Suitpossum: Post-crisis Adventures in Financial Subversion

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Suitpossum: Post-crisis Adventures in Financial Subversion Seedbombing: Applying the Principles of Permaculture to Finance Posted: 15 Dec 2013 05:55 AM PST I originally wrote this article for Transition Free Press Edition 4. It’s published under a Creative Commons licence (see side panel for details) Finance, even in its most high-tech formulations, …

Verizon to Publish Reports on Government Requests for Data; Shareholders Call on AT&T to Follow Suit

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Wealth of Networks

  For Immediate Release December 19, 2013 Verizon to Publish Reports on Government Requests for Data;   Shareholders Call on AT&T to Follow Suit In a victory for shareholders concerned about the role of telecommunications companies in government surveillance programs, Verizon Communications announced that it will begin to publish regular reports on …

BEYOND SUSTAINABILITY Expanding the Footprint of the Regenerative Economy February 2-4, 2014, Kiawah Island, SC

Jay Owen Partner Announcements and News

Limited to 200 Collaborators, The Event is Best Suited For: Conscious Investors (Private Family Offices, Endowments, Foundations, Public Plan Sponsors) and their ecosystem of traditional and alternative investment managers, wealth advisors & professional services providers (read more) Environmental Conservationists and their ecosystem of philanthropists and companies providing support, products and services dedicated to environmental conservation (read more) …

Climate Change, the Sharing Economy & Collaborating for a Brave New World

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

Symbiotic relationships in nature could show business the key to collaboration. Submitted by:Danielle Lanyard Posted:Oct 11, 2013 – 09:30 AM EST Tags:climate change, sharing economy, business, sea levels, economy,ecology, sustainability, eco, symbiosis, whole systems approach, collaboration, thoughting By Danielle Lanyard One of the most recent and startling headlines on climate change is the expected repercussions from the potential release of 50 …

News @NEON – CO floods, Soil, Sensors and more

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

Fall 2013  In this issue  Colorado flooding Ecologically sensitive construction Seasonal citizen science data  Australian collaboration Aquatic sensors and soil archive EcoSIS collaboration Recent publications by NEON staff Selected job postings   NEON staff, offices and sites in Colorado were spared the worst impacts of the historic flooding that ravaged much …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Climate change will upset vital ocean chemical cycles

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Climate change will upset vital ocean chemical cycles Posted: 08 Sep 2013 10:57 AM PDT New research shows that rising ocean temperatures will upset natural cycles of carbon dioxide, nitrogen and phosphorus. Plankton plays an important role in the ocean’s carbon cycle by removing half of …

Triple Pundit: Creating Conditions Conducive To Life: The First Biomimicry 3.8 Global Conference

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

Creating Conditions Conducive To Life: The First Biomimicry 3.8 Global Conference By Tamsin Woolley-Barker, Ph.D – http://www.triplepundit.com/2013/07/creating-conditions-conducive-life-first-biomimicry-38-global-conference/ July 4th, 2013 This past weekend, I had the great pleasure of being a part of the 7th Annual Biomimicry Education Summit, and the first ever Biomimicry 3.8 Global Conference, hosted together by the University of …

Biomimicry Revolution: Creating Conditions Conducive To Life

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

Creating Conditions Conducive To Life: The First Biomimicry 3.8 Global Conference By Tamsin Woolley-Barker, Ph.D – http://www.triplepundit.com/2013/07/creating-conditions-conducive-life-first-biomimicry-38-global-conference/ July 4th, 2013 This past weekend, I had the great pleasure of being a part of the 7th Annual Biomimicry Education Summit, and the first ever Biomimicry 3.8 Global Conference, hosted together by the University of …

TheCrowdCafe Weekly: Own Your Neighborhood | Slate

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

TheCrowdCafe weekly • Issue #11 – June 10, 2013 • • Share on Twitter! •  Aloha! Hope you all had a fantastic week. Here’s our curated summary of this week’s happenings in the crowdfund investing ecosystem. Give me a shout at [email protected] if you have any questions or updates! Selected Articles Own Your Neighborhood | Slate I disagree …

Global Crowdfunding Update: Updates from the World Bank and Africa

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Global Update June 3, 2013 Crowdfunding was the featured topic in this month’s Entrepreneur Magazine, which looks at innovation in funding start-ups. The article explored the ways in which governments, development organizations and investors in many countries are working to create entrepreneurial ecosystems and innovation.  Crowdfunding is a solution that …