‘Reforming Global Finance’
News, opinion, proposals for reforming finance at global and national levels. Tracks new laws to curb speculative finance, transaction taxes and how financiers caused the collapse of 2008-9. News on monetary-systems reform of the Federal Reserve, IMF, World Bank, BIS and central banks.
Lost in Transition: How the energy sector is missing potential demand destruction Carbon Tracker's latest study published today finds that fossil fuel companies cherry pick forecasts on world population growth, global economic growth and energy intensity, without considering alternative forecasts that would lead to much lower demand. For [...]
Killing Off Community Banks -- Intended Consequence of Dodd-Frank? Ellen Brown http:WebofDebt.wordpress.com October 21, 2015 The Dodd-Frank regulations are so lethal to community banks that some say the intent was to force them to sell out to the megabanks. Community banks are rapidly disappearing – except in [...]
OPINION: Time to Reform the Global Casino ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida, Oct 20 2015 (IPS) - The year 2015 highlights the global shift from traditional money-based, gross domestic product (GDP)-measured economic growth to the new models of sustainable, inclusive human development embodied in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) [...]
The 2016 Summit Unveils its Program! Themes centred around the capacity of cooperatives and mutuals to act From October 11 to 13, 2016, cooperative and mutual managers and decision-makers from around the world can exchange and gear up to improve their cooperatives’ ability to ACT while working to reveal the firepower of this business [...]
Tomorrow’s Capital Markets: Investing in what we value This event is free, however registration is essential. Book Tickets! An invitation to explore the practical changes needed to create more sustainable and stable capital markets. Climate; energy; food; water; health; infrastructure. All these are essential foundations for life. [...]
Read the memorandum from the OMB, Council on Environmental Quality and Office of Science and Technology Policy and the White House release summarizing this important step toward protecting natural infrastructure and ecosystem services.
Engage with Gender Diversity Experts & Shareholders on 50/50 Value “ Ethical Markets welcomes this important conference . It’s about time ! , Hazel Henderson, Editor “ It's time to go beyond benchmarking on Gender Equality in the c-suite and boardroom. Join executives and investors at this symposium aimed [...]
Tomorrow’s Capital Markets: Investing in what we value Tuesday 27th October, 6.30pm - 8pm Wren Suite, St Paul's Cathedral This event is free, however registration is essential. Book Tickets! An invitation to explore the practical changes needed to create more sustainable and stable capital markets. Climate; energy; food; water; [...]
ESG 2.0 long-term value creation in the investment chain The evolving relationship between asset owners and their asset managers
Summary & Asset Owner Survey Information “Ethical markets welcomes this important new survey from Responsible Investor showing how asset owners are upping the ater with their agents . About time ! Hazel Henderson, Editor. “ ESG 2.0: Thursday 19th November 2015, The Grange Hotel, London ESG 2.0: Investment mandates and long-term [...]
Big Oil, Big Tobacco, Big Lies For decades, the tobacco industry suppressed its own findings that smoking was harmful to boost sales, and Big Oil is doing the same to hamper the climate movement. It's time to kick the industry out of the policymaking process. Read full story Haze prompts Singapore banks to set ESG guidelines In a [...]