Announcing Science in Society #61 – Spring 2014 Reclaiming Science for the Public Good

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

When scientists produced a report warning that the current level of climate change, the Bush administration did not simply ignore their findings. Instead, they changed the report to make it appear that the scientists’ carbon emissions ([1] Scientific Integrity in Washington, SiS 49, [2]). That was not just a bit of political spin; …

Prospering in Common

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Stuart Williams is back on the international conference scene and instead of his very successful conferences for 300,000 global corporate executives, he is bringing together environmentalists, architects and financial managers to reinvent the new SRI, Socially Responsible Investing, from the bottom up. As an international environmental consultant now focused on …

Hawaii’s Big Island Leads the Way in Banning GMOs

Jay Owen Sustainability News

Big Island ban GMO testing and cultivation while other counties step up their campaigns to regulate GM testing and farming, but agritech giants are already gearing up for a fight Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji Please circulate widely and repost, but you must give the URL of the original and preserve all the …

[HIP] 3 Ways to Reduce Risk in Your Portfolio; HIP100’s 4th Birthday; Illuminating Events

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

    IN THIS ISSUE: I. Building a Forward-Looking Portfolio and a Better World; 4 Years of the HIP100:  The HIP100 Portfolio now has a 4-year track record. See how a HIP-weighted approach can add resiliency, increase positive benefit for society and seek to realize your goals for potential impact + …