IOSCO requests feedback on key considerations for regulating crypto-asset trading platforms

IOSCO requests feedback on key considerations for regulating crypto-asset trading platforms The Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions is seeking comments on a consultation paper that describes the issues associated with crypto-asset trading platforms (CTPs) and sets forth key considerations to assist regulatory authorities in addressing these issues.   …

NEW BOOK! “Banking on the People: Democratizing Money in the Digital Age”

“Ethical Markets highly recommends “BANKING ON PEOPLE: Democratizing Money in the Digital Age” (2019).  We are honored that author/lawyer Ellen Brown, leading global theorist on the future of money and banking, serves on our global Advisory Board. I am personally honored to serve on her Public Banking Institute advisory group, …

Nature Conservancy Endorses Fossil Fuel Funded Trojan Horse: AltEnergyStocks.com

“We urge the Nature Conservancy to pull out of the CLC. Please read this article and join us  in  support the other ,more socially-responsible business leaders’ group, LEAD! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor” Nature Conservancy Endorses Fossil Fuel Funded Trojan Horse An article posted by ClimateLiabilityNews.org  Hearing Glosses Over Carbon Tax Proposal’s …

CA bill advances to the floor of the Assembly

PUBLIC BANKING INSTITUTE NEWS: MAY 23, 2019 The Public Banking Act AB 857 has been sent to the floor of the California Assembly for a full voteCalifornia’s Assembly Bill 857, now called the Public Banking Act, sponsored by the California Public Banking Alliance has made it through three committees, including …

ESG Essentials

ESG Essentials #87024290 A New Path to Core: Introducing New S&P ESG Indices To meet increased demand for broader ESG exposure, S&P Dow Jones Indices recently launched a global suite of core ESG indices designed to help investors fulfill ESG objectives and values, without compromising investment objectives. Powering these indices …

German raids sparked by Panama Papers, Offshore Leaks

DONATE Welcome back Reader! A quick note – and some exciting news: next week our reporter Spencer Woodman will be taking the reins to tell you about an investigation he’s been working on. So stay tuned! (And don’t miss my bad jokes too much… !)GERMAN RAIDSGerman officials have searched the offices of …

There’s still time and space to join us in Mondragón, SPAIN!

Don’t miss Praxis Peace Institute’s 10th seminar and tour at the Mondragón Cooperatives in the Basque region of Spain! We have had many years to perfect this experience and this seminar will be extra special. Please don’t hesitate to call me if you would like to talk about the program …

RSA Fellowship Newsletter

We are overjoyed that our work on Universal Basic Income (UBI) in Scotland is producing tangible results and that these results are being discussed so widely in the national media. It is because of the generosity and expertise of our Fellowship that this and all of our work can be …

Why Capitalism Needs Populism – Raghuram Rajan

“Ethical Markets recommend this thoughtful analysis of why capitalism (more precisely, financialization!)  needs populism. Of all the obsolete “isms” we still throw around, none are more outdated than the hot and cold wars fought over the two  vague concepts of “capitalism” v. “ socialism”  and the equally inane “left-right”  monikers! …

News from NEF: net zero emissions, UBS evidence and a 4-day week

   Why ‘net zero emissions by 2050’ needs a Green New DealThis week the Climate Change Committee has made its recommendations. David Powell asks: what now? Read more A higher minimum wage and a four-day week means more productivityThe ‘productivity puzzle’ is one of the great enigmas of the UK’s post-crisis …