‘Liconomics’: China’s Green Revolution Arrives

Jay Owen Trendspotting

Hat tip to Paul H. Ray for this  news . Encouraging , except to see the Chinese still wasting billions on nuclear power , the stupidest , most wasteful, dangerous and expensive way to  boil water !   As we report in our Green Transition scoreboard® Update , coming out  August …

Calvert Foundation: Engaging Diaspora Communities for Development

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

It’s a win-win. Earn a financial return and support communities. Empowering Investors to Empower Communities JULY 2013 Early this month we launched the new Calvert Foundation website! Throughout the redesign process we worked to create an experience to meet the diverse needs of the Calvert Foundation community. Notably, a revisedimpact section …

CrowdSourcing.org: The Crowd Pushes to Transform NYC’s East River

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS Plus Pool: The Crowd’s Push to Transform NYC’s East River — Plus Pool is a civic initiative (and crowdfunding campaign) to install a floating pool in the East River. If it succeeds, Plus Pool would not only provide a safe, surreal place for New Yorkers …

Principles for Sustainable Insurance create largest collaboration between United Nations and insurance industry

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

About   |   The Principles   |   Signatories and Supporters   |   Media   |   Publications   |   Contact   Principles for Sustainable Insurance create largest collaboration between United Nations and insurance industry     World’s insurers publicly disclose progress in implementing global principles a year after launch at UN Conference on Sustainable Development        …

Kickstarted: A Documentary on the Crowdfunding Revolution

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS Kickstarted, a Kickstarter to Document the Crowdfunding Revolution — Kickstarted, a Kickstarter campaign for a documentary on crowdfunding, is one of our top crowd-based projects of the moment. It is the documentary film project of producer Jason Cooper and design pro …

Green Sukuk – why, what, how

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Green Sukuk – why, what, how Financing renewable energy in the Islamic World From the Green Sukuk Working Group: Gulf Bonds & Sukuk Council / Climate Bonds Initiative / Clean Energy Business Council MENA Hosted by The Sustainable Investment Professional Certification (SIPC) @Concordia University in Montreal, and Sustainable Financial Markets …

Earth Policy Release – Dozens of U.S. Cities Board the Bike-Sharing Bandwagon

Jay Owen Sustainability News

Dozens of U.S. Cities Board the Bike-Sharing Bandwagon  Janet Larsen http://www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2013/update113 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update May 14, 2013 When New York City opened registration for its much anticipated public bike-sharing program on April 15, 2013, more than 5,000 people signed up within 30 hours. Eager for access to …

Waste Free Oceans Newsletter: WFO and the Black Sea Commission

Jay Owen Sustainability News, Earth Systems Science

On the 21st November 2012, Mr Bernard Merkx, Project Manager of WFO was invited to present the Waste Free Oceans Foundation to the Board of the Black Sea Commission during their yearly meeting. This meeting was also attended by both the president and director of the International Commission for Protection …