SDG Update – 25 July 2019

GUEST ARTICLES Entrepreneurial Women Are Leading Social Institutions’ Transformation in Latin America Karessa Ramos, Social Media Data Analyst at BBVA Microfinance Foundation Elisa Cuchupoma always wanted to run her own business, but formal lending institutions wouldn’t talk to her, since most loan officers in Peru go straight to the male …

Helicopter money is the new “whatever it takes”

Exactly seven years ago, the President of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, pledged the ECB would do “whatever it takes” to preserve the euro. Those few words will be remembered as a decisive step towards the end of the Eurozone crisis, as it paved the way for the launch …

“The Cheapest Way to Save the Planet Grows Like a Weed”, Ellen Brown

“Ethical Markets recommends this article by our Advisory Board expert, lawyer Ellen Brown, on how hemp, finally legalized in the USA, can  provide many useful goods and contribute to capturing CO2 from the air and helping stabilize the climate, as well as a fascinating look it hemp’s history and how …

SDG Update – 16 July 2019

GUEST ARTICLES Abu Dhabi Climate Meeting Provides Impetus to Focus on Economic Opportunities of Climate Action Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment The Abu Dhabi Climate Meeting provided new impetus to make 2019 a year to focus on the economic opportunities of climate action. …

News from the Grantham Research Institute at LSE – July 2019

This month’s update from the Grantham Research Institute features our new snapshot report on climate change lawsuits around the world. We also have a report on the governance of climate change policy in South Africa. Finally, if you’re in London tomorrow check out our event with Professor Dirk Schoenmaker on …

Join us for NCBA CLUSA’s 2019 Co-op IMPACT Conference in October!

Join us in October! Help amplify how cooperatives—as principled, purpose-driven businesses—are building a stable, sustainable economy. Register by July 31 and save $200! NCBA CLUSA’s 2019 Co-op IMPACT Conference   Power in Purpose: Building the Next Economy     October 2-4, 2019 Sheraton Pentagon City Arlington, VA Early-bird registration ends …

FAIRR July Newsletter

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this Newsletter on FAIRR’s growing worldwide influence and their ground-breaking research on sustainability issues facing livestock-raised meat and aquacultured fish foods.  We began covering FAIRR’s financial indices and new metrics in our annual Green Transition Scoreboard: “Capturing CO2 While Improving Human Nutrition & Health: 2018“.  We …

Maria Lettini on A Better World Radio with Mitchell Rabin

“Ethical Markets recommends this radio interview with Maria Lettini, Director of FAIRR, the consortium of investment groups worldwide representing $16 trillion of assets under management.  For full disclosure we are a member of FAIRR and its logo is on our site at www.ethicalmarkets.com. We agree with FAIRR’s deep research on …