The Really Scary Thing About Those Jaw-Dropping Siberian Craters

Jay Owen Trendspotting

Russian scientists have determined that a massive crater discovered in a remote part of Siberia was probably caused by thawing permafrost. The crater is in the Yamal Peninsula, which means “end of the world.” It caught hold of the media spotlight in mid-July when it was spotted by oil and …

Lending Club Records a $1B Quarter

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

Lending Club?s Billion-Dollar Quarter [Infographic] — Lending Club, one of the leading peer-to-peer lending platforms around, announced last week that it recorded its first billion-dollar quarter. The company has now facilitated over $5 billion dollars in loans since it was founded back in 2007. OTHER HIGHLIGHTS OurCrowd Hits $60M in …

CIW 2013 achievements and a sneak peak at what’s to come next year

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

Dear CIW International Advisory Network,   At this time of year, we thought we’d reflect on a few of the many CIW 2013 achievements and give you a sneak peak at what’s to come next year:   ·        Growing our data repository at uWaterloo: o   Community Wellbeing Surveys were conducted in Kingston …

Supercharging Japan’s Clean Energy Economy; Patent Index Update; Kior’s $100M Haul, and Much More

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

research / reports / webinars / stock indexes / book / about Cleanwatch The e-Letter on Clean Technology from Clean Edge Welcome to Cleanwatch. Each issue offers the latest news, events, and other resources on clean energy, transportation, water, and materials. Lessons from Japan: How the Nation Can Supercharge its Clean-Energy Economy By Ron Pernick Two and a half years …

Calvert Foundation: Engaging Diaspora Communities for Development

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

It’s a win-win. Earn a financial return and support communities. Empowering Investors to Empower Communities JULY 2013 Early this month we launched the new Calvert Foundation website! Throughout the redesign process we worked to create an experience to meet the diverse needs of the Calvert Foundation community. Notably, a revisedimpact section …

MLPs and REITs Back in the Spotlight: Will Washington Finally Level the Playing Field?

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

How Crowdsourcing Could Save the DOE – GTM Daily Newsletter

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

March 1, 2013 LATEST NEWS: OneRoof Adds $100M More in Home Solar Rooftop Financing  Eric Wesoff – February 28, 2013 The surge of financing money flooding into residential solar continues. Guest Post: Why the Telecom Sector Should Take Renewables Seriously  David King – February 28, 2013 How market forces are …

[CDCU News Briefs] February 2013 E-Newsletter

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

CDCU News Briefs An e-publication from the Federation                                             February 2013 In this Issue New Rules on Qualified Mortgages CDFI Fund Issues Interim Rules for CDFI Bond Program CU Journal …