ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: What evolved first, a dexterous hand or an agile foot?

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   What evolved first, a dexterous hand or an agile foot? Posted: 06 Oct 2013 05:41 PM PDT Resolving a long-standing mystery in human evolution, new research indicates that early hominids developed finger dexterity and tool use ability before the development of bipedal locomotion. Salt-tolerant bacteria …

CSRwire: The Failure of Fiduciary Duty: A Ready-to-Use Corporate Umbrella?

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Advisors' Forum

  Daily News Alert   The Failure of Fiduciary Duty: A Ready-to-Use Corporate Umbrella? “Companies that use the excuse of “fiduciary duty” to avoid good corporate behavior aren’t serving their investors well.” It used to be that the relationship between a stockowner and a company was clear. You invested money, …

June 13th at noon Eastern Time: Global Telesummit – Countdown to the International Day of Peace!

Jay Owen Global Citizen

www.WE.net June is when we annually begin our Countdown to 11 Days of Global Unity September 11 – 21 culminating on Sept. 21st, the U.N. International Day of Peace. On June 13th you’re invited to join this Global Telesummit for the 100 Day Countdown to the International Day of Peace. Find out about what’s going on …

Press Release: Public Backing for Going Beyond GDP Remains Strong: Global Poll

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

LONDON – The public around the world remains strongly in favour of replacing GDP with a broader way of reporting national progress, according to a new global poll released today. The study, conducted by GlobeScan on behalf of Ethical Markets, business think tank Tomorrow’s Company and the ICAEW, surveyed 10,845 …

E This Week: More Evidence Environment Is Impacting Autism

Jay Owen Sustainability News

May 05, 2013 WHAT WE’RE FOLLOWING More Evidence Environment Is Impacting Autism Evidence continues to mount that environmental exposures prior to pregnancy are contributing to rising autism rates. Most recently researchers submitted the results of three studies at the International Society for Autism Research conference in Spain, tying… Continue Reading …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Studying meteorites may reveal Mars’ secrets of life

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Studying meteorites may reveal Mars’ secrets of life Startling survival story at historic Jamestown: Physical evidence of survival cannibalism Soil may harbor answer to reducing arsenic in rice Health defects found in fish exposed to Deepwater Horizon oil spill, three years later Seahorse’s armor gives engineers …

Carson Beadle joins EMM Advisory Board

Jay Owen Advisors' Forum

For-Profit Organizations – Current ·         Chairman, Executive Committee, Security Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York, plus Finance, corporate governance, marketing. ·         Member, Advisory Board, SelectMinds, Inc., NYC     Non-Profit – Current ·         Chairman, co-founder, The Health Project, White House supported C. Everett Koop National Health awards. ·         Elected …

Hawthorn Valley

Jay Owen Partner Announcements and News

Hawthorne Valley Farm has produced high quality food for more than 35 years. Biodynamic farming practices reflect their commitment to protecting the health of the earth and all who live on it. Education and outreach programs strive to raise awareness of the social, ecological, and economic importance of agriculture in …

Guess what next year’s top 10 issues are?

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News

Future 500 believes passionately in the promise of corporations and NGOs coming together to advance systemic solutions to our most urgent sustainability challenges. Each fall we identify what we anticipate are the Top 10 issues that activists and corporations will likely contend with in the coming year. From Money In Politics, Infrastructure Disruption, Ending Climate …