SEI ? February eNews: Grid Defection – Helping Uganda – Industry Conferences – and More…

Jay Owen Greentech

SEI Team Member, Laura Walters, Travels to Uganda with We Care Solar by Laura Walters, SEI PV Curriculum Developer  I just got back from a bit over two weeks in the southwest corner of Uganda working with We Care Solar, as a Solar partnered with Solar Energy International in fall …

Modern Money Trees

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Community Development Solutions

By Ellie Winninghoff, member Ethical Markets Advisory Board Barrons, September 27, 2013 A new style of forestry fund is earning solid returns addressing one question: How do you profitably invest in a sustainably harvested forest–not just the wood in the trees but also in maintaining clean water, flood control, habitat …

NATURE’S FORTUNE TOUTED BY FORMER GOLDMAN DIRECTOR By Ellie Winninghoff

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

NATURE’S FORTUNE TOUTED BY FORMER GOLDMAN DIRECTOR By Ellie Winninghoff “We love nature, but we make it sound like a luxury.” That’s how Nature Conservancy president and CEO Mark Tercek, formerly a managing director at Goldman Sachs, opened his remarks earlier this month at a gathering at Town Hall in …

Shifts in Global Water Systems – Markers of a New Geological Epoch: the Anthropocene

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

  A new geologic epoch, “The Anthropocene,” is characterized by humanity’s growing dominance of Earth’s environment and a planetary transformation as profound as the last epoch-defining event — the retreat of the glaciers 11,500 years ago.   By way of illustration: Humanity has cleared an area the size of South …

NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines:WARMING ENDED CENTURIES OF COOLING IN 1800S

Jay Owen Trendspotting

NewEnergyNews      Daily Headlines                                       http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/   FRIDAY WORLD, April 26: * WARMING ENDED CENTURIES OF COOLING IN 1800S * WHAT WORLD WIND JUST DID AND CAN DO * WHERE WORLD SOLAR IS GOING * EU OCEAN …

Investing in the Future of Medicine

kristy SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

Healthpoint Services delivers healthcare to remote villages in India We are proud to report that Calvert Foundation borrower Healthpoint Services won the Health, Water and Sanitation Award for Emerging Enterprises earlier this month at the annual Sankalp Forum in Mumbai, India. Healthpoint was lauded among accomplished peers for its e-healthpoint …

Good News Agency October 2009

Ethical Markets Trendspotting

“…In conveying the appreciation of the Head of State for the passion and the professionalism with which you spread, above all among the young, the culture of “good news”, I would like to take this opportunity of adding my personal greeting”. (From the letter of the Adviser for the Press …

EC finds economic cost of losses in nature far greater than bank crisis

Ethical Markets Reports You Need

Nature provides human society with a vast diversity of bene?ts such as food, ?bres, clean water, healthy soil and carbon capture and many more. Though our well-being is totally dependent upon the continued ?ow of these “ecosystem services”, they are predominantly public goods with no markets and no prices, so …