Should California give pension money to a shadow bank or a Public Bank?

Public Banking Institute News: May 31, 2018 Who should get to use our money? Ellen Brown: Blackstone, BlackRock or a Public Bank for California’s money? Should California give its pension money to an absentee slumlord? Or to the world’s largest, “extremely dangerous” shadow bank that charges 14 percent management fees, …

The JUST ETF made history today!!

“Ethical Markets congratulates our friends and colleagues at JUST Capital for this spectacularly successful  launch of their new ETF, “JUST”.  This is a confirmation of the commonsense of the US public whose opinions drive the selection of the companies in this Index, and   the dedication of the founders  in developing …

Co-op Weekly – What does a changing marketplace mean for cooperatives?

  What does a changing marketplace mean for cooperatives? In a changing economic landscape, how can cooperatives help create a more inclusive economy? Are cooperatives achieving their universal objective of enabling people to participate more fully in economic life and have greater control over their future as workers, consumers and …

Economic models significantly underestimate climate change risks

Economic models significantly underestimate climate change risks Date: June 3, 2018 Source: London School of Economics Summary: Policymakers are being misinformed by the results of economic models that underestimate the future risks of climate change impacts, according to a new article. Policymakers are being misinformed by the results of economic …

Our June 2018 update

Highlights: New fund for minority entrepreneurs in the southeastern U.S., our quarterly report, and higher interest rates on our investment. Along with our partner Urban Advisors we just launched the UP Community Fund to increase financing to entrepreneurs of color in the southeastern United States. Minority business owners face significant disparities accessing …

INET to G20: To Prevent a Crisis, Open Up the Economics Profession

“Ethical Markets welcomes INET getting down to fundamentals in its critique of the economics discipline (a profession, not a science).  Next, we hope they will continue my efforts along with lawyer Peter Nobel (grandson of Alfred Nobel) to expose the Riksbank’s  “Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Science (sic) in …

New Goldman Sachs Fund Will Track Paul Tudor Jones’s Feel-Good Companies

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this interview on the launch of the new ETF “JUST”  by  our colleagues at JUST Capital, by Andrew Ross Sorkin and hedge fund executive/philanthropist  Paul Tudor Jones, co-founder  of JUST Capital with Deepak Chopra, Rinaldo Brutoco, and other advisors who also serve on our Advisory Board. …

Technical workshop on transition risk tools in Stockholm, 15.06.2018

UNVEILING THE ET RISK TOOLBOX: SCENARIOS, DATA AND MODELS FOR RISK ASSESSMENT  June 15th 2018 | 1:00 – 4:40 pm |the Norrksen House, Birger Jarlsgatan 57C, Stockholm The ET Risk consortium is pleased to invite you to the Stockholm workshop “Unveiling the ET risk toolbox: scenarios, data and models for risk assessment”. Join us together with Kepler Cheuvreux, Carbon Tracker Initiative, I4CE, Oxford Smith School …