Regular half-hour financial lifestyle magazine redefining success through a positive look at what is possible and happening. Real examples of people, companies and organizations illustrate the “triple bottom line,” respecting people and the environment while earning a profit.
Relates to: Beyond GDP, Earth Systems Science, SRI, Community Development Solutions
Summer of Peace 2016 Launch EventJoin us on aGlobal Tele-Summit Monday June 13th
12 noon to 1:00PM Eastern Time (USA)For the 100-Day Countdown
to the International Day of Peace
"The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace"
This is a LIVE Interactive Event!
You'll hear from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Deborah Moldow, Philip Hellmich, and a Variety of Changemakers from Around the World
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You can participate by phone or by computer online
from anywhere in the world! [...]
Breaking Through Power Conference
"Ethical Markets is proud to serve as a Media Partner for this amazing gathering in Washington, bringing together so many wonderful civic leaders working for a better future for all. Our long time ally Ralph Nader and his friends are organizing this wonderful event at Constitution Hall,Washington,D.C. May 23,24, 25 and 26th, 2016.
The Centre for Study of Responsive Law is celebrating the 50th anniversary year of Ralph Nader's Unsafe at Any Speed with four days of learning, planning and organizing at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. on May 23, 24, 25 and 26, 2016.
Activists share how they took on the powerful interests and won. See the line-up of speakers!
This Civic Mobilization will connect long-available knowledge to long-neglected action [...]
Australia's attractive for renewables again
Following a period of stalled renewable energy progress and policy uncertainty, Australia is gaining ground again as one of the world's top 10 most attractive countries for renewable energy investment.
Leaked docs reveal TTIP unfriendly to environment, consumers, democracy
Leaked US-EU secret trade treaty documents show that TTIP is unlikely to uphold existing climate commitments, or environmental and consumer protections.
Plastic use in consumer goods causes US$75 billion in damages a year
Plastic is widely used to wrap and protect consumer goods and while this practice of using petrochemical-based plastic is costing society an estimated US$75 billion of environmental damages a year, sustainable plastics can [...]
USA Update: May 2016
by Hazel Henderson
Total nonfarm payroll employment in April rose by 160,000 and the labor force participation rate edged down to 62.8%. First quarter GDP increased by only 0.5%. Jobs in March rose by a revised 208,000, less than the 215,000 initial figure. February increased by a revised 233,000. The recovery is still on track but may be weakening. Thus, the real economy is still healthier than Wall Street with its loss of retail investors and continued volatility. Over the past 3 months, job gains have averaged 200,000 per month. The unemployment rate remains at 5%, with the number of unemployed at 7.9 million people. There were 568,000 discouraged workers while the employment-population ratio edged down slightly to 59.7%. Wall Street [...]
Employee share ownership in SMEs
A first reliable study about employee share ownership in French SMEs was published last month. It is well known that employee share ownership in SMEs is underdeveloped in Europe, especially compared to the USA. This is due to the remarkable effectiveness of the ESOP model, in use in the USA for over 40 years, but not in Europe. The usual evaluation of the number of employee shareholders in SMEs is 1 million in Europe compared to 10 million in the US. The new study, ordered by Eres and BDO, brings the number of 250.000 in France, which confirms the former usual evaluations. More information
We have a selection of 35 remarkable articles in 8 countries in March 2016: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Morocco, Poland, UK, USA.