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USA: Raisin confiscation

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WTF of the day, courtesy of the USDA…

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July 18th, 2013 at 6:30 pm

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Living on a finite Planet, Jeremy Grantham

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On Thursday 15th December 2011 over 200 representatives from the international accounting and business communities, investors, government, academia and civil society gathered at St James’s Palace State Apartments to hear His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales speak about “the economic invisibility of nature” and consider how the value of the planet’s natural resources, ecosystems and biodiversity can be taken into account, fully and consistently, in economic, accounting and decision-making systems.

One of the featured presenters was Jeremy Grantham, Director, The Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment; Co-Founder GMO.

Click here for Jeremy Grantham’s presentation: Living on a Finite Planet

Click here to read Jeremy Grantham’s 2011 Q2 newsletter which discusses the issues around investment and resource depletion further

For access to all the quarterly newsletters prepared by Jeremy Grantham, please log on to the GMO website here

Visit for more information about The Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability Project (A4S)

Jeremy Grantham is a co-founder GMO, an investment management firm in Boston, where he is the firm’s chief investment strategist, a member of the board and an active member of its asset allocation division. In 1998 Jeremy and his wife Hannelore established the Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment. The Grantham Foundation seeks to protect and improve the health of the global environment. Its grants focus on climate change and biodiversity conservation, with an emphasis on international initiatives. Within these topic areas, the Grantham Foundation emphasizes (1) improved communication of the science of global climate change and biodiversity loss and (2) collaboration amongst leading non-governmental organizations and academic institutions. Key grant programs include the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics, Grantham Institute for Climate Change at Imperial College in London, and the Grantham Prize for Excellence in Environmental Journalism. Jeremy earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Sheffield (U.K.) and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

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January 27th, 2012 at 11:55 pm

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