Verde Las Vegas?

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

THE REPORT Verde Las Vegas? Sin City grew up gambling with its resources, but its current strategy is focused on the long game and, dare we say it, sustainable investment. BY MARY CATHERINE O’CONNOR THE TAKE Collectible architecture, only for the one-percenters If collecting dollhouses isn’t your style, consider these …

Toniic Launches the E-Guide to Early Stage Global Impact Investing

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Toniic Launches the E-Guide to Early Stage Global Impact Investing   Dear Toniic Friends, We are thrilled to announce the launch of Toniic’s E-Guide to Early Stage Global Impact Investing, co-authored by Lisa Kleissner and cathy clark and made possible by a grant from The Rockefeller Foundation.          …

Video: The Mondragon Experiment – Corporate Cooperativism (1980)

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

Ethical Markets is happy to post this early film documenting Spain’s legendary cooperative  Mondragon enterprises.  ~ Hazel Henderson, Editor   Published on Apr 19, 2012 The MONDRAGON Corporation is a corporation and federation of worker cooperatives based in the Euskadi. Founded in the town of Mondragón in 1956, its origin is …

Climate Change, the Sharing Economy & Collaborating for a Brave New World

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

Symbiotic relationships in nature could show business the key to collaboration. Submitted by:Danielle Lanyard Posted:Oct 11, 2013 – 09:30 AM EST Tags:climate change, sharing economy, business, sea levels, economy,ecology, sustainability, eco, symbiosis, whole systems approach, collaboration, thoughting By Danielle Lanyard One of the most recent and startling headlines on climate change is the expected repercussions from the potential release of 50 …

ILSR’s Energy Self-Reliant States: New Report! City Power Play: 8 Practical Local Energy Policies to Boost the Economy

Jay Owen Greentech

It’s out! Check out our latest report featuring 8 Practical Local Energy Policies to Boost the Economy, with examples illustrating the policies in action and links right to the ordinances that made them work.  Also, I just posted a panel presentation I gave to the Society of Environmental Journalists last Friday, …

Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum

Jay Owen Partner Announcements and News

Now in its fifth year, CREF has grown to become the largest annual gathering of renewable energy stakeholders in the Caribbean. More than 400 delegates from 40 countries, including representatives from 19 regional governments and utilities, attended CREF 2012. This year’s conference is co-hosted by the government of Aruba in …

GIFT: An Action Agenda for Sustainable Development

Jay Owen Trendspotting, Earth Systems Science

Global Institute For Tomorrow – Programme Updates – Summer 2013   Programme Updates – Summer 2013 An Action Agenda for Sustainable Development issued by the UN last month outlines 10 priorities covering the four main dimensions of sustainable development: economic growth and the end of poverty, social inclusion, environmental sustainability, and good governance. Water resources for drinking, sanitation, energy and …

The Crowd Cafe: Paul Spinrad kickstarted a fantastic discussion on real estate crowdfunding

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] TheCrowdCafe Weekly – July 28, 2013 Jul 28, 2013 12:36 pm | Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|   Happy Sunday, All! Bill Carleton and Joseph Wallin—security attorneys, thought leaders, and fierce advocates for workable crowdinvesting regulations—are calling on all supporters to help Save Regulation D. …

MSA Becomes A Member Of The International Green Energy Council

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Press Release July 17, 2013 11:00AM EST       MSA Group Becomes A Member Of The International Green Energy Council