What President Obama Must Do in His Second Term to Protect Main Street From Wall Street

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

What President Obama Must Do in His Second Term to Protect Main Street From Wall Street   The presidential election may not have debated many issues, but it sure was about whether or not to kill Wall Street financial reform. Republican candidate Romney was Wall Street’s choice: They supported him with tens of …

Obama vs. Romney: Who has the best energy plan?

kristy Green Prosperity, Trendspotting

September 05, 2012 A daily briefing of the newest stories on SmartPlanet, five days a week. From the Desk of … Will the upcoming U.S. presidential election make or break its energy future? Chris Nelder explains. Also, check out the new smart carpet that detects emergencies and calls for help. …

Fifteenth Annual Congressional Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency EXPO + Forum

kristy Green Prosperity

Thursday, June 21, 2012 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Cannon House Office Building Caucus Room (#345) & Veterans Affairs Committee Room (#340) U.S. House of Representatives Independence Avenue and New Jersey Avenue SE; Washington, DC http://www.eesi.org/expo2012 Join National Green Energy Council President Ralph Avallone as he speaks about his new …

Wall Street’s Third Party

kristy SRI/ESG News, Global Citizen

We at Ethical Markets share the American Prospect’s warning about this group, Americans Elect, which is parading as a democratic new form of digital democracy, but in reality is backed by secretive high-rollers in finance who have raise over $22 million to push their “faux progressive” platform. Hazel Henderson, Editor …

Is your nest egg funding the corporate agenda?

kristy SRI/ESG News

An article from Public Citizen Newly emboldened by the U.S. Supreme Court’s disastrous ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, corporate CEOs will be spending unprecedented millions to influence elections in 2012. If you or someone you know has a 401(k), a similar retirement account or other investments, the …