Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘AfDB’s long-awaited AAA $500m inaugural green bond is sold out’

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘AfDB’s long-awaited AAA $500m inaugural green bond is sold out‘ The African Development Bank (AfDB) has just issued the 3 year, USD500 million green bond they flagged over Summer; the deal closed yesterday at 14:30 London time. The bond 10% over-subscribed by the close of the half-day …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Alicia Gómez Martínez, Research Professor, Faculty of Accounting, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP), Mexico – September 6, 2013

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, The Power of Yin

Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about SRI.”  The interview features a practitioner’s insights about SRI in emerging markets and through Emerging Markets ESG shares this expertise with a wide global audience.  The goals of Five Questions about SRI are fourfold: To collect a catalogue of examples of …

International financial crisis accelerates the transition of the global economy sustainable

Jay Owen Articles by Hazel Henderson

The international financial crisis that rocked especially the United States and Europe, from 2008, is a landmark at the turn of the global economy sustainable. She caused insecurity and distrust of banks and financial institutions worldwide and political allies, responsible for the consequences that impacted the planet, and caused the migration …

Five dangers the internet poses to a sustainable world

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

We at Ethical Markets  agree !  Only when there is a full debate about both the good and bad aspects of the internet can  the world’s  people fully  benefit from its potentials –   Hazel Henderson, Editor Five dangers the internet poses to a sustainable world It’s time to slay …

Iowa Energy Center: Matching Grant Program

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

Matching Grant Program Issue date: August 6, 2013 Expiration date: June 30, 2014 515/294-8819 [email protected] iowaenergycenter.org The Iowa Energy Center is introducing three new competitive grant opportunities that aim to help Iowa non-profit organizations gain external funding to further the environmental, social, and economic well-being of Iowans through improved energy efficiency …

MSA Becomes A Member Of The International Green Energy Council

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Press Release July 17, 2013 11:00AM EST       MSA Group Becomes A Member Of The International Green Energy Council    

Today, Friday, July 5, 2013 Emerging Markets ESG publishes the 16th edition of its Updated Database of Contacts in the Field of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI)

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Global Citizen

Today, Friday, July 5, 2013 Emerging Markets ESG publishes the 16th edition of its Updated Database of Contacts in the Field of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI).    To download the database, please visit the research page of the Emerging Markets ESG internet portal.  The URL is http://www.emergingmarketsesg.net/esg/2013/07/05/emerging-markets-esg-16th-edition-of-updated-database-of-contacts-in-the-field-of-socially-responsible-investment-sri-published-today-friday-july-5-2013/   The Partners for …

Book Review: The Heretic’s Guide to Global Finance: Hacking the Future of Money

Jay Owen Books and Reviews

The Heretic’s Guide to Global Finance: Hacking the Future of Money By Brett Scott, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013   Popular anger against the financial system has never been higher, yet the practical workings of the system remain opaque to many people. The Heretic’s Guide to Global Finance aims to bridge the gap between …

MONEY SENT HOME BY MIGRANT WORKERS COULD BOOST RURAL ECONOMIES, UN SAYS

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

MONEY SENT HOME BY MIGRANT WORKERS COULD BOOST RURAL ECONOMIES, UN SAYS New York, Jun 28 2013  2:00PM Remittances — the money sent by migrants to theirhome countries — could generate $30 billion annually for investment inrural areas if initiatives were scaled up, according to the United Nationsagency that works to …

A Heart and Soul for Impact Investing: financial leaders gather to put capital to work.

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

A Heart and Soul for Impact Investing: financial leaders gather to put capital to work. Martha Shaw, EMM correspondent and president of Earth Advertising TBLI Conference, June 17-18, 2013 New York City (New York) – At the pulse of the socially responsible investing community are TBLI (Triple Bottom Line Investment) Conferences, which …