Transforming Economics Into True Wealth

November 2012  The statement on TRANSFORMING ECONOMIES INTO TRUE WEALTH is an invitation to fully engage in the planetary whole-system shift now under way.  Many SRI investment professionals recognize our human responsibility for the many breakdowns in our societies and enfolding ecosystems resulting from our limited consciousness: climate change, hunger, …

STATEMENT ON TRANSFORMING FINANCE BASED ON ETHICS AND LIFE’S PRINCIPLES

June 27, 2012  © 2012 The STATEMENT ON TRANSFORMING FINANCE BASED ON ETHICS AND LIFE’S PRINCIPLES begins with the biological truth that the human species is interdependent with all other life forms on Planet Earth.  A joint collobration with Biomimicry 3.8, the statement shows how human societies, cultures, values and …

Toward a sustainable economy

Executive Summary Investors, the public, and regulators must be informed and empowered to address the great challenges facing our companies, our country, and the world. Information and transparency are essential. The federal securities laws administered by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have brought a level of transparency to U.S. …

October Ethics Center News

Santa Clara University Spotlight Event: North Korea, Nuclear Weapons, and the Threat of War: Reflections by National Experts (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E) Featuring William Perry, former U.S. defense secretary Jeffrey Lewis, director, East Asia Nonproliferation Program Kathleen Stephens, William J. Perry Fellow, Stanford University  October 30, 7 p.m. SCU Library View all our fall …

Julie Gorte: Sustainability-Competent Boards

There’s no better way to illustrate the phrase “you don’t know what you don’t know.” by Julie Gorte | October 11th, 2017 A survey of public company board members found, among other things, that 72 percent of corporate directors identified their greatest risks as strategic and disruptive factors. What stands out is that only …

2017 SASB Symposium: Agenda & Speakers

SASB is proud to announce the agenda for Moving the Market: The 2017 SASB Symposium. We are delighted that this year’s keynote will be a conversation with Michael Bloomberg, Chairman of The SASB Foundation, philanthropist, Founder of Bloomberg LP, and the 108th Mayor of New York City. Additional speakers at the …

September in Santa Fe, Oakland, Pennsylvania, and Wales

Katherine Updike (far right) Discusses Santa Fe’s Feasibility Study with Task Force New Public Banking ground was broken on September 6th in Santa Fe, New Mexico. For all those who are trying to follow what is happening with Santa Fe’s Public Bank Task Force, we’ll attempt to provide summaries in …

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2017 – Press Release

“Ethical Markets has campaigned for decades, together with Alfred Nobel’s descendant, lawyer Peter Nobel, to make sure this prize in economics is properly termed: “The Riksbank Prize in Economic Science (sic) in Memory of Alfred Nobel” in order to clarify that Alfred Nobel did not think economics was a science.  …