‘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.
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Ceres’ Response to the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures Scoping Report Investors focus on carbon asset risks, engagements with securities regulators, and the effects of climate risk on financial stability Ceres president Mindy Lubber praised the members of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) on the [...]
Phase 1 report of the task force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures "Ethical Markets welcomes this Financial Task Force Report. Please read it carefully! Hazel Henderson, Editor" Please download the full report and read carefully.
IOSCO Updates Information Repository for Central Clearing Requirements for OTC Derivatives The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) today released an update of its information repository for central clearing requirements for OTC derivatives, which provides regulators and market participants with consolidated [...]
Corporate Reporting Dialogue releases a Statement of Common Principles of Materiality30 March 2016 A comparison of materiality definitions and approaches by eight of the world’s most prominent organizations in corporate reporting is released today. The principles in this paper represent common foundational principles that participants of [...]
Today we’re thrilled to announce the 17 innovators who have won a place on the Lab’s 2016 Fellowship programme. "Ethical Markets has been associated with is Finance Innovation Lab from the outset. We are delighted to see it’s growing effectiveness. Hazel Henderson, Editor " The Fellows’ projects include: A ‘rhino impact [...]
SEC sanctions ‘speed bumps’ as it delays IEX stock exchange application "Ethical Markets fully supports IEX’s application to the SEC to become a national exchange. We urge the SEC to go ahead with this accreditation now that they have acknowledged that its speed bump is an innovative market-based reform." Hazel Henderson, Editor [...]
How one woman’s food redistribution app is feeding thousands The app enables companies with excess food to hail drivers who pick it up and deliver it to local nonprofits. Read more » CITIES Ready for this year’s MapJam? Shareable's global MapJam is almost here. From April 4-17, join groups around the world to put sharing on the [...]
Mauritania: Ratification of Forced Labour Protocol a Step Towards Freedom Mauritania's ratification of an ILO Protocol on Forced Labour brings hope for the more than 300,000 people affected by slavery in the country. http://www.ituc-csi.org/mauritania-ratification-of-forced ITUC Launches New Information Hub [...]
Information: The Great Leveler Posted: 19 Mar 2016 10:23 AM PDT By Hazel Henderson, World Affairs Apr-Jun 2001 Reforming money systems and extending money-free, information-based barter trading systems The multiple causes of poverty and inequality – lack of adequate food, shelter, healthcare, education, geography, climate and culture – [...]