Hurricane Sandy Reminds America Climate Change Is No Joke

Ethical Markets Earth Systems Science

Click for full article Posted: 31 Oct 2012 04:29 PM PDT The past 48 hours have undoubtedly reminded America that climate change and rising sea levels are not a joke. Initial estimates have placed a price tag of around $50 billion dollars on Hurricane Sandy, parts of the country?s largest …

UN Experts Call for Global Financial Tax to Offset Costs of Economic Crisis

Ethical Markets TV Series

New York, May 14 2012 11:05AM A group of United Nations independent experts today called on the European Union (EU) to take the lead in promoting the adoption of a global financial transaction tax that would offset the costs of the current economic crisis and protect basic human rights. “Where …

The Beginning of the End for ECD Solar?

kristy Greentech

Vermont Electric Cooperative: Pleasing People During Outages How one utility focused on one problem and ended up doing a whole lot more with smart grid. The Beginning of the End for ECD Solar? This is what a solar shakeout looks like. It’s bad for employees and some firms, but good …

Robert Monk’s Keynote Address at ICGN Conference

kristy SRI/ESG News, Advisors' Forum

Robert Monk’s Keynote Address at ICGN Conference Posted: 29 Sep 2011 12:03 AM PDT Here is the full-text of Robert Monks keynote address at the 2011 Annual Conference of the International Corporate Governance Network. L’Appel This is a call to those responsible for the savings and dreams of hundreds of …

Could A Mass Media Campaign Save The World?

kristy Sustainability News

By Martha Shaw United Nations CSD-19 prioritized sustainable consumption and production. With hundreds of billions in media spent each year in hopes that we’ll consume more, how much media would it take for us to consume less? Much of the discussion last week at the United Nations Commission on Sustainable …

Reversing the Mexican “Brain Drain”

kristy Trendspotting

A publication from The Economist Investing in more tech opportunities may lure the best and brightest back home. By Concepción Olavarrieta After investing more than a billion dollars (or 25% of the Ministry for Education’s budget) in postgraduate studies for young students abroad, Mexico is looking for a return on …

Reversing the Mexican “Brain Drain”

kristy Trendspotting

A publication from World Trends & Forecasts Investing in more tech opportunities may lure the best and brightest back home. By Concepción Olavarrieta After investing more than a billion dollars (or 25% of the Ministry for Education’s budget) in postgraduate studies for young students abroad, Mexico is looking for a …