The Nature of Investing by Katherine Collins… a Review

Jay Owen Books and Reviews

“Thanks to colleague Ben Bingham for this review of the new book The Nature of Investing from Ethical Markets Advisory Board member Katherine Collins, Honeybee Capital.”  ~Editor The Nature of Investing by Katherine Collins… a Review You might ask why a very successful professional at the top of her game might leave …

A bunch of climate bond media stories for you: Financial News, Wall Street Journal, Enviro. Finance, Inst. Investor, etc

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘A bunch of climate bond media stories for you: Financial News, Wall Street Journal, Enviro. Finance, Inst. Investor, etc ‘ Financial News – ‘It’s not easy being green’  Article talks about lack of regulations concerning what qualifies as ‘green’ in the context of …

Review Of ‘The Second Machine Age’

Jay Owen Books and Reviews, Articles by Hazel Henderson

Summary Hazel Henderson’s perspective on the recently published book, ‘The Second Machine Age’ by Erik Byrynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, authors of Race Against the Machine. Explores the role of digitization in finance, economics and the economy. Lauds authors’ break from traditional “economism” while questioning their faith in silicon valley. Erik …

ExxonMobil’s climate change risk | SAP aims for 100% renewable energy

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

    26 March 2014 Share                   In the news           Exxon Mobil responds to investor concerns Company bows to pressure to report on preparations for climate regulation, but could this just be the start?       …

What’s in your smartphone? | ExxonMobil’s climate change risk | SAP aims for 100% renewable energy

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

          26 March 2014 Share     I often think of something that our editor-at-large Marc Gunther once pointed out: all of us have supply chains, and most of us don’t know what’s in them. Guardian Sustainable Business decided to take a deep dive into the …

Maximpact e-News | Issue 09: Biomimicry

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Nature/Biomimicry

Bringing Biomimicry to Market: Impact Investing Inspired by Nature by Marta Maretich Biomimicry has captured the world’s imagination. From the momentJanine Benyus’ seminal book on biomimicry appeared in 2002, hopes have been high for this new approach to design and engineering. Twelve years on, where are biomimicry and bio-inspired design today? …

March 12th: Tamera Co-Founder Dieter Duhm at Whole Earth Summit

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Sustainability News

  March 12th, 6:30 PM EST, Tamera co-founder Dr. Dieter Duhm will be meeting up with the pioneering Austrian “Rebel Farmer” Sepp Holzer to talk about “Healing Water, Healing Love, Healing the Earth.” We’d like to welcome you to join us. This is part of the free online Whole Earth Summit. They are gathering with 42 …

The Naked Future: What Happens in a World That Anticipates Your Every Move?

Jay Owen Trendspotting, Wealth of Networks

Because you are a subscriber to Futurist Update, we thought you might be interested in news on an upcoming book release related to the future and to foresight. Announcing: The Naked Future: What Happens in a World That Anticipates Your Every Move? To be published on March 6, 2014 from Current Books (a …

Book Reviews: ‘The Locust And The Bee’ And ‘The Collaboration Economy’

Jay Owen Books and Reviews, Articles by Hazel Henderson

The Locust and the Bee: Predators and Creators in Capitalism’s Future Author Geoff Mulgan, former top aide to Britain’s Prime Minister Tony Blair and founder of the celebrated think tank Demos, earns his spurs as a top-rank, global public intellectual with his latest book, The Locust and The Bee (Princeton University Press, …