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 …

Big News On the West Coast

Washington State Public Bank Workshop Washington and Seattle Big Step Forward! Washington State Sen. Bob Hasegawa has been working diligently on a state-owned bank ever since 2011. Last month, the legislature finally authorized $75,000 for a study to determine the feasibility of such a bank. On July 14th, he and …

The Secret Life of Green Finance

The Secret Life of Green Finance By Simon Zadek | 15 August 2017 Simon Zadek is writing in his personal capacity, and currently serves as the senior advisor on finance in Executive Office of the Secretary General, is co-Director of the UN Environment’s Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial …

Brief Report: 2017 Democracy Convention + Reminder: 2017 AMI Conference –

“Ethical Markets is a longtime supporter of monetary reform and focuses our research on the politics of money-creation and credit-allocation, as in “Friedman and Bernanke Were Right:  Time for Helicopter Money or Qualitative Easing?”.   This report is welcome news after the passing of Steven Zarlenga, whose “The Lost Science of …

Event—Oil Corruption: How the United States Can Counteract a Curse

“Ethical Markets congratulates the Carnegie Endowment for this riveting discussion on Oil Corruption, with experts and NGO leaders including Global Witness.  We urge you to watch this TV from C-SPAN of this  ground-breaking event.  ~Hazel Henderson, Editor”   Find out more here – http://carnegieendowment.org/

It’s time to reimagine carbon

“Ethical Markets welcomes this initiative and we intend to join Volans in this creative network.  We have advocated many new approaches to carbon, including advising asset managers to review their portfolios and re-categorize the fossil reserves from “fuel” to “feedstocks”, so as to  assure that they are not burned, but …

First Draft on Politics: An Alarming Climate Report

A draft report by government scientists concludes that Americans are feeling the effects of climate change right now. Branden Camp/Associated Press Here are some of the stories making news in Washington and politics today: The New York Times has reviewed an alarming draft report by government scientists who say climate …

ESG Integration Summit

ESG Integration Summit August 29, 2017 Stockholm, Sweden   Earlier this year Nasdaq announced that its Nordic exchange in Stockholm issued a voluntary support program on environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure to support their listed companies.  This guide provides support to listed companies that strive to meet ESG disclosure …

The B Corp Community Newsletter: July/August 2017

The B Corp Community Newsletter Have coworkers who’d like to get the newsletter too? They can sign up here! Champions RetreatEager to learn more about this year’s Champions Retreat? The annual gathering of the global B Corp community is October 3-5, and registration is open! Join our first ever Retreat webinar for …