The Smart Manufacturing Revolution is Going to Transform U.S. Industry

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

ACEEE BLOG POST   Media Contact: Patrick Kiker [email protected], (202) 507-4043     The Smart Manufacturing Revolution is Going to Transform U.S. Industry   By  Ethan A. Rogers, Senior Program Manager, Industry   Smart manufacturing, the integration of all facets of manufacturing through the use of information and communication technologies (ICT), …

Guardian Sustainable Business: This year at Davos…

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

          Share           This year at Davos…           Love it or hate it, the annual World Economic Forum in Davos convenes a unique range of people who hold much power and influence. If you missed the coverage or …

BETTER NAMES FOR IMPACT INVESTING (AND OTHER INSIGHTS FROM HAZEL HENDERSON)

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Articles by Hazel Henderson

BETTER NAMES FOR IMPACT INVESTING (AND OTHER INSIGHTS FROM HAZEL HENDERSON) by Marta Maretich Hazel Henderson has never really liked the term “impact investing”. “All investments have impacts,” she told us. “I pointed this out to the authors of the original paper published by the Rockefeller Foundation. Some of these impacts …

Caribbean Tourism Energy Forum

Jay Owen Partner Announcements and News

  CTEF, Caribbean Tourism Energy Forum, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, December 10-11. New Energy Events launches Caribbean Tourism: The Energy Forum (CTEF) co-hosted by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Government of the Dominican Republic. The first event focused solely on reducing the electricity …

Saving the Oceans by Mining for Oil – From the Plastics!

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions, Resource Efficiency

  By Kelsey May, September 27, 2013 Photos by Ann Slothower   On September 24, 2013, at the Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co. in Vancouver, the Upcycle the Gyres Society hosted the first public demonstration of its goal: convert land and ocean plastic waste into profit.   In four hours, the …

20-first’s 2013 Global Gender Balance Scorecard report: Focus on the US

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

  July 2013   20-first Key Country Report:  Focus on the US           Following up on 20-first’s 2013 Global Gender Balance Scorecard report, we are pleased to release our country focus report on the United States.     This companion survey focuses in on the gender balance of the 20 …

LAST STAND by Ted Turner

Jay Owen Books and Reviews

Thank you to Terry Mock, Ethical Markets Advisory Board member, for this review of Ted Turner’s Last Stand. How Ted Turner uses “people-planet-profit” to achieve sustainability “I believe the triple bottom line is our only hope.” – Ted Turner By Sustainable Land Development Initiative   Video Trailer – http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=tN0nW9BjC9M#!   In a newly …

Japanese Solar Manufacturers Get Their Groove Back : AltEnergyStocks.com

Jay Owen Greentech

  Japanese Solar Manufacturers Get Their Groove Back : AltEnergyStocks.com   Japanese Solar Manufacturers Get Their Groove Back Posted: 18 Jun 2013 06:47 AM PDT Junko Movellan The Skies are Brightening as Manufacturers Resume Spending to Improve Efficiency Almost one decade ago, Japanese PV makers dominated global PV production — …

Last Week from ILSR’s Energy Self-Reliant States: Why Master Limited Partnerships are a Lousy Policy for Solar, Wind, and Taxpayers

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

A thorough explanation of what’s in Minnesota’s new solar law (net metering, CLEAN/FIT, and more!) and why I think Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) would be a lousy idea for renewable energy. Sincerely, John Why Master Limited Partnerships are a Lousy Policy for Solar, Wind, and Taxpayers If you follow the renewable energy industry …