Industry Awakens to Threat of Climate Change

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

     Industry Awakens to Threat of Climate Change   By CORAL DAVENPORTJAN – The New York Times   WASHINGTON — Coca-Cola has always been more focused on its economic bottom line than on global warming, but when the company lost a lucrative operating license in India because of a …

Could 3 simple changes to banking fix the economy?

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

Could 3 simple changes to banking fix the economy?   Dear hazel, If someone told you that a mountain of personal debt could be cleared via 3 simple changes to the way that money and banking works, would you like to know how? Would you like to see a more stable economy, with more …

[MP-PC] Press Release on GFIS

Jay Owen Trendspotting

We at ethical markets welcome the  GLOBAL futures INTELLIGENCE SYSTEM ,the  innovative, public interest global think tank now on mobile devices,   and are proud  of our role in its development  – Hazel Henderson, Editor “This is a fabulous tool to clarify the complexity of the world; you don’t have to …

Video: What’s Minted in Berkshire County Stays There

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

From PBS NewsHour “What’s Minted in Berkshire County Stays There:  Finding Reward in Local Currency”    Berkshire County in Massachusetts has taken “buy local” to a whole new level by creating their own currency. The BerkShare is now accepted by some 400 businesses throughout that region. Economics correspondent Paul Solman …

Other News: GDP: Gauging Dematerialised Progress!

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Articles by Hazel Henderson, Beyond GDP

   GDP: Gauging Dematerialised Progress!   By Hazel Henderson*   ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida, Aug 2013 (IPS) -As of Aug. 1, 2013, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) finally stepped into our new 21st century. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will now include much of the intangible production and services which …

PRICE DISCOVERY, MARKET COMPLETION AND OTHER FANTASIES OF ECONOMISTS

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

PRICE DISCOVERY, MARKET COMPLETION AND OTHER FANTASIES OF ECONOMISTS By Hazel Henderson © 2013, for IPS Syndication Service While debating a high frequency trader (HFT) recently, I encountered the familiar rationalizations that HFT contributes to liquidity and price discovery in markets.  Assertions about liquidity are hard to justify after the …

SEC Votes to Lift General Solicitation Ban for Private Placements

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 Top Stories   SEC Votes to Lift General Solicitation Ban — Earlier today, the SEC voted 4-1 to lift the ban on general solicitation for private placements. The ruling creates a new kind of offering, called 506(c), that effectively allows companies (as well as hedge funds and …

The Energy Collective: What Can We Learn From Germany’s Clean Energy Push? Free Webinar July 9

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Germany’s Clean Energy Push: What Can the World Learn? Register Now Known as the Energiewende, or “energy change”, Germany’s campaign to move to renewable power is ambitious, massively popular at home, and by many accounts, quite successful. With 25% of Germany’s energy currently being sourced from solar, wind, and biomass …

Nominate a school in your community to go solar

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Dear Mosaic Community, Everytime I drop my two girls off at school I look upwards and wish there were solar panels on the roof. Fewer than 1% of schools in the United States are solar powered, largely due to financing issues. Today I’m excited to announce Mosaic’s Solar Schools program …

NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines: A LONG VIEW OF THE COST OF NEW ENERGY

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

NewEnergyNews      Daily Headlines                                         http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/   TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, June 4: * TODAY’S STUDY: A LONG VIEW OF THE COST OF NEW ENERGY * QUICK NEWS, June 4: THE BEST COUNTRIES FOR NEW ENERGY; …