Quality of Life Indicators in Context – October 2014

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Focus on US Employment —  October 2014 Update By Hazel Henderson Total nonfarm payroll employment in September rose by 248,000 which lowers the unemployment rate to 5.9%. August’s jobs were revised from 142,000 to 180,000, and July rose by a revised 180,000 – a combined 69,000 jobs more than previously …

Quality of Life Indicators in Context – July 2014

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Focus on US Employment —  July 2014 Update By Hazel Henderson Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by a healthy 288.000 in June, good news after the 2.8% drop in GDP-growth for Q1. The 224,000 jobs added in May followed April’s 304,000. Upward revisions: to 203,000 from the 192,000 reported for …

World First E-Waste Map Reveals National Volumes, International Flows

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

For release: 07:00 GMT Sunday December 15, 2013 The first “E-Waste World Map” has been created by UN organizations, industry, governments, non-government and science organizations through their “Solving the E-Waste Problem (StEP)” initiative. By 2017, world volumes of end-of-life e-products is expected to be 33% higher than 2012 and weigh the …

Carpe Diem

kristy Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News, Global Citizen

The momentum for systemic economic change is building! Occupy Wall Street has spread from New York to Boston, Chicago, LA and other American cities. These protests may be spontaneous, but they are not as unfocused as the media might have us think. They are clear expressions of anger about key …

Event Summary: Green Investment Bank Summit

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Event Summary: Green Investment Bank Summit Tuesday 9th November 2010 Joan Walley opened the meeting, declaring that she believed, “like most people here, a Green Investment Bank (GIB) is urgently needed.” Martin Donnelly, Permanent Secretary for the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, described the Green Investment Bank (GIB) as …