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EcoTuesday Turns 2, Green Networking Continues to Boom
Julia Levitt, 16 Feb 09

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Happy birthday to EcoTuesday! The San Francisco-born networking and learning event is celebrating its 2-year anniversary this month. The structured but social events bring green business leaders together on the fourth Tuesday of every month, in seven cities across the U.S. Congrats to EcoTuesday founders Nikki Pava and Oren Jaffe on their steadily growing national network!

We believe that building sustainable cities will require visionary leadership from all sectors working together, from government to business to individual citizens. So it's great to see the interest continue to grow around meetups that foster cross-pollination of the best ideas out there. Others at the head of the green networking class are GreenDrinks, an informal local green-professional hub hosted monthly in cities around the world, and USGBC's Emerging Green Builders (EGB), a group of students and young professionals dedicated to shaping the future of green building. As Alex has written before,every network needs its epicenters.

We'd love to shed some light on other eco-events that are drawing a Worldchanging audience. If there's one you recommend in your own city, please let us know in the comments.

For other recent articles on green business, see our archive:

Green Business: Inching Closer to Business As Usual

Report from Hallbarhet2009: Sustainable Strategy in the 21st Century

Bad Stimulus vs. Good Stimulus

Photo: EcoTuesday in August 2008 at Balmar Room in Seattle. Photo credit: flickr/GregoryH, CC license.


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raivo pommer-Eesti, raimo1@hot.ee
01.03.09
Österreich Erste Bank

von Raivo Pommer-raimo1@hot.ee

In der Nacht zum Freitag ist die börsenotierte Erste Group mit der Republik Österreich zur Staatshilfe handelseins geworden. Demnach wird die Bank im April insgesamt 2,7 Mrd. Euro Kernkapital aufnehmen. Bis zu 1,89 Mrd. Euro werden davon vom Staat kommen, voraussichtlich über Partizipationskapital (PS), für das 8 Prozent Zinsen im Jahr bezahlt werden. 30 Prozent der Gesamtsumme will die Erste Group privat aufbringen, entweder über PS-Kapital oder über eine Hybridanleihe. Dividendenbeschränkungen gibt es nicht.


Posted by: brendan on 1 Mar 09

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