‘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.
Buying Up the Planet: Out-of-control Central Banks on a Corporate Buying Spree Posted on June 20, 2014 by Ellen Brown Finance is the new form of warfare – without the expense of a military overhead and an occupation against unwilling hosts. It is a competition in credit creation to buy foreign resources, real estate, public and privatized [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Joining Forces And Connecting Dots For Impact Investing And ESG At TBLI CONFERENCE USA 2014 Amsterdam, 19 June 2014 TBLI CONFERENCE™, dedicated to building a community of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) and impact investors, held its second USA conference on 29 and 30 May in New York. The event, hosted by [...]
New post on Real-World Economics Review Blog Robert Skidelsky on the economics curriculum by merijnknibbe According to Brad deLong, 'the extremely wise Robert Skidelsky has an excellent rant against Anglo-Saxon economics departments', on Project Syndicate. First a Skidelsky [...]
Brad Katsuyama on Conflicts of Interest, Investor Loss of Confidence, and High Speed Trading in U.S. Stock Markets
Testimony Before the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs by Bradley Katsuyama, President and CEO, IEX Group, Inc. EXCERPT Committee Ask: Address conflicts of interest affecting brokers charged with seeking best execution of customer orders, including [...]
Watch Brad Katsuyama, featured in Michael Lewis’ bestseller Flash Boys, discuss issues affecting the US equity markets, particularly conflicts of interest in pricing structure, market design and technology architecture, such as high-frequency trading. Presented before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations June 17, 2014 [...]
Ethical Markets welcomes this initiative! Hazel Henderson, Editor Media Release UN Coalition of Leading Investors Outlines a New Corporate Governance Paradigm for Sustainability Integrated Governance - A new model of governance for [...]
New NASA Space Observatory to Study Carbon Conundrums 06/12/2014 You are subscribed to Earth News for NASA. This information has recently been updated, and is now available. New NASA Space Observatory to Study Carbon Conundrums 06/12/2014 12:00 PM EDT NASA’s first spacecraft dedicated to [...]
Green Alpha Advisors (sub-advisor to the Shelton Green Alpha Fund) believes the Green Economy is the economy of the future.
// Shelton Green Alpha Fund Conference Call - Environmentally Focused Investing for the Next Economy (Thursday, June 26th, 9 AM Pacific/12 PM Eastern) Green Alpha Advisors (sub-advisor to the Shelton Green Alpha Fund) believes the green economy is the economy of the future. Green economy companies work to improve human [...]
http://truth-out.org/news/item/24355-when-nature-gets-a-price-tag When Nature Gets a Price Tag Bachalpsee in the morning, Swiss Alps, a generally mountainous areas less affected by human activity. (Photo: Zach T. / CC; Edited: EL / TO) United Nations - How much does a forest cost? What's the true economic value of an ocean? Can you [...]
Subscribe / Unsubscribe / Membership EFES NEWSLETTER - JUNE 2014 Strong move in the UK High fiscal incentives are the base of the successful policy to promote employee ownership through ESOPs (Employee [...]