MIT’s Symposium On The Future Of Fintech: By Matthew McGarvey

MIT’s recent symposium on the future of Fintech introduced three concepts that could be applied to sustainability efforts. The first was Simon Johnson’s argument that Fintech’s biggest impact will be outside of the US and in lower and middle-income income countries. Dr. Johnson felt the opportunity in these markets would …

Steering Trump Presidency to do Good

Many of us, from all over the world, have been deeply concerned that 2016 has been a year-full of so many unthinkable events, with potentially unpredictable impact on the near-term future of global economy,  geopolitical alignments, and indeed humanity’s future. Analysts have been having a field-day, deciphering why these things …

UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System

“Ethical Markets recommends close attention to these important reports.  I was honored to participate in this research  and have presented our  Green Transition Scoreboard®  research on www.brighttalk.com on: “FINTECH: Good and Bad News for Sustainable Finance, August 22, 2016 and December 14th on “Steering FINTECH toward Sustainable Development Goals and …

Finance Friday from Honeybee Capital for 10/21/2016

1000x. Turns out Kigali might be more memorable than Paris. Last week the “Kigali accord” was reached, which will largely eliminate use of HFC’s, chemical coolants used in refrigeration and air conditioning. Two elements stand out:  first, the agreement is legally binding, unlike the Paris accords.  Second, the impact is stunning: the …

By Ed Mayo ~ Values: How to bring values to life in your business

One in four new entrepreneurs worldwide are values-driven   By Ed Mayo, Secretary General, Co-operatives UK; author, Values: how to bring values to life in your business; member, Ethical Markets Advisory Board   Let’s get practical on ethics. There has been an extraordinary and welcome surge in interest in ethical …

Mila Popovich Joins EMM Advisory Board

Dr. Mila Popovich is the founder of EvolvED Leadership – program, practice and community for transformational leadership (www.milapopovich.com). She is an independent academic and a systems scientist, an international lecturer and speaker specializing in humanities, gender studies, transdisciplinary research, sustainability, cultural diplomacy and creative sides to future making. She is …

THE CORPORATE CAPTURE OF DEMOCRACY

By Ladislau Dowbor 30 July 2016 “Politics has changed place: globalization radically challenges the political reference frameworks, in theory and  in practice “ Octavio Ianni [2] “Capture is more subtle and no longer requires a transfer of funds, since the politician, academic or regulator has started to believe that the …