Sustainable Development Update – UN Secretary-General Outlines Tasks Ahead in 2014

Jay Owen Sustainability News

    A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 17 December 2013 UN Secretary-General Outlines Tasks Ahead in 2014 16_December 2013: Addressing the UN press corps in an end-of-year news conference on 16 December 2013, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said 2014 will be “crucial for development,” and offered his vision for the Climate …

Kickstarter Pulls Plug on Campaign After Backers’ Claims of Fraud

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

What Motivates the Crowd to Participate? Every day, people face thousands of choices on how to spend their time on the web. Given the huge amount of options that people have to allocate their time, why do a growing number of people participate on crowdsourcing sites? Dwolla Partners with Fiverr, …

Crowdfunding Update – McKinsey Voices, Fajr Capital & Crowdfunding for the Middle East

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Global Update McKinsey Voices Article Crowdfund Investing in Muslim Markets Paper Muslim Market Self-Assessment Tool Dec 5, 2013 Dear Hazel, Here are two new pieces of research that provide unique views on the near-term opportunities for crowdfunding and entrepreneurship in the middle east region. They look specifically at how …

Join James Hansen, Richard Alley, Gina McCarthy, Bill Richardson, Kathryn Sullivan, Rachel Kyte, and other leaders in January at the Building Climate Solutions conference.

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Join James Hansen, Richard Alley, Gina McCarthy, Bill Richardson, Kathryn Sullivan, Rachel Kyte, and other leaders in January at the Building Climate Solutions conference. In two highlighted sessions, leaders from science, business, government and finance are interviewed by prominent journalists about climate change solutions in the built environment and in agriculture and natural resources. …

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, …

Amsterdam, 10 September, 2013 TBLI CONFERENCE™, the global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Partner Announcements and News

Contact: Iris Bune Tel: +31 20 428 67 52 email: [email protected]   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   TBLI CONFERENCE™ Partners With Nexus Network   Amsterdam, 10 September, 2013 TBLI CONFERENCE™, the global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and impact investor forum for asset owners and managers, has partnered with Nexus Network, …

TBLI CONFERENCE EUROPE in Zurich on 14-15 November.

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Partner Announcements and News

Contact: Iris Bune Tel: +31 20 428 67 52 email: [email protected]   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   TBLI CONFERENCE™ Partners With Nexus Network   Amsterdam, 10 September, 2013 TBLI CONFERENCE™, the global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and impact investor forum for asset owners and managers, has partnered with Nexus Network, …

Calvert Foundation: Engaging Diaspora Communities for Development

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

It’s a win-win. Earn a financial return and support communities. Empowering Investors to Empower Communities JULY 2013 Early this month we launched the new Calvert Foundation website! Throughout the redesign process we worked to create an experience to meet the diverse needs of the Calvert Foundation community. Notably, a revisedimpact section …

Today, Friday, July 5, 2013 Emerging Markets ESG publishes the 16th edition of its Updated Database of Contacts in the Field of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI)

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Global Citizen

Today, Friday, July 5, 2013 Emerging Markets ESG publishes the 16th edition of its Updated Database of Contacts in the Field of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI).    To download the database, please visit the research page of the Emerging Markets ESG internet portal.  The URL is http://www.emergingmarketsesg.net/esg/2013/07/05/emerging-markets-esg-16th-edition-of-updated-database-of-contacts-in-the-field-of-socially-responsible-investment-sri-published-today-friday-july-5-2013/   The Partners for …

CleanTechnica: Why Is “Solar Power vs Utilities” Such A Hot Topic?

Jay Owen Greentech

Top cleantech news of the day fromCleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website:   Why Is “Solar Power vs Utilities” Such A Hot Topic? Graphene Can Reduce The Working Temperature Of Electronics By Up To 25% — Greatly Extending Their Working Life Solar Power Cheaper Than Coal Foreseen …