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Business for Democracy and ASBC Lead Effort to Overturn Citizens United v. FEC

The Business for Democracy Campaign, which the American Sustainable Business Council is spearheading in partnership with Free Speech for People is tackling the compelling issue of corporate contributions to political campaigns.

The U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. FEC decision on January 21, 2010 allows corporations to spend unlimited funds to support or oppose candidates for political office, overturning campaign finance laws in place for decades. The Business for Democracy campaign is an initiative of business leaders and their companies who believe this ruling is in direct conflict with American democratic principles and a serious threat to good government. The campaign supports the four members of the Supreme Court and the 80 percent of Americans who disagree with the decision (Washington Post poll, Feb. 17, 2010).

If you'd like your business to join this effort, you can sign the statement of support here or here.

‘Socially Responsible Investing’

Tracks ethical, responsible, cleaner, greener mutual funds, pension funds, charitable endowments, labor unions and their pension funds, new “triple bottom line,” ESG auditing and asset valuation. Reforming asset-allocation and valuation models from “EMH” and “rational actor” to new behavioral science and ecological social assets. Covers legal aspects, corporate governance, social justice and indigenous rights, public financing of political campaigns, Supreme Court rulings, e.g. Citizens United re corporate lobbying. Includes new Indexes and Ratings.

Relates to: GTS, Transforming Finance, Reforming Global Finance, GreenTech, Energy Efficiency, Global Citizenship, Reports You Need, Beyond GDP, Power of Yin

Announcement: IIRC Secretariat – Pilot Programme & Communications

IIRC Secretariat - Pilot Programme & Communications The Pilot Programme is an opportunity for a select group of companies to demonstrate their leadership in Integrated Reporting through participation in a two-year programme, starting in October. Integrated Reporting makes clear the linkages between an organization’s strategy, [...]

Dame Ellen MacArthur Joins the Ceres Conference Speaker Lineup!

Dame Ellen MacArthur Joins the Ceres Conference Speaker Lineup!

Dame Ellen MacArthur Joins the Ceres Conference Speaker Lineup! Dame Ellen MacArthur joins the Ceres Conference speaker lineup! We are thrilled to announce that Dame Ellen MacArthur will be a keynote speaker for the Ceres Conference 2015 in San Francisco! Famous for setting a record for the fastest solo sail [...]

Public Banking Institue Former Goldman Insider Endorses Public Banks

Public Banking Institue Former Goldman Insider Endorses Public Banks

Former Goldman Insider Endorses Public Banks The Banking on Colorado event a few weeks ago was a great success, and even if you have read articles or books by Nomi Prins, you really have to watch this video of her rousing keynote address. It was truly remarkable to see a former Goldman Sachs insider heaping praise on public banking, [...]

CSIWIRE: Citi Announces $100 Billion, 10-Year Commitment to Finance Sustainable Growth

CSIWIRE: Citi Announces $100 Billion, 10-Year Commitment to Finance Sustainable Growth

Daily News Alert 02.23.15 Citi Announces $100 Billion, 10-Year Commitment to Finance Sustainable Growth On Wednesday, Citi announced a landmark commitment to lend, invest and facilitate a total of $100 billion within the next 10 years to finance [...]

Alternative Energy: 100,000 Florida Petition Signatures Secured For Expanding Solar

Alternative Energy: 100,000 Florida Petition Signatures Secured For Expanding Solar

Alternative Energy 100,000 Florida Petition Signatures Secured For Expanding Solar Posted: 23 Feb 2015 03:00 AM PST Filed under: Energy News New Coal Plants in China: A (Carbon) Bubble Waiting to Burst Posted: 23 Feb 2015 02:00 AM PST Filed under: Energy News Climate Change [...]

Better Markets: Don’t Believe the False Spin on DOL’s Effort to Protect Americans’ Retirement Security

Better Markets: Don’t Believe the False Spin on DOL’s Effort to Protect Americans’ Retirement Security

Don't Believe the False Spin on DOL's Effort to Protect Americans' Retirement Security February 23, 2015 The Department of Labor is expected to soon take a major step forward in protecting workers and retirees by requiring anyone who provides retirement [...]

Swimming with the Sharks: Goldman Sachs, School Districts, and Capital Appreciation Bonds

Swimming with the Sharks: Goldman Sachs, School Districts, and Capital Appreciation Bonds   Ellen Brown February 20, 2015 http://EllenBrown.com The fliers touted new ballfields, science labs and modern classrooms. They didn't mention the crushing debt or the investment bank that stood to make millions.   -- [...]

Better Markets: Better Markets’ CEO takes on the propaganda machine of Wall Street’s too big to fail banks

Better Markets: Better Markets’ CEO takes on the propaganda machine of Wall Street’s too big to fail banks

Financial Reform Newsletter February 20, 2015 MUST SEE TV: Better Markets' CEO takes on the propaganda machine of Wall Street's too big to fail banks and the pollution of the public debate:  One of the unfortunate things about Washington DC policy debates is [...]

Press Release: Responsible Investment Charity ShareAction Announces New Chair-Elect

Press Release: Responsible Investment Charity ShareAction Announces New Chair-Elect

Emma Howard Boyd, former Director of Stewardship at Jupiter Asset Management, will join Responsible Investment charity ShareAction as the organisation’s new Chair in April. At Jupiter, Emma developed the firm’s reputation in the corporate governance and sustainability fields. This included research and analysis on companies’ performance, [...]

Weekly update: More investors call for standards; Fannie Mae discount green loans multi-fam bldgs; DNB green bond $131.6bn +OPIC $4.85m +Iowa $321.5m +MEI $286m

Weekly update: More investors call for standards; Fannie Mae discount green loans multi-fam bldgs; DNB green bond $131.6bn +OPIC $4.85m +Iowa $321.5m +MEI $286m

We at Ethical Markets are also  concerned with standards for green bonds  , see our  Green Transition Scoreboard ®  report “ Green Bonds Growing Green Infrastructure “Green Bonds Growing Green Infrastructure” ,   Weekly update: More investors call for standards; Fannie Mae discount green loans multi-fam bldgs; DNB [...]

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