‘Reforming Global Finance’
News, opinion, proposals for reforming finance at global and national levels. Tracks new laws to curb speculative finance, transaction taxes and how financiers caused the collapse of 2008-9. News on monetary-systems reform of the Federal Reserve, IMF, World Bank, BIS and central banks.
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 [...]
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 belief systems are [...]
Below is the three minute film, titled “What’s Possible,” that was presented this morning to world leaders at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York. This inspirational film shows that climate change is solvable. We have the technology to harness nature sustainably for a clean, prosperous energy future, but only if we act now. [...]
Ethical Markets has long advocated the UN Pension Fund take the lead by re-structuring its portfolio in line with its employees ' values ! I recall my meeting in 1998 at the UN H.Q. with John Ruggie and Georg Kell , arranged for me by my friend Maurice Strong .I also invited my friend Steve Viederman, the President of the Jessie Smith Noyes [...]
Push for New Pact on Climate Change Is Plagued by Old Divide of Wealth By JUSTIN GILLIS and CORAL DAVENPORTSEPT. 20, 2014 President Christopher J. Loeak of the Marshall Islands outside his home after tidal flooding. Credit Giff Johnson/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images At 1 p.m. on Sunday, tens of thousands of [...]
Rockefellers, Heirs to an Oil Fortune, Will Divest Charity of Fossil Fuels Stephen Heintz, left, with Valerie Rockefeller Wayne and Steven Rockefeller on Tuesday. Hiroko Masuike / The New York Times · Share · · By JOHN SCHWARTZ September 21, [...]
[Blog] MünchenerHyp cracks first thematic covered bond! EUR300m ($389m) Aaa 5yr, for coop housing. 1.6x oversubscribed. It’s the prototype for a Green Pfandbrief – at last!
MünchenerHyp cracks first thematic covered bond! EUR300m ($389m) Aaa 5yr, for coop housing. 1.6x oversubscribed. It’s the prototype for a Green Pfandbrief – at last! Münchener Hypothekenbank eG has just issued an “ESG-labelled” covered bond (or Pfandbriefe, as covered bonds are called in Germany) for refinancing [...]
Ethical Markets welcomes this report , which conforms to our own research in our Green Transition Scoreboard(r) Hazel Henderson, Editor New report aims to drive action by world leaders, business executives and investors ahead of major summit on climate change Editor’s note: The “Better Growth, Better Climate” report, [...]
World’s Leading Institutional Investors Managing $24 Trillion Call for Carbon Pricing, Ambitious Global Climate Deal
UNSG Climate Summit 2014 World's Leading Institutional Investors Managing $24 Trillion Call for Carbon Pricing, Ambitious Global Climate Deal BlackRock, CalPERS, PensionDanmark, Deutsche, South African GEPF, Australian CFSGAM, Cathay Financial Holdings among nearly 350 investors urging heads of state to take strong action on climate [...]
Scottish voters will go to the polls on September 18th to decide whether scotland should become an independent country. As video blogger Ian R. Crane colorfully puts the issues and possibilities: he People of scotland have an opportunity to extricate themselves from the socio-psychopathic global corporatists and the temple of outrageous and [...]