[Climate Bonds] Now it’s 25! A dozen more banks sign on to “Green Bond Principles” + ICMA takes on Secretariat role. Can they make it 100 banks signed on by UN Climate Summit in Sept? Go on, Ban Ki Moon needs some good news.

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘Now it’s 25! A dozen more banks sign on to “Green Bond Principles” + ICMA takes on Secretariat role. Can they make it 100 banks signed on by UN Climate Summit in Sept? Go on, Ban Ki Moon needs some good news.‘ The …

UN LAUNCHES DECADE-LONG INITIATIVE TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FOR ALL

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

UN launches DECADE-LONG initiative TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE energy FOR ALL New York, Apr  9 2014  6:00PM The United Nations launched today the Decade of Sustainable Energy for All (2014-2024), an initiative aimed at promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency worldwide, with a forum to take place annually, starting this coming …

Nordic Cooperation on fossil-fuel subsidy reform in developing countries: Assessing Options and Opportunities

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Nordic Cooperation on fossil-fuel subsidy reform in developing countries: Assessing Options and Opportunities   Fossil-fuel MENA and southeast asia. Reforming and redirecting climate change puzzle. Savings enable cooperation around reform and makes specific recommendations. Download the working paper – a final report is due later this year.   This project is …

World Forum on Natural Capital: A BIG THANK YOU!

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

              A huge thank you! It is now four weeks since the inaugural World Forum on Natural Capital brought 500 people from 35 countries together in Edinburgh. We would like to extend a huge thank you to all the partners, supporters, sponsors, speakers, volunteers and delegates …

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 …

“Regional Foresight 2.0” Launched by the European Nodes of The Millennium Project

Jay Owen Trendspotting

“Regional Foresight 2.0” Launched by the European Nodes of The Millennium Project The European Regional Foresight College and the European Millennium Project Initiative met in Warsaw, Poland to develop plans for improving foresight with focus on Eastern Europe and the EU 2020 strategy, and launching of the “Regional Foresight 2.0 …

Live Video Conversation with Van Jones: Changing the Game, Rebuilding the Dream

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Global Citizen

A CONVERSATION WITH VAN JONES Live Video Conversation with Van Jones: Changing the Game, Rebuilding the Dream Wednesday, December 4th from 5 – 6 PM Pacific Time | 8 – 9 PM Eastern Time Register for this free event today »  “Why is that when you see a black kid in a …

The UN IPCC backs carbon budget approach

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

The UN IPCC backs carbon budget approach The potential for unburnable carbon and stranded fossil fuel assets has today been thrust into the limelight with the IPCC’s carbon budget analysis in its latest report. ‘The Carbon Tracker Initiative welcomes the IPCC’s dialogue on carbon budgets. Their findings are consistent with …

IBM’s Internal Crowdfunding Initiative Promotes Employee Innovation

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

Wednesday, September 25 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS IBM’s Internal Crowdfunding Rewards Employee Innovation — We take a look at an internal IBM program that makes use of crowdfunding to help Big Blue stay innovative. The initiative was first implemented during summer 2012. Since then, it’s been tried at two …

New issue of “Green Growth the Nordic Way”

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

The September edition of “Green Growth the Nordic Way” explores the topics of market building and market surveillance for a greener economy in a regional, cross-border setting. It features articles on two projects from the Nordic Prime Ministers’ green growth initiative that try to expand and explore Nordic markets on sustainable building …