U.S. Rebel’s Split Riles $6 Billion World of Ethical Commerce

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U.S. Rebel’s Split Riles $6 Billion World of Ethical Commerce 2011-11-03 05:00:01.0 GMT By Simon Clark Nov. 3 (Bloomberg) — Fairtrade International brings together retailers and other marketers in wealthy countries with small-scale producers of foods in the developing world. The organization’s goal is to ensure the ethical treatment of …

From Our Solar Energy Advisor, Leslie Danziger, signs of true cost Prices!

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What Happens When Solar Power Is as Cheap as Coal http://www.fastcompany.com/1745113/what-happens-when-solar-power-is-as-cheap-as-coal Referenced Bloomberg Article: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-04-05/solar-energy-costs-may-already-rival-coal-spurring-installation-boom.html Solar Power May Already Rival Coal, Prompting Installation Surge By Ehren Goossens – Apr 6, 2011 Solar panel installations may surge in the next two years as the cost of generating electricity from the sun …

World’s Poor ‘One Shock’ From Crisis as Food Prices Climb, Zoellick Says

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An article from Bloomberg By Eric Martin – Apr 16, 2011 7:49 PM ET inShare0More Business Exchange Buzz up! Digg Print Email World Bank President Robert Zoellick said the global economy is “one shock away” from a crisis in food supplies and prices. Zoellick estimated 44 million people have fallen …

Global Sustainable Investment Organizations Hold First International Strategic Meeting

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Washington, D.C. March 18, 2011 — In early March, the leaders of sustainable and responsible investment associations around the world gathered for an unprecedented two-day strategic summit meeting in New York City. The seven representatives of major financial hubs and regions included the Social Investment Organization (Canada), Social Investment Forum …