Crowdnetic Presents Crowdfinance 2014

Jay OwenSRI/ESG News, Crowdfunding

Crowdnetic Presents Crowdfinance 2014 We invite you to join us in NYC on October 16 for Wall Street’s second annual Crowdfinance Conference.  Our stellar lineup of speakers features financial veterans as well as legal experts and representatives from the top companies covering the vast scope of the emerging crowdfinance industry. …

The First Year of Equity Crowdfunding in Italy

Jay OwenCrowdfunding

Italy’s First Year of Equity Crowdfunding — italy was the first country in europe to enact crowdfunding legislation on a national level. One year on, how has crowdfunding fared? Alessandro Lerro writes in to recap the past year in equity crowdfunding, and shares some stats from the successful campaigns. OTHER …

@IISDRS Summary of #WMF 2014 now available

Jay OwenGlobal Citizen, Earth Systems Science

 World Mountain Forum (WMF) 23-24 May 2014 | Cusco, Peru    The summary of this meeting is now available in PDF format at and in HTML format at      The World Mountain Forum (WMF) took place from 23-24 May 2014 in Cusco, Peru. Gathering over 200 participants, the …

Fellowships, contests, and job listings, oh my!

Jay OwenGlobal Citizen, Sustainability News

Spring has sprung, and budding along with the flowers are opportunities for professional development, fellowships, publication of research, and youth contests. Be sure to check out the ‘More Opportunities’ section below, and e-mail us [email protected] your own contests, events, and calls for contributions. We’ll help you get the word out! …

Industry Awakens to Threat of Climate Change

Jay OwenSRI/ESG News

     Industry Awakens to Threat of Climate Change   By CORAL DAVENPORTJAN – The New York Times   WASHINGTON — Coca-Cola has always been more focused on its economic bottom line than on global warming, but when the company lost a lucrative operating license in India because of a …

Toniic Launches the E-Guide to Early Stage Global Impact Investing

Jay OwenSRI/ESG News

Toniic Launches the E-Guide to Early Stage Global Impact Investing   Dear Toniic Friends, We are thrilled to announce the launch of Toniic’s E-Guide to Early Stage Global Impact Investing, co-authored by Lisa Kleissner and cathy clark and made possible by a grant from The Rockefeller Foundation.          …

ESG in the Asset Manger Selection Process – New York

Jay OwenSRI/ESG News

Responsible Investor upcoming seminar provides valuable information for asset management firms to get selected more frequently by pension funds. Responsible Investor’s ESG in the Asset Manager Selection Process seminar, taking place in New York on Friday, October 18th will feature presentations from some of North America’s largest asset owners and most …

Metrics that Matter: Leading Companies Know How to Measure Employee Engagement

Jay OwenSRI/ESG News

October 1, 2013 1:00-2:00pm EST Lindsay Garcia Sustainability & Public Affairs Manager Caesars Entertainment Eric Johnson Senior Sustainability Engineer Sony Electronics   Susan Hunt Stevens Founder/CEO Practically Green John Davies Vice President and Senior Analyst  GreenBiz Group  


Jay OwenSRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

August 2013 Newsletter                                                                           UPCOMING EVENTS: YOU’RE INVITED TRAYVON MARTIN, RACE, AND JUSTICE A panel discussion Aug. 5 on the Trayvon Martin case features Santa Clara County Deputy District Attorney Chris Boscia and SCU Professor of Law Margaret Russell. Co-sponsored by the Center and the Office of …

Calvert Foundation: Engaging Diaspora Communities for Development

Jay OwenSRI/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 …