Other News: FACING UP TO INEQUALITY: NEW APPROACHES BEYOND ECONOMISM

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Articles by Hazel Henderson

FACING UP TO INEQUALITY: NEW APPROACHES BEYOND ECONOMISM Hazel Henderson* Grim recent studies reveal the shocking increase in inequality globally, both between and within countries. Anti-poverty economic policies since World War II have done little, except for their notable success in China. Worldwide, the share of nations’ productivity increases going …

Future 500 Newsletter: COME CELEBRATE FUTURE 500’S NEW DIGS

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Beyond GDP

Join us on November 6th for our Open House in San Francisco   Future 500 Newsletter October 2013 The bridge between corporations and NGOs COME CELEBRATE FUTURE 500’S NEW DIGS   Join us on November 6th at our new San Francisco office. Cocktail with our team and board, relax with a glass of wine and …

Global 500 Climate Change Report 2013

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

A report from the CDP   Executive Summary Businesses increasingly face the dual risks of climate and policy shocks. How companies build and demonstrate their resilience to these climate risks has important implications for their reputation with their stakeholders and for the value of their businesses. It is for these …

greentech solar: New California Net Metering Study Appears to Be DOA

Jay Owen Greentech

  LATEST NEWS: New California Net Metering Study Appears to Be DOA  Herman K. Trabish – September 30, 2013 E3’s research uses soon-to-change design assumptions and antiquated data. Innovation in Customer Acquisition Will Save US Residential Solar $619M by 2017  Mike Munsell – September 30, 2013 New report outlines the …

Climate Change is the Next $10 Trillion Opportunity

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

By Jigar Shah, July 2, 2013   With a 20% shift in our annual infrastructure spending from 20th century technology to 21st century technology we can drive a new global $10 trillion economy by 2020.   That was an undercurrent in a powerful speech President Obama delivered last week, demanding EPA …

Future 500 Newsletter: 10 Tips for Stakeholder Engagement with Activists

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

Future 500 Newsletter June 2013 The bridge between corporations and NGOs HUMANIZING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN DIVERSE GROUPS  This June we were pleased to partner with Sustainable Brands for their annual conference in San Diego. The conference motto was from “Revolution to Renaissance” and as Sustainable Brands founder KoAnn Vikoren Skrzyniarz explained, companies no longer strive …

Product Launch | Quantitative Equity Model (QEM)

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Press Release GMI Ratings’ Quantitative Equity Model (QEM) Uses Forensic Measures of Issuer Risk to Predict Equity Returns Globally, Across Industries, Large-cap and Small-cap Portfolios New York (June 12, 2013) – GMI Ratings announced today the formal launch of the Quantitative Equity Model (QEM), which uses governance and accounting-related forensic risk …

Meetings Of The Minds

Jay Owen Trendspotting, The Blog

Business and environmental leaders brainstorm sustainable solutions to the world’s biggest problems. by Martha Shaw           (San Diego, CA) – May 15, 2013 – What would happen if you sequestered big business leaders and entrepreneurs with environmental thought leaders and encouraged them all to brainstorm ways to reduce our tread on the …

Citizens Disunited by Robert A. G. Monks

Jay Owen Books and Reviews

Citizens Disunited: Passive Investors, Drone CEOs, and the Corporate Capture of the American Dream “More invaluable advice from Robert A.G. Monks, ‘Mr. Corporate Responsibility’ on both sides of the Atlantic for decades. Monks analyzes the new breed of dysfunctional ‘drone corporations’ whose shares are so widely-held as to be out …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act Introduced in the US

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

What ICIJ’s Offshore investigation Can Teach the IRS We’re Not Broke Video: How Do Billion Dollar Corporations Cheat America Out of Tax Revenue? Just How Difficult and Costly is it to Set Up an Offshore Company? Video: Understanding Offshore Secrecy ICIJ’s Massive Investigation of Offshore Tax Havens, Shell Companies, and …