Digging Deep With a Paddle and a Client

Greetings from the Big Island of Hawai’i! I’m behind in sending out the newsletter because I’ve been spending a lot of time outrigger paddling. It’s been a fantastic yet challenging experience. I’d like to share some of this unexpected journey with you in the hopes that my experience might inspire you to …

MOST OBESE AND LEAST EXERCISING STATES IN THE US

“Nice to  see our Advisory Board member Dr. Richard Lippin on a TV  show with our friend John Hoskyns-Abrahall, talking lots of good sense!  Enjoy! Hazel Henderson, Editor”   Related to TV  program Tuesday night on prevention- most obese and least exercising states in the US – NOTE LINK TO POVERTY See https://www.phillyvoice.com/what-are-the-most-obese-states-in-america/ …

Charting a New Course for Impact Investing: The Emerging New Paradigm of Living Systems for Capital Markets

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this reframing of the global issues surrounding mainstream finance and its inability to move beyond its anthropocentric, theoretical models derived from obsolete textbooks, now encoded in ETFs, the millions of indices, benchmarks, algorithms and theme-based portfolios. We refer to these kinds of “theory-induced blindness,” identified as …

ESG5 Summit brief

By Daryl Roberts – April 16, 2019 0 770 A conference hosted in NYC in early April, 2019 ESG5 SUMMIT showcased the issues of current concern to institutional asset managers.  ESG as a term is a rebranding of SRI (socially responsible investing) and CSR (corporate social responsibility) now under broad headings …

Most oil giants still fighting shareholder pressure to address climate.

By Susan Moran As annual shareholder meetings rapidly approach, oil companies are feeling increased pressure from shareholders about climate change, and while a few are responding by edging in the direction of more transparently dealing with the issue, many continue to reject the shareholder requests outright. And none have revealed …

Our global mess

Ladislau Dowbor 10 April 2019 In case you haven’t noticed, our challenges are ridiculously simple. We are destroying this only planet we have, for the benefit of the happy few, and the resources to do something about it are lingering in tax havens and other speculative drains. Well, I can …

Global Commons or Billionaire Netocracy? By Roy Morrison

“Ethical Markets welcomes this original article by our Advisory Board member, Roy Morrison.  We have supported the need to recognize the global and local commons worldwide, and we also include the global financial system, cyberspace and  space itself.  We would add  the Earth Charter and its 16 Principles of Human …