G20 has high compliance for second straight year

G20 has high compliance for second straight year With a score of 78% for 2018, G20 members have achieved above average compliance for the second year in a row, according to the 2018 G20 Buenos Aires Summit Final Compliance Report. Compliance with the 2017 Hamburg Summit was 87%. The latest …

The ECB needs to review its strategy

Until 2008, the European Central Bank has always taken pride for having kept inflation stable. However, since the beginning of the financial crisis, the ECB has been incapable of achieving its mandate. For the past six years, inflation was constantly far below the ECB’s target of 2%. Central bankers are …

The best of Circularity 19

Taking Care of Business by Joel Makower, Chairman and Executive Editor It was, by all measures, a success: a high-energy, sold-out event attended by passionate professionals seemingly aching to become a community. Last week in Minneapolis, they did just that. That’s my take on the recent Circularity 19, where 850 …

Now available! G20 Japan: The 2019 Osaka Summit

Now available! G20 Japan: The 2019 Osaka Summit John Kirton, Madeline Koch and the G20 Research Group are pleased to announce the release of our latest publication, G20 Japan: The 2019 Osaka Summit, available for download at bit.ly/G20Japan. Printed copies will be available at the International Media Centre in Osaka …

News from the Grantham Research Institute, LSE – June 2019

June 2019This month’s update features a response by Dimitri Zenghelis to Chancellor Philip Hammond’s recent statement of the cost of a net-zero transition. There’s a focus on carbon pricing with our recently launched publication on UK carbon pricing and a commentary on the case for a stronger carbon price in …

SDG Update – 11 June 2019

FEATURED Report Presents Methodology for Measuring Fossil Fuel Subsidies May 2019: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has published a report that details the first internationally agreed methodology to help countries increase transparency on fossil fuel subsidies. Governments Exchange Views on Details of SDG Summit Outcome 7 June 2019: During a …

Facebook’s Libra Must Be Stopped

“Ethical Markets agrees with Katharina Pistor.  We must restrain FACEBOOK before we all get  Zucked!    ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ Jun 20, 2019 Katharina Pistor After years of disregarding privacy, exploiting user data, and failing to control its platform, Facebook has now unveiled a cryptocurrency and payment system that could take down …

BHP, WBCSD and Carbon Tracker on Implementing the TCFD recommendations

The TCFD recommendations are already impacting how companies report and disclose their climate impacts. Companies will come under increasing pressure to disclose ESG data – and thus enabling the market to arrive at a more informed view on how climate change will impact different businesses and sectors. In an exclusive …