Integrated Reporting: Integrated Reporting Unlocks the Power of Business

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

In this issue: Hear an investor’s perspective on <IR> from Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management’s Susana Penarrubia. Learn about Prudential Financial’s <IR> journey.  Read about our recent Pilot Programme Conference. That’s not all: you can learn how <IR> relates to the G8 and more!   IIRC Newsletter – July Issue …

Green Tech Media: Pot Growers Costing Canada $500 Million in Power Theft

Jay Owen Greentech

  LATEST NEWS: Pot Growers Costing Canada $500 Million in Power Theft  Katherine Tweed – July 2, 2013 Smart meters and advanced analytics could come to the rescue. The Energy Gang: Why Do We Consistently Downplay Renewables? Stephen Lacey – July 2, 2013 Jigar Shah, Katherine Hamilton and Stephen Lacey …

CSR ASIA: Participate, network and learn from our speakers to explore key CSR issues and strategies across Asia.

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

HIGHLIGHTS 15% Early Bird Ends next Saturday! Participate, network and learn from our speakers to explore key CSR issues and strategies across Asia. Confirmed speakers from Coca-Cola, Standard Chartered Bank, New Britain Palm Oil Limited, Sompo Japan Insurance, Oxfam, Forest Peoples Programme, Shell, CLP Holdings, VSO, Rio Tinto, The Asia Foundation, …

Update from “Founding A Movement” author Michaela Walsh

Jay Owen Advisors' Forum

Congratulations to Advisory Board member Micheala Walsh for her well deserved Isabel Benham Award!  Be sure to watch her acceptance speech – funny, enlightening and gracious.  ~Rosalinda Sanquiche, editor   Michaela Walsh, “Founding A Movement”, June 3, 2013   As summer arrives in New York, I reflect back on the …

Aldersgate Group: Business and investors urge MPs to vote for 2030 decarbonisation target

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Our Members ACCA Global Andrew George MP Anglian Water ASDA Association of Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities Aviva Investors Bank of America Merrill Lynch Barry Sheerman MP BIFFA BioRegional BT Caroline Lucas MP CERAM Chris Tuppen CIWEM Cranfield University Dalkia Dinah Nichols CB eftec Emma Howard Boyd Energy Saving Trust …

Stakeholder Forum Network News: Engagement in post-Rio+20 and post-2015 processes

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Sustainability News

     www.stakeholderforum.org   Stakeholder Engagement in post-Rio+20 and post-2015 processes     Participatory democracy is the idea that involving all stakeholders, at every level, will result in better informed, and more thoroughly deliberated, decisions being taken. It means that all stakeholders will thereby take greater ownership of the outcome …

Video: Banking for the Common Good

Jay Owen Transforming Finance

Banking for the Common Good http://www.ethicalmarkets.tv/video-show/?v=2039 Description Banking for the Common Good – interview with Mary Houghton, Ethical Markets Media, 2013. Mary Houghton is the co-founder of ShoreBank, once the largest and oldest community development bank in the US.  Hazel Henderson interviews Mary Houghton about community development banking movement today. …

NEW BOOK ALERT: The Short Guide to Sustainable Investing

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

NEW BOOK ALERT The Short Guide to Sustainable Investing CARY KROSINSKY * D? Sustainability * May 2013 Available in print, ebook or by subscription to the D?Shorts Collection. Interested in funds and strategies that are outperforming within ecological limits? This concise guide by one of the sector’s leading experts describes a new, positive, opportunities-oriented …

Meetings Of The Minds

Jay Owen Trendspotting

Business and environmental leaders brainstorm sustainable solutions to the world’s biggest problems. by Martha Shaw           (San Diego, CA) – May 15, 2013 – What would happen if you sequestered big business leaders and entrepreneurs with environmental thought leaders and encouraged them all to brainstorm ways to reduce our tread on the …

Measuring the Sustainability of Business: From Economism To Earth Systems Science

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science, Articles by Hazel Henderson

By Hazel Henderson When US astronaut Dr. Sally Ride returned from her space trip in 1983, she exclaimed that NASA should have a Mission To Planet Earth! This led to NASA’s “Earth”, an ongoing program of research into how our planet functions based on Earth Systems Science. I was a science …