European banks and pension funds fuel land-grabs in Uganda

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

                                                  Partner of  European banks and pension funds fuel land-grabs in Uganda Palm oil giant Wilmar International linked to community displacement and deforestation Brussels, May 21, 2013 European banks …

Watershed Capital Group Newsletter: First Impact Trade Mission | Dept. of Commerce

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Assisting companies and fund managers in accessing capital for growth and in buying and selling companies First Impact Trade Mission | Dept. of Commerce NEW YORK, NY (April 30, 2013) – Watershed Capital Group & the Department of Commerce announced their collaboration to organize an Impact & Sustainable Private Equity Certified Trade …

Modern Water signs Chinese development agreement with Hangzhou Water

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity

Modern Water signs Chinese development agreement with Hangzhou Water Bac2 raises more than £300,000 in over-subscribed funding round FuelCell Energy Solutions to power London skyscraper Wind Point secures $140m GE Antares facility for Hilex Poly Co buyout MetLife, Union Bank join with GE for $247m investment in Post Rock wind …

SJF Ventures Launches Third Fund

kristy Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

SJF Announces Close on Third Fund SJF Ventures and lead investor Citi Community Capital announced today the initial closing of the first national Impact Investment SBIC fund, SJF Ventures III, LP. The fund will provide equity investments to growth-stage cleantech and positive impact companies, and has been licensed by the …

Wall Street Green Summit – March 19+20

kristy Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

New York, NY (PRWEB) January 31, 2012 The continuing financial crisis has changed the green business model. Innovative approaches in renewable energy, energy efficiency and carbon reductions are being spurred by the necessity of doing more with less. The Summit brings together the leading innovators in environmental finance for the …

Anti-American Bankers

kristy Reforming Global Finance

Anti-American Bankers Posted: 28 Sep 2011 07:56 PM PDT By Simon Johnson. An edited version of this short post appeared today on the NYT.com’s Room for Debate: “Are Global Banking Rules Anti-American?” Jamie Dimon claims that the new rules on bank capital “anti-American” because they somehow discriminate against American banks …

Naming Culprits in the Financial Crisis

kristy Reforming Global Finance

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/14/business/14crisis.html?_r=1 Major progress from the US Senate! The bits about both Deutsche Bank and Goldman will especially bear on the issue of derivatives regulation, as will also the bit about AIG, and both will support the “z” factor relating to collected “securitized derivatives” in the dsFCF smart FTT proposal. Note …

New Report Card Exposes Largest Financers of Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

kristy SRI/ESG News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2011 3:16 PM CONTACT: Rainforest Action Network (RAN) Nell Greenberg Communications Director (415) 659-0557 New Report Card Exposes Largest Financers of Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Rainforest Action Network and Sierra Club Release report card on Banks and Mountaintop Removal SAN FRANCISCO – April 5 – …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Tereza Kaneta

kristy SRI/ESG News

A publication of Emerging Markets ESG Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Tereza Kaneta, President of MZ Consult Latin America, Brazil – March 18, 2011 By Geoffrey on March 18, 2011 Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about SRI.” The interview features …