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IDF, AC conduct certificate course on green banking

31/08/2014 - Source: ADFIAP

ADFIAP’s Institute of Development Finance (IDF) in cooperation with the ADFIAP Consulting (AC) Group conducted the “International Seminar-Workshop on Green Banking Program” (Green Banker Programme), a certificate course, on August 25-29, 2014 in Manila, Philippines. The event was attended by 12 participants from ADFIAP members in Bhutan, Malaysia, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, and the… Read more »


‘Low Road’ Capital Tries to Fetter High Design and Muni-Socialism

30/08/2014 - Source: SolidarityEconomy.net

Chattanooga’s Gig: how one city’s super-fast internet is driving a tech boom The city is one of the only places on Earth with internet as fast as 1 gigabit per second – about 50 times faster than the US average. Despite Big Cable’s attempt to block the Gig’s expansion plans, money keeps flowing into Chattanooga… Read more »


Pascal van Griethuysen Joins the UNRISD Team

28/08/2014 - Source: UNRISD | News & Views | English

UNRISD is pleased to announce the appointment of Pascal van Griethuysen to the position of Research Coordinator for Socially Sustainable Development. In his new position, which he starts on 1 September, he will take on the responsibility for conceptualizing, developing and managing research related to socially sustainable development, an area central to the emerging post-2015… Read more »


Pascal van Griethuysen Joins the UNRISD Team

28/08/2014 - Source: UNRISD | News & Views | English

UNRISD is pleased to announce the appointment of Pascal van Griethuysen to the position of Research Coordinator for Socially Sustainable Development. In his new position, which he starts on 1 September, he will take on the responsibility for conceptualizing, developing and managing research related to socially sustainable development, an area central to the emerging post-2015… Read more »


RIPESS at the United Nations High Level Political Forum to Present the SSE Recommendations for the Post-2015 Development Agenda

28/08/2014

On July 3rd, 2014, RIPESS presented the SSE Recommendations for the Post-2015 SDGs’ at the 2nd Meeting of the High Level Political Forum of the UN in New York. The recommendations were officially delivered to UN State Members, Delegates and Agencies. The document, available in 3 languages (English, Spanish and French), was distributed to at… Read more »


Aldi destroys 250-year-old tree – Ecology Building Society comment

28/08/2014 - Source: INAISE

At 1.42 pm yesterday, supermarket chain Aldi felled a 250-year-old common lime tree to make way for their new store in Silsden, next to Ecology Building Society’s offices. Our staff, members and supporters across the UK fought to save the tree for 25 days, gaining extensive media and social media coverage, but Aldi refused to… Read more »


Invitation to the WFTO Asia Regional Conference, 17-18 October, Seoul, South Korea

28/08/2014 - Source: IFAT Fair Trade Newsfeed

Interested in the Fair Trade movement in Asia and what is the latest there? You are invited to the WFTO…


Community Sector Banking – Newsletter July 2014

28/08/2014 - Source: INAISE

Language English Greetings from Down-under: Read the July edition of the newsletter “in the loop” of our australian member Community Sector Banking, issued at the occasion of their 12th anniversary!   Tags:  INAISE NEWS members Community Sector Banking Australia


Québec 2014 – International Summit of Cooperatives

28/08/2014 - Source: INAISE

Language English The International Summit of Cooperatives is a biennial gathering where leaders of cooperative and mutualist enterprises get together to discuss their concerns about the current and future business challenges they all share. This year it takes place in Quebec City/ Canada from 6th to 9th of october. The Summit is also an unequalled… Read more »


Banking on a better future

27/08/2014 - Source: News feed for: Oikocredit International

Finance Trust Bank is a Ugandan microfinance bank and Oikocredit partner which was founded in 1984 to give women access to financial services. The bank was founded by a group of women who realised that the reason women were more economically disadvantaged in Uganda was because of their lack of access to financial services. Today… Read more »


40 years of the GLS Bank – looking back in a special edition of their newsletter

26/08/2014 - Source: INAISE

Language Undefined As one of the oldest ethical banks in the world, the GLS Bank celebrated it’s 40iest anniversary with a multitude of events. In a special edition of their newsletter (only in german language) our founding member looks back on these summer days. Read more   Tags:  INAISE members NEWS GLS Bank Bochum Gernany


Le Portail de la Microfinace au Sénégal – Lettre d’information N° 29 – Août 2014

26/08/2014 - Source: INAISE

Language English Another issue of the newsletter of the senegalese microfinance portal has been published (in french). Read more here Tags:  INAISE NEWS Microfinance Senegal Education


WFTO Has Moved To A New Location

26/08/2014 - Source: IFAT Fair Trade Newsfeed

The WFTO Global Office has moved to a new location since 26 August 2014. Below is our new address and…


WFTO Has Moved To A New Location

26/08/2014 - Source: IFAT Fair Trade Newsfeed

The WFTO Global Office has moved to a new location since 26 August 2014. Below is our new address and…


High Design: Small Homes for Incomes of 15K or Less

25/08/2014 - Source: SolidarityEconomy.net

This Genius Project Would Create Tiny Homes For People Making Less Than $15,000 A Year By Robbie Couch    SolidarityEconomy.net via Huffington Post Aug 22, 2014 – Another American city is embracing the idea of small homes that’ll make a big difference. The city of Portland, Oregon, is nearing approval of construction for tiny home communities… Read more »

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