Inventory Finds Increase in Consumer Products Containing Nanoscale Materials

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News, Earth Systems Science

Inventory Finds Increase in Consumer Products Containing Nanoscale Materials Re-launched Inventory Seeks Input to Address Scientific Uncertainty                                                                                                    WASHINGTON — The updated Nanotechnology Consumer Products Inventory now contains 1,628 consumer products that have been introduced to the market since 2005, representing a 24 percent increase since the last update in 2010. In addition …

Smart Planet Weekly: Can we crowdfund gun control?

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

  SmartPlanet Weekly October 27, 2013 A members-only preview of our weekly magazine, delivered every Sunday.   From the Desk of … Gun control advocates in the U.S. haven’t made strides nationally in many years. Is it time for the crowd to try tackling gun violence locally? Plus, Chris Nelder is …

AMI 9th Annual Conference Report – An Important Conference

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

Dear Friends of the American Monetary Institute, Three areas to discuss: * First, a report on the 9th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference by Jamie Walton. * Second, a link to our Google Group posting of a “Gem” of an article organized and written by first time conference participant, Nick …

CSRwire: The Failure of Fiduciary Duty: A Ready-to-Use Corporate Umbrella?

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Advisors' Forum

  Daily News Alert   The Failure of Fiduciary Duty: A Ready-to-Use Corporate Umbrella? “Companies that use the excuse of “fiduciary duty” to avoid good corporate behavior aren’t serving their investors well.” It used to be that the relationship between a stockowner and a company was clear. You invested money, …

OTHER NEWS: Brazilian president: US surveillance a ‘breach of international law’

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Wealth of Networks

   Brazilian president: US surveillance a ‘breach of international law’   Julian Borger – The Guardian.com   Brazil’s president, Dilma Rousseff, has launched a blistering attack on US espionage at the UN general assembly, accusing the NSA of violating international law by its indiscriminate collection of personal information of Brazilian …

European Energy Review DIGEST: Danes united behind the “most ambitious energy plan in the world”

Jay Owen Greentech

Friday 16 August 2013 Welcome to our weekly Digest. In this free newsletter you will find an overview of all the articles published by EER in the previous week. To get access to the full content, you need to sign up as Premium Member. You can now try our Premium Membership for free for …

Beyond GDP: Robert Manchin, Managing Director of the Gallup Organisation Europe, on measuring well-being and social progress

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

Click here to view this newsletter in your web browser  Interview Quote Spotlight In brief Agenda July 2013 In this edition of the Beyond GDP newsletter: Interview with: Robert Manchin on measuring well-being and social progress Quote from: Robert F. Kennedy (1968) Spotlight on: Strong public support worldwide for going …

Other News – Snowden, NSA and ever-changing US narrative

Jay Owen Global Citizen

   Snowden, NSA and ever-changing US narrative By Chakravarthi Raghavan* – SUNS It is now just over five weeks since the English daily ‘The Guardian’ and its columnist Glenn Greenwald began publishing the series of news reports and analysis on the US National Security Agency’s (NSA) spying activities across the …

Egypt – ISIS (Integrated Synergistic Information System)

Jay Owen Trendspotting

As a member of the Millennium Project ‘s Planning Committee I applaud this creative initiative ,  Hazel henderson, Editor     The Millennium Project has begun to work with the Egyptian Academy ofScientific Research and Technology to create the first national fully publiccollective intelligence system in the world to be …

Placemaking News: Five Essential Elements of a Placemaking Campaign

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

  Forward Follow us Like us Five Essential Elements of a Placemaking Campaign If, as the saying goes, architecture is frozen music, then urban planning is composition, but Placemaking is improvisational street performance. It’s interactive, messy, inclusive, and you can never be quite sure what the result will be–but you …