IThound.com: Data centre efficiency best practices

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

  Data centre efficiency best practices Most data centres are only operating at a fraction of their efficiency potential, resulting in unnecessary costs and an inability to adapt to changing business needs. This white paper explores the attributes of an efficient infrastructure and describes strategies you can implement immediately to …

Musings, videos and resources from the Slow Money National Gathering

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

Hundreds of Slow Money National Gathering attendees spilled out of the Boulder Theater after the Closing Town Hall Meeting. Evolutionary Revolutionaries Take the Stage at Slow Money National Gathering Carlo Petrini said it best, as he does most things—not least because he says them in lyrical, baritonal Italian. Early one …

New eceee paper highlights the real issue on energy and competitiveness

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

New eceee paper highlights the real issue on energy and competitiveness A discussion paper on competitiveness and energy efficiency published by eceee today argues that the EU debate wrongly focuses on high energy prices rather than looking at strategies for getting the costs down. The paper explores how energy efficiency …

We need you help today to launch #PROUD2BINDIGENOUS!

Jay Owen Global Citizen

Proud To Be Indigenous Week Starts Today! Wow, we cannot believe Proud To Be Indigenous Week is finally here! We are off to a great start. Indigenous Peoples from around the world have already sent in over 100 photos, including the Arawak, Azetc, Cherokee, Gwich’in, Hmar, Maasai, Maori, Maya, Shapibo, and Ogiek …

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY COALITION: 16th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO + Forum

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

SUSTAINABLE  ENERGY  COALITION 6930 Carroll Avenue, #340; Takoma Park, MD 20912 301-270-6477 x.11; fax: 301-270-4291 [email protected]; http://www.eesi.org/expo2013 twitter hashtag: #dcenergyexpo     MARK  YOUR  CALENDAR  AND  PLAN  TO  ATTEND!   16th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO + Forum   Efficiency + Renewables = Economic & National Security!   Cannon House Office Building – Caucus …

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 …

Verge: The value, interconnection, and opportunities of water

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

    By Elaine Hsieh, Program Director & Senior Analyst – VERGE We don’t typically talk about water here at VERGE, but that’s about to change. While there may still be a disconnect between the cost and value of water, global drought has squeezed our energy and food systems to the point that the …

April news from Calvert Foundation

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

BLOG FLICKR® FACEBOOK© TWITTER™ It’s a win-win. Earn a financial return while lifting families out of poverty. Empowering Investors to Empower Communities april 2013 Dear Friends, We invite you to an event to support the next generation of leaders in impact investing. Calvert Foundation is sponsoring this year’s International Impact Investing …

Germany’s Renewables Revolution

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

  Thursday, April 18, 2013 Featured Blogs GERMANY’S RENEWABLES REVOLUTION FEWER MIDNIGHT (COAL) TRAINS TO GEORGIA WHO’S THE BoS? Read All RMI Blogs RMI in the News HOW CAN WE BOOST DISTRIBUTED SOLAR AND SAVE UTILITIES AT THE SAME TIME? Grist HOW DO WE REVERSE THE DROP IN COMBINED HEAT …

AT FORUM, BAN HIGHLIGHTS NEED TO WORK TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FOR ALL

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

AT FORUM, BAN HIGHLIGHTS NEED TO WORK TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FOR ALL New York, Apr 15 2013  7:00PM Calling it “one of the most critical issues of our time,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the importance of strong partnerships to achieve universal access to sustainable energy.“Clean, modern and affordable energy …