Sustainable Development: Implementing Rio+20: ECOSOC’s New Role and Its Old Culture

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

  A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 28 October 2013 Featured Guest Article Implementing Rio+20: ECOSOC’s New Role and Its Old Culture by Harris Gleckman, Center for Governance and Sustainability, University of Massachusetts Almost_since the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) was created, there have been ECOSOC reform efforts. Most of these efforts …

NBCC Progress Report

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

      Progress Report 100213       Highlights Land the perfect Internship   Need a loan? Merchant Cash and Capital LegalShield products for your business   Biz Equity: What’s your business worth?   20 Years of the NBCC   2013 Convention Photos – Our 21st Annual Conference in Palm Beach, …

International Leaders to Explore Geothermal Markets, Developments at GEA-GRC Event

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact (GRC): Ian Crawford 530.758.2360 [email protected] Contact (GEA):  Shawna Seldon 917.971.7852 [email protected]     International Leaders to Explore Geothermal Markets, Developments at GEA-GRC Event Las Vegas: September 29 through October 2   Las Vegas (August 5, 2013) – Members of …

Global Financial Integrity: Income Inequality, Wealth, And Illicit Financial Flows In Asia

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

World Future Council: Hearing in Dar es Salaam spotlights visionary African policies

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Trendspotting

Press release – for immediate release “Forests for People” Hearing in Dar es Salaam spotlights visionary African policies Tanzania’s Vice President H.E. Dr. Mohammed Gharib Billal welcomed international delegates Dar es Salaam/Hamburg, 10 July 2013: Forests can make an effective contribution to improving rural livelihoods, reducing poverty, and promoting equity in …

The Crime of Alleviating Poverty: A Local Community Currency Battles the Central Bank of Kenya

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions, Advisors' Forum

The Crime of Alleviating Poverty: A Local Community Currency Battles the Central Bank of Kenya Posted on June 28, 2013 by Ellen Brown Former Peace Corps volunteer Will Ruddick and several residents of Bangladesh, Kenya, face a potential seven years in prison after developing a cost-effective way to alleviate poverty in Africa’s poorest …

MWEZI: Solar solutions for Africa from Africa

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

    Paul Clements-Hunt Founder at The Blended Capital Group             Dear Friends of The Blended Capital Group, TBCG ( www.blendedcapital.com ) is taking a minority stake in a new UK start up company, MWEZI, that is driving efforts to create a solar lamp solution for Africa …

NEW UN STUDY HIGHLIGHTS HUGE POTENTIAL FOR GENERATING CLEAN ENERGY IN AFRICA

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

NEW UN STUDY HIGHLIGHTS HUGE POTENTIAL FOR GENERATING CLEAN ENERGY IN AFRICA New York, May 13 2013  4:00PM Less than 1 per cent of all patent applications relating to clean energy technology (CET) have been filed in Africa, according to a new United Nations study, which also highlights the opportunity …

SolarAid puts solar lanterns on course to rival mobile phones in Africa?

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

SolarAid puts solar lanterns on course to rival mobile phones in Africa? The charity’s retail brand SunnyMoney passes a quarter million sales, becoming lead retailer on the continent.  Former Solarcentury CEO, and ex Sony MD, takes on role of SunnyMoney Chairman.Nairobi, 27 February 2013. SolarAid, the charity born in 2006 …

UNCSD Update – 14 February 2013 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Beyond GDP

  A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 14 February 2013 ECOSOC President Outlines Plans and Programmes for 2013 13_February 2013: The newly elected 69th President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Néstor Osorio, has highlighted that the Council’s work in 2013 will center around integrating the three pillars of sustainable …