How to Embed Corporate Responsibility Across Different Parts of Your Company, Ethical Corporation 2009

This report from Ethical Corporation provides specific guidance on incorporating corporate responsibility at all levels within a corporation, whether it be procurement, human resources, communications and marketing, finance and accounting, or facilities, logistics and operations.  The report includes findings from in-depth interviews with senior managers in companies across many sectors, …

Congressman Grayson Calls for Action

Many members of Congress are concerned about the undue influence the Supreme Court has allowed businesses to have over politcal campaigns.  See Hazel Henderson’s article “Supreme Court Shocker.” Congressman Grayson in particular calls for action: Dear Friends, This Wednesday, January 27, at 9:30 a.m., the U.S. Court of Appeals for …

Neuromarketing and Spellcasters

Tim O’Connor, co-executive director of the EthicMark®, has produced Spellcasters, a video showing how neuromarketing unethically influences consumer behavior.  The video debuted this week on truthout.org and is quickly going viral!  The EthicMark® was one of my earliest projects at Ethical Markets Media.  Hazel Henderson began this project with a …

Sustainable production a “must” not an “option”

We at Ethical Markets get asked our opinion on lots of things all the time. Sometimes the questioner likes our response, sometimes not. Either way, it’s worth the mental exercise. Here’s my response to The NRF, A United Nations Sustainable Development Journal, inviting replies to the following question for the …

FPL halts new nuclear in Florida

As a result of a January 2010 Florida Public Service Commission ruling, Florida Power & Light (FPL) will halt plans to build two new nuclear power plants in south Florida.  Fantastic News!    What was highlighted from the commission’s vote was the potential $8-9/month savings on utility bills as the …