‘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 [...]
“Congratulations to our colleagues Hunter Lovins and John Fullerton and the launching of “Regenerative Capitalism “! Hazel Henderson, Editor “ Natural Capitalism Solutions Spring [...]
Reminder and Update: Totally FREE Henry George School Economics & Social Issues Courses are starting April 21st – in NYC!
Reminder and Update: Totally FREE Henry George School Economics & Social Issues Courses are starting April 21st - in NYC! Dear Friends, Our colleagues at the Henry George School of Social Science are offering a new set of free Spring Term classes in economics and social issues starting April 21st in New York that promise to be both [...]
Financial Reform Newsletter April 16, 2015 The day Wall Street hoped would never come: The American people are finally getting the chance to see and comment on the Department of Labor's proposed rule ending conflicts of interests and protecting Americans' retirement savings. wall street and its [...]
Last Tuesday an Icelandic Member of Parliament and the Chairman of the Committee for Economic Affairs and Trade, Frosti Sigurjonsson, published a report calling for the Icelandic government to consider removing the power to create money from private banks and setting up a Sovereign Money system. The report outlines our proposals, as detailed [...]
If high-net worth individual investors and their family offices are the low-hanging fruit of impact investing, Michael Whelchel and Shawn Lesser of Big Path Capital have been tending the orchard. We’re designing this to be the Davos for impact.Michael Whelchel, Big Path Capital Former private equity guys themselves, Whelchel and Lesser [...]
We’re Launching the Regenerative Capitalism Framework & Need Your Help to Spread the Word on Thunderclap!
Ethical Markets welcomes this new initiative of the Capital Institute and our colleague john fullerton . We congratulate John, who serves on our advisory board and I am happy to serve on Capital Institute’s advisory board , Hazel Henderson, [...]
Financial Reform Newsletter April 8, 2015 April Fools joke highlights how high frequency trading is no laughing matter: High frequency trading is the Wild West of our financial markets: opaque and unregulated. Sound familiar? It should because in many ways it's like the OTC [...]
According to a new study from Princeton University, American democracy no longer exists. Using data from over 1,800 policy initiatives from 1981 to 2002, researchers Martin Gilens and Benjamin Page concluded that rich, well-connected individuals on the political scene now steer the direction of the country, regardless of – or even against – [...]