Tracks efforts in many countries to correct national money-based accounts and scorecards of progress, e.g., GDP. Covers new scorecards beyond money and economics which use systems approaches to quality of life measure by multiple metrics from many sciences and disciplines. These indicators add tracking health, education, poverty gaps and environment.
Jeremy Rifkin and Premier Li of China “ Ethical Markets congratulates our colleague Jeremy Rifkin , author of The Third Industrial Revolution , The Zero Marginal Cost Society and other ground-breaking books, and his team at the Foundation on Economic Trends , for this good news !, Haze Henderson, Editor. “ Premier Li [...]
World Exchanges Agree Enhanced Sustainability Guidance Guidance is culmination of year-long project by WFE's Sustainability Working Group WFE sets out 'material ESG metrics' to include in disclosure guidance Guidance lists 34 indicators as measures of best sustainability practice WFE stresses exchanges are unique nexus between issuers [...]
New reports are evidence of the need for Integrated Reporting In recent weeks evidence has been released that demonstrates that investors want Integrated Reporting, business leaders are planning to move towards it, and that those that do Integrated Reporting are experiencing real, tangible benefits, as evidenced by research. The large majority [...]
4 November 2015, Amsterdam. The Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB), an independent standard-setting body created by GRI, approved plans to transition the GRI G4 Guidelines to GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI Standards). The plans focus on a new modular structure and on transitioning the existing G4 content into this new [...]
EthicMark® AwardS WINNERS: MILITARY DRONEs, iron deficiency ARE FOCUSes OF BEST SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE ADs of 2015
EthicMark® AwardS WINNERS: MILITARY DRONEs, iron deficiency ARE FOCUSes OF BEST SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE ADs of 2015 Advertising campaigns raising awareness about the desensitizing effects of drone warfare and the public health threat of iron deficiency in Cambodia were honored by sustainable investors at The SRI Conference. [...]
Inaugural Conference “ Ethical Markets welcomes this Inaugural Conference of the Binzager Institute , and the forward thinking of the presenters! Hazel Henderson, Editor “ The institute's inaugural conference took place on Oct. 2-3, 2015 at Denison University. We had more than 70 participants present at the conference and a significant [...]
New Sustainability Accounting Service from SASB As more investors demand more sustainability information from companies, more businesses are disclosing sustainability data. In 2014, 75 percent of S&P 500 companies produced a CSR or sustainability report, compared to 20 percent in 2011. In response to this trend, nearly 75 percent of [...]
Michael Mainelli just placed a new post on the wall in the group, Long Finance NEWS. Message: See the new 'boring is brilliant' video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hwhigpr4720 - "Sharing Ledgers for Sharing Economies: A Boring Introduction to Mutual Distributed Ledgers"
Five headline indicators of national success “ Ethical Markets welcomes these new indicators of national success for the U.K. They mirror many others around the world that were launched at the BEYOND GDP conference in the European Parliament in 2007 , on which I served as part of the Organizing Committee ( www.beyond-GDP.eu ). These [...]
eceee Press Release – European energy and climate policies are partly based on questionable assumptions, resulting in short-sighted assessments that under-value the economic benefits of energy efficiency, a new study shows. The findings by the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy suggest that higher targets for energy efficiency in [...]