IPE News: Defined ambition, TUC, people roundup, PFA, PensionDanmark, Industriens, Big Society Capital

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

      Dear Hazel Henderson,                 Today’s top stories             Defined ambition pensions could be ‘distraction’ for UK government UK – TUC says DA agenda risks distracting DWP from work of improving defined contribution schemes. 30/08/13 Friday people …

New report reveals advantages of carbon tax above other taxes

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance, Resource Efficiency

We at Ethical Markets support fully these policy proposals, Hazel Henderson, Editor   A groundbreaking report contributed to by Green Budget Europe will be published tomorrow, highlighting the advantages of carbon-energy tax and pricing measures in comparison to indirect and direct taxation for employment and GDP growth. The report shows that, Euro for …

The Globalist: China, the Middle East and the U.S. Counter-Revolution

kristy Global Citizen

China, the Middle East and the U.S. Counter-Revolution How are the revolutions sweeping the Middle East partly a consequence of the Beijing Olympics? And how do the Arab revolutions contrast with the counter-revolution currently playing out in the United States? Edward Goldberg explains. Israel, Where Are You? With protesters flooding …

UN Debates Include Financial Transaction Taxes To Tame Speculation and Raise Funds for Millennium Development Goals

kristy Reforming Global Finance

MDG SUMMIT HIGHLIGHTS TUESDAY, 21 SEPTEMBER 2010 The MDG Summit continued on Tuesday with two plenaries and two high-level roundtables on promoting sustainable development and emerging MDG issues, as well as dozens of side and partnership events. IISD-RS was there to report on 12 of these events, including on infrastructure …