‘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.
Setting the bar high enough: the case for science-based targets on climate change In a year where we are seeing record-breaking temperatures around the world, we have finally reached a point where there is common consensus on global warming. Currently the bar for our collective ambition as a society is set far too low. If we are going to [...]
Studies New Research Results: Global Research on Collaborative Economy 2016 (GRACE16) Dr. Fotis Filippopoulos will present the results of this study, commissioned by CIBP, during the forum entitled Cross-Sectoral Collaborative Ecosystem – Driving future business strategies to pursue success and growth. The new research explores the [...]
On the eve of Climate Week, we publish a short report about how policymakers can accelerate the availability of financial flows to fund sustainable development. Financing Sustainable Development: Moving from Momentum to Transformation in a Time of Turmoil cites an ever-increasing number of efforts to shift the trillions, but warns financial market [...]
Central Bank Digital Currencies: A Revolution in Banking? Posted on September 16, 2016 by Ellen Brown Several central banks, including the Bank of England, the People’s Bank of China, the Bank of Canada and the Federal Reserve, are exploring the concept of issuing their own digital currencies, using the blockchain technology developed for [...]
One week to go! Registration Closing Shortly Don't miss the special entrepreneur pitch session, Sept. 20th. TBLI Nordic at Nasdaq. Who is attending?: 2 degree Investing Initiative • AEInnova • Agro-Ecological Investment Management • Ahlen & Partners • Alecta • Alliance of Religions and Conservation (ARC) • [...]
BIG!Public Banking News From New JerseyIn a speech yesterday in Newark, a leading candidate for governor of New Jersey, Phil Murphy made creation of a public bank a central component of his plans to rebuild the economy and middle class of the Garden State. Gov candidate Murphy: Public 'Bank of [...]
Invasions into incumbent finance by the FINTECH 100, the some 5,000 blockchain-based Silicon Valley startups and cryptocurrencies continue accelerating due to global interconnectivity. Good reasons why conventional traders and asset-allocators will need to pay close attention, starting with several books, including Don and Alex Tapscott’s [...]
September Social: Speakers Announced! Can alternative finance tackle the root causes of gender inequality? Join us to hear from guest speakersKirsty Styles(New Statesman Tech)andPolly Trenow(Women's Budget Group)followed by open discussion and networking.When: 15 September 2016 Where: Goldsmith Pub [...]
Who is attending TBLI CONFERENCE? NORDIC 2016 September 20-21 Stockholm, Sweden Two weeks to go! Don't miss the special entrepreneur pitch session, Sept. 20th. TBLI Nordic at Nasdaq. REGISTER NOW!
CSRwire News Alert – JUST Capital Announces Release of Company Data for Review in Advance of Corporate Ranking
JUST CAPITAL ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF COMPANY DATA FOR REVIEW IN ADVANCE OF CORPORATE RANKING Publicly Traded Companies Ranked Based on America’s Definition of JUST Business Behavior New York, NY – September 2, 2016 - JUST Capital, a nonprofit that measures the performance of large U.S. corporations on the issues Americans care most about, today [...]