Mission Markets Spring 2013 Newsletter

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

        Spring 2013             Leading Sustainable Capital Markets         Check out our new look! Mission Markets recently unveiled its new website.  Please tell us what you think at missionmarkets.com.   Our Spring newsletter is chock-full of new happenings at both …

Big moves at ILSR – New victories and new staff

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

Friend on Facebook Follow on Twitter Forward to a Friend ILSR provides innovative strategies and timely information to support environmentally sound and equitable community development. Like what we do? Please consider supporting our work.  Self-Reliance in the News Coming to a curb near you: Compost collection Community-Owned Internet, Long Targeted by ALEC …

Top Story: Businesses barter for health care

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

  Share   Top Stories for Monday, March 25, 2013 Businesses barter for health care Looking for ways to help employees cover health-care costs, more Central Florida businesses are turning to bartering and trading goods and services for medical care Pay by phone technology raises privacy, security concerns Your smart …

OECD Green Growth Newsletter March 2013

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Reforming Global Finance

    OECD Green Growth Newsletter March 2013   Issue Eighteen     Contents   ·        Green Growth Knowledge Platform ·        Focus on Green Growth in emerging and developing Asia ·        Green Growth Papers: Why New Business Models Matter for Green Growth ·        Integrating green growth in policy work ·        Recent Events ·        Recent publications ·        2013 …

Forum 2000 Focusing on Social Transformation and Havel’s Global Minimum this 15-17 September 2013

Jay Owen Global Citizen

Press release, 19 March 2013, Prague  This year, Forum 2000 is focusing on social transformation and Havel’s global minimum  The 17th annual Forum 2000 conference takes place this year in Prague on 15-17 September. Confirmed guests include His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel and notable …

ON FIRST INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS, BAN CALLS FOR INCLUSIVE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

ON FIRST INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS, BAN CALLS FOR INCLUSIVE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT New York, Mar 20 2013 10:00AM Marking the first ever International Day of Happiness, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on the international community to commit to an inclusive and sustainable human development that will improve the well-being of …

Ending Climate Silence

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

Corporate-NGO Engagement in times of rising Activism.    Future 500 Newsletter March 2013 The bridge between corporations and NGOs ENDING CLIMATE SILENCE Earlier this year we presented our Top 10 Stakeholder Issues for 2013. Issues such as health and obesity, fracking, GMOs, and digital freedom present risk to all companies, but in …

Community-Owned Transmission?

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions, Resource Efficiency

Community-Owned Transmission? | Written byJohn Farrell |No Comments | Updated onNov 15, 2012 Share on linkedinShare on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailMore Sharing Services10 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at http://www.ilsr.org/community-owned-transmission/ The enormous growth in local renewable energy is decentralizing the electricity system, often supplanting …

Martin Ping joins EMM Advisory Board for Ethical Biomimicry

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

Martin Ping is the Executive Director of Hawthorne Valley Association and has been there for than 20 years. During that time he has taught practical arts inthe High School served as director of facilities at Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School, and served as project manager on several million dollars of new …

News – IDB Announces Winners of Third Annual beyondBanking Awards

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Community Development Solutions

March 11, 2013 – News Releases IDB Announces Winners of Third Annual beyondBanking Awards Seven financial intermediaries are recognized for promoting sustainable development in Latin America and the Caribbean’s financial sector The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced today the winners of the third annual beyondBanking awards, a prize that recognizes …