Biomimicry Revolution: Creating Conditions Conducive To Life

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

Creating Conditions Conducive To Life: The First Biomimicry 3.8 Global Conference By Tamsin Woolley-Barker, Ph.D – http://www.triplepundit.com/2013/07/creating-conditions-conducive-life-first-biomimicry-38-global-conference/ July 4th, 2013 This past weekend, I had the great pleasure of being a part of the 7th Annual Biomimicry Education Summit, and the first ever Biomimicry 3.8 Global Conference, hosted together by the University of …

AsiaIIX: Capital Markets for a Social Good

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Advisors' Forum

Pioneering Impact: A Conversation with Wayne Silby                              MCS Lifestyle Photography/IIX© During the Impact Forum, the IIX and Shujog staff had the honor of spending time with Wayne Silby, a pioneer and giant in the space of …

Mission aligned exits; what’s your method?

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

  LET’S TALK MISSION ALIGNED EXITS – WHAT’S YOUR METHOD? Kick-off Keynote Speaker Adam Lowry, Co-founder of method, shares insights on the growth of the company and its successful, mission-aligned exit to Ecover. SHARE IN THE WEALTH OF IMPACT EXPERTISE FROM OUR SPEAKERS AND PANELISTS: More Speakers Added May 8th: 15 …

Please join us for the Slow Money webinar on Credibles: Funding Food Businesses with Edible Credits

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Crowdfunding

Having trouble viewing this page? Click here. Slow Money Webinar Announced!  “Credibles: Funding Food Businesses with Edible Credits” Register online here Please join us for our third webinar, “Credibles: Funding Food Businesses with Edible Credits,” from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Pacific Time, Tuesday, February 26. That’s 11 a.m. Mountain, 12 Noon Central, …

TRANSFORMING FINANCE STILL TOP PRIORITY

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Articles by Hazel Henderson

TRANSFORMING FINANCE STILL TOP PRIORITY By Hazel Henderson © 2013, first published on CSRWire Feb. 8, 2013   Despite incremental reforms: the Dodd-Frank Act in the USA, Basel III and the 0.1% financial transaction tax now approved by EU finance ministers, the global financial casino is still playing.  Financial lobbying still seeks to …

Review Of Zeronauts By John Elkington

Jay Owen Books and Reviews, Articles by Hazel Henderson

ZERONAUTS: BREAKING THE SUSTAINABILITY BARRIER by John Elkington, EarthScan, London; Routledge, New York, 2012 Author John Elkington is a founder of the global movement for corporate and investor responsibility, author of seventeen books; founder of the famed consultancy SustainAbility and currently co-founder of the investment firm Volans Ventures, based in …

Trust in Business Essential for 2013: Global Experts Join Forces to Combat Trust Crisis

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

Chester, N.J.  January 3, 2013—After a well-documented 10+ years of declining trust in government, business and the media, Trust Across America (TAA) (www.trustacrossamerica.com) and its ambassadors are launching the Campaign for Trust™, a two-year initiative to reverse this cycle.  “As the leaders in information, standards, data and the Who’s Who …

Green VC Launches Green Crowdfunding Website, GreenFundraising.org

Ethical Markets Crowdfunding

Green VC announced today that is has launched GreenFundraising.org.  This site is an online platform to support projects that focus on environmental or social responsibility. Entrepreneurs and non-profits can seek funding from the public (referred to as “crowdfunding”) by posting a project on GreenFundraising.org. Projects can offer rewards to contributors, but …

The Koch Brothers, The Cato Institute, And Why Nations Fail

kristy Global Citizen

The Baseline Scenario The Koch Brothers, The Cato Institute, And Why Nations Fail Posted: 08 Mar 2012 02:36 AM PST By Simon Johnson A dispute has broken out between the Cato Institute, a leading libertarian think tank, and two of its longtime backers ? David and Charles Koch. The institute …

Patagonia Registers as First California Benefit Corporation

kristy SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News, Trendspotting, Beyond GDP

Patagonia Registers as First California Benefit Corporation After ‘Year of the Protester’, Business Leaders Embrace Positive Alternative Submitted by: B Lab/B Corporation   SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 03 /CSRwire/ – Today, Patagonia became the first company in California to elect benefit corporation status. Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard led the largest group …