Amazon Is A Multi-Trillion-Dollar Monopoly Hidden In Plain Sight

Summary – Full article here Amazon is both a direct retailer and a near indispensable platform for competing resellers. In that latter capacity, it sets the rules and it can tilt the game in its favor and extract most of the value and valuable data and information. That information allows …

Does The Tax Plan Amount To More QE?

Summary – Full article here As global stocks continue to rally to new highs on tax plan optimism, it’s worth stepping back and thinking about what the proposal actually means for markets. As one prominent trader put it this week: “this is just additional QE.” Here’s the rationale behind that …

One Planet Summit – what next?

“Ethical Markets enthusiastically supported French President Macron’s inspiring “One Planet Summit”.  We are grateful to our esteemed Advisory Board member Helene Connor, Founder of HELIO International, our longtime partner, and  Simon Messenger, Managing Director of the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) for this  account of the Summit and linking to …

Public Comment Period for SASB Standards Ends This Month

  Help us make SASB standards even better As we close out the calendar year, we will also close out the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board’s 90-day public comment period, which began on October 2. We have seen more than 2,300 downloads of the exposure draft standards, which are the provisional …

Climate Policy Tracker: New tool for business now live

  As business actions to combat climate change continue to escalate, it’s important to stay apprised of relevant policies around the world. A real-time, reliable, open-source platform with national and local policy details is a real asset for planning and decision-making.”   Kevin Rabinovitch, Global Sustainability Director, Mars The We Mean …