OTHER NEWS: Walking an Economic Tightrope with No Safety Net

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

     Walking an Economic Tightrope with No Safety Net   By Thalif Deen   UNITED NATIONS, Oct 16 2013 (IPS) – With the richest one percent of the population now owning 40 percent of global assets, and the bottom half sharing just one percent, inequality is fast being recognised …

GreenBuzz Oct 14th

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Get Your Free VERGE Interconnect Expo Pass Taking Care of Business By Joel Makower, Chairman & Executive Editor It’s nearly showtime! Tomorrow morning we’ll kick off VERGE San Francisco. (You can download the official program here.) We’ve got more than 1,000 people coming, so it’s going to be quite a gathering (and party!). There’s still …

Jay Owen Greentech

he Way Forward for Renewable Energy in Central America Phase One Report Just Released: The Way Forward Renewable Energy in Central America: Status Assessment, Best Practices, Gap Analysis Click to download a copy of the report: English Version &Spanish Version With joint support from the Climate Development Knowledge Networkand the Energy and Environment Partnership …

Sustainable Development Update – 29 August 2013 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

Jay Owen Sustainability News

  A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 29 August 2013 UNGA Resumes Consultations on Strengthening ECOSOC 28_August_2013: UN Member States have resumed consultations on the process to review implementation of UN General Assembly (UNGA) resolution 61/16 on strengthening the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Delegates conducted a general review of the …

Briefing Note on the WG on Marine Biodiversity

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

  SUMMARY OF THE SIXTH MEETING OF THE WORKING GROUP ON MARINE BIODIVERSITY BEYOND AREAS OF NATIONAL JURISDICTION The sixth meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group (hereinafter, the Working Group) to study issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity beyond areas of …

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE   By Hazel Henderson © 2013 forthcoming in CSRWire June 2013 Obsolete metrics like GDP not only map vanished territory and back societies into the future looking through their rearview mirror, they cause unnecessary human suffering as we see in Europe through imposing “austerity” …

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Beyond GDP

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE   By Hazel Henderson © 2013 forthcoming in CSRWire June 2013   Obsolete metrics like GDP not only map vanished territory and back societies into the future looking through their rearview mirror, they cause unnecessary human suffering as we see in Europe through imposing …

CSRwire News Alert – Welcome to “Rugged Collaborationism” + Measuring Business Sustainability With Earth Systems Science

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News, Articles by Hazel Henderson

Measuring the Sustainability of Business: From Economism To Earth Systems Science Twenty-five years ago, pictures of our planet taken by NASA showed how our living biosphere captures the daily shower of free photons from the Sun teaching us that we did not need to dig in the Earth’s crust for …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Seasonal patterns of tropical rainfall changes from global warming revealed

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Seasonal patterns of tropical rainfall changes from global warming revealed Plant protein shape puzzle solved by molecular 3-D model Surprising findings on hydrogen production in green algae Shifts in physiological mechanisms let male bats balance the need to feed and the urge to breed Fish prone …

Summary & Analysis of Results of 2012 Lobbying Disclosure Resolutions

kristy SRI/ESG News

June 20, 2012 Summary & Analysis of Results of 2012 Lobbying Disclosure Resolutions Shareholder votes for lobbying disclosure resolutions indicated strong support in the second year since first being introduced in 2011. Shareholders filed resolutions at 38 corporations asking them to report on federal and state lobbying expenditures, including indirect …