Power Forward 2.0: How American Companies Are Setting Clean Energy Targets and Capturing Greater Business Value

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Report from Ceres, WWF, Calvert Investments and David Gardiner and Associates, 2014   Clean energy has entered the mainstream at the world’s largest corporations. In this report, the second in the Power Forward series, we expand upon the analysis of clean energy and climate targets from the U.S. Fortune 100 …

Buying Up the Planet: Out-of-control Central Banks on a Corporate Buying Spree

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

Buying Up the Planet: Out-of-control Central Banks on a Corporate Buying Spree Posted on June 20, 2014 by Ellen Brown Finance is the new form of warfare – without the expense of a military overhead and an occupation against unwilling hosts. It is a competition in credit creation to buy foreign resources, real …

UN Coalition of Leading Investors Outlines a New Corporate Governance Paradigm for Sustainability

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Ethical Markets welcomes this initiative!  Hazel Henderson, Editor Media Release     UN Coalition of Leading Investors Outlines a  New Corporate Governance Paradigm for Sustainability   Integrated Governance – A new model of governance for sustainability Geneva, 16 June 2014 – Integrated Governance – A new model of governance for sustainability, a …

Thanks to the Roberts Court, Corporations Have More Constitutional Rights Than Actual People

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

  Thanks to the Roberts Court, Corporations Have More Constitutional Rights Than Actual People   William Greider – The Nation   The big media talk a lot about stalemate in Congress, but they are missing the real story. While representative democracy is dysfunctional, the Supreme Court has taken over with …

James Robertson Newsletter No. 46 – The business-as-usual world of today shows symptoms of “madness”

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

James Robertson Newsletter No. 46 – April 2014 The full Newsletter can also be viewed at www.jamesrobertson.com/newsletter.htm.    CONTENTS A New Website Item 1. Introduction 2. Work – In Industrial Civilisation and After 3. Corporations Must Experience Austerity 4. Glimpses of a Possible Future 5. Money: Signs of Progress 6. …

Most Americans Support Action on Global Warming

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Earth Systems Science

  Today we are releasing the third report from our latest national survey. In Public Support for Climate & Energy Policies, November 2013, we report that most Americans support national action on global warming: Most Americans (83%) say the U.S. should make an effort to reduce global warming, even if it …

BREAKING: Nancy Pelosi just came out against Fast Track

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

After more than 180,000 DFA and CREDO members signed a petition to Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi — and thousands more flooded her phone lines — the former Speaker of the House told an assembly of union workers on Wednesday: “No on Fast Track… out of the question.” This amazing news, first reported …

Hawaii’s Big Island Leads the Way in Banning GMOs

Jay Owen Sustainability News

Big Island ban GMO testing and cultivation while other counties step up their campaigns to regulate GM testing and farming, but agritech giants are already gearing up for a fight Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji Please circulate widely and repost, but you must give the URL of the original and preserve all the …

CleanTech Future Conference, April 9

Jay Owen Partner Announcements and News

April 9, 2014 – Phoenix, Arizona The Industry’s only “All Keynote” Conference Series CleanTech Future III – “The State of Emerging Innovation: One Crisis Away from Mass Adoption”   CleanTech Future Conference III brings together the top innovators, corporations, government agencies, investors and thought leaders, in a conference unlike any …

Global CSR Summit and Awards April 3-4

Jay Owen Partner Announcements and News

Website: http://globalcsr.tpgi.org | Asia: [email protected] | Philippines: [email protected] | Asia/Indonesia:    [email protected] In recent years, asian and emerging economies have outperformed their western counterparts. This shift in the economic balance of power has created enormous wealth for millions of people in these countries. However, the flow of wealth has resulted in increased inequalities among peoples. Environmental and social issues …