James Robertson’s newsletter

James Robertson Newsletter No. 55 – January 2017 This text can also be viewed at www.jamesrobertson.com/newsletter.htm. CONTENTS 1. Introduction 2. One Thing: The Money System Must and Can Be Reformed 3. Some Books on Ethics and Economics 4. The Present State of the Environment 5. A Last Thought 1. INTRODUCTION …

IMTFI Blog : Demonetarization in India

IMTFI Blog Special PERSPECTIVES Series on Demonetization in India: The dangerous liaisons between demonetization and the Indian informal economy (Part 2) Posted: 02 Feb 2017 09:49 AM PST In IMTFI’s PERSPECTIVES blog series, IMTFI fellows take on the recent demonetization move in India. This series aims to foster an open …

Wall Street Reformer : Wally Turbeville Dies

“ I was privileged to connect with Wally Turbeville on the UNEP Inquiry on Design of a Sustainable Financial System, and at its expert workshop in New York City July, 2016.  We have lost a champion in the struggle to reform today’s still-risky global financial casino. Hazel Henderson, Editor “ …

Ecuador Revives Campaign for UN Tax Body

Ecuador Revives Campaign for UN Tax Body Thalif DeenThe Republic of Ecuador, currently chair of the largest single coalition of developing countries at the United Nations, is reviving a longstanding campaign for the creation of an inter-governmental UN tax body and the elimination of tax havens and illicit financial flows. …

Call for Papers: Fifth Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) Annual Conference | Sustainable Infrastructure

<<<PLEASE ADDRESS ANY QUERIES [email protected]>> Call for Papers  Fifth Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP)  Annual Conference  SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE Hosted by the World Bank World Bank Washington DC, USA 27-29 November 2017 Deadline for submission: 15 June 2017   Infrastructure – understood to include water supply and sanitation, flood protection, roads and …

“Finally, Brand Activism!” – Philip Kotler and Christian Sarkar

“Finally, Brand Activism!” – Philip Kotler and Christian Sarkar “Ethical Markets is proud to see the innovative work of our Advisory Board member Elsie Maio, CEO of Soul Branding recognized by our favorite marketing guru, Philip Kotler!  Congratulations to both these pioneers.  ~Hazel Henderson, Editor” Historically, most brands have been marketed on …

CAPTAIN TRUMP SEIZES THE HELM OF THE TITANIC

CAPTAIN TRUMP SEIZES THE HELM OF THE TITANIC New evidence on a famous disaster offers key lessons for 2017[1] Titanic leaves for sea trials on April 2 1912, by Harland & Wolff official photographer (via Wikipedia) One of the most intriguing women I encountered in the last century was a …

The Green Digital Finance Alliance

Davos, 20 January, 2017 – the ‘Green Digital Finance Alliance‘, a ground-breaking initiative to harness digital technologies in catalyzing financing that addresses global environmental challenges, was launched today at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland by its two founders, Ant Financial Services Group (Ant Financial), China’s leading …