IPE News: Defined ambition, TUC, people roundup, PFA, PensionDanmark, Industriens, Big Society Capital

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

      Dear Hazel Henderson,                 Today’s top stories             Defined ambition pensions could be ‘distraction’ for UK government UK – TUC says DA agenda risks distracting DWP from work of improving defined contribution schemes. 30/08/13 Friday people …

Citizens Convention on Reinventing Government and Changing Politics

Jay Owen Global Citizen

Centre for Civil Society     The Heart and Soul of Australia Voice | Representation | Social Infrastructure    Putting citizens at the centre of power …   Citizens Convention on Reinventing Government and Changing Politics Melbourne 5-6 August 2013   With        Ken Coghill, Tim Smith, Monash University Accountability Round Table        …

CitiWire.Net: Neal Peirce on Billboard Spamming and Jay Walljasper on NYC Bikelash

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

      Opponents Sue to Stew Onrush of Flashing Digital Billboards By Neal Peirce Hardly a DriverIs Now AliveWho Passed On HillsAt 75Burma-Shave Once upon a time, advertising in America was fun. As a boy, I didn’t want to miss the Burma Shave jingles – one line per sign …

NewNet Daily Newsletter:Smart-thermostat company Nest Labs acquires MyEnergy

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

NewNet Daily Newsletter 8 May 2013 Sign up to a NewNet premium subscription to stay up-to-date with all the latest green venture rounds Deal News Sweetwater brings in S&C Electric to upgrade 585MW Texas wind farm Centrosolar sells solar glass unit to Ducatt EIB lends Nepal €55m for hydropower plant MaRS Cleantech …

NewNet Daily Newsletter: Toxfree buys two Australian waste firms for $88m

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Essential industry insights: cleantech, renewables, sustainability   NewNet Daily Newsletter 2 May 2013 Early-stage venture deals gather pace – read about the latest strategic tie-ups with aNewNet premium subscription Deal News Toxfree buys two Australian waste firms for $88m Ormat signs 20-year PPA for 16MW Wild Rose geothermal in Nevada …

NewNet Daily Newsletter: First Solar sells 139MW Campo Verde solar project to Southern Company

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

NewNet Daily Newsletter 24 April 2013 See who is having fundraising success and who is struggling with a NewNet premium subscription Deal News First Solar sells 139MW Campo Verde solar project to Southern Company Foxconn wins 350MW SunEdison module supply deal Suzlon completes $1.8bn debt restructuring process Vector Capital sells off …

Clean Technica: Google Backs New Plan For Utility-Supplied Renewable Energy Option

Jay Owen Greentech

Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website: Google Backs New Plan For Utility-Supplied Renewable Energy Option EV & Bike News Roundup (Chevy Spark EV In US, Guerrilla Bike Activists…) Clean Power News Roundup (Energy Transition In NL, Physicians For Solar…) Why Europe’s …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News : Early warning signs of population collapse

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Early warning signs of population collapse Scientists use nature against nature to develop an antibiotic with reduced resistance Goosefish capture small puffins over deep water of Northwest Atlantic Scientists use islands to gauge rainfall’s effect on landscapes Biofilm helps Salmonella survive hostile conditions ‘Sustainable fishing’ certification …

NewNet Daily Newsletter: NewWorld Capital invests in 11.6MW solar PV portfolio

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Essential industry insights: cleantech, renewables, sustainability   NewNet Daily Newsletter 22 March 2013 Find out how the UK budget will impact the country’s green sector with a New Energy World Network premium subscription. Deal News NewWorld Capital invests in 11.6MW solar PV portfolio Green Investment Bank makes first direct investment with …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Scientists find origins of teamwork in our nearest relative the chimpanzee

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Scientists find origins of teamwork in our nearest relative the chimpanzee Tourist-fed stingrays change their ways Slabs of ancient tectonic plate still lodged under California Skulls of early humans carry telltale signs of inbreeding Human microbe study provides insight into health, disease Petroleum use, greenhouse gas …