Who’s Afraid of MIFID 2?: Fixing Wall Street’s Broken Plumbing

Who’s Afraid of MIFID 2?: Fixing Wall Street’s Broken Plumbing Posted on 9/7/2017 By Hazel Henderson* – Ethical Markets The European Union (EU) has sweeping reforms of financial markets coming into force January 3, 2018. They will affect Wall Street firms in many ways, covering all transactions of EU securities …

“How Can We Market Peace? “by Philip Kotler, Marketing Journal

 “Ethical Markets recommends this article by marketing‘s elder statesman Philip Kotler.  ~Hazel Henderson, Editor” How Can We Market Peace? Philip Kotler At a dinner in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, in October 2010, the young son of a prominent Saudi Arabian family took me aside and posed a question.  “Dr. Kotler, you …

[CDB-L] The Next 25 Years of Finance & Business [GreenMoney – S/O 17 issue]

For Community Development Bankers – Here is the second of *GreenMoney’s 25th Anniversary Issues* (Sept/Oct 17) on “The Next 25 Years of Sustainable Responsible Impact Investing and Business.” This special issue features a variety of financial and business leaders including *Mary Barra*, CEO of General Motors Co; *Joe Keefe*, CEO …

This  Spaceship Earth

    Excerpts: ‘The Mother of All Risks’ Insurance giants call to stop bankrolling fossil fuels Read the entire article at Cascadia Weekly.   Warning that climate change amounts to the “mother of all risks,” three of the world’s biggest insurance companies this week are demanding that G20 countries stop bankrolling …

Companies vs Climate Change – An Open Letter

Companies vs Climate Change – An Open Letter Dear executives/fellow humans, “Companies vs Climate Change” We find this phrase is hopeful in and of itself, for a number of reasons. It speaks of businesses taking the issue of climate change seriously, and taking action. It speaks of commitment to a …

Increasing affordable housing across America

We’ve been investing in affordable housing for more than 20 years Since we first started our work more than 20 years ago we’ve been investing in affordable housing across the U.S. In this time we’ve contributed to the development and preservation of thousands of quality homes, a vital need for …

ESG Integration Summit

ESG Integration Summit August 29, 2017 Stockholm, Sweden   Earlier this year Nasdaq announced that its Nordic exchange in Stockholm issued a voluntary support program on environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure to support their listed companies.  This guide provides support to listed companies that strive to meet ESG disclosure …

Farewell from Bonny

Greetings, For the past six years, I have had the honor and privilege of leading Investors’ Circle to grow its community of investors, support social entrepreneurs, and demonstrate the power of impact investing and entrepreneurship to generate a more sustainable economy. As my tenure comes to a close today, I …

Healthy Markets Association Releases 2017 Healthy Markets Questionnaire

Comprehensive questionnaire helps investors and brokers identify risks and opportunities with their trading venues. Investors and brokers need to know about their execution venues’ technology, costs, and conflicts of interest, and this questionnaire helps give them the tough questions to ask. July 25, 2017 On Tuesday, July 25, 2017, the …