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.
State Carbon Tax Initiatives: April 14th, 12 - 1 PM ET As part of our ongoing series of carbon tax webinars, we turn next to the laboratories of democracy — the states. While the federal government continues to dither, state legislatures from coast to coast are looking to take more aggressive actions to address climate change. And in a few [...]
Spring update from the WFC “Ethical Markets fully supports all the innovative policies proposed by the World Future Council and we are proud that its Founder Jakob von Uexkull is a member of our global Advisory Board, Hazel Henderson, Editor “ World Future Forum 2016 in Hamburg WFC Councillors and staff at the World Future Forum 2016.More [...]
Ceres’ Response to the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures Scoping Report Investors focus on carbon asset risks, engagements with securities regulators, and the effects of climate risk on financial stability Ceres president Mindy Lubber praised the members of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) on the [...]
Phase 1 report of the task force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures "Ethical Markets welcomes this Financial Task Force Report. Please read it carefully! Hazel Henderson, Editor" Please download the full report and read carefully.
Corporate Reporting Dialogue releases a Statement of Common Principles of Materiality30 March 2016 A comparison of materiality definitions and approaches by eight of the world’s most prominent organizations in corporate reporting is released today. The principles in this paper represent common foundational principles that participants of [...]
Press Release John Elkington appointed Chairman of the GRI Technology Consortium "Ethical Markets welcomes this appointment of sustainability pioneer John Elkington, who also serves on our esteemed global Advisory Board and Judges Panel for our EthicMark® Awards for Advertising that Uplifts the Human Spirit and Society. GRI will be staying [...]
The SDSN is pleased to present the 2016 World Happiness Report in two volumes -- the 2016 Update and the Special Rome Edition, including an update on national rankings and new analyses. A key focus this year is on the inequality of happiness within and among countries around the world. The Report argues that inequality of well-being provides a [...]
The future of P2P lending — Ripple opens European headquarters — Digital-only bank to launch in Hong Kong
The future of P2P lending — Ripple opens European headquarters — Digital-only bank to launch in Hong Kong Sarah Kocianski and John Heggestuen | March 23, 2016 Welcome to Fintech Briefing, a morning email providing the latest news, data, and insight into the developing fintech ecosystem in the UK and Ireland, the Continent, and beyond, [...]
Press Release GRI predicts new formats for sustainability reporting and real-time stakeholder interaction
GRI predicts new formats for sustainability reporting and real-time stakeholder interaction 16 March 2016, Amsterdam. Today, GRI released The Next Era of Corporate Disclosure: Digital, Responsible, Interactive, a digital publication that maps out the future of sustainability reporting and disclosure. According to GRI, the future will involve new [...]
Information: The Great Leveler Posted: 19 Mar 2016 10:23 AM PDT By Hazel Henderson, World Affairs Apr-Jun 2001 Reforming money systems and extending money-free, information-based barter trading systems The multiple causes of poverty and inequality – lack of adequate food, shelter, healthcare, education, geography, climate and culture – [...]