Public Banks Are Key to Capitalism

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Community Development Solutions

“Kudos to Ethical Markets Advisory Board Ellen Brown for this wide reaching piece in the New York Times.”  EMM Editor To ask whether public banks would interfere with free markets assumes that we have free markets, which we don’t. Banking is heavily subsidized and is monopolized by Wall Street, which …

greentechmedia: Enphase Q2 Sees Growth in Microinverter Revenue and Margin, Stock Falls

Jay Owen Greentech

  LATEST NEWS: Enphase Q2 Sees Growth in Microinverter Revenue and Margin, Stock Falls  Eric Wesoff – August 6, 2013 Record margins and 399,000 units shipped in the quarter. Cree Launches $99 LED Street Light  Katherine Tweed – August 6, 2013 Cities are already flocking to LED street lights—could this …

New GDP Accounting Makes a Difference Locally

Ethical Markets - R Articles by Hazel Henderson, Beyond GDP, The Blog

The narrow ”economism” shown by critics of the Picasso Exhibit running its last week in St. Augustine, Florida, is a hangover from obsolete economic textbooks still unable to record “intangibles,” those valuable services which today make up some 70% of advanced economies and services sector companies’ balance sheets.  These old …

Future 500 Newsletter: 10 Tips for Stakeholder Engagement with Activists

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

Future 500 Newsletter June 2013 The bridge between corporations and NGOs HUMANIZING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN DIVERSE GROUPS  This June we were pleased to partner with Sustainable Brands for their annual conference in San Diego. The conference motto was from “Revolution to Renaissance” and as Sustainable Brands founder KoAnn Vikoren Skrzyniarz explained, companies no longer strive …

Clean Technica: Top Wind Power Countries Per GDP

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Top cleantech news of the day fromCleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website: Top Wind Power Countries Per GDP (CleanTechnica Exclusive) Top Wind Power Countries Per Capita (CleanTechnica Exclusive) Most Solar-Friendly States — 2013 State Solar Policy Rankings (Infographic)   The 3% Solution Could Save US Businesses $780 …

ACEEE: Energy Efficiency Programs and Policies Could Save Louisiana Residents and Businesses over $4 Billion

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

NEWS RELEASE     Media Contact: Patrick Kiker [email protected]  202.507.4043   Energy Efficiency Programs and Policies Could Save Louisiana Residents and Businesses over $4 Billion   New Orleans Already Beginning to Lead State in Energy Efficiency Efforts, but Tremendous Savings for Residents and Businesses Still Untapped     Washington, D.C. …

NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines: TODAY’S STUDY: SOLAR SIGNS UP

Jay Owen Greentech

NewEnergyNews      Daily Headlines                                          http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/   TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, May 29: * TODAY’S STUDY: SOLAR SIGNS UP * QUICK NEWS, May 29: WIND WORKS FOR BIRDS; SOLAR POWER TOWER NEARING COMPLETION; UK NEW ENERGY …

GMI Ratings in the News: Corporate Governance, Forensic Accounting

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

In the News Executive Compensation, Combined CEO/Chair 5/3/13 — 1 Way This Company Squanders Your Investment — Motley Fool “Want to destroy billions in shareholder value and still get 75% of your bonus? Consider working at AT&T (NYSE: T), or another company with combined CEO and chairman roles.” 5/1/13 — …

Moving Beyond Corporate Average Fuel Economy

Jay Owen Greentech

Top stories from The Energy Collective on April 25, 2013 Most read on The Energy Collective ·        » Facts on Fracking: Three Things You Need to Know ·        » Innovative Device Boils Water and Produces Electricity ·        » Low Oil Prices Lead to Economic Peak Oil ·        » 100 Percent Renewable Energy is 100 Percent Possible ·        » Which Country …

Syrian Elite Smuggle Out Billions, New Report Finds

kristy SRI/ESG News

GFI in the News Syrian Elite Smuggle Out Billions, New Report Finds The Wall Street Journal, December 2, 2011 By Christopher Matthews As Syria teeters on the edge of revolution, the ruling elite are likely diverting millions in illicit capital out of the country, according to a forthcoming report by …