Competing in the Solar Industry: Delivering Green Jobs while Keeping Energy Costs Low

kristy Greentech

Cleanwatch The e-Letter on Clean Technology from Clean Edge Welcome to Cleanwatch. Each issue offers the latest news, events, and other resources on clean energy, transportation, water, and materials. Competing in the Solar Industry: Delivering Green Jobs while Keeping Energy Costs Low By Letha Tawney The solar industry has come …

Coke, Ford join forces to juice supply of plant-based plastic

kristy Nature/Biomimicry

In the News Coke, Ford join forces to juice supply of plant-based plastic By Amy Westervelt Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and several other Fortune 500 companies are working to address the supply shortages that have stymied the goal of make the 100-percent plant-based plastic bottle ubiquitous….Read More Why are institutional investors ignoring …

E.ON Climate & Renewables Secures $150mm for Illinois Wind Farm

Ethical Markets Greentech

E.ON Climate & Renewables Secures $150mm for Illinois Wind Farm Posted: 06 Jun 2012 10:42 AM PDT Some welcome news on the US wind energy front: E.ON Climate & Renewables North America on June 4 announced it has secured $150 million of institutional equity financing for its 150MW Pioneer Trail Wind Farm …

US banks risk public health and climate by financing coal

kristy Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

PRESS RELEASE San Francisco, mei 1 2012 RAN is a member of Banktrack US banks risk public health and climate by financing coal RAN and Sierra Club Detail the ?Filthy Five? Banks in third annual ?Coal Finance Report Card? Today Rainforest Action Network, BankTrack and the Sierra Club released the …

Demographics to Re-shape a Mature Sector

kristy SRI/ESG News

UPCOMING EVENTS UKSIF “The Kay Review – Interim Report” When Thursday 22 March Who John Kay What Professor John Kay will speak about the preliminary results of his review for the UK government of the effect of UK Equity Markets on the competitiveness of UK business. Where FTSE Group, 10 …

Hudson Clean Energy Partners takes stake in China’s GSE Investment

kristy Greentech

16 February 2012 Introductory subscription rates for the NewNet premium service expire this month! Upgrade today or email us for details on our current site licence offer. News and Analysis Deal News Hudson Clean Energy Partners takes stake in China?s GSE Investment GCL-Poly secures financing for Bank of America Foster …

New Action Video – 99% Choir Forecloses on Bank of America!

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance

Check out Backbone Campaign’s latest creative collaboration with the the Other 98%, and our allies at Washington Community Action Network and the Seattle Labor Chorus: It was a meaningful and fun way to get into the Holiday spirit of justice and dignity for all. Join me in the New Year’s …

The Way to Occupy a Bank is to Own One

kristy Reforming Global Finance

The Way to Occupy a Bank is to Own One Ellen Brown http://WebofDebt.com/articles December 15, 2011 The campaign to “move your money” has gotten a groundswell of support. Having greater impact would be to “move our money” — move our local government revenues out of Wall Street banks into our …

[Climate Bonds] Clmt Bnds Adv Panel recruits: CPI’s Barbara Buchner, BofML’s Abyd Karmali, Wolfgang Mostert (Venice, London, Copenhagen)

kristy Green Prosperity

We welcome three new members of Climate Bonds Advisory Panel: Abyd Karmali, a Managing Director and Global Head of Carbon Markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He serves on Bank of America’s Environmental Council and has worked for two decades on climate change and the carbon markets. He is …

This Key UN Group on Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) will Need Many Watchdogs!

kristy Green Prosperity, Resource Efficiency

UN Secretary-General Names High-Level Group on Sustainable Energy for All 26 September 2011: The UN Secretary-General has appointed business, government and civil society leaders from around the world to serve on the newly created UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Group on Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL). The Group was created ahead of …