Clean Waters, Bright Futures

In celebration of World Oceans Day 2017, The Caribbean Maritime Institute – School of Advanced Skills (CMI-SAS) and The Development Foresight Institute (DFI) hosted a youth forum entitled “Clean Waters, Bright Futures” on June 8, 2017 at the CMI-SAS office located at 72-76 Harbour Street, Kingston. The forum focused on educating the youth about their … Continue reading Clean Waters, Bright Futures

Thursday was hottest day in Kingston in 24 years

Loop News Thursday saw the highest temperature recorded in Kingston in 24 years, the Meteorological Service has announced. According to the Met Office, the high temperature was due to a confluence of factors including a high pressure ridge, the angle of the sun and little to no rainfall in recent days. It comes as little … Continue reading Thursday was hottest day in Kingston in 24 years

IMPACT INVESTMENT FOR INCLUSIVE PROSPERITY: From Corporate Social Responsibility and Mission Investment to a Social Stock Exchange–how the private sector can do well by doing good

By Dr. Claire Nelson  “Dateline: Jan 27, 2030″ In today’s news, the Jamaica Mission Investment Alliance breaks the $JA Billion dollar barrier for investments on the Social Stock Exchange.  Since its founding twelve years ago in 2017,  the Jamaica Social Stock Exchange which was established to bring into focus impact investment aimed at addressing the … Continue reading IMPACT INVESTMENT FOR INCLUSIVE PROSPERITY: From Corporate Social Responsibility and Mission Investment to a Social Stock Exchange–how the private sector can do well by doing good

DFI and CMI team up for ICC Day 2016

The Blue Economy is marine-based economic development that leads to improved human well-being and social equity, while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities. In support of this the Development Foresight Institute in partnership with the Caribbean Maritime Institute through the Jamaica Environment Trust organized a coastal cleanup of Port Royal Square as well as … Continue reading DFI and CMI team up for ICC Day 2016