16 Favorite Things Climate Change is Ruining

Jay Owen Trendspotting

16 Of Your Favorite Things That Climate Change Is Totally Screwing Up By Ryan Koronowski on August 9, 2013 at 9:00 am When people talk about “climate impacts,” the images that usually come to mind are broiling heat waves, drought-parched creek beds, dangerous storm surges, the slowly-but-surely rising sea. These things can …

Listen Up: How One Brand Learned That Greenwashing Is Never an ‘Ethical Choice’

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

                                  COMMUNICATING SUSTAINABILITY Listen Up: How One Brand Learned That Greenwashing Is Never an ‘Ethical Choice’     Behaviour change starts with listening. In recent weeks, a major global brand may have started listening …

EIOPA, ABP, PFZW, ATP, Crédit Agricole, Ahold, Euroclear, IPE-Quest

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

                      Today’s top stories             EIOPA asks for more independence, ‘enhanced’ mandate   EUROPE – Chairman suggests partial financing of independent budget by levying fees on industry.   Read more…           …

The City and the Common Good: Good Money – 7th May at St Paul’s Cathedral

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

Dear Friends, Thank you to all those who joined us for the first debate in our series, held in conjunction with CCLA, entitled ‘The City and the Common Good: What kind of City do we want?’. The event was attended by around 750 people, and the attached seminar a week …

PFA, IAPF, Denmark, Moody’s, Fianna Fáil, Cyprus, First State, OTC derivatives, Hermes, Dexia

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

      Dear Dr Hazel Henderson                 Today’s top stories             Denmark’s PFA shifts from bonds to US equity over euro-zone fears   DENMARK – Fund hopes bailout of Cyprus could be wake-up call for European singe currency. …

NewNet Daily Newsletter: Total to provide $30m funding to Amyris and enter biofuel JV

Jay Owen Greentech

NewNet Daily Newsletter 9 April 2013 Corporate venture firms eye green opportunities – read the inside story with a New Energy World Network premium subscription Deal News Total to provide $30m funding to Amyris and enter biofuel JV Mosaic to crowdfund another $100m of Californian solar GE Capital spends $40m on …

Carson Beadle joins EMM Advisory Board

Jay Owen Advisors' Forum

For-Profit Organizations – Current ·         Chairman, Executive Committee, Security Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York, plus Finance, corporate governance, marketing. ·         Member, Advisory Board, SelectMinds, Inc., NYC     Non-Profit – Current ·         Chairman, co-founder, The Health Project, White House supported C. Everett Koop National Health awards. ·         Elected …

Tobin tax threatens economic viability of ‘repo’ market – ICMA

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

We at Ethical Markets  have advocated a financial transactions tax  for many years and now it is need more than ever to curb high-frequency trading , best as a “ cancellation fee”  since most HFT orders  are cancelled within milliseconds  and are just  a form of “ front-running”  – Hazel …

A Bonding Experience

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Bond risk Our thinking about the role of future environmental politics on capital markets has extended to another asset class – fixed income. Carbon Tracker recently collaborated with global credit-ratings agency Standard & Poors to publish ‘What a carbon-constrained future could mean for oil companies’ creditworthiness’.  This report assesses the …

Latest white papers from IThound.com – February 2013

Jay Owen Wealth of Networks

          Social media success for brands that give it a go With 68% of customers believing that social media has given them a greater consumer voice, social media provides a valuable resource which is beneficial to tap. This paper considers six insights from a comprehensive investigation …