IPBES Announces First Private Sector Partnership for Biodiversity Science with Kering Group

Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Media Release Issued by the IPBES Secretariat on 16 October 2019 IPBES Announces First Private Sector Partnership for Biodiversity Science with Kering Group   Kering to make significant non-earmarked contribution to the work of IPBES Luxury industry identified as key in transformational change needed …

*New Cornerstone Research* Intentional Design: Embracing the Circular Economy

Intentional Design: Embracing the Circular Economy Download “Intentional Design” The economic model of our current era is linear. We take resources from nature, make them into a product and then throw the item away when we’re done with it.  The result? Overflowing landfills, trash-filled waterways and, too often, toxic waste. …

SPARK 2050: Seeding a sustainable future with innovative agri-tech

“Ethical Markets congratulates our friends at Blended Capital for this initiative, based on augmenting SOS SAHEL’s Green Initiative. We hope that our latest research is helpful on strengthening the global food system in our Green Transition Scoreboard reports for 2018 and 2019 at www.ethicalmarkets.com ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ In Monaco earlier this …

News from the Grantham Research Institute – October 2019

OCTOBER 2019 This month’s update from the Grantham Research Institute includes recommendations for improving the international mechanism on loss and damage and features a new report on the role the banking sector can play in ensuring a just transition happens in the UK. We also have news of a forthcoming …

International SRI targets climate change & social inequality-GreenMoney Oct19

“Ethical Markets highly recommends Green Money Journal as indispensable to ethical, green, impact investors. ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ Welcome to GreenMoney’s October issue. While exploring the world of SRI for this issue, we discovered that an international SRI issue has its own unique set of challenges — namely, the fast moving and unpredictable …

Circularity and the 45% climate solution

“Full disclosure: Hazel Henderson is and Advisor” Monday, Oct 7, 2019   Circularity and the 45% climate solution Among the copious reports and white papers released during the third week of September — a.k.a. Climate Week — (a good roundup can be found here) was one that didn’t get much notice, …

Low Carbon Buildings: CBI Expands Certifications

Low Carbon Buildings: CBI Expands Certifications: More Cities – More Markets: Commercial, Residential & Retrofits: New Proxies and Trajectories Available for Investors Certification opportunities available for green issuers: Multiple cities, multiple markets: Commercial, Residential and Upgrades: Greening building investment Goal of Net Zero by 2050   Expanded jurisdictions for Certification Our Low Carbon …

Representing American Interests at UN Climate Negotiations

“Ethical Markets is part of the WE ARE STILL IN coalition. ~Hazel Henderson, Editor” Trump Is Still Out, We Are Still In   President Trump just gave a speech touting his planned withdrawal from Paris Agreement as an accomplishment. We know that Paris withdrawal is the opposite of what the climate …