Cheap Solar Advances Farther in Germany (than anywhere else)

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Home Solar Plus A Battery Could Be Cheaper Than The Grid In Germany In Just A Few Years by Jeff Spross thinkprogress.org/climate on October 3, 2014 at 9:02 am http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/10/03/3575371/hsbc-solar-battery-germany   CREDIT: Shutterstock The cost of solar power plus battery storage is about to dip below the average electricity bill in Germany. That’s …

Rewarding the Work of Democracy: The Case for TimeBanking

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

  Rewarding the Work of Democracy: The Case for TimeBanking by Edgar S. Cahn. Ph.D. Founder, Time Banking; Co-Founder, Antioch School Of Law, Washington, DC Ethical Markets Media Advisory Board Member  This paper is an exploration of the contribution that TimeBanking, a medium of exchange with its own unique characteristics can, and …

Beyond GDP: Measuring progress, true wealth, and the wellbeing of nations

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

Ethical Markets is happy to post news from the EU “ Beyond GDP” group, since I served on its Advisory Board and Organizing Committee! ~ Hazel Henderson,Editor Beyond GDP Measuring progress, true wealth, and the wellbeing of nations July 2014 newsletter Interview Quote In the spotlight In brief Agenda On …

World First E-Waste Map Reveals National Volumes, International Flows

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

For release: 07:00 GMT Sunday December 15, 2013 The first “E-Waste World Map” has been created by UN organizations, industry, governments, non-government and science organizations through their “Solving the E-Waste Problem (StEP)” initiative. By 2017, world volumes of end-of-life e-products is expected to be 33% higher than 2012 and weigh the …

USDA Launches Energy Efficiency Loan Program

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions, Resource Efficiency

USDA Launches Energy Efficiency Loan Program Success of “Help My House” Pilot in South Carolina Helped Influence New Program    For more information, contact:  John-Michael Cross at (202) 662-1883 or [email protected]     December 5, 2013–The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) welcomes the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s new Energy Efficiency and Conservation Loan …

NEW REPORT FROM POSITIVE MONEY: SOVEREIGN MONEY – Paving the way for a sustainable recovery

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

    NEW REPORT FROM POSITIVE MONEY:  SOVEREIGN MONEY – Paving the way for a sustainable recovery   Buy a hard copy for £6 plus shipping (60 pages – only 100 copies available) or Download PDF   By fuelling our economy through ever-rising levels of household debt, we are repeating the mistakes that led …

Four Charts That Prove the Future of Clean Energy Is Arriving

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

“Ethical Markets confirms this report in our Green Transition Scoreboard® Update 00f August 2013 new total for private green investments since 2007 is $5.2 trillion worldwide  – Hazel Henderson, editor “ Four Charts That Prove the Future of Clean Energy Is Arriving “We are living it, and it is gaining …

Video: Building the Woman’s World Banking Movement

Jay Owen Transforming Finance

Building the Woman’s World Banking Movement http://www.ethicalmarkets.tv/video-show?v=2021 Description Building the Woman’s World Banking Movement – interview with Michaela Walsh; Ethical Markets Media, 2013. Michaela Walsh is Founding President of Women’s World Bank http://www.swwb.org/. Its mission is to expand the economic assets, participation and power of low-income women and their households by helping …

PREMIUM: Deal round-up: European offshore wind sector sees deal activity

kristy Green Prosperity

7 November 2011 Deal News PREMIUM: Deal round-up: European offshore wind sector sees deal activity Constellation, Exelon merger moves one step closer ET Solar secures $1.27bn credit facility Siemens contracts Broadwind to supply 36 wind turbine towers NRG Energy contracts First Solar for 66MW California PV project Canada to invest …