Today’s Top Stories from GFI: How Canada’s banks help money move in and out of tax havens

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

  Wednesday, June 26, 2013 Why Developing Countries Should Care About The G8 Summit Taxcast Edition 17: May ’13 Statement From The Financial Transparency Coalition: G8 Leaders Fail To Reach Financial Transparency Agreement Tax Wars: EU Playing Catch-Up With US New EU Anti-Corruption Standards Increase Demands For Greater Transparency To …

Nasa: Warm Ocean, Not Icebergs, Causing Most of Antarctic Ice Shelves’ Mass Loss

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

Warm Ocean, Not Icebergs, Causing Most of Antarctic Ice Shelves’ Mass Loss 06/14/2013 You are subscribed to Earth News for NASA. This information has recently been updated, and is now available. Warm Ocean, Not Icebergs, Causing Most of Antarctic Ice Shelves’ Mass Loss 06/13/2013 12:00 AM EDT Ocean waters melting …

CitiWire.Net: Neal Peirce on Billboard Spamming and Jay Walljasper on NYC Bikelash

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

      Opponents Sue to Stew Onrush of Flashing Digital Billboards By Neal Peirce Hardly a DriverIs Now AliveWho Passed On HillsAt 75Burma-Shave Once upon a time, advertising in America was fun. As a boy, I didn’t want to miss the Burma Shave jingles – one line per sign …

NEW UN STUDY HIGHLIGHTS HUGE POTENTIAL FOR GENERATING CLEAN ENERGY IN AFRICA

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

NEW UN STUDY HIGHLIGHTS HUGE POTENTIAL FOR GENERATING CLEAN ENERGY IN AFRICA New York, May 13 2013  4:00PM Less than 1 per cent of all patent applications relating to clean energy technology (CET) have been filed in Africa, according to a new United Nations study, which also highlights the opportunity …

The Economics fo Happiness ON Demand!

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Community Development Solutions, SRI/ESG News, Global Citizen

  May 2013 ·        The Economics of Happiness On Demand ·        ISEC’s Learning from Ladakh Program ·        Localization Course at Schumacher College ·        International Permaculture Day ·        The Economics of Happiness Conference 2013 Update ·        In the Media The Economics of Happiness On Demand ISEC is pleased to announce that The Economics of Happiness is now available On Demand for online viewing. …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: African dream ‘held back by illicit outflow of capital’

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

  Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Kofi Annan: Imagine An African Continent, Where Leaders Use Mineral Wealth Wisely New Draft Paper: Emerging Countries and the Taxation of Offshore Accounts “The Trend is in Our Direction.” Appeals Court Loss is Latest Setback for Oil Company Secrecy Campaign Karzai’s Ghost Money from the …

Solar Apps Improving Process, Customer Engagement | The Energy Collective Daily

Jay Owen Greentech

Solar Apps Improving Process, Customer Engagement | The Energy Collective Daily Solar Apps Improving Process, Customer Engagement Africa Aims to Combat Climate Change By Greening the Desert Peeling Back the Packaging: Center for Sustainable Shale Development The Marriage of Solar Energy and Natural Gas   Germany on the Verge of …

SolarAid puts solar lanterns on course to rival mobile phones in Africa?

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

SolarAid puts solar lanterns on course to rival mobile phones in Africa? The charity’s retail brand SunnyMoney passes a quarter million sales, becoming lead retailer on the continent.  Former Solarcentury CEO, and ex Sony MD, takes on role of SunnyMoney Chairman.Nairobi, 27 February 2013. SolarAid, the charity born in 2006 …

Global Sustainable Investment: Spotlight on Africa

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

February 5, 2013 Global Sustainable Investment: Spotlight on Africa The recently-released review of global sustainable investment contains a fascinating section on Africa. Currently there are $228.7 billion in sustainable AUM on the continent, with the most commonly used strategy being the integration of environmental, social, and governance factors into standard …

Latest FFD-Africa newsletter on Foresight and the Economy

kristy Trendspotting

Foresight and the Economy The future of economies is a source of great uncertainty and concern globally. How will Africa engage with the questions, opportunities and challenges, and how can the continent adapt to unfolding futures? What will the implications be? How can Africa move forward and become economically stronger …