Pioneering public sector Integrated Reporting network launched

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Pioneering public sector Integrated Reporting network launched FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 7 May 2014 – The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) have announced that they are creating a public sector pioneer network to promote the implementation of Integrated Reporting (<IR>) in the public …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: U.S. government shutdown delays automatic tax information sharing

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

    Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Video: French Finance Minister Pierre Mosvovici on Public Registries, Transparency Agenda Getting the Regulations Right: Oil in Liberia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo #FTCDar2013: Not in Dar? Here’s How You Can Still Participate #FTCDar2013 Preview: Why We’re Here  Why Are Extractive Industries Prone …

Energy Storage, Meet Energy Markets – GTM Daily Newsletter

Jay Owen Greentech

Wed May 22, 2013 LATEST NEWS: Cleanweb: Is IT the Secret to a New Energy Future?  Katherine Tweed – May 21, 2013 Entrepreneurs working to conserve our precious resources, one app at a time The Smart Meter Stimulus-Cash-to-Integration Equation font> Jeff St. John – May 21, 2013 How taxpayer-backed AMI projects …

Reworking Finance to Serve People and the Environment

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

Reworking Finance to Serve People and the Environment   By Silvia Giannelli FLORENCE, May 21 2013 (IPS) – The wake of the global financial crisis, as many national governments in Europe cut back on services to citizens and used public money to rescue banks, taught many people a valuable lesson. “Nowadays …

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has always had a rather bad press

Ethical Markets Resource Efficiency

Put up or shut up Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has always had a rather bad press. That’s probably because, unlike for example renewable energy, it does not produce anything. It only prevents something, namely CO2 from reaching the atmosphere. Prevention, unfortunately, never gets much kudos from politicians or society …

Developed nations – led by US, UK and Japan – Try to turn green climate fund into greedy corporate fund

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

MEDIA ADVISORY Thursday December 1st, 2011 Developed Nations – Led by US, UK and Japan – Try to turn green climate fund into greedy corporate fund. Durban, South Africa, Dec. 1, 2011? Today 163 civil society organisations from 39 countries released a letter exposing an attempt led by the US, …

The £46bn cost of “too-big-to-fail”

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance

British banks are getting an effective taxpayer subsidy of £46bn a year because they are extraordinarily large and have a unique status in the economy, according to new research from nef. The market believes that the government will always step in and rescue banks when they are in crisis. After the crash of 2008, some …

The nef e-letter: Well-being gets political boost

kristy Beyond GDP

A newsletter from nef e-letter Well-being gets political boost Politicians, journalists and senior civil servants have praised nef for our pioneering work on well-being measurement, after a new report was released last month. Measuring Our Progress sets out how well-being data can start to transform politics, by making politicians accountable …