The BRICS nations are going to have their own bank. They say it’s going to be nothing like the World Bank. But don’t bank on it.

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

https://www.opendemocracy.net/od-russia/john-weeks/brics-bank The BRICS bank The BRICS nations are going to have their own bank. They say it’s going to be nothing like the World Bank. But don’t bank on it. John Weeks , July 15, 2014 For many years, various officials of governments in Africa, Asia and Latin America have …

OTHER NEWS: Move over, big brother

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

Move over, big brother Amitav Acharya – The Hindu The western media has been dismissive of the BRICS move to set up a bank, but such cynicism misses the larger picture — the end of western hegemony and the rise of the multiplex world For the first time since its …

iisd: Earth Negotiations Bulletin

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Sustainable Development Update – UN Secretary-General Outlines Tasks Ahead in 2014

Jay Owen Sustainability News

    A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 17 December 2013 UN Secretary-General Outlines Tasks Ahead in 2014 16_December 2013: Addressing the UN press corps in an end-of-year news conference on 16 December 2013, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said 2014 will be “crucial for development,” and offered his vision for the Climate …

Other News – Snowden, NSA and ever-changing US narrative

Jay Owen Global Citizen

   Snowden, NSA and ever-changing US narrative By Chakravarthi Raghavan* – SUNS It is now just over five weeks since the English daily ‘The Guardian’ and its columnist Glenn Greenwald began publishing the series of news reports and analysis on the US National Security Agency’s (NSA) spying activities across the …

Earth Charter News – June – World Environment Day, Documentary Premiere, law news, and more

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  JUNE 2013 Para español haga clic aquí. Dear Friend: World Environment Day reminds us of the notion of care that we should practice towards the environment. But we should also remember to practice that care every day, not just today. Happy World Environment Day and enjoy this month’s Earth …

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Intrabond Capital Newletter GOVERNANCE MATTERS     Latest Board Bona Fide® Director  We are pleased to share Dotty Hayes has joined the board of The Vantagepoint Funds, an SEC- registered mutual fund sponsored by ICMA-RC, which specializes in retirement savings plans for state and municipal employees. The Vantagepoint Funds have $13billion in …

Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity Bulletin – Vol. 88 No. 4 – Seventh Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity – Final Summary

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

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G8 Compliance Score Rises to 77 Percent, According to G8 Research Group

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News, Global Citizen

Chicago – G8 members have complied with the priority commitments they made at last year’s Deauville Summit at a level of 77%, higher than their score of 73% on the previous year, according to the 2011 Deauville G8 Final Compliance Report. They have fully complied with the commitments they made …

Future of UNCTAD in Balance at Doha

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“We at Ethical Markets Media fully support UNCTAD and its freedom of information, research into the financial globalization that now causes so much hunger and hardship in the world” Hazel Henderson, Editor Future of UNCTAD in Balance at Doha Analysis by Gustavo Capdevila GENEVA, Apr 2012 (IPS) – Profound discord …