Modern Farmer” Ten Edible Weeds Likely Growing in your Garden”

“Ethical Markets recommends this article from Modern Farmer, good signs that we humans are getting more creative about expanding our food supply beyond the few pesticide-laden monocrops in the agro-chemical industrial food systems. See our Green Transition Scoreboard® 2018 “Capturing CO2 While Improving Human Nutrition & Health“ exploring salt-loving foods, …

Grasslands more reliable carbon sink than trees: In wildfire-prone California, grasslands a less vulnerable carbon offset than forests

‘This research comports with Ethical Markets findings in our Green Transition Scoreboard 2018 “CAPTURING CO2 WHILE IMPROVING HUMAN NUTRITION & HEALTH” now a free download at www.ethiclmarkets.com Hazel Henderson, Editor“ Grasslands more reliable carbon sink than trees: In wildfire-prone California, grasslands a less vulnerable carbon offset than forests https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/07/180709202909.htm   …

The Planet as a Stakeholder: JUST Capital’s New Environmental Explorer

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this new tool for assessing the environmental performance of companies, as seen by surveys of the public. We congratulate the founders of JUST Capital, including our distinguished Advisory Board member Rinaldo Brutoco.  Check it out! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ JUST Capital is thrilled to introduce our new …

2018 Presidential Leadership Scholar-Ezinne Uzo-Okoro

“Ethical Markets  honors  our esteemed Advisory Board member, Ezinne Uzo-Okoro, 2018 Presidential Leadership Scholar and formerly a scientist at NASA.  Ezinne founded Terraformers, a company empowering people in “food desert” communities to  grow food and provide healthy nutrition for themselves and their neighbors.  Ezinne also contributed her expertise to  our …

Pathways Towards Planetary Health

There is a deepening sense that our environmental crisis is also a spiritual crisis and that our alienation from ourselves and from the living world is contributing significantly to the destruction we are visiting upon the world. Simultaneously, into this moment of crisis, an explosion of new terminology and framings …

SDG Update – 11 July 2018

POLICY BRIEFS Monthly Forecast July 2018: HLPF and SDGs 6, 7, 11, 12, 15 and 17 Content Editors, SDG Knowledge Hub For those following policy related to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as we at the SDG Knowledge Hub do, July has become the month we wait for each …

SDG Update – 10 July 2018

FEATURED HLPF Reviews SDG 6, Calling for Greater Efficiency of Water Use 9 July 2018: The UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) is underway at UN Headquarters in New York, US. On the first day, governments began an “in-depth review” of selected SDGs, with a session on global …

GRACE Notes – Fighting Factory Farms

Fighting Factory Farms in North Carolina In North Carolina, a state where at least 9 million hogs are raised in Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs), lagoons full of fecal waste are causing major problems for the neighbors. North Carolinians have been taking action to fight these CAFOs and the giant …