A Citizens' Tribunal Will Investigate Monsanto For "Crimes Against Nature And Humanity"
Agrochemical giant Monsanto will be investigated by a tribunal of environmentalists, activists, and scientists in The Hague, Netherlands, next year, against charges of "ecocide". The citizens' trial w...
Meet the Kickstarter of Solar Energy
Mosaic is trying to radically change solar—by bringing it to everyone.
Indiegogo: An International Crowdfunding Platform to Raise Money
Indiegogo is the world's largest global funding platform. Founded on the principles of opportunity, transparency, and action, anyone with an idea – creative, cause-related, or entrepreneurial – can cr...
Carbon finance
Carbon finance is a new branch of Environmental finance. Carbon finance explores the financial implications of living in a carbon-constrained world, a world in which emissions of carbon dioxide and ot...
Local currency
In economics, a local currency, in its common usage, is a currency not backed by a national government (and not necessarily legal tender), and intended to trade only in a particular area. As a tool o...
Local currency - Wikipedia
Product certification
Product certification or product qualification is the process of certifying that a certain product has passed performance tests and quality assurance tests, and meets qualification criteria stipulated...
A Citizens' Tribunal Will Investigate Monsanto For "Crimes Against Nature And Humanity"
Agrochemical giant Monsanto will be investigated by a tribunal of environmentalists, activists, and scientists in The Hague, Netherlands, next year, against charges of "ecocide". The citizens' trial w...
Time-based currency
In economics, a time-based currency is an alternative currency where the unit of exchange is the person-hour.Some time-based currencies value everyone’s contributions equally: one hour equals one serv...
PopOffsets
PopOffsets is a web-based, carbon offsetting project of Population Matters, (formerly known as the Optimum Population Trust), a charity devoted to offsetting CO2 emissions enabling individuals and org...
Ecotax
Ecotax (short for Ecological taxation) refers to taxes intended to promote environmentally friendly activities via economic incentives. Such a policy can complement or avert the need for regulatory (c...
Sellaband
Sellaband is a music website that allows artists to raise the money from their fans and the SellaBand community in order to record a professional album. Sellaband uses the mechanisms of crowdfunding a...
Kelantanese dinar
The Kelantanese dinar is a currency issued by the Government of the Malaysian state of Kelantan, which purportedly is in conformance with the concept of the Islamic gold dinar. The Kelantanese dinar i...
World Bank office, Chennai
80°14′41″E / 12.98389°N 80.24472°E / 12.98389; 80.24472The World Bank, Chennai is the extension of the World Bank headquartered in Washington, DC. The World Bank Chennai offic...
Rent-seeking
In economics and public choice theory, rent-seeking is seeking to increase one's share of existing wealth without creating new wealth. The effects of rent-seeking are reduced economic efficiency throu...
Environmental pricing reform
Environmental pricing reform (EPR) is the process of adjusting market prices to include environmental costs and benefits. An externality (a type of market failure) exists where a market price omits en...
Lending Club
Lending Club is a US peer-to-peer lending company, headquartered in San Francisco, California. It was the first peer-to-peer lender to register its offerings as securities with the Securities and Exch...
Lending Club - Wikipedia
Labor notes (currency)
Labor notes are an alternative currency based on exchange of hours of labor.Two early attempts at implementing labor notes were made by social reformers Josiah Warren and Robert Owen following their e...
Labor notes (currency) - Wikipedia
RAAM
The Global Country of World Peace (GCWP) was inaugurated by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the founder of Transcendental Meditation, on October 7, 2000. It is a non-profit organization that promotes Transcend...
RAAM - Wikipedia
Altruism theory of voting
The altruism theory of voting is a model of voter behavior which states that if citizens in a democracy have “social” preferences for the welfare of others, the extremely low probability of a single v...
NGAC
NGACs, or New South Wales Greenhouse gas Abatement Certificates, are kind of Carbon credit issued by the New South Wales State Government of Australia.
Tax choice
In public choice theory, tax choice (sometimes called taxpayer sovereignty or earmarking) is the belief that individual taxpayers should have direct control over how their taxes are spent. Its propone...
Local purchasing
Local purchasing is a preference to buy locally produced goods and services over those produced farther away. It is very often abbreviated as a positive goal, "buy local", that parallels the phrase "t...
ECOCERT
ECOCERT is an organic certification organization, founded in France in 1991. It is based in Europe but conducts inspections in over 80 countries, making it one of the largest organic certification org...
ECOCERT - Wikipedia
Community currency
In economics, a local currency, in its common usage, is a currency not backed by a national government (and not necessarily legal tender), and intended to trade only in a particular area. As a tool o...