FC Councillor Dr. Jane Goodall for her ground-breaking research and may achievements

Jay Owen Trendspotting

Ethical Markets congratulates the World Future Council, its Founder,Jakob von Uexkull ( who also serves on our Advisory Board) and Honorary WFC Councillor Dr. Jane Goodall for her ground-breaking research and many achievements. ~  Hazel Henderson, Editor     Dear Friends of the World Future Council, Our Honorary Councillor Jane …

“The Earth Charter, Ecological Integrity, and Social Movements”

Jay Owen Books and Reviews

Dear Friends of the Earth Charter, We hope this message finds you well, energized and motivated to continue doing the work you are doing to foster peace, justice, and sustainability. We would like to draw your attention to several books and publications that may help your efforts towards these ends. …

TBLI BLOG: Euros 700 Million Impact Investment

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

    TBLI CONFERENCE™: building a global community of ESG & Impact Investors TBLI BLOG Words by Robert Rubinstein Euros 700 Million Impact Investment 16 Jul 2014 12:44 pm | Robert Rubinstein TBLI Inspiration At our recent TBLI Club, Robert Dijksterhuis, Director International Programmes at the Netherlands Enterprise Agency spoke on the new …

PR: Calling on the UN to better address the needs of future generations

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Trendspotting

PR: Calling on the UN to better address the needs of future generations Press release – for immediate release Calling on the UN to better address the needs of future generations World Future Council campaigns for High Commissioner for Future Generations to safeguard lives of tomorrow London/NY, 1 July 2014 …

Video: “My Country is the World”

Jay Owen Global Citizen

“My Country is the World” is a forthcoming documentary, which tells the extraordinary story of how Garry Davis, Danny Kaye’s Broadway understudy, became World Citizen #1 – a song and dance man on a mission to save the world.   The documentary presents the dramatic story of the first person …

Platform Launches to Crowdfund Agricultural Campaigns

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

  Harvest Funders Hopes to Power Agricultural Campaigns — While most of the popular crowdfunding campaigns are glitzy gadgets or creative projects, the new funding method can be used for much more. We profile Harvest Funders, a crowdfunding platform for agriculture. OTHER HIGHLIGHTS The Advantages of Crowdsourced Testing We reached …

Welcome to the Sharing Spring!

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions, Global Citizen, Sustainability News, Beyond GDP

  APRIL 1, 2014 NEWSLETTER Welcome to the #SharingSpring! Dear Kosmos Friends, Spring is here in New England and we are celebrating with our friends at Shareable.  In the face of today’s enormous challenges, we often hear, ‘yes, but what can I DO?’ This Kosmos Newsletter offers some great options. All kinds …

TheCrowdCafe Weekly Review – Say Hello to our First Collection, “University Crowdfunding.”

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

TheCrowdCafe weekly • March 9th, 2014 • Happy Sunday, All! Welcome to this week’s edition of TheCrowdCafe’s Weekly Review. Each week I curate the top investment crowdfunding news from around the web. My promise to you: quality over quantity, always. You can subscribe here. From TheCrowdCafe Say Hello to our First Collection, “University …

World Future Council Newsletter February 2014

Jay Owen Global Citizen

  Dear Friends of the World Future Council, Almost three years after the Great East disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in March 2011 almost 100 000 people are still displaced. During a recent disaster. We visited abandoned towns that are still highly contaminated. Travelling through entirely intact …

Howard Buffett is promoting a brown revolution to improve soil productivity and help feed the world’s billions

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

Carpe Diem Howard Buffett is promoting a brown revolution to improve soil productivity and help feed the world’s billions By Ellie Winninghoff When it comes to feeding the world’s hungry people, the game-changer is no-till conservation agriculture. “Soil is any farmer’s most valuable working capital,” says Warren Buffett’s son Howard …