Mercado Ético, Ethical Markets affiliate in Brazil, receives Jornalista & Cia / HSBC Award in Sustainability

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

Mercado Ético, ethical markets affiliate in Brazil, receives Jornalista & Cia / HSBC Award in Sustainability Sao Paulo, Brazil, Nov. 5, 2013 ~ Mercado Ético, ethical markets affiliate in Brazil, received the Media Specialized in Sustainability of the Year Award given by Jornalista & Cia / HSBC Press. This title …

AT UN CONFERENCE, COUNTRIES SHARE GREEN SOLUTIONS FOR DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Another Important step Toward the Global Transition to the Green Economy we track at www.greentransitionscoreboard.com ,Hazel Henderson, Editor AT UN CONFERENCE, COUNTRIES SHARE GREEN SOLUTIONS FOR DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES New York, Oct 28 2013  5:00PM Representatives from some 150 countries today gathered at the headquarters of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in …

ETHICMARK® AWARDS HONOR BEST SUSTAINABLE, ENVIRONMENTAL ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS OF 2013

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

ETHICMARK® AWARDS HONOR BEST SUSTAINABLE, ENVIRONMENTAL ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS OF 2013   The 24th Annual SRI Conference Partners with World Business Academy to Announce EthicMark® Winners Colorado Springs, CO – October 28, 2013—Royal Philips of the Netherlands and the University of Engineering and Technology (UTEC) in Lima, Peru are the winners …

Economic Change via Cultural Change

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

View this email in your browser As a lawyer, as a person of color, and as a concerned citizen, Van Jones is deeply committed to improving racial and economic equality while at the same time mitigating environmental degradation. In his 2007 book, The Green Collar Economy, Jones suggested that invention and …

Envirotech & Clean Energy Investor Summit

Jay Owen Partner Announcements and News

Envirotech & Clean Energy Investor Summit, New Energy World Network’s  Envirotech & Clean Energy Investor Summit 2013 will take place in London on the 30th and 31st October 2013. The Summit follows on from sold-out events over the past six years and will once again bring together hundreds of the industry’s most active and influential …

An agenda for change, by Nick Silver, Managing Director, Climate Bonds Initiative

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

To avoid dangerous climate change will require the equivalent of another industrial revolution. This can only be achieved if finance into the green economy is increased by an order of magnitude. This may be possible as many low carbon technologies are competitive with fossil fuel if the cost of finance …

A Big Green Ray of Hope

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

It wasn’t that long ago that the green economy was seen as an outlier.  Traditionalists were banking on the rebuild of established sectors like automotive and finance.  The green economy was readily dismissed as tiny and although it might one day be important, that day was far off in the …

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 …

GTS Mid-year Update August 2013

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Reforming Global Finance

For immediate release Green Transition Scoreboard® Shows Dramatic Mid-year Surge August 30, 2013, St. Augustine, FL –The Green Transition Scoreboard® tally jumped from $4.1 trillion reported in February to $5.2 trillion as of July 2013. The Green Transition Scoreboard® tracks private investments, since 2007, in creating cleaner, greener economies globally. …