Brands Taking Stands | Purpose-Led Brands Take the Lead in Business

“Ethical Markets welcomes all this positive brand activism! We are receiving nominations of such ads for our  2019  EthicMark Awards for Advertising that Uplifts the Human Spirit & Society.  We’ll keep tracking this news from our colleagues John Howell, our Global Advisory Board and Judges Panel and from Philip Kotler …

UNEP GEO Bulletin – Vol. 182 No. 9 – Negotiation of the Summary for Policy Makers of the 6th Global Environment Outlook – Summary

UNEP GEO Bulletin Volume 182 Number 9 | Sunday, 27 January 2019 Summary Report of the Intergovernmental Meeting on the Sixth Global Environment Outlook Summary for Policy Makers 21-24 January 2019 | Nairobi, Kenya Languages: EN (HTML/PDF) Visit our IISD/ENB+ Meeting Coverage from Nairobi, Kenya at: http://enb.iisd.org/unep/geo/6/ The Intergovernmental Meeting on …

A Record-Breaking Number of Americans Are Worried About Climate Change

This Week’s Econundrum More Americans Than Ever Are Worried About Climate Change Take that, Trump. [READ MORE] MORE ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH COVERAGE A Carbon Tax in Washington State Seemed Like a Sure Thing. What Went Wrong? Students From All Over the World Are Skipping School Over Climate Change Google, Facebook, …

SDG Update – 29 January 2019

POLICY BRIEFS SDG Knowledge Weekly: WEF 2019, Digitalization, Inequality, and Inclusive Growth Adam Fishman, Thematic Expert for 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (US) The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) took place from 22-25 January 2019 in Davos, Switzerland, to mixed reviews. This SDG Knowledge Weekly focuses on …

Sustainable Finance News from the Grantham Research Institute, LSE

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this Sustainable Finance News from the Grantham Research Institute at LSE, particularly the article by Prof. Nick Robins  and his “Five Actions” to  secure both sustainable finance and help prevent another financial meltdown. As our Ethical Markets – GlobeScan  “BEYOND GDP” Surveys in 2007, 2009 and …

Embargoed until 10 AM ,EST, Jan 24 : UN, World Economic Forum and Partners Unite to Address E-Waste

Note: Distributed by seven UN entities   Contacts: Terry Collins, +1-416-878-8712; [email protected] Ruediger Kuehr, report co-author, +49 228 815 02 13, [email protected] (additional contacts below)   An executive summary of the joint report, “A New Circular Vision for Electronics – Time for a Global Reboot” is appended; the report in full is available for …

Simple Living Works! eNews

SLW! eNews #88 In This Issue–FREE Daily NUDGE // First-Hand Podcast on Immigration // Jerry’s Top 10 Progressive Podcasts // What to Expect Here in 2019 // Will the New Tax Laws Affect Our Charitable Giving? // Much More! # # # Simpler OneEarth Living Episode 01/19–Immigration and Borders: Horrors, …

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the cover of Businessweek!

“Ethical Markets fully supports Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) and all her allies in the 116th US Congress  advocating for the Green New Deal, which we think can finally engage the nationwide coalition we identified in 2009  and have covered annually in our Green Transition Scoreboard® which has tracked private investing in …

Greentech Media : “Unpacking Florida Power & Light’s 30 Million Solar Promise”

“Ethical Markets recommends this highly perceptive article on financial motives behind FPL’s announcement, which smacks of efforts to manage supply of renewable energy coming online and need to re-structure its business model. Buyer beware! Let’s hope homeowners keep adding solar, while verifying and collecting their reward currency: SolarCoin  at www.solarcoin.org …

Norway SWF Exclusions and Future Fund’s Ambitions

“Regarding Australia’s SWF, the answer is “Yes“!  This is a viable option for many countries now considering Universal Basic Income (UBI) plans to deal with automation-driven unemployment in our digital age. (see my interview in FORBES  and other articles and TV shows  at www.ethicalmarkets.com). ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ Institutional Investor Intelligence …