Climate Change is the Next $10 Trillion Opportunity

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

By Jigar Shah, July 2, 2013   With a 20% shift in our annual infrastructure spending from 20th century technology to 21st century technology we can drive a new global $10 trillion economy by 2020.   That was an undercurrent in a powerful speech President Obama delivered last week, demanding EPA …

Market Forces: Sixty prominent Australians call on ‘big four’ banks to end fossil fuel investment

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Trendspotting

Sixty prominent Australians call on ‘big four’ banks to end fossil fuel investment Press release Melbourne, 28 June 2013 Sixty prominent Australians are calling on the CEOs of the big four banks to stop investing in the fossil fuel industry through an open letter organised by Market Forces and 350.org launched today. …

Occupied. S17 Updates for the Week of September 12

kristy Reforming Global Finance, Global Citizen

The timing couldn’t possibly be better in the final days before our S17 anniversary for the 99% and Occupy Wall Street to be able to declare a big victory. After an escalating week-long #OccupyHotNCrusty campaign in response to a serious labor dispute, workers announced both sides had reached an agreement …