events, but our favorite, our signature, is our Convergence. We love these series of days, twice a year, for they are an expression of how we understand how …

Gender Lens Investing Convergence 2013

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Gender Lens Investing Convergence 2013 October 2-4, 2013  |  Simsbury, CT Greetings, Over the years we have invited you into many wonderful events, but our favorite, our signature, is our Convergence. We love these series of days, twice a year, for they are an expression of how we understand how deep …

AT FORUM, BAN HIGHLIGHTS NEED TO WORK TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FOR ALL

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

AT FORUM, BAN HIGHLIGHTS NEED TO WORK TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FOR ALL New York, Apr 15 2013  7:00PM Calling it “one of the most critical issues of our time,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the importance of strong partnerships to achieve universal access to sustainable energy.“Clean, modern and affordable energy …

New Bretton Woods Update (No.85) March/April 2013 out now

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

Bretton Woods Update No. 85 March/April 2013   PDF version Please find below the highlights of the Bretton Woods Update No. 85(March/April 2013). BRICS challenge IFIs: Out of the frying pan into the fire?  Large middle-income countries jointly initiated alternatives to the World Bank and IMF in March, but advocates are …

News – IDB Announces Winners of Third Annual beyondBanking Awards

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Community Development Solutions

March 11, 2013 – News Releases IDB Announces Winners of Third Annual beyondBanking Awards Seven financial intermediaries are recognized for promoting sustainable development in Latin America and the Caribbean’s financial sector The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced today the winners of the third annual beyondBanking awards, a prize that recognizes …

“Marine Litter: Public and Private Solutions will make a change towards Blue Growth”

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Resource Efficiency, Trendspotting, Earth Systems Science

  “Marine Litter: Public and Private Solutions will make a change towards Blue Growth”   DATE: 7th March 2013 VENUE: Av de Cortenbergh 71, Brussels, Belgium   The EU Institutions, the private sector, the fishing community, the recyclers and other stakeholders are working together to solve the problem of marine litter. …