Book Review: “Raise Capital on Your Own Terms” “Pursuing Profit With Purpose: Benefit Corporation Law and Governance”

Book Review: “Raise Capital on Your Own Terms” “Pursuing Profit With Purpose: Benefit Corporation Law and Governance”   © Hazel Henderson 2017 “Raise Capital on Your Own Terms”, Jenny Kassan, Berrett-Koehler, 2017 “Pursuing Profit With Purpose: Benefit Corporation Law and Governance”, Frederick H. Alexander, Berrett-Koehler, 2018  Summary Lawyer Jenny Kassan guides startups …

“Hey COP23: Bitcoin Miners Exploding CO2 Emissions!”

“Hey COP23: Bitcoin Miners Exploding CO2 Emissions!” © Hazel Henderson 2017 New Scientist reports Bitcoin miners conspicuous consumption of (mostly fossil-based) electricity at 23.07 terawatts annually, see “Bitcoin Energy Bill Matches Ecuador’s!” “Thus, COP23’s newest challenge is from the growing speculative bubble of Bitcoin and the rush to additional cryptocurrencies. Distrust in governments, their …

Valuing Today’s Circular Services Information Economies

By Hazel Henderson©2017 Economic textbooks still teach the factors of production as: land, labor and capital.  Most humans would still agree that land and labor are the basics of human production.  But our view of capital has evolved—along with our systems of production over the past 300 years of industrial …

FANTASYLAND: How America Went Haywire

FANTASYLAND:  How America went Haywire Kurt Andersen, Random House, NYC (2017) Hazel Henderson®2017 Summary: Tracks 500 years of US cultural bifurcation between Enlightenment rationalistic realism versus religious beliefs, entertainment, hucksterism, conspiracy theories, marketed by show businesses. These social trends were amplified by media, with content driven by advertising, influencing culture …

Who’s Afraid of MIFID 2?: Fixing Wall Street’s Broken Plumbing

Posted on 9/7/2017 By Hazel Henderson* – Ethical Markets The European Union (EU) has sweeping reforms of financial markets coming into force January 3, 2018. They will affect Wall Street firms in many ways, covering all transactions of EU securities wherever traded worldwide.  Whether the firm is on the buy-side: …

“MEDIOCRACY 2.0: CORPORATE OWNERSHIP CHALLENGING FREE SPEECH”

  “MEDIOCRACY 2.0: CORPORATE OWNERSHIP CHALLENGING FREE SPEECH”   By Hazel Henderson©2017   In the USA, founders feared concentration of power in government.  They installed separation of powers in the US Constitution—-buttressed by freedom of the press.  The very first Amendment reinforced this free media which became known as “the Fourth …

ECOR Appoints New Advisory Board Member Hazel Henderson of Ethical Markets

Press Release July 31, 2017 ECOR, the global leader in sustainable materials and solutions for the circular economy, today announced that Hazel Henderson, a world renowned economic analyst, author and the pioneer of sustainable ethical finance, has joined its Advisory Board. The Board will influence ECOR’s long-term circular economy and …

FINTECH: GOOD AND BAD NEWS FOR SUSTAINABLE FINANCE

  FINTECH: GOOD AND BAD NEWS FOR SUSTAINABLE FINANCE Hazel Henderson, FRSA CEO, Ethical Markets Media, Certified B Corporation St. Augustine, Florida, USA, www.EthicalMarkets.com © 2016 Hazel Henderson   Today, we need to explore deeper societal issues surrounding the rapid deployment of computerized electronic platforms, cryptocurrencies and algorithms now disrupting …