Ten Economic Risks of Fossil Fuels : AltEnergyStocks.com

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

Ten Economic Risks of Fossil Fuels : AltEnergyStocks.com Ten Economic Risks of Fossil Fuels Posted: 16 May 2013 07:19 AM PDT Garvin Jabusch A train, loaded with coal, crashed into the back of a passenger train in Czechloslovakia in 1868. Securities of fossil fuels firms, as an economic sector, may soon …

European banks and pension funds fuel land-grabs in Uganda

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

                                                  Partner of  European banks and pension funds fuel land-grabs in Uganda Palm oil giant Wilmar International linked to community displacement and deforestation Brussels, May 21, 2013 European banks …

The Cypriot viewpoint

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

     The Cypriot viewpoint By Cyprus.com Editors Cyprus Bailout: Stupidity, Short-Sightedness, Something Else? A quick run-down on the impressively stupid handling of the “Cyprus bailout” by the EU. And, before we go on, we should note that the on-the-ground situation for visitors and tourists is perfectly fine – Cypriots are …

A Bonding Experience

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Bond risk Our thinking about the role of future environmental politics on capital markets has extended to another asset class – fixed income. Carbon Tracker recently collaborated with global credit-ratings agency Standard & Poors to publish ‘What a carbon-constrained future could mean for oil companies’ creditworthiness’.  This report assesses the …

Young’s China Business Blog Daily Newsletter: February 6

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

YOUNG’S CHINA BUSINESS BLOG                                          DAILY NEWSLETTER                                                February 6, 2013 International Board: The Endless Wait  Since China first announced its plans to launch an International Board several years ago, a group of overseas-based companies that do big business in China have been waiting patiently to list on the board …

Obama could levy carbon tax to cut US deficit, says NSFM participant

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News

President Obama could consider introducing a tax on carbon emissions to help cut the US budget deficit after winning a 2nd term as President, according to Nick Robins of HSBC, an NSFM participant. “A tax starting at USD20 a metric ton of carbon dioxide equivalent and rising at about 6% …