Howard Buffett is promoting a brown revolution to improve soil productivity and help feed the world’s billions

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

Carpe Diem Howard Buffett is promoting a brown revolution to improve soil productivity and help feed the world’s billions By Ellie Winninghoff When it comes to feeding the world’s hungry people, the game-changer is no-till conservation agriculture. “Soil is any farmer’s most valuable working capital,” says Warren Buffett’s son Howard …

Young’s China Business Blog Daily Newsletter: May 27

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

     YOUNG’S CHINA BUSINESS BLOG                                                    DAILY NEWSLETTER                                                       May 27, 2013 LightInTheBox IPO Moves Ahead   Today I want to give myself the poor timing award for my recent remarks about the upcoming New York IPO for Chinese e-commerce firm LightInTheBox. A day after commenting that the company’s IPO had mysteriously …

[Climate Bonds] MidAmerican to issue second Topaz bond – $250m BBB 26yr

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Greentech

Reuters reports that MidAmerican Energy is expected to soon issue a second tranche of its Topaz solar bond. MidAmerican is owned by Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway (does this give the bond a halo effect)? Barclays Capital, Citi and Royal Bank of Scotland are underwriting. The first Topaz bond was for …

Sages and Seers: Warren Buffett, Bill Clinton, Oxford University Prof. Nick Bostrom, and the Next Economy : AltEnergyStocks.com

kristy Green Prosperity

Sages and Seers: Warren Buffett, Bill Clinton, Oxford University Prof. Nick Bostrom, and the Next Economy : AltEnergyStocks.com ——————————————————————————– Sages and Seers: Warren Buffett, Bill Clinton, Oxford University Prof. Nick Bostrom, and the Next Economy Posted: 08 Mar 2012 03:11 PM PST Garvin Jabusch The last couple of weeks have …

Warren Buffett’s $5.4 Billion Wind Energy Play

kristy Greentech

A publication from Energy and Capital Two of the principals of Ethical Markets Media are long Western Wind. Warren Buffett’s $5.4 Billion Wind Energy Play By Jeff Siegel | Monday, March 7th, 2011 “Money will always flow toward opportunity, and there is an abundance of that in America.” These are …

Review by Alan F Kay of Dear Mr Buffet What an Investor Learns 1269 Miles from Wall Street

kristy Books and Reviews

Dear Mr. Buffett – What an Investor Learns 1269 Miles from Wall Street by Janet Tavakoli, Wiley 2009 President of a Chicago-based firm that consults to financial institutions, institutional investors and hedge funds, Janet Tavakoli, met with the “Sage of Omaha,” Warren Buffett, when he was 74. Owner of Berkshire …