Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Alicia Gómez Martínez, Research Professor, Faculty of Accounting, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP), Mexico – September 6, 2013

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, The Power of Yin

Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about SRI.”  The interview features a practitioner’s insights about SRI in emerging markets and through Emerging Markets ESG shares this expertise with a wide global audience.  The goals of Five Questions about SRI are fourfold: To collect a catalogue of examples of …

SVN Fall Conference 2013, October 17-20

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

  Social Venture Network Announces 2013 Innovation Awards Winners   Meet the next generation of world-changing entrepreneurs   August 7, 2013 – San Francisco – A soccer ball that never deflates. A sandal that sends girls to school. A piece of paper that keeps food from spoiling. From refrigerators to …

The Dream I (and WE) still have – share your Dream now for 11 Days of Global Unity!

Jay Owen Global Citizen

  Many thanks to all who have been submitting your organizations, events and videos from around the world for 11 Days of Global Unity. We will be featuring our 2013 Partner Highlights on the 11 Days pages in the next few days. On the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr’s …

Mass Solution Nyc 2013: LEGO to Keynote Massolution NYC 2013 Conference

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

LEGO to Keynote Massolution NYC 2013 Conference — We’re very excited to announce that Troels Lange Andersen of LEGO will be the keynote speaker at the Massolution NYC 2013: Crowd-Powered Business conference! Andersen will speak about how crowd-powered business is rewriting the rules for the new enterprise. OTHER HIGHLIGHTS How Crowdfunding …

ILSR’s Energy Self-Reliant States: Minneapolis City Council Unanimously Votes for a Better Energy Future

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

Grassroots pressure makes a difference, as Minneapolis’ city council unanimously adopts a framework for advancing local energy goals thanks to work of the Minneapolis Energy Options campaign (ILSR a leading partner).  For more on the local energy effort, check outmy published commentary on the city of Minneapolis’ flirtation with a municipal electric utility at the …

Is Ethical Advertising Finally Gaining Traction?

Jay Owen Trendspotting, The Blog

Update: Since this article posted, I have been contacted about other positive advertising awards. The Cannes Lion Grand Prix for Good and the D&AD White Pencil are social awareness awards within their larger fields of awards. Agencies submit packages, many with multi-media components, corporate clients and global reach, which creatively …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Sonia Kowal, Director, Socially Responsible Investing, Zevin Asset Management, LLC, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America – August 2, 2013

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, The Power of Yin

Katerva: Honors 2012 Awards Winners

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Sustainability News

Dear Katerva Community,   Already considered the pinnacle of global sustainability recognition, the Katerva Awards reached grand heights last week when the stunning Palais des Nations served as the backdrop for the Katerva Awards Ceremony.  On July 2 Katerva presented its 2012 Grand Prize and Peoples’ Choice Awards to Bioneedle …