[Climate Bonds] Unibail-Rodamco issues EUR750m 10 year, A+ green property bond, first green corporate bond of 2014 – 3.4x oversubscribed in less than 2 hours. The next wave of green is coming.

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Unibail-Rodamco, a large European commercial property company, yesterday announced that it had placed a landmark EUR750mn green bond based on a portfolio of green buildings. The bond was 3.4 times oversubscribed with the order book reaching EUR2.5bn in under 2 hours! The first corporate green bond linked to property was issued by Sweden’s Vasakronan …

Good News for Alternative Energy Investors

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Trendspotting

Have electric cars lost their spark? Has the sun set on solar? It’s not easy being green. By the look of so many hyperbolic and overused mainstream media headlines these days, you’d likely come to the conclusion that the days of alternative energy integration are over. Quite frankly, nothing could …

Monitoring Progress on Energy and Ecodevelopment

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Monitoring Progress on Energy and Ecodevelopment Workshop with Benin, Togo and Mali Teams  Undertaken by HELIO with the support of CDKN, the EERA project (Energy, Ecodevelopment and Resilience in Africa) is on track! The first workshop was held in Cotonou (Benin) from the 11th to 14th of June with teams from Benin, …

NewNet: US Interior Department approves BP’s 500MW wind farm in Arizona

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

1 July 2013 – Today’s Top Stories on NewNet US Interior Department approves BP’s 500MW wind farm in Arizona VC firm MTI Ventures seeds power transmission specialist Arago Technology VC firm MTI Ventures seeds power transmission specialist Arago Technology ELSE Enerji selects Hanwha Q Cells for solar cell manufacture Company » Stock …

[Rio+20 Info Group] RELEASE: CSO SE4All Statement

kristy Green Prosperity

We at Ethical Markets Media fully support this Statement and hope that signers will also join in signing our statement on Transforming Finance and a Financial Transactions Tax, Hazel Henderson, Editor CIVIL SOCIETY STATEMENT Governments and the UN should support a more ambitious, accountable and people-driven Sustainable Energy for All …

Down the memory hole: Last week we at EER found out the hard way that Europe is far from being “integrated”

kristy Resource Efficiency

Analysis Energy Roadmap 2050 Tuesday 10 April 2012 Down the memory hole Last week we at EER found out the hard way that Europe is far from being “integrated”. While life went on as usual in the Netherlands, where this publication is made, in many other European countries, including Brussels, …

No Wonder

kristy Resource Efficiency

Report Renewable Energy Thursday 29 March 2012 No wonder When it comes to “the energy transition”, there are no simple solutions. Most people would agree that it would be desirable if we could switch from fossil fuels to “renewable energies”, if the costs can be limited. But those who know …

World Future Energy Summit 2012 Highlights

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity

IISD Reporting Services On Tuesday, the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2012 was organized around the theme of “Business and Policy Forum.” In the morning, participants attended plenary panel discussions by business leaders in sustainable energy and international agencies. In the afternoon, participants attended parallel sessions on wind power, natural …

Tips and Trends

kristy Resource Efficiency

Tips and trends It seems appropriate to start the New Year with the famous quote of Jimi Hendrix at his live concert “Band of Gypsys” on New Year’s Eve 1969-70 in New York. ‘Happy New Year first of all!’ he said – after which he started playing “Machine Gun” – …

After Durban: We Must Pull the Emergency Brake Before the 1 Per Cent Drive Us Off the Cliff

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance, Earth Systems Science

Published on Sunday, December 18, 2011 by rabble.ca by Derrick O’Keefe On behalf of Canada, Environment Minister Peter Kent recently spent several days in Durban at the UN climate talks treating the global community like, well, shit — disrespecting her, ignoring her wishes and just generally displaying rude and selfish behaviour. But …