Tesla Charges China EVs With Unicom Tie-Up

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

                                                     DAILY NEWSLETTER                                                        September 2, 2014 Tesla Charges China EVs With Unicom Tie-Up Bitmap Bitmap Bitmap Bitmap Bitmap Despite disappointing progress in China’s plan to put hundreds of thousands of new energy vehicles on its roads by next year, American electric car maker Tesla (Nasdaq: TSLA) has made remarkable …

Which Solar Company Boasts the Highest Market Cap? | The Energy Collective Daily

Jay Owen Greentech

Which Solar Company Boasts the Highest Market Cap? | The Energy Collective Daily Which Solar Company Boasts the Highest Market Cap? Posted: 24 Aug 2014 06:00 AM PDT Coming in with a $6.92 billion market cap (the total dollar market value of the company’s outstanding shares) is First Solar, the …

Small Chinese cities steer away from GDP

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

More than 70 Chinese smaller cities and counties have dropped gross domestic product as a performance metric for government officials, in an effort to shift the focus to environmental protection and reducing poverty. The move, which follows a directive issued by top leaders last year, is among the first concrete …

The BRICS nations are going to have their own bank. They say it’s going to be nothing like the World Bank. But don’t bank on it.

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

https://www.opendemocracy.net/od-russia/john-weeks/brics-bank The BRICS bank The BRICS nations are going to have their own bank. They say it’s going to be nothing like the World Bank. But don’t bank on it. John Weeks , July 15, 2014 For many years, various officials of governments in Africa, Asia and Latin America have …

An American “Reset” for Africa? | China: Open the “Backdoor”?

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

  August 7, 2014 In Focus: Africa An American “Reset” for Africa? Africa no longer needs the US as a benefactor. It wants a relationship based on mutual interests, says Ellis Mnyandu. 9 Facts on Africa’s Middle Class For all the recent hype, inequality and joblessness stifle the dynamic growth …

Water Resources Fact Sheet: Water scarcity may be the most underrated resource issue the world is facing today.

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

Water Resources Fact Sheet Earth Policy Release July 30, 2014 Water scarcity may be the most underrated resource issue the world is facing today. Seventy percent of world fresh water use is for irrigation. Each day we drink nearly 4 liters of water, but it takes some 2,000 liters of …

BRICS – The End of Western Dominance of the Global Financial and Economic Order

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

BRICS – The End of Western Dominance of the Global Financial and Economic Order   By Shyam Saran*   NEW DELHI, Jul 2014 (IPS) – The sixth BRICS Summit which has just ended in Brazil marks the transition of a grouping based hitherto on shared concerns to one based on …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI – Investors Should Hold BNP Paribas Accountable-Someone Has To

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

  Monday, July 28, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog:     Debate in Delaware on Anonymous Companies    Why Wildlife Trafficking and Anonymous Companies are Mutually Inclusive       Why Tanzania Needs to be Careful with Gas Revenues    New Thomson Reuters Foundation Media Program to Investigate Illicit …

Incubating a non-dollar architecture

Jay Owen Advisors' Forum

from  our Advisory Board member ,Frank  Bracho, Venezuela’s former ambassador to  India Incubating a non-dollar architecture The launch of the BRICS bank can now give the member countries confidence to experiment with other geoeconomic ambitions. Incubating a non-dollar financial architecture can be the next goal. There are existing models to …

OTHER NEWS: Move over, big brother

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

Move over, big brother Amitav Acharya – The Hindu The western media has been dismissive of the BRICS move to set up a bank, but such cynicism misses the larger picture — the end of western hegemony and the rise of the multiplex world For the first time since its …