Beyond GDP Newsletter November 2019

Intro: “Ethical Markets highly recommends this Newsletter from the European Commission still tracking all the changes to  update  GDP, that were first pointed out at the original Beyond GDP conference in 2007, on which I served as advisor and on the EU Commission’s organizing committee!  Ethical Markets funded three surveys …

*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. …

News Release: WOC Co-Organizing Government-Industry Workshop on Industry in BBNJ Treaty

News Release WOC CO-ORGANIZING GOVERNMENT/INDUSTRY WORKSHOP ON ROLE OF PRIVATE SECTOR IN NEW HIGH SEAS TREATY France Engages World Ocean Council to Facilitate Industry Involvement in BBNJ Treaty Workshop with Government Negotiators; Industry Representatives Interested in Participating are Invited to Contact WOC 15 October 2019 The World Ocean Council (WOC) …

“Window of Opportunity to Avoid Catastrophic Climate Change is Fast Shrinking”

Aid Groups Warn of Humanitarian Crisis from Turkey’s Assault on Syria James Reinl Aid groups operating in northeastern Syria have been raising the alarm about civilian casualties and an impending humanitarian crisis this week, as Turkey began a military assault on the turbulent region’s Kurdish militants. Doctors Without Borders (MSF), …

Ocean Funds – Financing the Blue Economy Transition – SOS 2019, 20-22 Nov, Paris

Sustainable Ocean Summit 2019 (Paris, 20-22 Nov) “OCEAN FUNDS: FOCUSED FINANCE FOR SUSTAINABLE SEAS” IN THE SPOTLIGHT AT WOC SUSTAINABLE OCEAN SUMMIT (SOS)The World Ocean Council’s 7th Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2019 (20-22 November, Paris) will highlight the rapidly growing community of investment funds dedicated to responsible ocean economic development …

Entertainment for Change-Video

“Ethical Markets highly recommends these podcasts produced by our partner Paul Ellis, as well as this exciting video for the UN’s SDGs by the young dancers of Entertainment for Change!  Enjoy! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ Description: The #SDGGROOVE is an original song and dance created with the mission to activate youth around …

Mayors Recognize Global Climate Emergency, Support Global Green New Deal

“Ethical Markets recommends all Sustainable Brands conferences around the world, helping lead corporations to see the necessity of shifting to help meet the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), ratified by its 195 member countries in 2015. ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ Post-Climate Week momentum toward building a climate-stable future continued this week: …

SDG Update – 8 October 2019

Guest articles Where To for HLPF Review Process? Civil society has a range of proposals including strengthening the multi-stakeholder dimension, providing more time for Voluntary National Reviews, and making the review process inclusive and transparent. Read How the Joint Crediting Mechanism Can Contribute to NDCs Implementation and SDG Achievement Leveraging synergies between the climate …

HUGE SINGFIT NEWS! – AARP Adds SingFit to Startup Portfolio

“Ethical Markets is proud to report this great news from our longtime close associate, futurist Rachel Francine, CEO of SingFit, a truly innovative 21st century healthtech  company. Congratulations, Rachel! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor” We have a lot of exciting news to share with you! AARP, the United Nations & ICAA… AARP Innovation …