GEN International Newsletter June 2014 – Editorial: Ecovillages and Food Sovereignty

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions, Sustainability News

GEN International Newsletter June 2014 Editorial: Ecovillages and Food Sovereignty Dear Friends of the Global Ecovillage Network! The agro-industry, coupled with rising food prices and food speculation, directly contributes to the current global ecological and economical crises. Currently, 800 million people in our world do not have enough to eat, …

OTHER NEWS: Brazilian president: US surveillance a ‘breach of international law’

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Wealth of Networks

   Brazilian president: US surveillance a ‘breach of international law’   Julian Borger – The Guardian.com   Brazil’s president, Dilma Rousseff, has launched a blistering attack on US espionage at the UN general assembly, accusing the NSA of violating international law by its indiscriminate collection of personal information of Brazilian …

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Intrabond Capital Newletter GOVERNANCE MATTERS     Latest Board Bona Fide® Director  We are pleased to share Dotty Hayes has joined the board of The Vantagepoint Funds, an SEC- registered mutual fund sponsored by ICMA-RC, which specializes in retirement savings plans for state and municipal employees. The Vantagepoint Funds have $13billion in …

Money for the People: Grillo’s Populist Plan for Italy

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions, SRI/ESG News, Advisors' Forum

Money for the People: Grillo’s Populist Plan for Italy   Ellen Brown http://WebofDebt.com/articles March 7, 2013   Default on the public debt, nationalization of the banks, and a citizen dividend could actually save the Italian economy.   Comedian Beppe Grillo was surprised himself when his Five Star Movement got 8.7 …

Transforming Economics Into True Wealth

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Transforming Finance

November 2012  The statement on TRANSFORMING ECONOMIES INTO TRUE WEALTH is an invitation to fully engage in the planetary whole-system shift now under way.  Many SRI investment professionals recognize our human responsibility for the many breakdowns in our societies and enfolding ecosystems resulting from our limited consciousness: climate change, hunger, …

Stuffed and Starved round two: Raj Patel talks to Jonny Gordon-Farleigh about our crazy global food system

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance, Earth Systems Science

We at Ethical Markets  highly recommend this interview with Raj Patel, relating our food crises with the new levels of speculation in financial markets, brought to our attention by Allan Savory  , pioneer in restoring land  and a member of our Advisory Board, – Hazel Henderson, Editor by Jonny Gordon-Farleigh …

First Peoples Worldwide to Weigh in on “The Doctrine of Discovery”

kristy SRI/ESG News

MEDIA ADVISORY First Peoples Worldwide to Weigh in on “The Doctrine of Discovery” UN Session on Indigenous Issues Will Tackle Food Sovereignty and the Right to Redress First Peoples Worldwide Founder and President Rebecca Adamson will co-host a workshop at the upcoming eleventh annual session of the UN Permanent Forum …

Revised UN Convention Seeks To Encourage Investment, Combat Corporate Tax Evasion

kristy SRI/ESG News

REVISED UN CONVENTION SEEKS TO ENCOURAGE INVESTMENT, COMBAT CORPORATE TAX EVASION New York, Mar 14 2012 6:05PM The United Nations announced today that it has updated a set of guidelines to prevent double taxation between countries, as well as to avoid tax evasion, which costs countries $3.1 trillion every year. …

Mike Ragogna Mike Ragogna Radio Personality on Solar Powered KRUU-FM, Music Biz Vet GET UPDATES FROM Mike Ragogna myLocal Heroes: An Interview With Fairfield’s Scott Morris

kristy Community Development Solutions

Out of a little known corner in Iowa, tucked away in the peculiar and extraordinary town of Fairfield, comes this story of a new kind of community empowerment program that could hold the key to a more transparent, more life-supporting, more humanitarian money supply and system of incentives. Since 2009, …