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.
WRI Digest US and China Join Paris Agreement, Bringing it Much Closer to Taking Effect The United States and China joined the Paris Agreement in Hangzhou, China ahead of the G20 Summit. The move brings the world within range of the threshold needed for the agreement to "enter into force"—which could happen as soon as this month. Learn [...]
“Reinventing Prosperity”: *LIVESTREAM* of the launch of the new Report to the CLUB OF ROME on 13 SEP at 12pm CEST
This message is to inform you about the publication of the new Report to the Club of Rome by Graeme Maxton and Jorgen Randers, »Reinventing Prosperity. Managing Economic Growth to Reduce Unemployment, Inequality, and Climate Change.« A press conference to launch the new Report to the Club of Rome will take place on 13thSeptember 2016at12:00 [...]
CSRwire News Alert – JUST Capital Announces Release of Company Data for Review in Advance of Corporate Ranking
JUST CAPITAL ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF COMPANY DATA FOR REVIEW IN ADVANCE OF CORPORATE RANKING Publicly Traded Companies Ranked Based on America’s Definition of JUST Business Behavior New York, NY – September 2, 2016 - JUST Capital, a nonprofit that measures the performance of large U.S. corporations on the issues Americans care most about, today [...]
World leaders meeting at the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China today issued a Communiqué recognising the importance of scaling up green finance. It welcomed options put forward by the G20 Green Finance Study Group (GFSG) to which UN Environment acts as secretariat. This is the first time that G20 leaders have referenced the importance of green [...]
As world leaders descend on the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, Inquiry co-director Dr. Simon Zadek and Dr. Ma Jun, chief economist of the Research Bureau of the People's Bank of China, lay out the case for strong leadership by the G20 to green the global economy. Read the full article in Caixin.
G20 CHINA: THE HANGZHOU SUMMIT With just days to go before the G20 summit kicks off in Hangzhou, "G20 China: The Hangzhou Summit", an official publication of the G20 Research Group, is being launched. Featuring exclusive introductions from Chinese government officials, including President Xi Jinping, Hangzhou Mayor Zhang Hongming, Chinese G20 [...]
Ahead of the G20 leaders summit this weekend in the Chinese city of Hangzhou, China’s senior leadership has approved a set of guidelines described as an essential next step for implementing the country’s strategy for “ecological civilization”. The decision accelerates China’s existing policy of greening its financial sector. To read [...]
Dear Hazel, The FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures continues its work developing recommendations for voluntary climate-related financial disclosures. An important part of our work is global outreach and engagement. Please read on to learn more about our recent activities and how you can get involved in upcoming [...]
CDSB finalist for Finance for the Future Award CDSB has been shortlisted for the Finance for the Future Awards in the Public Sector and Third Sector category. The Finance for the Future Awards celebrate and recognise the role of the finance function within organisations, and the wider finance community, in helping to build resilient [...]
USA Update: September 2016 By Hazel Henderson Total nonfarm payroll employment in August rose by 151,000 after July’s rise of 255,000. June’s was revised down from 292,000 to 271,000. Job gains have averaged 204,000 per month over the past 12 months. The labor force participation remains at 62.8%, and as people returned to [...]