Solar Energy International: September ? Newsletter: Fall is here and so is the 2014 Training Schedule!

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Global Citizen

  Featured Workshop PVOL101: Solar Electric Design and Installation  (Grid-Direct) November 4 – Online Support SEI with Your iPad. Download the Introduction to Renewable Energy eBook for Apple iPad – FREE Upcoming Hands-on and Online Workshops PV201L: Solar Elecrtric Lab Week (Grid-Direct) October 7 – Paonia, CO. MH101: Micro-Hydro Design & Installation October 28 – Ogden …

CSRwire: The Failure of Fiduciary Duty: A Ready-to-Use Corporate Umbrella?

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Advisors' Forum

  Daily News Alert   The Failure of Fiduciary Duty: A Ready-to-Use Corporate Umbrella? “Companies that use the excuse of “fiduciary duty” to avoid good corporate behavior aren’t serving their investors well.” It used to be that the relationship between a stockowner and a company was clear. You invested money, …

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Global Citizen

Application Deadline for SPCP SEI Announces Candidate Application Deadlines for 2013 / 2014 Solar Professionals Certificate Program More Info about SEI’s Solar Professionals Certificate Program or Call: 970-963-8855 x1 In order to complete the year-long training program by the end of 2013 or by the end of 2014, interested candidates will …

Call for economic overhaul: Column

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

Everybody is finding fault with the economy these days. When it doesn’t grow quickly enough, business leaders complain, then President Obama announces he is refocusing on the economy yet again. When job growth appears to pick up, as it did last week, investors flee from stocks fearing rising interest rates. It often …

Community-Wealth.org – The Democracy Collaborative, along with theResponsible Endowments Coalition, hosted awebinar on July 19 to announce our jointly published report Raising Student Voices: Student Action for University Community Investment.

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions, Sustainability Research Group

  Dear Colleague, Welcome to our August www.Community-Wealth.orgnewsletter. This month’s features include:  The Democracy Collaborative, along with theResponsible Endowments Coalition, hosted awebinar on July 19 to announce our jointly published report Raising Student Voices: Student Action for University Community Investment. The Chronicle for Higher Education released a blog review of the report, highlighting how everyone …

August 2013 Update of Current Issues on Employment in the US

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

US Employment Quality of Life Indicator in Context – a monthly analysis by Hazel Henderson Update: August, 2013 In July, total non-farm jobs increased by 162,000 while June’s jobs were revised down to 188,000.  May’s was revised from 195,000 to 176,000  This news from the private sector shows the recovery, even if …

The Crowd Cafe: The Rise of Meaningful Investing

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

  Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] The Rise of Meaningful Investing Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|   Crowdinvesting is the byproduct of two strands of disruption: technical and cultural.  We explored the technical disruption in the first part of this series. Specifically looking at low-end disruption, a pattern codified by Clayton …

HFT: In Search of the Truth

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Advisors' Forum

Most studies on the impact of high-frequency trading on market quality include at least one fatal flaw. But the truth is out there. Statistics is a funny field – you can generally construct well-reasoned, well-supported arguments on both sides of an issue. I have found a paucity of independent, objective …

TheCrowdCafe Weekly: Own Your Neighborhood | Slate

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

TheCrowdCafe weekly • Issue #11 – June 10, 2013 • • Share on Twitter! •  Aloha! Hope you all had a fantastic week. Here’s our curated summary of this week’s happenings in the crowdfund investing ecosystem. Give me a shout at [email protected] if you have any questions or updates! Selected Articles Own Your Neighborhood | Slate I disagree …