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In North Carolina there is a great range of music on the radio from classical to folk to the most avant-garde. An old tune caught my attention the other day. Some of its catchy words won't let me go, and I think I am starting to know why: "Who broke the lock? Who broke the lock on the henhouse door? Who broke the lock? I don't know... I'm a-gonna [...]
Rosalinda Sanquiche, Executive Director – Rosalinda began her environmental career with the American Wind Energy Association in Washington, DC, in research and communications. She has written on the construction industry for Builder/Architect and on the environment for CSRWire, Kosmos and various outlets. She has taught environmental [...]
Update: Since this article posted, I have been contacted about other positive advertising awards. The Cannes Lion Grand Prix for Good and the D&AD White Pencil are social awareness awards within their larger fields of awards. Agencies submit packages, many with multi-media components, corporate clients and global reach, which creatively [...]
The narrow ”economism” shown by critics of the Picasso Exhibit running its last week in St. Augustine, Florida, is a hangover from obsolete economic textbooks still unable to record “intangibles,” those valuable services which today make up some 70% of advanced economies and services sector companies’ balance sheets. These old [...]
July 31, 2013 ~ As of August 1st, 2013, the US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) finally enters the 21st century. GDP will now include much of the intangible production and services which make up some 70% of mature 21st century economies: software, R&D, entertainment, trademarks, copyrights, design and other creative innovation. In [...]
By Rosalinda Sanquiche, Executive Director, Ethical Markets Media The Henderson-Kay-Schumacher Library housed at Ethical Markets in Saint Augustine, FL, has the privilege of growing a Champion Tree. Champion Trees are the largest individuals a species has to offer. By the easiest metrics, they are the largest (or oldest) trees of a species in [...]
Business and environmental leaders brainstorm sustainable solutions to the world’s biggest problems. by Martha Shaw (San Diego, CA) - May 15, 2013 – What would happen if you sequestered big business leaders and entrepreneurs with environmental thought leaders and encouraged them all to brainstorm ways to reduce our [...]
Jordan Kimmel, Magnet Investing, Hazel Henderson speaks on the Green Transition Scoreboard®, March 14, 2013.
Jordan Kimmel, Magnet Investing, Hazel Henderson speaks on the Green Transition Scoreboard®, March 14, 2013. http://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/67944/magnet-investing
What if women ruled the world? Dee Dee Myers* - Viewpoint, BBC Not so long ago, the idea that women might rule the world seemed slightly ridiculous - like something out of science fiction. But in an essay to mark International Women's Day, political analyst and former White House press secretary Dee Dee [...]
St. Augustine, FL, March 4, 2013 - The year 2013 promises long strides away from the fossil-fueled Industrial Era as illuminated by the Ethical Markets Green Transition Scoreboard® (GTS) which tracks private investments growing the green economy worldwide since 2007, finding $4.1 trillion invested or committed as of Q4 2012. INVESTMENTS [...]