Energy Self-Reliant States: Positive Policy Changes for Distributed Renewable Energy

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Community Development Solutions

The previous week I covered the one thing Obama’s climate policy can’t leave out, and you can judge the President’s climate plan for yourself.  Also, while I’m on “vacation” (moving) you can read (and link to) a web version of the fourth segment of our Rooftop Revolution report. Sincerely, John Positive Policy Changes for …

Clean Technica: Top Wind Power Countries Per GDP

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Top cleantech news of the day fromCleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website: Top Wind Power Countries Per GDP (CleanTechnica Exclusive) Top Wind Power Countries Per Capita (CleanTechnica Exclusive) Most Solar-Friendly States — 2013 State Solar Policy Rankings (Infographic)   The 3% Solution Could Save US Businesses $780 …

The Sustainable Value of “Brand Disney”: Strategic Implications of Its Withdrawal from Bangladesh

Jay Owen Sustainability News

  What I Learned About Sustainability at REI, Part 1: Abundance Over Scarcity After seven years of working on sustainable business at REI, I am taking some time to reflect and share some of the things I learned. My first lesson was that no one was inspired by an “I …

Verizon Shareholder Proposal on Open Internet Supported by Leading Proxy Advisor

Jay Owen Wealth of Networks

  For Immediate Release April 17, 2013 Verizon Shareholder Proposal on Open Internet Issues  Receives Support from Leading Proxy Advisor ISS A shareholder proposal asking Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) to issue a report about the risks confronting the company because of its positions on net neutrality and open Internet …

New Bretton Woods Update (No.85) March/April 2013 out now

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

Bretton Woods Update No. 85 March/April 2013   PDF version Please find below the highlights of the Bretton Woods Update No. 85(March/April 2013). BRICS challenge IFIs: Out of the frying pan into the fire?  Large middle-income countries jointly initiated alternatives to the World Bank and IMF in March, but advocates are …

Brazil Solar Energy Conference (BSEC), Sao Paulo, 27 & 28 May 2013. Ethical Markets is happy to be a media partner.

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

EMM Media Partner with Cleantech Investor for Brazil Solar Energy Conference   Ethical Markets is pleased to be a media partner for Brazil Solar Energy Conference (BSEC) taking place in Sao Paulo on 27 & 28 May 2013.  At BSEC the expert speakers will address building Brazil’s solar business – …

December 2012 Newsletter from the ILO’s Microinsurance Innovation Facility highlights

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

December 2012 Newsletter from the ILO’s Microinsurance Innovation Facility highlights: Facility partners meet to share lessons and successes The landscape of microinsurance in Africa 2012 Insurance for the people by the people See more information through: http://us4.campaign-archive1.com/?u=6e44e7d9ff174776d0f2af089&id=d77fd8be6b&e=[UNIQID]   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser December 2012, #15        Forward to …

December 2012 Newsletter from the ILO’s Microinsurance Innovation Facility highlights:

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

December 2012 Newsletter from the ILO’s Microinsurance Innovation Facility highlights: Facility partners meet to share lessons and successes The landscape of microinsurance in Africa 2012 Insurance for the people by the people See more information through: http://us4.campaign-archive1.com/?u=6e44e7d9ff174776d0f2af089&id=d77fd8be6b&e=[UNIQID]   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser December 2012, #15        Forward to …

ACCO Publishes Report on Corporate Trends in Climate Governance

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News

Climate change governance is an increasingly important issue as more organizations are becoming mature in their climate change strategies. While best practices in some areas have emerged, there is little consensus on the most effective way to govern climate change within an organization. This report examines data publicly reported to …