OTHER NEWS: Brazilian president: US surveillance a ‘breach of international law’

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Wealth of Networks

   Brazilian president: US surveillance a ‘breach of international law’   Julian Borger – The Guardian.com   Brazil’s president, Dilma Rousseff, has launched a blistering attack on US espionage at the UN general assembly, accusing the NSA of violating international law by its indiscriminate collection of personal information of Brazilian …

Novethic Research: Blacklisting controversial companies helps responsible investors curb excesses

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Blacklisting controversial companies helps responsible investors curb excesses Paris, 18 June 2013.  Novethic, a research centre, has published a pioneering study looking at the influence that responsible investors can exert by refusing to invest in multinationals involved in human rights violations. Blacklists published by 19 Northern European investors managing €1.5 trillion …

The SOPA/PIPA Money Trail

kristy Wealth of Networks

Save the Internet The SOPA/PIPA Money Trail A Media Matters report showed that in the run-up to Jan. 18, when Wikipedia, Google, Reddit and other big sites joined millions of Internet users in one of the biggest online protests to date, only CNN mentioned SOPA and/or PIPA in its nightly …

Investigative Journalism: Issues for a South-South Debate

Ethical Markets Global Citizen, Wealth of Networks

This publication was produced by Mercado Ético (Ethical Markets in Brazil) with support from the UNDP International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) based on the findings and recommendations of the International Workshop on Investigative Journalism: A South-South Dialogue. This event was organized by the Embassy of Switzerland in Brasilia, …