Iowa Energy Center: Matching Grant Program

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

Matching Grant Program Issue date: August 6, 2013 Expiration date: June 30, 2014 515/294-8819 [email protected] iowaenergycenter.org The Iowa Energy Center is introducing three new competitive grant opportunities that aim to help Iowa non-profit organizations gain external funding to further the environmental, social, and economic well-being of Iowans through improved energy efficiency …

Storebrand reduces carbon exposure in investments – 19 companies excluded

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Storebrand reduces carbon exposure in investments – 19 companies excluded   After the latest sustainability analysis of the Energy sector, Storebrand has excluded 13 coal and 6 oil sands companies from all investments. The aim of these exclusions is to reduce Storebrand’s exposure to fossil fuels and to secure long …

2013 The Summer of UpGyres

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency, Sustainability Research Group

Upcycle the Gyres Society Transforming Marine Plastic Pollution into Revenue Streams Starting on World Oceans Day, June 8th 2013 IS THE SUMMER OF UPGYRES   “Science World is excited to partner with Upcycle the Gyres Society for World Oceans Day, June 8th, where we will be sifting through beach sand samples …

Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Earth Systems Science

Call for AbstractsNexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference March 4–7, 2014 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC USA The Water Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host the Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference on March 3-7, …

Investors risk $6tn carbon ‘bubble’, warns report

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Investors risk $6tn carbon ‘bubble’, warns report  Economies will see over $6tn in wasted capital as investments exploiting coal, oil and gas reserves are proved stranded as policies aim to limit global warming. New research by Carbon Tracker Initiative and the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment …

GOVERNMENT-PRIVATE SECTOR COLLABORATION CRUCIAL FOR PROVIDING CLEAN ENERGY, BAN SAYS

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

GOVERNMENT-PRIVATE SECTOR COLLABORATION CRUCIAL FOR PROVIDING CLEAN ENERGY, BAN SAYS New York, Apr 17 2013  7:00PM Warning that the way the world produces, shares and uses energy is unsustainable, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on governments and the private sector to collaborate in providing a cleaner, low-carbon model that benefits …

Doha Climate Change Conference – November 2012 – Issue #5

Ethical Markets Earth Systems Science

On Thursday, delegates convened in contact groups, informal consultations and other meetings of the Convention and Protocol bodies throughout the day. Contact groups and informal CONSULTATIONS COP: CONTA CT GROUP ON FINANCE: This meeting was co-chaired by Kamel Djemouai (Algeria) and Gregory Andrews (Australia). Co-Chair Djemouai explained that work during …

Towards the People’s Summit at Rio+20: Alternative civil society perspectives on the zero draft Presented by UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS) and Social Watch

kristy Sustainability News

Hamish Jenkins, UN-NGLS, introduced the event, noting its aim is to discuss alternate civil society views on the road to the People’s Summit for Social and Environmental Justice in Rio +20, to be held in parallel to Rio+20, which will provide a forum to organizations and social movements to discuss …

US DOE makes $120m available for energy efficiency technologies

kristy Greentech

28 June 2011 DEAL NEWS US DOE makes $120m available for energy efficiency technologies Foresight, VEI Capital partner to invest in solar assets Siemens to build UK offshore wind project in major deal with Dong, Scottish Power Enfinity seeks capital injection, partners to ensure growth Shell wins $753m deal to …

Global CSR Summit 2011 Philippines

kristy SRI/ESG News, Global Citizen

Global CSR Summit 2011 Philippines Ethical Markets is a media partner with the Global CSR Summit 2011, being held in Cebu City, Philippines, August 11-12. Asia’s most prestigious event on corporate social responsibility, The Global CSR Summit & The Global CSR Awards are in their third successive year. This year, …