@IISDRS Summary of #WMF 2014 now available

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Earth Systems Science

 World Mountain Forum (WMF) 23-24 May 2014 | Cusco, Peru    http://www.iisd.ca/mountain/wmf/2014/    The summary of this meeting is now available in PDF format at http://www.iisd.ca/download/pdf/sd/crsvol194num4e.pdf and in HTML format at http://www.iisd.ca/mountain/wmf/2014/html/crsvol194num4e.html      The World Mountain Forum (WMF) took place from 23-24 May 2014 in Cusco, Peru. Gathering over 200 participants, the …

THE CROWD CAFE:Early-stage private capital markets are moving online. How about later-stage?

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding news, research and resources  Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] Early-stage private capital markets are moving online. How about later-stage? May 08, 2014 11:00 am | Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|   Offerboard unveiled its online private placement platform at TechCrunch Disrupt earlier this week. Aiming to facilitate transactions …

Shareable: 3 Platforms to Start Your Own Sharing Service

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

Conversations Important mainly because of your interaction with messages in the conversation. Click to teach Design Extensions Mail this conversation is not important. Debdeep Ghosh (Basecamp) Re: (Reflections – J) Add a review tab and a gallery tab – Write ABOVE THIS LINE to post a reply or view this on Basecamp …

Sustainable Development Update – 16 April 2014 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

Jay Owen Sustainability News

      A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 16 April 2014 IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings Emphasize Climate Change, Sustainable Development 13_April_2014: The Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group (WBG) brought together officials, …

New facts about employee ownership in April 2014

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

EFES NEWSLETTER – APRIL 2014 Listed and non-listed companies It was sometimes told, based on the observation of specific examples, that non-listed employee-owned companies could have been more resilient than others through the financial crisis. Employee-owned companies might have fared better. This idea is even a cornerstone of the British …

Ukraine crisis shows urgency of green energy: Russian nat’l gas blackmail

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

by Juan Cole, originally published by Informed Comment  | MAR 8, 2014 Hawks are complaining that europe has been insufficiently belligerent in its response to Russian moves in the Crimea, blaming the declining military budgets in most European countries. But this focus on military hardware is misleading, since there was never any prospect …

PRESS RELEASE: SELECTION OF THE HOST CITY AND COUNTRY OF THE 8TH WORLD WATER FORUM

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Global Citizen, Sustainability News, Earth Systems Science

WORLD WATER COUNCIL                                                             PRESS RELEASESELECTION OF THE HOST CITY AND COUNTRY OF THE 8TH WORLD WATER FORUMbrazil as 2018 Forum’s hostsMarseille, France/Gyeongju, Korea, 26 February, 2014- This Wednesday, during its 51st Board of Governors meeting, the brazil to welcome the 8th World Water Forum …

Mirrors Power Up the Mojave

Jay Owen Greentech

Mirrors Power Up the Mojave Last week the Ivanpah solar thermal power plant in California went operational last week.  Ivanpah is a marvel.  Located in the Mojave Desert, the steam like any other.  However, at Ivanpah the power plant owner NRG Energy (NRG:  NYSE).  Google (GOOG:  Nasdaq) is a ‘relatively’ …

THE CROWD CAFE: Mapping the Crowdinvesting Ecosystem

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] Mapping the Crowdinvesting Ecosystem Dec 16, 2013 12:00 pm | Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|   A colorful ecosystem is evolving around the investment crowdfunding industry. Companies are developing products and services to alleviate nearly every conceivable pain point of the system’s stakeholders, including …

Third Industrial Revolution News: China Announces an $82 billion Plan to Establish a Third Industrial Revolution Energy Internet Across the Country

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

  China Announces an $82 billion Plan to Establish a Third Industrial Revolution Energy Internet Across the Country Liu Zhenya, Chairman of the Chinese State Grid Corporation, lays out China’s ambitious plan to lead the world into the Third Industrial Revolution in an article titled “Smart Grid Hosting and Promoting the Third …