New video from Positive Money: “It’s the banks, stupid”

“Ethical Markets recommends this new video from Positive Money, whose work we are happy to support by posting all their news to our global networks and to our 30,000 professional users.  Check them out and read my review of their “A Green Bank of England” at www.ethicalmarkets.com on our Books …

The JUST Report: The SEC Gets Interested in Human Capital

THIS WEEK: McKinsey shows that closing the racial wealth gap could increase GDP by $1.5 trillion. Morgan Stanley demonstrates there is lower downside risk and no financial trade-off in the returns of sustainable funds (helpful insight for this week’s market!). GM eliminates hybrids to concentrate on electric cars. Gap vows …

Making the Most of National Farmers’ Market Week

“Ethical Markets recommends this “Foodprint” newsletter, covering many of the issues we also follow on reforming our global food system. Hazel Henderson, Editor“ It’s National Farmers’ Market Week, giving us the perfect excuse to celebrate farmers and the markets in our communities that bring us joy, delicious fresh produce, pasture-raised …

Success worth replicating: California’s bill inspires New York

PUBLIC BANKING INSTITUTE NEWS: AUG 15, 2019 Success worth replicating: California’s AB 857 inspires NY state bill to enable public bank charters Late last legislative session, Senate Banks Committee Chair James Sanders Jr. introduced a bill in New York State modeled after California’s fast-advancing, grassroots-developed Public Banking Act, AB 857. The New York …

Co-op Weekly – this year’s only national, cross-sector co-op event

Tomorrow is your last chance to save $200 on IMPACT 2019. NCBA CLUSA’s 2019 Co-op IMPACT Conference, your premier opportunity to engage with co-op industry and thought leaders, policymakers and other key stakeholders to explore how co-ops are creating space for sustainable economic impact. Keep reading One of Sen. Gillibrand’s …

“Neoliberalism Has Met Its Match in China” ,by Ellen Brown

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this paradigm-shifting article by our monetary expert, lawyer Ellen Brown, founder of the Public Banking Institute, author of The Web of Debt; The Public Bank Solution and Banking on People (2019). As a frequent visitor and lecturer in China, I have witnessed the economic policies Ellen …

How to incorporate the ESG’s into your investment strategy?

Sustainable Investment Forum North America 2019 (25 September, NYC)   As the SRI market matures and the ESG factors become increasingly important for investment decisions, the Sustainable Investment Forum North America 2019 is designed to help you integrate and implement ESG deeper into your investment strategy. In official partnership with …

The JUST Report: Bringing Balance to the Boardroom

THIS WEEK: CVS commits $50 million toward improving affordable housing. Senators offer a bipartisan proposal to address paid parental leave. We explore the win-win of tuition reimbursements. Goldman Sachs forms a new Sustainable Finance Group to meet growing investor demand. Bringing Balance to the Boardroom Former corporate attorney James Gamble …