NEW UN STUDY HIGHLIGHTS HUGE POTENTIAL FOR GENERATING CLEAN ENERGY IN AFRICA

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

NEW UN STUDY HIGHLIGHTS HUGE POTENTIAL FOR GENERATING CLEAN ENERGY IN AFRICA New York, May 13 2013  4:00PM Less than 1 per cent of all patent applications relating to clean energy technology (CET) have been filed in Africa, according to a new United Nations study, which also highlights the opportunity …

January Update – New Rules for Global Finance

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

New Rules Newsletter January 2013     This year begins with promising rhetoric from the IMF managing director and the Financial Stability Board (FSB) Plenary meeting – outlining the goals and challenges of macroeconomic policy and global financial regulations. At the IMF’s press briefing for the new year, Christine Legarde identified several …

Youth Employment, Job Rights Keys To Economic Recovery, Says New Un

kristy Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

YOUTH EMPLOYMENT, JOB RIGHTS KEYS TO ECONOMIC RECOVERY, SAYS NEW UN LABOUR CHIEF New York, Oct 1 2012 12:05PM With youth accounting for more than one-third of the world’s 200 million unemployed, Guy Ryder, the new Director-General of the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO), has called for programmes that …

No Wonder

kristy Resource Efficiency

Report Renewable Energy Thursday 29 March 2012 No wonder When it comes to “the energy transition”, there are no simple solutions. Most people would agree that it would be desirable if we could switch from fossil fuels to “renewable energies”, if the costs can be limited. But those who know …