Happy Holidays from Toniic & *NEW* Crowdfunding for Impact Report!

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News, Crowdfunding

Toniic’s “Crowdfunding for Impact in europe & the USA” report released today! Dear Colleagues, Thank you for your interest and support of our action-orientedinternational network of impact investors throughout 2013! It’s been an incredible year of growth for Toniic and the Toniic Institute. We have welcomed new members in Mexico, Africa …

Amgen announces withdrawal from ALEC

kristy SRI/ESG News

Dear Colleagues: As you know, in the aftermath of the 2010 U.S Supreme Court Citizens United decision, concerned investors and advocates have participated in hundreds of discussions with companies about best disclosure practices for political spending and lobbying. In these engagements we have highlighted our belief that a company’s public …

IISD-GSI: new report and discussion at Rio+20 on biofuel subsidies

kristy Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

Dear colleagues, This is an announcement for all those participating in discussions on biofuel subsidies around the G-20 Summit in Los Cabos and Rio+20. The International Institute for Sustainable Development’s (IISD) Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) has just published a report entitled ‘State of Play on Biofuel Subsidies: Are policies ready …

Women Effect Investments Bringing a Gender Lens to Investing

kristy SRI/ESG News, The Power of Yin

Dear Colleagues and Friends, It has been a busy month since the Convergence we hosted at the end of October! When you start looking for investment opportunities with a gender lens, they begin to appear. At TedXWomen this week I found this to be true in spades. Gayle Lemmon kicked …

India Women, Food and Climate Change Training

kristy Global Citizen

A NOTE FROM WEA’S CO-DIRECTORS Dear Colleagues, Allies and Friends, It’s official. WEA is 5. As you know, we’ll be celebrating at our Anniversary Gala “Unlocking the Future” next Wednesday, May 18th. We will hear inspirational words from Paul Hawken, Kavita Ramdas and 2010 Women and Water Participant Catherine Makane …

Rio+20: Making it Happen

kristy Sustainability News, Earth Systems Science

Dear Colleagues, Please find attached Volume 2, Issue 6 of our biweekly newsletter Rio+20: Making it Happen, dedicated to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, which is now available online and will also be sent to subscribers. This is a special issue focusing on one of the two themes of …