“The Race Of Our Lives Revisited” by Jeremy Grantham

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this  new White Paper by one of the best-informed investors on the planet, Jeremy Bentham,  of GMO www.gmo.com, who  has been sounding alarms on climate change and threats to  our food supply  and long-term survival for many years. This paper updates his earlier forecasts and shows …

Save the Date: Co-op Impact Conference, Oct 3 – 5, 2018

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this ground-breaking conference, bringing together leaders of sustainable companies with those of cooperative enterprises.   We support cooperative enterprises which employ more people around the world than all the for-profit corporations combined! (see the UN Year of Cooperatives 2012  www.un.org).   Personally, I also invest in coops.   ~Hazel …

FSB and standard-setting bodies consult on effects of reforms on incentives to centrally clear over-the-counter derivatives

FSB and standard-setting bodies consult on effects of reforms on incentives to centrally clear over-the-counter derivatives  The Financial Stability Board (FSB), the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS), the  Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI) and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) published today a consultative document on …

Media Partnership with Opal Group

Opal Group is happy to announce its Inaugural Impact Investment Forum North. Slated to take place in the heart of one of the largest centers for impact investing, New York City, this will mark the 2nd event in Opal Group’s Impact Investment Series. Impact investing is an approach that seeks …

Company and scenario analysis in key high-carbon sectors – New reports out now

As part of the Energy Transition (ET) Risk Project funded by the EU Commission’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, Kepler Cheuvreux and the CO-Firm conducted 2°C scenario analysis on company and valuation models for the automotive, cement and steel sectors. Their analysis found that: ·       The transition to a low-carbon economy generally is …

The world is losing the war against climate change

“Ethical Markets is encouraged to see THE ECONOMIST facing up to climate change issues, but we don’t yet see their editorial board expanding its models of traditional economic theory or finance.  The lowest-hanging fruit for direct CO2 capture is in shifting over-investment in freshwater agriculture on which our food now …

Industry tells SEC to Raise the Regulation Crowdfunding Cap to US$20M

Industry tells Securities and Exchange Commission why they should Raise the Regulation Crowdfunding Cap to US$20M In a letter to the SEC dated July 19th, the Regulation Crowdfunding largest platforms and industry influencers provided data and analysis to support increasing the Regulation Crowdfunding cap to US$20M. The letter comes after SEC Chairman …

DealBook Briefing: Google in China Is No Done Deal

Good Thursday morning. Aly Song/Reuters The huge ‘ifs’ about Google in China Yesterday, the Intercept reported that Google was planning a new search tool there. The Information quickly followed with reports of a news-aggregation app.But people with knowledge of Google’s work warned Li Yuan and Daisuke Wakabayashi of the NYT …